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How much do you know about P2P? Prizes available!

4 July, 2018
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

Moneyfarm Review

28 June, 2018
Our Moneyfarm review outlines the investment process and evaluates important factors to consider when investing in Moneyfarm.

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

27 June, 2018
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.

An Interview Uma Rajah, CEO of CapitalRise

20 June, 2018
Over the past year we've caught up on numerous occasions with CapitalRise and given their unique approach to the market we wanted to share an interview with their CEO, Uma Rajah.

An Interview with Yann Murciano, CEO of Blend Network

16 June, 2018
Blend Network launched in the summer of 2017 and have grown it's loan book to over £3 million. Orca recently caught up with CEO of Blend Network, Yann Muricano to learn more about the P2P lending platform.

LendingCrowd Review: Platform Health

13 June, 2018
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.

UK P2P Platforms: Where is the Global Ambition?

5 June, 2018
The EU P2P market has always been dominated by UK lending, however returns and accessibility for cross-border investing has been a limitation comparative to other P2P Eurozone players. We explore and highlight UK platform requirements for foreign investors.

New Investor Bonuses Available (up to £200)

30 May, 2018
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.

Boosting Your Pension Pot with Peer to Peer Lending

23 May, 2018
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.