Articles

Amid Brexit Uncertainty, Could Secured Loans Be the Answer?

Growth Street highlights a potential solution to Brexit uncertainty for investor's portfolios. P2P lending and, specifically, secured lending, could be the answer.
Orca
Orca
3 min read

New Year, New Rewards: P2P Cashback Offers

P2P lenders, Assetz Capital and LendingCrowd, have launched their own cashback offers. Invest with Orca and you qualify as well as diversify your portfolio.
Orca
Orca
2 min read

2018 in Review & Orca’s Big Plans for 2019

A review of Orca's 2018 achievement and plans for 2019.
Orca
Orca
3 min read

Interview with Brickowner CEO, Frederick Bristol

We interviewed Brickowner's CEO, Frederick Bristol, to find out more about this young but growing 'property investment platform'. Launched last year, Brickowner facilitates investment in asset-backed property loans.
Orca
Orca
2 min read

easyMoney Review

Part of the easyGroup, easyMoney offers investors exposure to property loans returning 4-8% per annum. We review this new entrant to the peer to peer lending market.
Orca
Orca
3 min read

P2P Rates Rising in Consumer Lending

The UK’s three largest consumer lending P2P platforms Zopa, RateSetter and Lending Works have all raised investor rates in the past year.
Iain Niblock
Iain Niblock
3 min read

Octopus Choice Review

Full loan book analysis of peer to peer lending platform, Octopus Choice, reviewing investor returns, default rates, borrower, security as well as full drill-down into the product and provider.
Orca
Orca
6 min read

Growth Street Review

Growth Street is a peer to peer lending platform which facilitates short-term, 30 days loans to businesses for lines of credit. The expected return is 5.3% and all loans are secured. Here is our Growth Street review.
Iain Niblock
Iain Niblock
4 min read

Proplend 'Auto-Lend': Overview

Proplend has introduced an 'Auto-Lend' product alongside its 'Manual' product. Investors can now manually select loans as well as have any available cash swept and automatically allocated to the least risky loans. Here are the details.
Orca
Orca
4 min read

No Trick, Halloween Treat From Orca

Orca are giving away free Amazon Echo Dots for those who invest with us from today (26th of October 2018) until midnight on Halloween (31st of October 2018). Invest at any level to receive this treat.
Orca
Orca
1 min read

ThinCats ‘Diversified Loan Portfolio’: Overview

ThinCats is a well-known, established peer to peer lender in the UK which offers business loans to institutions and retail investors. They've broadened their product-set, launching a pre-built portfolio to accompany their 'self-select' option.
Orca
Orca
3 min read

Advising on Peer to Peer Lending: Barriers to Entry

We’ve been speaking with financial advisers* for over a year, trying to understand why they struggle to get to grips with peer to peer lending (P2P).
Orca
Orca
4 min read