Funding Empire Latest News

P2P lending pulls in big investors - should you bite?

Less than a decade ago, peer-to-peer lending came to the United States as an upstart enterprise - a service that would in a very personal way link would-be borrowers with individual lenders and bypass the banking industry.

Date: Source: Reuters

EBay-Style Peer Loans Spur Wall Street Asset Craze

On a June morning in midtown Manhattan, more than 300 investors cram into a conference room at the Convene Innovation Center, nibbling on pastries and waiting for Renaud Laplanche to take the stage.

Date: Source: Bloomberg

Taxman in talks to include peer-to-peer lending in Isas

I have learned that HM Revenue & Customs has initiated talks on how to include so-called peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in tax-free Isas.

Date: Source: Telegraph