In The News 2016

In the news 2016


23.12.16 - UK remains ahead in alternative finance, but Europe is catching up fast

16.12.16 - FCA launches crackdown on crowdfunding

09.12.16 - Peer-to-peer platform Folk2Folk gets authorised by the regulator

02.12.16 - Luke Lang of Crowdcube is pleased with Autumn Statement



25.11.16 - Premier League club joins P2P trading platform

18.11.16 - Zopa plans to launch a banking arm to offer wider range of products

11.11.16 - "Where Are They Now" report on crowdfunding released

04.11.16 - NatWest strikes deals to pass on unwanted business



28.10.16 - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Announces Research on Blockchain

21.10.16 - Lending Works gains full FCA authorisation

14.10.16 - Lord Turner's P2P U-turn: Ex-Regulator Thinks Platforms Will Boost Financial Stability Not Wreck It

07.10.16 - Small business lender iwoca lands £46m in Series C equity and debt



30.09.16 - London's the best place in the world for fostering fintech

23.09.16 - Concern as SMEs turn away from alternative finance

16.09.16 - Small business lending enjoys record levels over past year

09.09.16 - London FinTech star Transferwise doubles revenue as losses grow

02.09.16 - Zopa doubles lending in 2015, heading to profitable 2017



26.08.16 - LendInvest to provide investors with finance to buy property online

19.08.16 - Treasury set to amend P2P ISA rules to allow bonds

12.08.16 - UK regulator responds to government questions on P2P regulations

05.08.16 - New UK P2P lender Orchard Lending Club launches


29.07.16 - UK peer-to-peer lending volume is down for the first time

22.07.16 - Can London remain a FinTech hub post-Brexit?

15.07.16 - P2P lenders welcome FCA review

08.07.16 - SyndicateRoom wins Alternative Finance Provider of the Year 2016

01.07.16 - GLI Finance realises FundingKnight acquisition dream


24.06.16 - European Investment Bank plans to lend £100m to UK SMEs

17.06.16 - Lord turner to speak at P2P conference

10.06.16 - ESF makes next move, invests £4.6m in Satago

03.06.16 - British funding scheme fails to boost business lending


27.05.16 - ArchOver and GapCap form strategic alliance to extend market reach

20.05.16 - Visibility vs. credibility in FinTech - which one will win?

13.05.16 - SyndicateRoom Series A pushed beyond £2m by £1m VCT investment

06.05.16 - P2P industry berates advisers' lack of interest in sector


29.04.16 - UK SMEs are becoming risk averse to seeking external finance

22.04.16 - Treasury admits slow start for Innovative ISA

15.04.16 - UK banks have yet to address the elephant in the room: Their current business model is unsustainable

08.04.16 - Smart Money People syndicating reviews on P2P money

01.04.16 - Peer-to-peer lending: What will happen in a downturn?


24.03.16 - Ratesetter joins forces with SyndicateRoom

18.03.16 - Crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom teams up with London Stock Exchange

11.03.16 - SMEs return to external finance for the first time in four years, yet half remain permanent non-borrowers

04.03.16 - Tottenham Hotspur's investors can now look to score with Asset Match


26.02.16 - Ablrate closes it's largest aircraft backed loan in 13 days

19.02.16 - Banks behind a quarter of loans on-peer-to peer websites

12.02.16 - Why P2P lending is getting ever more robust - and why Adair Turner is wrong about the industry

05.02.16 - FCA to ban commission for Innovative Finance ISA advice


29.01.16 - New P2P ISA of 'little benefit' in current form

22.01.16 - P2P providers shrug off concerns about new ISA

15.01.16 - HMRC clarifies P2P tax treatment

08.01.16 - Consumers rate FinTech providers higher than traditional banks


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