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Zopa's awards

Our excellent customer service and the great rates we offer have won us lots of awards.

MoneySuperMarket named us their 'Best Personal Loans Provider' for 2016. Zopa was also voted 'Most Trusted Loan Provider' for the 7th consecutive year by consumers in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards, as well as 'Most Trusted P2P Platform'

FinTech Excellence Awards

Winner 2016: Best Personal Loan Provider

Zopa was selected as the 'Best Personal Loan Provider'. The award celebrates companies who are leading innovation in financial services. We have been chosen to be honoured for our impressive performance over the past 12 months.

Lloyds National Business Awards

Shortlisted 2016: Amazon Digital Business of the Year

Zopa has been shortlisted for the 'Amazon Digital Business of the Year' award. Zopa has been recognised for optimising all aspects of our digital platform to achieve growth and strong financial performance through exceptional customer experience.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2016: Most Trusted Loan Provider

For the seventh consecutive year, Zopa took home the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 'Most Trusted Loan Provider' title. This was the fourth 'loans provider of the year' award we won in 2016, and a particularly special one as it was voted for by consumers in the Moneywise survey.

Jaidev Janardana, Zopa's CEO, said: "Building a financial service that is transparent, fair and that people feel they can trust is at the heart of Zopa's ethos, and so it is wonderful to know that both our borrowers and investors believe we are delivering on that. A big thank you to everyone who voted in the Moneywise survey."

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2016: Most Trusted P2P Platform

Zopa scooped the 'Most Trusted P2P Platform' gong at the Moneywise Customer Service Awards. This was awarded on the basis of a Moneywise survey, so we were thrilled to receive this endorsement from our customers.

Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2016: Best Personal Loan Provider

For the second year in a row, Zopa was named 'Personal Loan Provider of the Year' at the Moneyfacts awards, based on a careful analysis of our product by Moneyfacts personal finance experts.

Jaidev Janardana, Zopa's CEO, said: "We are delighted that Zopa's loan offering has been recognised as market-leading for the third time this year. Our goal is to provide loans that work for consumers and their finances, and this award is another validation of the better value and excellent service that we offer our customers."

FS Tech Awards

Winner 2016: FinTech Deal of the Year

Zopa's partnership with Metro Bank scooped a prize at the 2016 FS Tech Awards. The partnership, which is the first between a P2P lender and retail bank in the UK, was recognised for its innovation, the potential for further development and positive impact on both companies.

MoneySuperMarket Supers Awards

Winner 2016: Best Personal Loans Provider

Zopa won the Best Personal Loans Provider 2016 award at The Supers, MoneySuperMarket's annual awards. We beat off industry-wide competition to take home the accolade, which was awarded to us on a basis of experts' analysis of our product, company innovation, customer service and what the MoneySuperMarket customers think of us.

Consumer Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2016: Personal Loan Provider of the Year

Once again Zopa took home the Consumer Moneyfacts Personal Loan Provider of the Year award, beating off competition from the likes of Sainsbury's Bank and Hitachi. This is the third year in a row that we've won this award, and we want to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for us in the consumer survey.

We also came highly commended in the Peer-to-Peer Provider of the Year category, and commended for the overall Best Customer Service award.

Growing Business Awards

Winner 2015: Growing Business of the Year (Smaller Company)

Zopa was named Growing Business of the Year: Smaller Company (turnover under £25 million) at the Growing Business Awards, which are held by website Real Business, Lloyds Bank and the Confederation of British Industry. Judges take into account customer service and industry leadership as well as business growth when they give out the awards.

"Zopa offers a truly disruptive service which was a first in its sector but that has now been replicated globally," said the judges. "It offers high customer engagement and exceptional service and is a win-win for both borrowers and lenders."

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Ranked 35th in 2015

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 celebrates innovation and entrepreneurship, ranking the country's 50 fastest growing technology companies based on the revenue growth over the last four years. Zopa was ranked 35th with a growth rate of 417%.

AltFi Awards

Winner 2015: P2P Consumer Platform of the Year

Zopa was pleased to take home two titles from the 2015 AltFi awards. Our first was Consumer Platform of the Year, which was decided by an expert judging panel who awarded it to the highest quality consumer-facing peer-to-peer lending platform in the UK.

AltFi Awards

Winner 2015: People's Choice

Zopa was pleased to take home two titles from the 2015 AltFi awards. Our second was the People's Choice, which is a particularly special award as it was voted for by AltFi readers. Over 5,000 people took part in the voting, and we were delighted to claim top spot.

The Lovie Awards

Winner 2015: Bronze Award for Financial Services website

Zopa's website received a bronze award in the financial services category at the 2015 Lovie Awards, as chosen by the expert members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Nearly 1,500 entries were submitted from across 30 countries in Europe.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2015: Most Trusted Loan Provider

For the sixth consecutive year, Zopa has won Moneywise's 'Most Trusted Loan Provider' award. We are particularly proud of this as it is voted for by the public in Moneywise's consumer survey.

