October 28, 2016
The Top 10 spookiest investment terms
How we describe the activities of our financial markets is oddly sinister, here is what 10 of the spookiest investment terms means
October 27, 2016
Who's investing in PropTech?
PropTech innovators are simplifying the sticking points of the property world – one step at a time. Whether it’s getting a mortgage, investing in property or looking for a home, PropTech pioneers are working tirelessly to make our relationship with property more seamless, accessible and enjoyable than ever before. But who are the investors backing PropTech...
October 24, 2016
5 seriously useful apps to help you buy investment property
How do you go about buying a home or choosing an investment property? Perhaps you have your favourite areas, you’ve got a keen eye on property market data or maybe you’re faced with tough decisions between properties with different postcodes? Whatever your process, there are some brilliant apps to help you find property, do your...
October 21, 2016
LendInvest named Tech-Enabled Lender of the Year
Today, at the Specialist Finance Introducer awards, LendInvest was named tech-enabled lender of the year. Formerly Montello Bridging Finance, LendInvest was founded in 2008, by Ian Thomas and Christian Faes and became one of the leading short-term mortgage lenders in the UK. Later Ian and Christian started asking: why shouldn’t more investors have access to...
October 19, 2016
Why Elon Musk's Hyperloop would be huge for PropTech
In times of uncertainty policymakers and entrepreneurs seem to spring to action, creating solutions to the tough social and infrastructural challenges of the day. Take Alan Turing, in the bleak conditions of wartime Britain he developed the technology later credited as the birth of modern computing. Fast forward and the dot com boom reinvigorated stagnant...
October 14, 2016
Skype founder Zennström on FinTech: “We like the niche approach: a focus on solving one problem.”
At LendInvest’s Annual Investor Event this month, investors joined us for an evening of drinks and talks. The audience had the opportunity to listen to a Fireside Chat with Niklas Zennström, founder of Skype and Atomico, the European VC fund, which invested in LendInvest earlier this year. Interviewed by Manish Madhvani, Managing Partner of GP...
October 10, 2016
Christian Faes on LendInvest's latest financial results
On Friday last week LendInvest released its latest financial results reporting strong growth across all key financial performance metrics for the third year in a row. LendInvest CEO Christian Faes comments on the results, our approach to growth and building an online property lending and investing business. See highlights of our financial results here. At LendInvest we’ve...
October 10, 2016
Our latest financial results: see the highlights
On Friday last week LendInvest released its latest financial results reporting strong growth across all key financial performance metrics for the third year in a row. We have continued on a path of robust performance and growth since year-end, including for the period following the Brexit vote. Read LendInvest CEO Christian Faes’ reflections here. The financial...
October 7, 2016
October house price watch: the latest data on UK property prices
Considering buying or investing in property this month? What does the latest data tell us about UK property prices
October 4, 2016
Vote for your top PropTech influencer in 2016
Twitter has spoken. We recently compiled a list of PropTech social media heavyweights, influential people working in or commentating on the PropTech sector. Our list of PropTech flagbearers reached far and wide on social media to both fanfare and friendly critique. Because of course Twitter isn’t the sole measure of a person’s influence. And it...