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Peer to peer lending » Funding Circle vs BLEND Network

Funding Circle vs BLEND Network

Funding Circle Established 2009


  • Choose between two accounts; IFISA and Classic.
  • Choose lending options; Conservatively (Projected return 4.3 - 4.7%) or Balanced (Projected return 4.5 - 6.5%)
  • There are no fees for selling loans.
  • No fees to access funds.
  • Minimum investments from £1,000.

* correct as of 13/11/2019


BLEND Network Established 2016


  • 8-12% return per annum.
  • Minimum investment is £1,000 per loan.
  • Terms range from 3 to 24 months.
  • All loans are secured against first legal charge on the property.
  • Enhanced due diligence process on all loans.
  • All loans come with comprehensive information including independent RICS valuation and development appraisal.
  • AutoLend facility available.
  • There are no fees for lenders on the primary market. Fees are paid by borrowers.
  • A fee of 0.6% is applied when trading on the secondary market.

* correct as of 27/11/2019

  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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