AltFi News - 28.10.16

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Announces Research on Blockchain


The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), has announced a new study focused on blockchain utilization and development. (Crowdfund Insider)

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SMEs owed £586bn in outstanding invoices

The bank’s latest Business in Britain report revealed that the amount owed to SMEs had grown 8% since January and showed late payments were the biggest cause of cash flow problems. (Bridging & Commercial)

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Katipult Launches Peer to Peer Lending Software for UK Market

Katipult has launched new software designed to power UK peer to peer lending platforms. Katipult has partnered with payment platform Mangopay in their European push. (Crowdfund Insider)

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London's fintech status to get a global boost with a government-backed showcase

The best and brightest of London's fintech scene will be given centre stage by the government next spring, as the Treasury today revealed plans for an annual fintech conference. (CITY A.M.)

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P2P travel money exchange service WeSwap claims Seedrs pre-registration record

Disruptive P2P travel money exchange service WeSwap today launches a Seedrs crowdfunding campaign allowing the public to invest in the company and be part of the WeSwap success story. (Finextra)

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Challenger bank gains licence after name change

According to Companies House, BFC Exchange Limited, which has been operating in the UK since 2003, will now be known as BFC Bank Limited. (Bridging & Commercial)

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Bank of England unlikely to cut rates again with new data set to show UK economic growth has avoided a sharp slowdown

The UK economy looks to have avoided the sharp slowdown in the wake of the Brexit vote that was predicted by the Bank of England among others, official figures are set to show next week. (This is Money)

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