Platform News

The Future is FinTech

20th Jun 2018

Bird LoveGod, explores the future of FinTech and the opportunities and challenges it presents for the North of England in the Yorkshire Post. "In ten years the financial sector will be the fintech sector, there will be no finance without technology, it is literally the pr... Celebrates

28th Feb 2018

This month marks one year since our platform received FCA authorisation. We are excited to celebrate the anniversary of our achievement, reflect on what we have accomplished, and look forward to what the future holds. At the end of February 2017, we shared the exciting news...

Welcoming Our New Non-Executive Investment Director

19th Feb 2018

Earlier this month, we announced the appointment of a new Non-Executive Investment Director, Georgina Mitchell. A finance professional with several years of experience in the industry, Georgina is the newest addition to our team. Georgina’s background has focused predomin...

How to Keep Family and Friends Loans Strictly Business –...

9th Oct 2017

You may have shunned the bank by borrowing from family or friends, but you should still treat the loan as formal business. After all, borrowing money is not the same as borrowing the car. To be sure you and your family and friends have a clear idea of what financia...

Submitting a Loan Application

17th Jul 2017

At, we appreciate how busy life can be as a business owner. That’s why we’ve tried to make our application process as simple as possible. (more…)

Activate your Weekly Repayment Summary Emails

16th Jun 2017

At, we like to keep both borrowers and lenders informed about their recent activity and the updates that affect them. One of the ways in which communicate is through the weekly repayment emails we send out to our lenders. In these emails, we offer an u... Launches Appointed Representatives Initiative

30th May 2017

Following our recent FCA authorisation, we are excited to announce that we are now offering companies the opportunity to collaborate with us as Appointed Representatives. The Appointed Representatives scheme allows companies not yet authorised by the Financial Conduct Aut...

How do we Evaluate Loan Applications? Our Lead Underwriter Explains

21st Sep 2016

At, we carefully assess the viability of every loan application that comes our way. To learn more about this process and understand what makes a business the best fit for our community, we've interviewed Philip, our lead underwriter and part of our unde...

Do You Know… What we look for?

1st Sep 2016

There is a lot of work which goes on behind the scenes from the point when an application is first submitted until the point at when it goes live on the marketplace. To give you an idea of the time involved, the borrower team spend an average of nine days on the assessmen...
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