Edward Robinson

Bloomberg News

Senior Writer

Ed Robinson is an award-winning senior writer for Bloomberg News. Based in London, Ed covers fintech & cryptocurrencies, and has written on the historic shifts reshaping the world of finance for Bloomberg's two magazines, Markets and Businessweek. Prior to London, he was based in San Francisco and New York.

Event Sessions Featuring Edward Robinson


Fireside Chat

Small business; big global impact

London Summit 2018 - 26th March 2018

  • Funding Circle’s chief says the firm is seeing strong growth across geographies and that it has now originated over £4bn of loans in total with £1.75bn in the past year alone.
  • Desai says that the Brexit process has not so far derailed demand for P2P loans from SMEs because small business lending is still neglected by big banks who have actually pulled back somewhat since the referendum.
  • He ends by saying that Funding Circle is also very bullish on the prospects for alternative lending in continental Europe.