In The News 2017

In the news 2017

December

22.12.2017 - Study shows millennials are gambling on Bitcoin investment


15.12.2017 - Financial Technology may cause next crisis if it isn't regulated better


08.12.2017 - Bank of England secretly warned courts over insurers' Brexit concerns


01.12.2017 - Bitcoin not big enough to threaten world economy, BoE deputy says


 

November

24.11.2017 - FinTech businesses have most ambitious fundraising plans


17.11.2017 - Government unveils financial package to support tech


10.11.2017 - