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.

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Meet the Business Development team – Mark Griffith

At Beehive, we work closely with our customers to ensure we continue to offer innovative products and excellent service. We recently sat down with Mark Griffith, a member of the Business Development team who works directly with our clients, to share information about his background and role in supporting the SMEs.

Hi Mark, thanks for taking the time to sit with us. First off, when did you join Beehive and what made you decide to work here?

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Low-cost funding for Shams’ members through partnership with Beehive

Sharjah Media City (Shams), the UAE’s fastest growing media free zone, and Beehive, the UAE’s first regulated peer to peer lending platform, have partnered to provide cheaper funding for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Shams.

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Meet our Investment Director in Abu Dhabi – Suraj Gopal

To date, Beehive has facilitated funding to over 600 creditworthy SMEs in the UAE. In the last post in Beehive’s ‘Meet the team’ series we met with the business operations team who work closely with the business development (BD) and credit teams to assess businesses looking for funding. This time, we will meet Suraj Gopal, Investment Director in Abu Dhabi to give us an insight into his role at Beehive.


SDB and GIB launch digital lending Platform in partnership with Beehive

This initiative, a first partnership of its kind between a Fintech and a Bank in the region, enables micro and small enterprises to access finance through an innovative fintech solution, which uses a sophisticated decision making and lending process to provide faster and more accessible.


Meet the Business Operations team – Kristine and Jessica

They work closely with the business development (BD) and credit teams to collate documents and do an initial assessment of new businesses looking for funding by preparing necessary information required by Beehive.


Meet the Credit Team – Abiha Ahmed

We are now with Abiha Ahmed, Beehive’s Business Analyst and part of the credit team, to walk us through her role in the overall credit assessment process.