A million UK investors exposed to P2P and crowdfunding

Money flooding into sector up 84%

Laura Miller
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A million UK investors exposed to P2P and crowdfunding

More than one million people in the UK invested, donated or lent using peer-to-peer (P2P) lending or crowdfunding platforms last year, according to estimates by a study into the market.

The UK Alternative Finance sector now involves £3.2bn worth of loans, investments and donations a year, up 84% compared to 2014, the research by innovation charity Nesta, Cambridge University and K...

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