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Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn - Financial Times

Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn - Financial Times | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn Financial Times The UK's peer-to-peer lending market has trebled in size in just three years, as online funding platforms exploit the gap left by banks retreating from lending, according to the first...
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The Growth of Peer-to-Peer Lending: Video

The Growth of Peer-to-Peer Lending: Video | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Lending Club Founder and CEO Renaud LaPlanche discusses peer-to-peer lending with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves." (Source: Bloomberg)

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A great video discussing the growth of peer to peer lending, featuring the founder of Lending Club

 

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Good video from bloomberg

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Supply chain finance: creating competitive advantage

Supply chain finance: creating competitive advantage | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
SCF: creating competitive advantage Supply Chain Standard Supply chain finance is growing at the rate of 30 – 40 per cent a year at major international banks, according to services group Demica which has just completed a survey of banks across...

Via Cathy Roberson, Supply Chain Council
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Great article about Supply Chain Finance - the industry is growing at 30-40% per year

 

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SCF: creating competitive advantage Supply Chain Standard Supply chain finance is growing at the rate of 30 – 40 per cent a year at major international banks, according to services group Demica which has just completed a survey of banks across...

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First Online Lending Conference to Feature Many of the World's Leading P2P ... - Watch List News (press release)

First Online Lending Conference to Feature Many of the World's Leading P2P ...
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This conference will be a great opportunity to open the eyes of investors to the benefits of P2P

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Invoice Factoring and Its Growth in the 21st Century | Infographics

Invoice Factoring and Its Growth in the 21st Century | Infographics | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Infographics Invoice Factoring, a billion dollar industry with the increase of business in 21st century explaining business productive

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Interesting infographic on the history of invoice factoring and its staying power in the current economic climate.

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Invoice Factoring and Its Growth in the 21st Century | Infographics

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Five Reasons Why People Are Interested In P2P Lending

Five Reasons Why People Are Interested In P2P Lending | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
The results of a reader survey about why people have interest in peer to peer lending.

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Customers give 5 reasons as to why they use peer-to-peer lending. What interests you in P2P?  

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P2P Consultants's curator insight, May 31, 2013 7:09 PM

Survey sample is small but some interesting reasons people are investing in p2p

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Peer-to-peer lending gaining popularity - EveryInvestor

Peer-to-peer lending gaining popularity - EveryInvestor | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lending gaining popularity
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Growing popularity for peer-to-peer lending set to boom following new FCA regulations. 2014 looks set to be a huge year for borrowers and investors!

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SMEs are too reliant on short-term debt from just five banks - Telegraph

SMEs are too reliant on short-term debt from just five banks - Telegraph | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Vince Cable must be getting as tired of “the dialogue of the deaf” – his description of the interminable lending row between banks and small businesses – as the rest of us.
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SMEs no longer need to be reliant on just 5 banks - alternatives are out there

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Peer-to-peer lenders pose challenge to high street banks - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription) Peer-to-peer lenders pose challenge to high street banks The Times (subscription) So-called peer-to-peer lending has attracted the interest of Google, which this month made its first significant foray into financial...
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Great article by The Times on how Peer-to-peer lenders pose a challenge to high street banks

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Alternative finance defies lending slump - Mortgage Introducer

Alternative finance defies lending slump - Mortgage Introducer | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
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Alternative finance defies lending slump.
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Alternative Finance is defying the lending slump!

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Peer to Peer Lending: Investment & Loan Strategies | ConsumerFu

Peer to Peer Lending: Investment & Loan Strategies | ConsumerFu | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Peer to Peer Lending: Investment & Loan Strategies http://t.co/Ujm3tlZxMn via @ConsumerFu
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Lending as an investment? Peer to Peer lending platforms are the answer.

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The Prompt Payment Code - beating the business Goliaths

The Prompt Payment Code - beating the business Goliaths | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
By Platform Black - 18th April 2013 Business bullying between SMEs and larger businesses is becoming increasingly common place in the payment battleground.
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New Blog Post from Platform Black exploring the late payments issue for SMEs

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InCredit - Could peer-to-peer lending replace banks?

