Zopa, a UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform, closes £60M round as it prepares to launch a "next generation bank" (Steve O'Hear/TechCrunch)

Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Zopa, a UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform, closes £60M round as it prepares to launch a “next generation bank”  —  Obtaining a banking license and then launching an actual new retail bank requires capital.  A lot of capital.  Enter Zopa, the U.K. peer-to-peer lending company …



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