LendInvest operates an online marketplace for property lending and investing. The Company’s platform lets everyday investors access various types of asset classes and underwrites and pre-funds various investments. It also offers short-term property finance, such as bridge loans, development loans and buy-to-let loans.

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TypePrivate
Founded2013
Size (employees)273 (est)+5%
Websitelendinvest.com
LendInvest was founded in 2013
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Key People/Management at LendInvest

Niall Wass

Niall Wass

Senior Advisor to the Executive Team

LendInvest Office Locations

LendInvest has an office in London
London,
8 Mortimer St
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LendInvest Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

LendInvest total Funding

$253 m

LendInvest latest funding size

$39.50 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

LendInvest investors

LendInvest's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $39.5 m. In total, LendInvest has raised $253 m
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LendInvest Revenue

LendInvest's revenue was reported to be £35.62 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

35.6m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

18.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

51.8%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.7m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

30.3m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

42.0k7.2m18.7m22.1m35.6m

Revenue growth, %

7324%499%

Cost of goods sold

2.6m6.8m8.7m17.2m

Gross profit

4.7m11.9m13.4m18.5m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

176.0k3.3m17.4m12.7m30.3m

Accounts Receivable

53.0k1.8m1.1m1.3m3.2m

Current Assets

229.0k5.4m21.8m110.7m239.3m

PP&E

15.0k980.0k1.0m938.0k
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(125.0k)2.8m2.0m(1.1m)1.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

8.0k174.0k

Accounts Payable

2.0m6.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

176.0k(31.8m)(41.1m)(4.6m)18.6m
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

154.3k

Financial Leverage

24 x
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LendInvest Operating Metrics

Mar, 2016Jan, 2017Apr, 2017Jun, 2017Sep, 2018

Average Loan Size

£876.07 k£957.05 k£1.03 m

Total Loans Lent

£611 m£855.35 m£999.32 m£1.11 b£1.50 b

Total Loans, units

356

Total Value of Properties Funded

£1 b£1.52 b£1.78 b
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Human Capital Metrics

LendInvest's employees are reported to be approximately 25% female and 75% male.
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LendInvest Online and Social Media Presence

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LendInvest News and Updates

LendInvest provides £19.3m development loan to fund South West housing scheme

LendInvest has provided a major developer with a £19.3m loan to fund a large residential development in the South West. In this case, the borrower has planning in place to construct a 120-unit residential development. The Development Finance loan will fund the construction of the first phase of the …

LendInvest raises $39.5m

LendInvest, the UK’s leading online platform for property finance and investing, has through the sum...

LendInvest raises $39.5M to grow its P2P property finance platform

A cloud hangs over the UK housing market as the UK government stumbles slowly through its negotiations to leave the European Union. But startups that are bringing innovative twists to housing finance seem to be singing a different tune. Today, LendInvest, a peer-to-peer platform that connects proper…

LendInvest raises £150m worth of residential development funding with Nomura and Magnetar

LendInvest, an online platform for property finance and investing, has secured £150m of initial funding from Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank, and Magnetar, the multi-strategy alternative investment manager. LendInvest will use the funding for residential development finance, to grow and consol…

Fintech and funding: LendInvest’s path from adversity to opportunity

Entrepreneurs often thrive in circumstances where traditional, established companies struggle – Microsoft, General Electric and Disney were all started during recessions. Nonetheless, 2008 was a precarious time to set up a mortgage business – as LendInvest co-founders Christian Faes and Ian Thoma…

Time to think small if we're serious about solving the housing crisis

You can forget trying to unravel our tangled planning regime. Forget improving access to land. And forget trying to ease the squeeze on skilled construction workers. The government shouldn’t bother with any of the above if it won’t do more to help homebuilders secure funding to get projects off t…
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LendInvest Blogs

Christian Faes stars in TBE podcast

Many people wonder what exactly it is that sets CEOs apart from others. For Ollie Forsyth, a young entrepreneur who started the TBE (The Budding Entrepreneur) Club and podcast, this includes what... The post Christian Faes stars in TBE podcast appeared first on LendInvest blog.

LendInvest win Innovative Lender of the Year

On what was a fantastic night hosted by the NACFB, LendInvest capped off a terrific 2018 by winning the ‘Innovative Lender of the Year’ award. Being commended for this category is a... The post LendInvest win Innovative Lender of the Year appeared first on LendInvest blog.

LendInvest Annual Institutional Investor Event – Gallery

Highlights from our Institutional Investor Event with discussion around technology, the property market and what we’ve been up to here at LendInvest over the past year. The post LendInvest Annual Institutional Investor Event – Gallery appeared first on LendInvest blog.

Annual Institutional Investor Event

Each year, we welcome our institutional investors to our offices for an afternoon of discussion around technology, the property market and what we’ve been up to here at LendInvest over the past... The post Annual Institutional Investor Event appeared first on LendInvest blog.

A top 3 spot for Manchester in the Buy-To-Let Index

Manchester has continued to be a strong feature in the LendInvest quarterly Buy-to-let index. In July’s edition, Manchester placed #5 but has now made the return into the top 3. Returning to... The post A top 3 spot for Manchester in the Buy-To-Let Index appeared first on LendInvest blog.

LendInvest debuts in Deloitte’s ‘UK Fast 50’ rankings

LendInvest has made its maiden appearance on The UK Fast 50, debuting at #28. The UK Fast 50 is one of the foremost technology award programmes in the industry, acknowledging the 50... The post LendInvest debuts in Deloitte’s ‘UK Fast 50’ rankings appeared first on LendInvest blog.
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LendInvest Company Life and Culture

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LendInvest Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was LendInvest founded?

    LendInvest was founded in 2013.

  • Who are LendInvest key executives?

    LendInvest's key executives are Niall Wass.

  • How many employees does LendInvest have?

    LendInvest has 273 employees.

  • What is LendInvest revenue?

    Latest LendInvest annual revenue is £35.6 m.

  • What is LendInvest revenue per employee?

    Latest LendInvest revenue per employee is £130.5 k.

  • Who are LendInvest competitors?

    Competitors of LendInvest include Private Capital Investors, ARUHI and Charles Schwab.

  • Where are LendInvest offices?

    LendInvest has an office in London.

  • How many offices does LendInvest have?

    LendInvest has 1 office.