Graydon are a credit referencing agency specialising in company credit checking, credit reports and credit risk management services. Find out more online. (Could peer-to-peer lending replace banks?
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Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn - Financial Times

Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn - Financial Times | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn Financial Times The UK's peer-to-peer lending market has trebled in size in just three years, as online funding platforms exploit the gap left by banks retreating from lending, according to the first...
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Digital finance lending set to hit £1bn - Financial Times

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Invoice Finance: A Lifeline for SMEs

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Great infographic about Invoice Finance - worth a look

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Peer2peer lending set to take off as banks keep hold of purse strings - Liverpool Daily Post

Peer2peer lending set to take off as banks keep hold of purse strings - Liverpool Daily Post | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Peer2peer lending set to take off as banks keep hold of purse strings Liverpool Daily Post So, 16%, or 768,000, of small companies would consider applying for a peer-to-peer lending scheme (P2P) loan over the next year, says rebuildingsociety, a...
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Some worrying statistics for SMEs in need of finance. Peer to Peer lending is becoming a valuable option for businesses

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10 Best Factors to Decide Finance Funding and Investments | All Infographics

10 Best Factors to Decide Finance Funding and Investments | All Infographics | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Infographic on Finance Facts about United Kingdom in UK investments with Prospects, Funding, Growth, Invoice Finance Lending, Factoring, Discounting, Manufacturing

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10 interesting facts about invoice finance revealed in this handy infographic

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Real Business - Will there be banks in 2023?

Real Business - Will there be banks in 2023? | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Banks are not keeping up with alternative finance models, the sharing economy, or the flexible working trend. How long can they hold their power? (RT @nexkap: Banks are not keeping up with alternative finance models.
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More and more backing for alternative finance models as banks continue to come under fire in 2013. What is the future for traditional banking?

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Rim Riahi's curator insight, July 10, 2013 1:13 AM

Banks are not keeping up with alternative finance models, the sharing economy, or the flexible working trend. How long can they hold their power? (RT @nexkap: Banks are not keeping up with alternative finance models.

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Where To Find Money To Finance Your Business - InfoBarrel

Where To Find Money To Finance Your Business - InfoBarrel | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Financing is one of the biggest problems that new business owners face. Discover alternative financing sources that can help any entrepreneur get their business start-up off the ground.
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A great article highlighting a range of alternative finance options for SMEs.

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Peer-to-peer lending: Bypassing the banks - FT Adviser

Peer-to-peer lending: Bypassing the banks - FT Adviser | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
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Rather than court a capital investment from the tech firm, the peer-to-peer lender simply wanted Google to become a shareholder and convince its shareholders to sell their holdings.
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Fantastic insight into the increasing popularity of peer-to-peer lending over high street banking.

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Savings: Is ‘peer to peer’ lending the answer to beating inflation?

Savings: Is ‘peer to peer’ lending the answer to beating inflation? | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
With inflation outstripping interest rates it is hard, if almost impossible, for most UK savers to get a return on their savings accounts above inflation. Fu (Our latest blog: Is peer to peer lending the answer for savers to beat inflation?
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Is peer to peer lending the answer to beating inflation? Food for thought.

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SME’s turn to Peer to Peer Lending In Britain. Is America next?

Nesta, a UK non-profit, published the UK’s first “independent research into peer to peer lending.” Nesta’s mission is to help people and enterprises realize their goals through providing financing and grants.
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As more and more British SMEs turn to peer to peer lending, will America be the next to follow the example?

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Firms "turning to peer-to-peer finance" to raise capital, says report - London Loves Business

Firms "turning to peer-to-peer finance" to raise capital, says report - London Loves Business | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
Firms "turning to peer-to-peer finance" to raise capital, says report London Loves Business British firms are flocking to peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms to raise capital, with many reporting they might not have got funding anywhere else,...
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Great article highlighting how Peer to Peer finance is helping Britain's SMEs

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More cash-strapped building contractors turning to invoice factoring - Creditman

More cash-strapped building contractors turning to invoice factoring - Creditman | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
More cash-strapped building contractors turning to invoice factoring Creditman This year has already seen an unprecedented number of contractors in the building trade services turning to alternative finance such as invoice finance to fund working...
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More and more contractors are turning to Invoice Trading to fund working capital.

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Supply Chain Finance Market Growth - Finextra

Supply Chain Finance Market Growth - Finextra | Alternative Finance | Scoop.it
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Added to this are other technology driven models based on pre-shipment finance and early payment discounting, along with alternative finance channels that are beginning to finance the supply chain.
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Growth in the Supply Chain Finance market! Find out about SCF on Platform Black http://www.platformblack.com/supply-chain-finance-overview/

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