Wayne Croad

31st Aug 19, 9:15am
Lending Crowd becomes the first - and so far the only - personal loan lender to reduce interest rates since the RBNZ OCR rate cut on August 7
Lending Crowd becomes the first - and so far the only - personal loan lender to reduce interest rates since the RBNZ OCR rate cut on August 7
31st Aug 19, 9:15am
1st Aug 19, 9:43am
Almost five years after peer to peer lending launched in New Zealand, making money remains a challenge for most of the licensed lenders
Almost five years after peer to peer lending launched in New Zealand, making money remains a challenge for most of the licensed lenders
1st Aug 19, 9:43am
9th Aug 18, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan conducts a stocktake on just how involved retail investors are in NZ peer-to-peer lending, checking to see if banks are in danger of being disintermediated
Gareth Vaughan conducts a stocktake on just how involved retail investors are in NZ peer-to-peer lending, checking to see if banks are in danger of being disintermediated
9th Aug 18, 5:00am
17th Sep 16, 6:02am
P2P lenders LendMe and Lending Crowd looking to ramp up after slow, conservative starts with low bank deposit rates seen offering big opportunity
P2P lenders LendMe and Lending Crowd looking to ramp up after slow, conservative starts with low bank deposit rates seen offering big opportunity
17th Sep 16, 6:02am
14th Sep 16, 4:15pm
Would-be peer-to-peer lenders keen to get in on the act despite uncertainty around fees
Would-be peer-to-peer lenders keen to get in on the act despite uncertainty around fees
14th Sep 16, 4:15pm
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14th Jul 16, 5:00am
Peer-to-peer lender Lending Crowd seeking capital to help it grow
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Peer-to-peer lender Lending Crowd seeking capital to help it grow
14th Jul 16, 5:00am
2nd May 16, 7:41pm
Gareth Vaughan looks at what the P2P 'revolution' has achieved so far, and what it means for mutuals such as credit unions & building societies
Gareth Vaughan looks at what the P2P 'revolution' has achieved so far, and what it means for mutuals such as credit unions & building societies
2nd May 16, 7:41pm
10th Feb 16, 5:03am
Boss of new P2P lender Wayne Croad says Lending Crowd's secured SME loans offer investors a chance to diversify away from property
Boss of new P2P lender Wayne Croad says Lending Crowd's secured SME loans offer investors a chance to diversify away from property
10th Feb 16, 5:03am
2nd Feb 16, 11:45am
The ins and outs of Harmoney, LendMe, Squirrel Money and Lending Crowd compared from a borrower's perspective
The ins and outs of Harmoney, LendMe, Squirrel Money and Lending Crowd compared from a borrower's perspective
2nd Feb 16, 11:45am
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20th Dec 15, 9:38pm
P2P lender Lending Crowd up & running offering to facilitate secured business, vehicle & personal loans
[Updated]
P2P lender Lending Crowd up & running offering to facilitate secured business, vehicle & personal loans
20th Dec 15, 9:38pm
13th Oct 15, 4:02pm
'Conservative' Lending Crowd to prioritise risk mitigation & asset quality over growth for growth's sake
'Conservative' Lending Crowd to prioritise risk mitigation & asset quality over growth for growth's sake
13th Oct 15, 4:02pm
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12th Oct 15, 10:05am
Fourth P2P lender licensed; Lending Crowd to target SMEs, vehicle & personal lending via secured loans; Investors to pay 10% of interest earnings in fees
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Fourth P2P lender licensed; Lending Crowd to target SMEs, vehicle & personal lending via secured loans; Investors to pay 10% of interest earnings in fees
12th Oct 15, 10:05am
11th Aug 15, 4:01pm
Mortgage broking & P2P lending the start of a Fintech journey for John Bolton's Squirrel as FMA mulls 3 more P2P applicants
Mortgage broking & P2P lending the start of a Fintech journey for John Bolton's Squirrel as FMA mulls 3 more P2P applicants
11th Aug 15, 4:01pm
11th Mar 15, 9:39am
FMA considering 4 peer-to-peer licence applications with race on to become NZ's 2nd licenced P2P lender
FMA considering 4 peer-to-peer licence applications with race on to become NZ's 2nd licenced P2P lender
11th Mar 15, 9:39am
23rd Jan 15, 5:00am
FMA considering three applications for P2P licences
FMA considering three applications for P2P licences
23rd Jan 15, 5:00am
11th Nov 14, 5:00am
Finance Direct majority owner says he's close to applying to the FMA for a peer-to-peer lending licence for Lending Crowd
Finance Direct majority owner says he's close to applying to the FMA for a peer-to-peer lending licence for Lending Crowd
11th Nov 14, 5:00am
17th Sep 14, 4:15pm
RBNZ review of credit rating exemptions for NBDTs highlights the attraction of the cheaper P2P business model
RBNZ review of credit rating exemptions for NBDTs highlights the attraction of the cheaper P2P business model
17th Sep 14, 4:15pm
25th Apr 14, 6:00am
Finance Direct majority owner Wayne Croad eyes peer-to-peer lending licence for Lending Crowd
Finance Direct majority owner Wayne Croad eyes peer-to-peer lending licence for Lending Crowd
25th Apr 14, 6:00am