Can P2P lending boost housing delivery numbers by financially enabling SME house-builders? What does the P2P market need to learn from recent history to ensure a fair & transparent market of risk / reward for investors? Is technology the right answer?
Mike Bristow is CEO & Co-founder of CrowdProperty; a specialist property peer-to-peer lending platform facilitating loans between private individuals and UK professional property businesses. Lending is focused on the SME property developer market, a key segment for supplying much needed UK housing stock, which Mike believes poorly and inefficiently served by traditional funding sources.
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Mike’s favourite building is St Pancras. His recommended book is Yes! 50 secrets from the science of persuasion, Robert Cialdini & Steve Martin, encompassing 50 chapters of studies to ethically influence the human brain. Mike’s technology to keep an eye on is AskPorter; leveraging tech and AI to make human-resource intense management of buildings more efficient.