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How much do you know about P2P? Prizes available!

Are you a fan of P2P? Are you a fan of quizzes with great prizes? If yes, then Orca’s ‘P2P Lending Challenge' is for you! For the next month, we’re asking “how much do you really know about P2P lending?”, offering prizes to those who demonstrate superior knowledge. What is the challenge? A quiz. Simple, but fun. The quiz is designed to test your knowledge of peer to peer lending (P2P). Varing in difficulty, the questions span the market in terms of the asset class’s history, platforms, produc
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Orca
2 min read

Moneyfarm Review

Our Moneyfarm review outlines the investment process and evaluates important factors to consider when investing in Moneyfarm.
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Orca
9 min read

P2P's "Big Three": The Race to Expand

With rumours circling about IPOs at the "Big Three" peer to peer lending platforms Funding Circle, RateSetter and Zopa, we review their plans to expand and the reasons behind their ambitions.
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Orca
5 min read

LendingCrowd Review: Platform Health

LendingCrowd, closed a funding round of £2 million in March and just beat its monthly lending record, facilitating £3m worth of business loans in May. We review the P2P platform's health in light of these achievements.
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Orca
3 min read

New Investor Bonuses Available (up to £200)

We are giving away bonuses to new investors with Orca! Claim up to £200 depending on your level of investment and redeem a bonus top-up into your Orca portfolio.
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Orca
3 min read

Boosting Your Pension Pot with Peer to Peer Lending

Retirees in the UK are turning to peer to peer lending to boost their pension savings. Pension reforms have liberalised access to and control over retirement funds, but retirees are still searching for returns and income opportunities.
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Orca
4 min read

Maximising Returns While Avoiding Volatility: Conflicting Aims? Not with P2P.

After the FTSE 100 dropped 700 points earlier this year as the market experienced a slight correction, investors have been turning to P2P lending to balance their portfolio with uncorrelated yield.
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Orca
4 min read

Comparing and Researching Innovative Finance ISAs

As the end of tax year approaches, we look at the Innovative Finance ISA providers on the market and offer our thoughts on how to research P2P lending platforms offering IFISAs.
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Orca
4 min read

£100 Bonus Offer Available

Receive £100 bonus on top of your portfolio returns 12 months after making your deposit. To claim your cashback bonus, simply sign-up or login and invest £1,000 or more. This offer is running until 27th March, so act fast!
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Orca
4 min read

RateSetter ISA: Tax Relief and Sector Diversification Wrapped in One

The last in the major Innovative Finance ISAs to launch, RateSetter's ISA is now open to everyone. As one of few platforms to diversify capital across all lending sectors, the RateSetter ISA could be an option as end of tax-year approaches.
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Orca
5 min read

Exploring Eligible Tax Incentives in P2P Lending

The Innovative Finance ISA (or P2P ISA) is one of the primary tax incentives for investors considering peer to peer lending. SIPP providers are forging relationships with major P2P lending platforms, and the Personal Savings Allowance makes up the major tax relief incentives in P2P lending UK.
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Orca
4 min read

The Orca Investment Platform is Open for Business

The Orca Investment Platform is now live. Our investment solution enables investors to build and execute diversified peer to peer investment portfolios, all from one place.
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Orca
3 min read