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Invest & Fund gains full Financial Conduct Authority authorisation

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  Following an extensive two-year approval process, we are delighted to announce that the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has granted Invest & Fund full regulatory authorisation. CEO and co-founder David Turner commented: “It is a testament to the robustness of the business model and processes, along with tenacity of the team that has ensured we have reached this momentous milestone. The FCA has recognized the governance, policies […]

Peer-to-peer autobidding can be good news, but choice is a good thing too.

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Last week Funding Circle announced a couple of changes to their lending platform, including a greater focus on automated bidding and selling, and the withdrawal of the option to manually choose loans. This is a similar operating model to Zopa and Ratesetter, two of the biggest peer-to-peer platforms in the country. Autobidding can be a powerful tool for lenders who are time poor or not […]

Is there a right time to become a peer-to-peer property lender?

Is there a right time to lend?

Brexit. Elections. Talk of a slowing property market. The pessimists amongst us might be forgiven for thinking there’s never a right time to become a peer-to-peer lender, or to start lending to residential property developers. Regardless of the headlines and political environment, residential housing is still a problem to be solved. And where there’s a problem, optimists see a solution. People still need places to […]

Five questions you should ask your P2P platform before you lend.

Five questions to ask your p2p platform before you lend

David Turner, Co-Founder and CEO, Invest & Fund.  I’ve talked to a lot of people now about property lending via peer-to-peer platforms. It still surprises me how people make their decisions to lend.  When it comes to P2P lending, there are some simple questions everyone should know – how much will I earn? How much will it cost me? How long will my money be […]

Introducing our new Head of Borrower Origination – Gary Trueman

Introducing our new Head of Borrower Origination - Gary Trueman

  We recently welcomed Gary Trueman to the Invest & Fund Team as our Head of Borrower Origination. Gary will oversee our Business Development team, as well as seek new borrowers and relationship manage existing ones. Gary will work also closely with our Executive Team to help employ a nationwide team of Business Development Managers. Gary has more than 34 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry, working […]

Record £1.73m Traded on the Resale Marketplace in February


In February this year, our Resale Marketplace hit a new milestone. Throughout the month, £1,733,772.05 was traded between lenders on the Resale Marketplace alone – a new record for one calendar month. The Resale Marketplace allows lenders to buy and sell loan parts which have already been successfully funded on our Lending Marketplace. Loans can be sold at a discount/premium of +/- 10% and interest is […]

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Invest & Fund operates a lending platform to finance property development projects. Lenders' capital is at risk. Past performance is not an indication of future returns.

Lenders’ capital is at risk. Remember, payments are not guaranteed if the borrower defaults. This communication is targeted at UK residents only and it does not constitute advice, within the meaning of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Invest and Fund Ltd (“Invest & Fund”) operates a lending platform, bringing together borrowers and lenders, to finance property development projects. Invest & Fund makes no representation and accepts no responsibility or liability for the completeness or accuracy of this communication. If you have any questions about the suitability of a particular product to you, please contact an Independent Financial Advisor. Before making an investment decision, you should ensure that you have sufficient information to ascertain the legal, financial, tax and regulatory consequences of an investment, to enable you to make an informed investment decision. Where links are made to third party sites, we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information provided. Invest & Fund is not responsible for information stated to be obtained or derived from third party sources or statistical services. Invest & Fund may monitor and store communications by e-mail, to the extent permitted by law. Invest and Fund Ltd is regulated under an Interim Permission by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (interim permissions reference no. 660564). For further information, please visit Invest & Fund is not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Invest and Fund Ltd (No. 8277803) is registered in England and Wales. The registered address is the HCP Building, Chichester Road, Ponswood, St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9BG.