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.

“Customer friendly, easy to execute and swift”

“We found the Beehive process to be customer friendly, easy to execute, and swift. Beehive is making a very valuable contribution to the SME community in the UAE, especially to companies like GENYX, which is also a business founded in the UAE.”

David Dimmell, Managing Director, GENYX.

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Beehive shared a new concept

“Beehive shared a new concept on bridging the gap between investors and the beneficiaries at a rate which becomes a win-win for both. The process was very transparent with completely clear guidelines, making it much more robust, quicker and cheaper than local conventional banks. Thus we choose Beehive”.

Vishaal Shah, CEO, Panache International.

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Beehive is an innovative financial product

“I saw Beehive as an innovative financial product that differs from the traditional equity based crowdfunding models and so became intrigued to learn more and discover how the model works.

We have been working on a new project and as with most projects, often unforeseen circumstances arise where the project goes beyond the budget and so we saw Beehive as a quick and efficient way to fill that shortfall.

The rate from the bank was approximately double compared to the Beehive platform.

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RBS to refer rejected small and medium sized enterprises to peer-to-peer lenders

Part of an initiative to provide borrowing oppurtunities to business customers that don’t meet their criteria, RBS will begin to refer clients to P2P lenders Funding Circle and Assetz Capital.

Starting this week, RBS will begin to refer UK small and medium-sized (SME) business customers it is unable to assist to P2P lenders Funding Circle and Assetz Capital. According to the bank, with 33% of the UK small business lending market,

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Lending Club’s IPO and the Unravelling of the Banking System as We Know It

When history is written, the Lending Club IPO will serve as the tipping point for the disruption of the traditional lending model, and ultimately the unraveling of the banking sector as we know it. With vertical markets adding up to tens of trillions of dollars, coinciding with a perfect storm of consumer-behavior shifts and record high anti-bank sentiment, it’s no wonder that investors and consumers alike are screaming “revolution!”

In raising $870 million dollars,

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

Rick Pudner is part of the team set to transform lending in the UAE through the use of innovative peer-to-peer technology 

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). Beehive’s online platform is easy to use and offers a marketplace that directly connects established businesses with smart investors so that SMEs get faster access to lower cost finance and investors get better returns and manage risk by diversifying their investments.

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