Interview With Lisa Jacobs of Funding Circle UK

Lisa Jacobs, the head of Funding Circle’s UK business, sat down with P2P Finance News for a wide ranging discussion; she said that Funding Circle is ready if the economic cycle begins to turn and that the company is built for the long haul; on the new P2P lending regulations in the UK she sees it as a good thing for the industry overall and this year will likely see a reset and a strengthening of the industry; Jacobs also pointed to the importance of the retail investor for Funding Circle and that they are treating these investors the same as the large institutional investors; commenting on life as a public company Jacobs said that while the share price is out of their control if they build a great business then eventually the market will recognize the value. P2P Finance News