P2P LENDERS TO THE SME SECTOR
ZOPA | FARMCROWDY | LIWWA | BEEHIVE
Many P2P platforms start out as plucky anti-bank fintech lenders and end up several years later as the sophisticated UX for banks – or as fully licenced banks themselves. Zopa, for instance, though perceived as a first-of-its-kind P2P lender, was created by deeply experienced bankers and cards executives and is shortly to launch as a licensed retail bank. This report covers Zopa, Farmcrowdy, Beehive and Liwwa.