Zopa CEO Giles Andrews said, "Being named Most Trusted Loan Provider for the sixth year running is a fantastic reflection of the outstanding service we provide. We'd like to thank all our customers who voted for us as this is testament to the whole Zopa team in providing excellent customer service and products."

Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Ranked 41st in 2015

After making our debut in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 last year, we are thrilled to have climbed 38 places to be ranked 41st in 2015!

The Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain's 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three years.

Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2015: Best Personal Loan Provider

Zopa has won the Moneyfacts 'Best Personal Loan Provider' award. Moneyfacts awards are given on the basis of careful product scrutiny by a panel of industry experts, who look at everything from rates to customer service when they make their decision. We beat off stiff competition from Sainsbury's Bank, Tesco Bank, M&S Bank, Lloyds and Hitachi Personal Finance to take home the award.

Consumer Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2015: Personal Loan Provider of the Year

Zopa was named 'Personal Loan Provider of the Year' for the second year running at the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2015. We were the only peer-to-peer lender shortlisted and beat off competition from Barclays, HSBC, first direct, Sainsbury's, Tesco Bank and M&S Bank to win. The awards are given on the basis of a 70,000-strong customer survey, so we'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for us.

Consumer Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2015: Best Customer Service

For the second year in a row, Zopa won the Consumer Moneyfacts 'Best Customer Service' award. This was for best customer service across the whole personal finance industry, based on the opinions of over 70,000 consumers who voted in the Moneyfacts survey. Giles Andrew, CEO of Zopa, said, 'Winning the Best Customer Service Award across the whole financial services industry reinforces the fact that we are doing things right and making sure our customers are happy, which is an even bigger achievement.'

MoneyWeek Readers' Choice Awards

Winner 2014: Best P2P Lender

We are very proud to announce that Zopa has been voted Best P2P lender in the MoneyWeek Readers' Choice Awards 2014. MoneyWeek's readers, who are mostly private investors with plenty of real first-hand experience of the financial industry, were given the chance to recognise the best providers out there and voted Zopa "Best P2P lender".

Private Business Awards

Winner 2014: VC Backed Business of the Year

Zopa is also honoured to have been named "VC Backed Business of the Year" in the Private Business Awards 2014. Our Sales Director Jonathan and Chief Data Scientist Didier were on hand to collect the award. Other notable finalists included music identification app Shazam.

Sunday Times Tech Track 100

Ranked 79th in 2014

We are very proud to announce that Zopa has been recognised and included in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 for the first time. The Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain's 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three years.

Your Money Awards

Winner 2014: Best Peer to Peer Provider

Zopa is proud to have been named the "Best Peer to Peer Provider" in the Your Money 2014 Awards. The prestigious awards now in their 17th year recognise the best financial service products on offer to consumers. Judging is based on competitiveness of price and structure with each company then mystery shopped by real consumers to benchmark the quality of each platform, meaning that real customers voted Zopa the best overall peer-to-peer lender based on their experience.

Breakthrough 50

Winner 2014

Zopa is proud to be named as one of the 50 businesses in the Santander Breakthrough 50 in partnership with Smarta which seeks to shine a light on the most inspiring businesses in the UK. As one of the winning companies, Zopa was commended as being a company that is transforming established industries, leading the entrepreneurial movement in the UK and inspiring others to grow into businesses that push our economy forward.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2014: Most Trusted Loan Provider

Zopa has proudly won this award, back-to-back, five years in a row. Giles, CEO and Co-founder had this to say: "Additional proof that Zopa has an excellent customer service record. We are truly grateful for everyone who voted for us as this award means a lot to me and the whole of Zopa. As the UK's leading peer-to-peer lending service we are working hard to provide a real alternative to banks for consumers and offer a better way to borrow and lend money."

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2014: Most Trusted Specialist

Zopa was awarded the prestigious "Most Trusted Specialist" for lending. This highlights both the progress of Zopa as a trusted company, but also peer-to-peer lending as a serious alternative to the banks for consumers. This award is very special as it is voted for by over 35,000 customers. With our customers' support we fought off competition from the likes of Barclaycard, American Express and fellow peer-to-peer lender RateSetter.

Consumer Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2014: Personal Loan Provider of the Year

This is our first Consumer Moneyfacts Award and we are very proud to named "Personal Loan Provider of the Year", beating off competition from the major banks. As the only peer-to-peer lender in the shortlist, this is a fantastic achievement for Zopa and highlights that we are offering borrowers a better deal. This award is very special to us as Moneyfacts combine feedback from customer surveys from almost 80,000 along with the specialists to help pick the winners, meaning that winning is only possible if our customers support and believe in our services.

Consumer Moneyfacts Awards

Winner 2014: Best Customer Service

Zopa also won the award for "Best Customer Service" across the entire personal finance industry. This is based entirely on consumer feedback across all categories such as savings, mortgages, and insurance providers. The "Best Customer Service" award went to the financial provider whose customer service was simply rated as the best by over 95,000 consumers who voted in the Consumer Moneyfacts Survey. We are extremely proud of this award and want to thank everyone who voted for us and will continue to keep up our high standards for our customers.

