P2P lending crowdfunding platforms in the UK

Find out the best P2P lending crowdfunding platforms in United Kingdom and learn how to invest in the best offerings.

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  • Octopuschoice Founded: 2000
    Octopus Investments is the market leader in venture capital trust and inheritance tax investments. It also offers a range of investment funds that draw on our deep experience in smaller company and multi-manager investing.
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  • Octopus Investments Founded: 2000
    Octopus Investments is a London-based venture capital firm that offers investment solutions to UK investors based on its experience in the smaller company investing, along with a wide range of funding options for various companies.
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  • Zopa Founded: 2005
    Founded in 2005, Zopa is the oldest P2P lending platform in the UK regulated by FCA. It offers P2P and ISA/IFISA investments for backers and personal loans and car financing tools for borrowers.
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  • LendInvest Founded: 2008
    LendInvest is a UK based online platform that provides property finance and creates new solutions for property developers, brokers and investors. Since its launch is 2008, it has lent over £2 billion. Min investment is £5,000 for individual investors. Institutional investors can invest in opportunity funds or secured bonds.
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  • Abundance Investment Founded: 2009
    Abundance is a leading direct investment platform giving people control over their money. People invest from £5 in companies and projects that help them make good money. Since Abundance launched in July 2012 it has raised more than £90m from individual investors to fund companies and projects across the green economy and housing sectors.
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  • British Pearl Founded: 2010
    British Pearl specialises in fractionalised property investing. Its online property investment platform gives people a different way to benefit from this known and trusted asset.
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  • RateSetter Founded: 2010
    RateSetter offers personal loans at competitive rates, with flexible terms over one to five years. It also provides property and dealer financing.
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  • Funding Circle Founded: 2010
    Funding Circle is the world’s leading lending platform for small businesses. It matches investors with money to lend with businesses looking to fund their next step.
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  • Thincats Founded: 2011
    ThinCats is dedicated to supporting growing and ambitious businesses with funding provided by institutional investors. It works together with SMEs and their advisers to find smart and bespoke solutions, recognising the need for a flexible and forward-thinking mind set.
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  • Downing Crowd Founded: 2011
    Downing Crowd designs investment products that help investors look after their financial well-being. The platform allows a wide range of investors to lend directly to businesses typically through asset-backed bonds offering returns from 2.25-7% p.a.
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  • FundingSecure Founded: 2012
    FundingSecure is one of the UK’s leading alternative investment and lending platforms. Their tax-efficient Innovative ISA programmes and peer-to-peer lending opportunities are carefully selected, appraised in detail, robustly structured and professionally managed by teams of proven sector specialists.
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  • Assetz Capital Founded: 2012
    Assetz Capital is a provider of alternative funding sources to SMEs and Property Developers and is one of the fastest-growing peer-to-peer lenders in the United Kingdom. With access to a network of High Net Worth individuals to provide businesses with the loans they need, we cover any business sector and the whole of the United Kingdom, taking tangible security on every loan.
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  • GrowthFunders Founded: 2012
    GrowthFunders is an online co-investment platform, providing United Kingdom based investors with superior high growth investment opportunities in sectors such as property, clean energy and high growth SMEs.
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  • Crowdahouse Founded: 2012
    Crowdahouse is a peer-to-peer (P2P) property crowdfunding platform lending to business borrowers, always secured against property. Instead of lending to individuals, the platform reduced the risk by lending only to property professionals seeking funding. Average returns are 5-10% p.a.
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  • Ablrate Founded: 2012
    Ablrate is a peer lending platform specifically designed for asset-backed lending and was the world's first to bring lenders together with borrowers in aircraft transactions. It has since completed property loans, eco-waste project loans and various capital equipment loans. The platform has a secondary market that has seen loans over £28 million traded between the members.
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  • Rebuilding Society Founded: 2012
    Rebuildingsociety is an online lending platform connecting businesses seeking loans with individual lenders looking for a better return on their money.
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  • Lending Works Founded: 2012
    The Lending offers unsecured personal loans to individual United Kingdom borrowers. Whilst loans are unsecured, the platform seeks to mitigate risk through diversification and the ‘Lending Works Shield’, which is in effect, a provision fund.
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  • The House Crowd Founded: 2012
    The House Crowd is a peer to peer platform offering peer to peer bridging loans secured against land or property. All of the investment products, including property development investment and Innovative Finance ISA, are secured by United Kingdom property assets. To date, its members have collectively invested more than £122 million.
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  • Money&Co Founded: 2013
    Money&Co. is a P2B crowdfunding platform. It's aiming to connect investors looking for a better rate of interest on their cash, with businesses seeking finance.
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  • Relendex Founded: 2013
    Relendex is a peer-to-peer commercial real estate lending platform. It connects lenders with professionally vetted, creditworthy borrowers and provides excellent interest rates to both. All funds lent on the Relendex exchange are secured on United Kingdom commercial property.
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