The latest news from the world of Alternative Finance and FinTech
In the news this week
News of a new millennial-focussed app aimed at those who find finance confusing surfaced this week, as well as some lofty targets for Growth Street. Talk of regulation of the P2P industry was brought to the fore again this week by a European watchdog, while Monzo, Atom and the UK Fintech industry as a whole were all part of good news stories you'll be able to read below.
Fintech launches jargon-busting investment app for millennials
London-based Finimize says the app is aimed at 25-to-34-year-olds who find finance makes them “feel confused, bored or stupid”. (AltFi)
"The existence of differences in regulatory status across the EU is undesirable from a level-playing-field perspective and is a source of market fragmentation."
The European Banking Authority calls for more domestic P2P regulations
UK Fintech Bullish Despite Political Uncertainty
Investment into UK FinTech startups this year was off to the quickest start compared to any calendar year, with the current total invested equivalent to nearly 85% of the total that was raised in 2018. (The FinTech Times)
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