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RateSetter to Increase SME Lending

Peer-to-peer lending giant, RateSetter, sees £10million injection of capital on to its platform from the British Business Bank.
Orca
Orca
2 min read

Zopa, RateSetter and Funding Circle Miss ISA Deadline

The FCA currently has a backlog of peer-to-peer providers awaiting full authorisation so the usual 12 month authorisation process may take longer.
Orca
Orca
2 min read

Deloitte Report: Marketplace Lending a Temporary Phenomenon

The report concluded that P2P funds, and not necessarily online P2P platforms, could be the real material threat to the banking industry.
Orca
Orca
2 min read

Best peer-to-peer lending platforms in the UK

Which peer-to-peer lending platforms are offering the best rates on the market and how do they compare against one another.
Orca
Orca
4 min read

LendInvest Strikes £40m Macquarie Deal

P2P lending platform, LendInvest, has struck a deal with Australian investment bank Macquarie, securing a £40m line for property funding.
Orca
Orca
1 min read

Innovative Finance ISA 2016: Where Are We Now?

It's been almost a month since the new tax-efficient wrapper launched. How does the P2P landscape look after a landmark month for the industry?
Orca
Orca
4 min read

Octopus Investments to Offer P2P Platform: Is Wealth Management Sector Adopting P2P?

Octopus Investments recently announced that it will be launching a peer-to-peer lending platform as an additional arm to their £6bn UK company.
Orca
Orca
3 min read

Innovative Finance ISA Will Be a Slow Burner

The Innovative Finance ISA which launched on April 6th is expected to take months, perhaps years before it takes full effect.
Iain Niblock
Iain Niblock
2 min read

Orca Interview Liam Brooke, CEO of Saving Stream

Orca interview Saving Stream CEO, Liam Brooke. Savings Stream offer competitive interest rate (12% per annum), allowing investors to lend a minimum of £100.
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Orca
2 min read

Innovative Finance ISA Changes Benefit Savers 2016

Last week, the HMRC announced an exciting update on the hotly anticipated Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). So, what exactly is the Innovative Finance ISA?
Orca
Orca
4 min read

How Do Peer-to-Peer Platforms Charge Fees?

Exploring P2P lending platform charges.
Orca
Orca
3 min read

Crowd2Fund Review

Orca Money reviews P2P lending and investment platform, Crowd2fund. Orca's Crowd2fund review is a professional assessment of the altfin organisation's loanbook.
Orca
Orca
6 min read