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.

Rick Pudner - Craig Moore from Beehive

Beehive launch first peer-to-peer lending platform for SMEs in UAE

Dubai-based Beehive officially launched the region’s first peer-to-peer (P2P) online lending platform today, offering a new funding alternative for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs)

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Beehive - connecting for growth

Peer-to-peer lenders play their part to bridge SME funding gap

With bank lending to small businesses stuck at less than 4 per cent and a lack of traction to fill the void between financial institutions and government, peer-to-peer lending has emerged as a viable funding alternative in the UAE.

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Rick Pudner - Chairman Beehive

New U.A.E. Peer-to-Peer Lender Aims at Small-Business Funding Gap

Peer-to-peer lending has been around for roughly a decade, sprouting in the U.K. and quickly catching on in the U.S., but it hadn’t existed in the Middle East until the launch this week of Beehive, a new business that aims at securing financing for small businesses in the United Arab Emirates.

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Rick Pudner - Chairman Beehive

Arabian Business interviews our Chairman, Rick Pudner

Sitting down with Rick Pudner almost a year after Arabian Business broke the news he was resigning as group CEO of Emirates NBD, there are two things you instantly notice about his appearance.

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Welcome to Beehive

Welcome to the Beehive blog

Welcome to the new 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.

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