In what has to be the feel-good story of the week, leading consumer lending platform Zopa has quite literally been handing out money.
Zopa hit the London streets this past week in order to distribute a batch of “money trees” – potted plants with a £10 note and £10 Zopa voucher caught up in the sprays. The £10 vouchers are redeemable when lenders make their first investment through the platform. The purpose, of course, was to raise a bit of awareness about the lending opportunity on offer at Zopa.
Watch the highlights of Zopa’s market trader spreading the word at London Victoria station below.
Giles Andrews, CEO and Co-Founder of Zopa, commented:
“With the money trees we wanted to put a smile on the faces of busy commuters. It is not every day you encounter someone wanting to give you money on your way to work. The money tree campaign is all about encouraging Brits to plant a seed with Zopa and watch their money grow.”
“With Zopa, you can lend as little as £10 to get started, so it really is open to everyone. You will get a much higher rate of interest than you would with a bank so it really is a no-brainer. By making your money work harder through Zopa, lenders can look forward to a brighter future.”
“We have a wide variety of lenders from all walks of life. From professional investors and financiers, to young families putting a little away each month. We want to encourage people to be savvy savers and safeguard a more comfortable future for themselves.”