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Time and again we've heard banks may be heading the way of the dinosaurs but they continue to thrive. Gareth Vaughan doesn't expect this to change anytime soon
20th Jul 21, 7:00am
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Time and again we've heard banks may be heading the way of the dinosaurs but they continue to thrive. Gareth Vaughan doesn't expect this to change anytime soon
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
9th Jul 21, 2:35pm
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
Cam Harper of Southern Cross Partners says there's lot of opportunity in P2P, but it’s a niche industry that will never really take on the banks and change the way lending works
31st Mar 21, 9:27am
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Cam Harper of Southern Cross Partners says there's lot of opportunity in P2P, but it’s a niche industry that will never really take on the banks and change the way lending works
Gareth Vaughan looks at the slow burn that is the New Zealand peer to peer lending sector and ponders whether the one time hot new thing in financial services can be considered a flop
6th Mar 21, 9:34am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at the slow burn that is the New Zealand peer to peer lending sector and ponders whether the one time hot new thing in financial services can be considered a flop
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm has raised around $100 million from investors
19th Nov 20, 9:32am
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The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm has raised around $100 million from investors
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm is reportedly raising close to $100 million and will list on the Australian sharemarket next month
27th Oct 20, 9:56am
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The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm is reportedly raising close to $100 million and will list on the Australian sharemarket next month
Neil Roberts has sold another 3.9 million shares in what was the country's first peer to peer lender; another sale before the end of the year; low profile Nelson investor Michael Lookman building up his stake
31st Jul 20, 3:16pm
Neil Roberts has sold another 3.9 million shares in what was the country's first peer to peer lender; another sale before the end of the year; low profile Nelson investor Michael Lookman building up his stake
Financial Markets Authority says peer-to-peer lending was designed to provide a new investment opportunity for New Zealanders, and continues to do so despite Harmoney quitting the retail investor market
14th Feb 20, 9:42am
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Financial Markets Authority says peer-to-peer lending was designed to provide a new investment opportunity for New Zealanders, and continues to do so despite Harmoney quitting the retail investor market
The country's first and largest licensed peer to peer lender is pulling out of the P2P market in favour of all wholesale funding of its lending activities; competitor Squirrel is expanding its retail offering
13th Feb 20, 11:05am
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The country's first and largest licensed peer to peer lender is pulling out of the P2P market in favour of all wholesale funding of its lending activities; competitor Squirrel is expanding its retail offering
Online lender Harmoney raises almost $47 mln from Aussie private equity fund and 2 unnamed other investors to help fund lending growth in Australia
30th Oct 19, 10:51am
Online lender Harmoney raises almost $47 mln from Aussie private equity fund and 2 unnamed other investors to help fund lending growth in Australia
Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
27th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
Harmoney's Neil Roberts says the P2P lender, which launched in September 2014, has been 'slowly operating a pivot and moving to lending our own money' since 2015
26th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Harmoney's Neil Roberts says the P2P lender, which launched in September 2014, has been 'slowly operating a pivot and moving to lending our own money' since 2015
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
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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
Harmoney hires former FlexiGroup NZ boss David Stevens as its new CEO with capital raise and extension of bank warehouse facility immediate priorities
15th Aug 19, 9:48am
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Harmoney hires former FlexiGroup NZ boss David Stevens as its new CEO with capital raise and extension of bank warehouse facility immediate priorities
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
Almost five years after peer to peer lending launched in New Zealand, making money remains a challenge for most of the licensed lenders
P2P lender Squirrel Money has reported smaller losses after significantly reducing its marketing spend
30th Jul 19, 9:13am
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P2P lender Squirrel Money has reported smaller losses after significantly reducing its marketing spend
Online lender Harmoney reports an after-tax gain of $7.22 million and vastly increased assets; still seeking new share capital
24th Jul 19, 11:07am
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Online lender Harmoney reports an after-tax gain of $7.22 million and vastly increased assets; still seeking new share capital
Afterpay falling foul of AUSTRAC highlights the regulatory challenges facing newcomers to the financial services sector, Gareth Vaughan says
14th Jun 19, 4:46pm
Afterpay falling foul of AUSTRAC highlights the regulatory challenges facing newcomers to the financial services sector, Gareth Vaughan says
Harmoney looking to raise $25 mln of new equity this year, founder Neil Roberts says, as the peer-to-peer lender eyes continuing growth
8th Mar 19, 5:00am
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Harmoney looking to raise $25 mln of new equity this year, founder Neil Roberts says, as the peer-to-peer lender eyes continuing growth
Strong annual growth in peer to peer lending as value of outstanding loans reaches $489 million and write-offs rise 64% to $13.9 million, FMA figures show
23rd Nov 18, 1:18pm
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Strong annual growth in peer to peer lending as value of outstanding loans reaches $489 million and write-offs rise 64% to $13.9 million, FMA figures show
Licensed P2P lender Harmoney says it has facilitated loans across New Zealand and Australia valued at $1 billion
8th Nov 18, 7:45am
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Licensed P2P lender Harmoney says it has facilitated loans across New Zealand and Australia valued at $1 billion
Interest-free 'buy now pay later' products such as Afterpay, PartPay, Laybuy and Oxipay, to remain outside the CCCFA, MBIE says
12th Oct 18, 10:58am
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Interest-free 'buy now pay later' products such as Afterpay, PartPay, Laybuy and Oxipay, to remain outside the CCCFA, MBIE says
Bank for International Settlements highlights the dominance of consumer lending in New Zealand fintech sector
25th Sep 18, 2:02pm
Bank for International Settlements highlights the dominance of consumer lending in New Zealand fintech sector
Heartland Bank restructure will leave burgeoning Australian reverse mortgage business free of regulatory capital requirement rules on either side of the Tasman
16th Aug 18, 1:05pm
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Heartland Bank restructure will leave burgeoning Australian reverse mortgage business free of regulatory capital requirement rules on either side of the Tasman
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
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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