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News From 2017’s Future – Plus Loan Latest

Our communications director, award-winning author and journalist, Martin Baker, makes some (slightly scary) calls for 2017, examines what he got right and wrong in his 2016 predictions, and offers readers a chance to have advance notice of the publication of his latest book. See Blog latest. Loan Latest Our latest loan offering, from webuyanyhome.com, is A+ […]

AltFi Data Predicts Crowdfunding Blast-Off In 2016

AltFi Date has announced its predictions for 2106. AltFi, with its Liberum association, has some of the best data in the market. These predictions are made using a regression analysis algorithm, with a qualitative overlay. The basic message is: stand by for blast-off. We’ll be bringing you Money&Co. CEO Nicola Horlick’s predictions next week. Meanwhile, […]

Crowdfunders Set To Race Away In 2016

The UK’s alternative finance Industry had a very productive festive season, reports leading sector media outlet, AltFi. “December’s origination volume setting a new industry record with the Liberum AltFi Volume Index tracking £283.3m in financing originated. This just bettered the previous high of £279.1m, set in September 2015, and represented a 73% increase in volume on December […]

Keeping The Crowd in Crowdfunding In 2016

Ryan Weeks, one of the leading writers on UK crowdfunding, writes in AltFi on what to watch out for in 2016. Ryan’s views are not dissimilar to our own communications director’s take on the topic on the Money&Co. site. However, Ryan also asks a particularly interesting question: Will the institutional funding run dry? “The various […]

Where’s The Crowd Headed In 2016?

Happy New Year. 2016 holds much promise for lenders and borrowers alike. Money&Co.’s lenders have enjoyed gross average returns of over 9 per cent. Our borrowers have benefited from more than £7 million of funding capital from the crowd. Long may it continue. But what can we expect? Our communications director offers his view in […]

A Growing Crowd, Rate Rises, IPOs And Political Weather Forecasting

The following views are the personal opinions of Martin Baker, Money&Co’s head of communications and content. They do not necessarily represent the views of Money&Co.   This time last year I set out five developments I expected to see in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending within the crowdfunding sector. How much did I get right?   Explosive […]

Looking Backwards And Forwards At Crowdfunding And P2P

It’s that time of year again. In the interregnum between Christmas and New Year we look backwards and analyse, look forwards and predict. A year ago, our head of content and communications, Martin Baker, made five major calls for the development of crowdfunding and the peer-to-peer (P2P) sub-sector in which Money&Co. operates. So how did […]

Season’s Greetings From Money&Co.

We wish all our lenders, borrowers and site visitors the very best for the festive season. We will be resuming our editorial news and blog service, with a look back at 2015, and an  examination of the accuracy or otherwise of the predictions we made this time last year. Plus, of course, we’ll be offering our […]