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UK Alternative Finance Origination Volumes on the Rise Post-Brexit


The UK Alternative Finance Industry has had a record-breaking month, originating £364m in September 2016, according to AltFi Data.   As seen in the chart below, monthly origination has moved at a steady pace over the 12 months. In March 2016, origination figures saw a short spike in volume but the months of June July and August remained fairly static following Brexit uncertainty.   However, […]

A Record Month in Our Resale Marketplace


It’s been a busy Summer at Invest & Fund and the month of August has seen trading through the Resale Marketplace hit a record high…     The Resale Marketplace allows lenders to buy and sell loans from auctions which have already been successfully funded on our Lending Marketplace. Loans can be sold at a premium or discount of up to 10% and unlike on the Lending […]

5 Steps to Get Started on Our Platform


Invest & Fund is a peer-to-business exchange, which connects individual lenders to the property development industry. This blog will take you through how to sign up and start lending through our platform in five steps…     1. Spend some time learning about the platform to understand all relevant risks It is important to spend time doing some research before signing up on our platform. This can include learning […]

More Than Just Housing Developments…

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They say variety is the spice of life and the fact that Invest & Fund can look at a range of different projects certainly makes my role more interesting (as well as challenging!)       Whilst we are focused on the residential property market (as opposed to commercial), there are still a wide variety of schemes that can be considered as appropriate for our […]

What is FinTech?


You may have heard the term FinTech used a lot in the news and by companies like us – but what exactly does it mean?     What is FinTech? FinTech is a term used to describe companies that are improving the efficiency and customer experience of the financial services (‘Fin’) industry by utilising the technological advancements of the 21st century and beyond (‘Tech’). The […]

Our Stress-test Results

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Following the Brexit vote, the Invest & Fund Credit Risk team agreed that during this period of market uncertainty, the current portfolio of loans should be re-evaluated. Invest & Fund due diligence policies and practices have also been revisited to ensure that our Lenders can continue to remain confident in the company’s robust risk assessment strategy.     The results of the recent review of the […]

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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.

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