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Beth’s Blog – Part 4

We’ve had a great few weeks at Zopa with lots of people coming to us for loans and thanks to a few high profile spots in the press a lot of people wanting to lend!

We were back on the telly last week in the first episode of Channel 4’s Bank on Dave, where our CEO Giles Andrews gave tips on how to beat the banking system to a striving entrepreneur. You can watch the whole show on 4OD here http://www.channel4.com/programmes/bank-of-dave/4od#3383603 We’re about 6 minutes in.

We also got a very nice write up from MoneyMagpie, who gave us the very cool title of “recessions busters” and provided an in depth guide into how we work. Have a read here http://www.moneymagpie.com/article/zopa-an-alternative-to-banks-and-a-recession-busting-way-to-borrow-money

Our Zopa team took to Battersea Park last week in South London to raise money for Cancer Research UK, and they do a great job! Everyone got a bit soggy but we raised £420.00 for the cause. Here are our runners in various stages of preparation…

Next week I’ll be talking about summer budgeting. With the school holidays nearly here and the weather finally perking up I want to hear if you’re sticking to the budget or taking a much needed break abroad.

Send me your summer plans at Beth@zopa.com. I’ll be back next week amidst the London 2012 Olympics with more Zopa news!