Beehive Blog

Welcome to the Beehive blog where we will post up the latest developments and news from Beehive and the peer-to-peer lending industry as well as market trends, best practice and expert advice from our team and guest bloggers.

Beehive’s update on COVID-19

We’ve been getting a number of enquiries over the past weeks about how the Coronavirus could impact returns for Beehive investors, and we would like to let you know our view on this.


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First business funded under newly updated Dubai SME capital guarantee scheme

Dubai-based telecommunications company, Tarkeeb has become the first small or medium sized enterprise (SME) to receive funds facilitated by Beehive under the recently renewed and expanded guarantee scheme with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Fund for SMEs (MBRF).


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Beehive’s update on COVID-19

We’ve been getting a number of enquiries over the past weeks about how the Coronavirus could impact returns for Beehive investors, and we would like to let you know our view on this.

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Dubai SME allocates AED 20 million to guarantee capital for SMEs through The Fund & Beehive partnership

The guarantee pool will enable more SMEs and investors to leverage financial technology to support business continuity and growth while also stimulating economic growth.

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Meet the Administrative Team – Jasmin Oracion

Hear from Jas, Beehive’s Office Manager, to discover how she keeps operations running smoothly in our latest ‘Meet the team’ interview.

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Celebrate Ramadan with great offers from the SMEs you have helped fund

Businesses are harnessing the spirit of giving throughout Ramadan to bring our community closer together while maintaining social distancing.

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Managing an SME in a time of Crisis: Best practices and recovery plans for COVID-19

Beehive is an SME for SMEs, and last week our senior management team came together in a webinar to deliver advice to other SMEs to help with decision making and business management at this time.

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Meet the Credit Team – Fazl Sajid

We sat down with Fazl Sajid (Saj), Beehive’s Senior Credit Manager, to give us an insight into his role and how the credit assessment works.

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The Coronavirus sales boom – 6 ways to shop local

We’ve put together some suggestions of Beehive-funded small businesses in the UAE that you can support, rather than defaulting to larger retailers.

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