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Wellesley Product Update

6 September, 2017
Wellesley & Co paused its peer-to-peer lending operation earlier this year, currently offering a property bond and mini-bond. More in our review here.

LandlordInvest Review

25 August, 2017
Orca analyses LandlordInvest, considered a new entrant in the peer-to-peer (p2p) industry. This review includes analysis of loan book, borowers and more.

Lending Works Review

23 August, 2017
Lending Works review is a deep dive into Lending Works Ltd, a consumer-focused UK peer to peer lending platform including cashflow, returns and security.

RateSetter Review: Loan Book Analysis

11 August, 2017
An in-depth RateSetter loan review. Orca analyses the peer-to-peer lender's alternative finance returns, defaults and loan book breakdown, plus more.

P2P Lending Seminar for IFAs: Time to Learn (8th September)

4 August, 2017
Are your clients asking you about peer-to-peer lending but you're not quite comfortable enough to advise? Join for a free educational seminar on P2P lending.

Scalable Capital Review: Loan Book Analysis

2 August, 2017
A comprehensive review of leading UK robo-advisor, Scalable Capital, addressing risk suitability, portfolio composition, fees and more.

Orca Company News: R&D Grant for Orca from Invest NI and the EU

2 August, 2017
Orca Analytics project part financed by the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme for Northern Ireland co financed by the EU Regional Development Fund.

Understanding Peer-to-Peer Lending Liquidity

26 July, 2017
Peer-to-peer lending is considered to be an illiquid asset class, but this can be used to positive effect under best practices. We explore.

P2P Lending: Borrower Classes Explained

12 July, 2017
There are three sub-sectors in P2P lending; consumer, business and property. We take a closer look at these sectors to determine how they are driving P2P growth

Orca Celebrates Peer to Peer Lending UK Surpassing £10 Billion Mark

5 July, 2017
P2P has grown rapidly in 12 years. Orca celebrates this latest milestone through an Infographic, highlighting the diversity within the industry.

Institutional Involvement in UK Peer-to-Peer Lending

14 June, 2017
Institutional involvement in UK peer-to-peer lending remains low relative to the US, where institutions represent more than two thirds of the market.

John Mould, ThinCats CEO, Shares his Thoughts on Loan Grading

9 June, 2017
Credit scoring in the wider world is well documented. But when it comes to accurate analysis in the p2p industry, there's huge variability across platforms.