Alt-Fi P2P Investment News

Mind the financial gender gap

One week on from International Women’s Day, AltFi’s Emily Nicolle explores why women could be doomed in finance before they even start.   Earlier this week, UK challenger Starling Bank launched its #MakeMoneyEqual campaign in an effort to fight the gender stereotypes used in financial media.

Private debt and direct lending funds are seeing high demand but greater challenges

Research by Preqin has found high valuations are the top concern for private debt fund managers.     Non-bank lending has been one of the most vibrant areas of finance for some time with demand for attractively yielding assets prompting huge demand for specialist private debt/credit funds.

Assetz Capital scores new institutional funding line

The new funding will focus on residential refurbishment, development finance and bridging loans.     Assetz Capital has on-boarded a new institutional investor to provide a fresh line of funding dedicated to the residential property bridging, refurbishment and conversion markets, according to statement by the firm.

P2P platform sees strong growth in investors

Over the past 12 months Lendy has seen its investor base grow by more than 50 per cent.     P2P lending platform Lendy has grown its investor base to 20,000 in the past year, according to a statement by the firm, representing a more than 50 per cent increase.

Prodigy Finance releases 10-year impact report

To coincide with its 10th anniversary, Prodigy takes a look at its own impact on international students globally.   Released today, international postgraduate loans firm Prodigy Finance has launched a retrospective at the impact its loans have had on the international student community since it was founded ten years ago.

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