Directory Page

P2P Global sells US loans and chases ‘less volatile returns’Curve joins fintech rush for premium credit cardsAccountScore uses Open Banking to offer real-time debt advice with Insolvency PanelRevolut team ups with WeWorkRaisin nets $114m for new products and international expansionFinal report of the Royal Commission into misconduct in banking - Big Banks 4, SMEs 0Global investors double fintech funding to record $31bn in 2018Barclays takes stake in loyalty platform BinkLendInvest co-founders unveil new fintech industry organisationSancus business lending tops £1bnTink raises €56m and plots to double European networkNucleus Commercial Finance secures £40m funding line from M&GKuflink launches secondary marketFintech data firm raises $15m for new product pushFormer Assetz Capital founder launches fintech consultancyTandem Bank boss calls for rate cut to kick-start UK economyOakNorth lands $440m round led by SoftBank ahead of US driveSmall retailers chase new financing to survive high street cullFintech owned by billionaire Joe Lewis appoints new chiefFinancial services blockchain value to hit $462bn over next decadeUK fintech Investment hits new highs as industry matures ahead of EuropeClydesdale agrees £100m credit facility in fintech joint ventureRatesetter ISA tops £175m in first yearCommercial broking trade body launches finance platformStarling raises £75m and prepares for European driveAltFi hires new editor from Forbes to expand fintech and crypto coverageUK retains crown as fintech capital of Europe as investment hits record $20.7bn in 2018Starling hoovers up banking deals with trio of payment firmsBNP Paribas AM and Caple complete first SME loan in the NetherlandsPrestige launches private debt and high-yield credit multi-manager fundZopa shakes up board ahead of bank launchPraetura secures £75m lending facility from NatWest and RM FundsFintex strikes new institutional partnerSchroders creates global head of private assets rolefirst direct and Bud to roll out Open Banking app in 2019Assetz Capital tops £700m lending milestoneGrowthdeck to raise £2.5m from investorsGoCardless lands $75m cash call for global roll outOakNorth doubled profits last year ahead of US expansioniwoca raises £150m in equity and debt capitalSME Capital partners with Chenavari to move into larger loansFunding Circle fund weighed down by a brutal US ChristmasMonese and Avios launch app partnershipYolt launches Open Banking business accountWorld’s first crypto “fund of funds” launches publicly-listed certificate to reassure investorsMachine learning: Part of Europe’s consumer loans businessFormer Assetz Capital founder’s new consultancy hired for blockchain projectLosses narrow at LendingClub, but warns of ‘uncertainty’ aheadRobo advisers make pension market pushOne in three savers have no idea what cash ISAs earnRevolut CEO calls for post Brexit tech talent visas as it passes 4m customersZorin Finance hits £500m lending milestoneWith Avios and Apple Pay, Monese is fast becoming the digital bank to challenge Monzo and RevolutSavers think more about recycling than ethical investing, says reportFreelancer money app Multiply just named Iwoca non-exec Jonathan Schneider as chairmanBrismo partners with LendingClubOrca launches industry-wide peer-to-peer platform ISAStarling, Metro Bank and ClearBank seize £280m from the RBS Competition FundUpgrade completes second securitisationWill Open Banking boom in 2019?Lithuania to boost central bank headcount in response to Revolut with Top Gear-inspired strategyOakNorth lines up payments tie-up with ClearBankNatWest launches account aggregation as Open Banking takes holdBlossom Capital scores $85m from Robinhood and Funding Circle backersBanks £350m fund to switch RBS customers goes liveFunding Circle fund adds firepower for buyback strategyChina led 2018 fintech funding, with the UK still punching above its weightOpen Banking may lead to BigTech’s dominance of an unstable financial services industryM&S Bank uses Open Banking to speed up mortgage applicationsPropio bids to cash in on ISA season with property launchJaja Finance launches credit card into crowded marketArtificial intelligence firm opens UK office in bid to boost financial and healthcare unitsClearScore returns “to Plan A” after Experian’s £275m takeover dreams are dashedFlex Funding strikes data deal with BrismoLeading stars of Monzo, OakNorth and WorldRemit named among Women in Fintech Powerlist 2018 winnersOctopus Choice appoints new boss as founder moves onPayments firm lands £20m from HSBC as it rolls out fast settlements networkSyndicateRoom launches second Twenty8 passive fund with 32 new startup investmentsMonzo’s veteran CFO bows outAssetz Capital pulls in £10m to 90-day account in one weekNeil Woodford moves Ratesetter, Atom Bank and other venture investments to Patient Capital fundBlockchain-powered lender Bitbond to launch Germany’s first security token on 11 MarchWhat next after Revolut’s week from hell?Global regulators fear ‘scale and pace’ of fintech growth is threat to financial systemYolt launches ‘Yolt Pay’ to test Open Banking’s latest featureCredit Karma’s UK plans - An interview with Nichole MustardLendInvest hires new COOEsme Loans strikes AI deal with MicrosoftLendInvest, Zopa and Iwoca among 19 fintechs named in Europe’s 1,000 fastest-growing companiesRevolut denies fresh police fraud probe over money transferPraetura Commercial Finance secures £10m from investment houseNutmeg adds cash to its stocks and shares ISA after passing £1.5bn under managementLosses expected to widen at Funding CircleAssetz Capital ties up with German bank to help SMEs through BrexitITI Funds launches Luxembourg-based crypto index fundPaypal’s UK financing of SMEs passes £1bnPeer-to-peer lending tops £9.5bn in 2018PayPal-backed Raisin expands its investment marketplace with takeover of Germany’s MHB BankLosses widen at Funding Circle over IT and flotation costsSpain's leading peer-to-peer marketplace lender Loanbook Capital announces portfolio runoff