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.

Many to Many

From “Many to Many”: The Promise and Appeal of Peer-to-Peer Finance

Over the past few years, a surge in the amount of research, number of organizations and events dedicated to the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) space has taken the world by storm.

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Dubai-based Beehive sets up short-term loans for SMEs waiting for payments

Beehive, an online marketplace that matches small and medium-sized businesses looking to bypass high-interest bank loans with investors hunting returns, said that it is now arranging short-term loans for cash-strapped SMEs that face payment delays.

Beehive Investors

Beehive peer-to-peer finance platform welcomes more than 1,000 registrations in first 5 months

Dubai, 4 April 2015: Beehive, the UAE’s leading online marketplace for peer-to-peer finance announced it has reached a critical milestone where over 1,000 people have registered to become investors since its official launch in November 2014.

Pixel Bug Story

The pixelbug Story

Pixelbug is a global pioneer in augmented reality technology, providing technology driven marketing solutions. Established in Dubai in 2012, and founded by Dany­­­ El Eid, a seasoned tech entrepreneur, they have the objective of making the world a more interactive place by fusing the digital with the physical world.

UAE Economy

Peer-to-peer financing gaining momentum in the UAE economy

A panel discussion on this subject was held at Capital Club, Dubai’s premier private City Club and member of the ENSHAA group of companies, on March 9, 2015.

Peerless Idea

Peer-to-peer lending a peerless idea in the UAE

When Dany El Eid, a Lebanese-born entrepreneur, needed quick cash to fund his Dubai-based digital technology business Pixelbug he found the banks were offering him enormous rates of interest and a mountain of paperwork to get it.