How it works
How it works
Peer to peer (P2P) lending is a form of crowdfunding and refers to investors providing finance to businesses without the use of a conventional intermediary, such as a bank. P2P lending uses the internet as a platform to reach a crowd of hundreds of potential investors.
Beehive directly connects investors with businesses
Business applies for ﬁnance on Beehive
Approved business listed on our marketplace
Investors fund finance request on the platform
Business gets loan and investors get monthly returns
P2P lending globally by 2020
Innovative alternative finance, such as peer to peer lending, aims to help plug the SME finance gap.
New technology in finance has created the fintech (financial technology) industry. Fintech businesses are online businesses that provide services in a faster, cost effective and more streamlined manner.
It is already a proven and highly successful concept in the US and UK, where it has created exciting new opportunities for investors, faster access to finance for SMEs and a healthy contribution to economic development.
Beehive for investors
Beehive for businesses
“Beehive’s Customer Finance product is an invaluable finance tool with excellent service levels and quick response times.
Beehive has an excellent reputation in the market and is the ‘go-to financing resource’ for a number of SMEs in the region.
Unfortunately, there are very limited options for SMEs when it comes to approaching the more established banks in the region, and Beehive has really filled this gap.”
Brett Smyth, Founder & CEO, Engage ME