Zopa, which says it was the UK’s first peer-to-peer lending website, was co-founded by executive chairman Giles Andrews, 50, in 2004 and members of the management team of the former internet bank Egg. The company generates revenue by charging a fee to facilitate loans between individuals, with £1.6bn having changed hands across its platform so far. Sales hit £20.6m in 2015, when Jaidev Janardana, 37, succeeded Andrews as chief executive. The firm has raised more than £40m in funding.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank36
CompanyZopa
ActivityPeer-to-peer lending
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth90.75%
Latest sales £000s20,640
Staff111
Founded2004
Websitewww.zopa.com

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