Category: Peer to Peer

May 30

Lego banking

Metro Bank, one of the UK challenger banks, has just announced a deal  to lend customer deposits through Zopa, one of the UK’s biggest peer-to-peer platforms. This is a significant in a number of reasonss. It is both the first British bank to lend through a peer-to-peer platform, and a major collaboration of challenger bank with …

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Mar 08

Peer to Peer

After peer to peer lending this Economist leader points out the next big thing could be sharing. You might think this is no different from running a bed-and-breakfast, owning a timeshare or participating in a car pool. But technology has reduced transaction costs, making sharing assets cheaper and easier than ever—and therefore possible on a …

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