Moneynet Awards

Winner 2014: Best Peer to Peer Lender

We are delighted to announce that Zopa has been awarded "Best Peer to Peer Lender" in the 2014 Moneynet Personal Finance Awards. The three key reasons why Zopa came out top in this category were because of our transparent and easy to understand products, having lower borrowing rates than our competitors and no hidden fees for over payments or early settlement. A huge thanks to the Moneynet team for this award and we look forward to trying to make it back to back wins for next year.

Future Fifty Award

Awarded a place in 2013

We are delighted to announce that Zopa has been awarded a place in the government backed Future Fifty programme for high growth companies. The year-long programme provides Zopa access to expertise within the government and across the private sector.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2013: Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider

This is the fourth year running we have won this award, and even more amazing, they have been back-to-back wins: 2010, 2011, 2012 and now 2013. Thanks loads to everyone who voted! See more on our Moneywise blog post.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2012: Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider

For the third year running we were voted 'Most Trusted' and we're absolutely thrilled. This year over 14,000 respondents took part, making it the biggest customer service survey about financial providers in Britain. A huge thanks to everyone who voted for us!

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2011: Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider

For the second year running, we were voted 'Most Trusted' by our borrowers and we feel absolutely honoured. Thanks to all our wonderful members who voted in the largest UK survey of its kind (12,000 respondents!), we can boast to have beaten the likes of First Direct and Tesco Bank once again - and look forward to keeping up the good work!

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

Winner 2010: Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider

The winners of these awards came on the back of the largest dedicated customer service survey held in the UK. To be voted 'Most Trusted' by our very own members is thrilling, and indeed what would Zopa be without trust? Thanks you guys!

Open 100

Winner 2010: Open Business Award

The Open 100 competition was born out of NESTA's search for the world's top 100 open innovation companies, celebrating the power of openness and mass collaboration. We were up against some bit hitters including the BBC, BT, and eBay so we're rather chuffed to have won the business category.

The Smarta 100

Winner 2010

The Smarta100 are the most exciting, promising and disruptive new businesses in Britain as voted for by judging panel including Michael Birch of Bebo, Sahar Hashemi of Coffee Republic and Deborah Meaden of Dragons' Den.

The FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards

Nominated: Best Newcomer

OK, so we didn't win this one, but coming second to Twitter doesn't seem like bad news either! These awards were created to recognise and reward the calculated risk-takers who stand out for their vision and leadership.

The Webby Awards

Winner 2008: Best Financial Services Website

The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Zopa took on a runners-up including Mint.com, Wal-Mart, Goldman Sachs and Lending Club to win.

Retail Banker International Global Awards

Winner 2008: Most Threatening Non-bank Competitor

The awards are designed "to recognize excellence and achievement in retail banking globally." In winning the award, Zopa edged out an impressive list of runners-up including PayPal, Wal-Mart, Vodafone and Prosper.

BCS IT Industry Awards

Winner 2007: Organisational Excellence, Financial Sector

David Clarke, BCS Chief Executive - "This year's awards are a fitting culmination to our 50th anniversary year which has been exceptional. Technology has enabled unparalleled improvements in productivity and business efficiency over the last 50 years and today IT drives business. These winners have embraced this concept and proven their excellence in innovation and professionalism; they exemplify the importance and value that technology brings to business, society and the economy."

The Banker Awards

Winner 2007: Best Internet Project

Neil Taylor, The Banker - "What really impressed the judges was Zopa's switch from 'non-commercial' to 'regulated' credit agreements in June 2006. By using new technology Zopa was able to deliver an unmatched level of real time service bringing borrowers and lenders together in a very robust risk-management environment."

The Webby Awards

Winner 2007: Best Banking/Bill-Paying Website

David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards – "Zopa's selection as winner is a testament to the skill, ingenuity and vision of its creators."

What Investment

Winner 2006: 5 Star Product of the Month (August)

"No bank in the middle, no huge overheads, no unethical investments - Zopa could permanently change the way people save and invest money."

CNet Technology Awards

Winner 2006: Internet Innovation of The Year

CNet Judging Panel – "A combination of vision, a very strong management team and the right technology has proved that the idea works, and works very well. A world first that has almost unlimited potential to change the way money works for people."

Red Herring 100 Award

Winner 2006: One of the top 100 private European internet services

"Zopa is one of a new crop of sites that facilitate lending between individuals, doing an end run around traditional banks.....The job is to build trust, essential in handling other people's money but never easy to establish in new markets. Among other things, it requires implementing good security and risk assessment tools, which typically raise the barriers to entry in this market. And Zopa, at least, has crossed those barriers in the U.K."

Business 2.0 Magazine

Business 2.0

Winner 2006: 1 of 11 firms that will 'change it all'

"The peer-to-peer answer to the high margins of traditional banking."

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