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Goldman Sachs-backed Financeit launches new point-of-sale platform

25th August 2016
Canadian fintech outfit Financeit has launched a new point-of-sale product for businesses.   The ...
Direct Lending |
The best performing alternative finance funds two months on from Brexit
24th August 2016
Equity markets took a battering in the weeks after the UK’s vote to leave the EU back ...
P2P Lending |Direct Lending |Marketplace Lending |
Investor demand soars for alternative credit and private debt, finds report
24th August 2016
A new survey reveals that investors are set to increase their allocations to private debt over ...
Direct Lending |
Fundation scores $100m facility from Goldman Sachs
24th August 2016
Fundation, the small business lender which works alongside the banks, has secured a $100m asset-backed ...
Direct Lending |

Equity


BrewDog taps the crowd for $50m to funds its US expansion

19th August 2016
The Scottish craft beer producer is looking across the pond to further expand its growing empire.   BrewDog ...
Crowdfunding |
Onevest beefs up network with new acquisition
29th July 2016
FounderDating snapped up to create largest network for business owners online   The ...
Crowdfunding |
Oxford economist John Kay: Where the opportunities are for fintech
20th July 2016
The star economist at Oxford University is bullish on fintech, believing certain areas of the ...
P2P Lending |Direct Lending |Marketplace Lending |Invoice Funding |Crowdfunding |
5 key considerations post Brexit
24th June 2016
A number of key figures from the alternative finance sector have issued “business as ...
P2P Lending |Marketplace Lending |Invoice Funding |Crowdfunding |

Views


Why the opportunity in alternative credit is far broader than just p2p
Josh Matthews
18th August 2016
In the first of a series of articles Maseco Asset Management's Josh Matthews reveals why ...

Why alternative finance has to continue blazing a trail in digital ID verification
Philipp Pointner
15th August 2016
Philipp Pointner, VP Products with Jumio explains why, as alternative finance is embedded in ...

“Behind the scenes” lending – the next sector hot-spot?
Ryan Weeks
25th July 2016
People often speculate about what will be the next high growth niche within alternative lending, ...

Star fund of funds manager Craig: Why I am buying alternative credit funds but avoiding P2P
Daniel Lanyon
21st July 2016
The head of Old Mutual Global Investors’ Cirilium range of fund of funds has been buying ...

Reasons to be cheerful
Ryan Weeks
20th July 2016
Is the tide beginning to turn in favour of online lending companies?   It’s ...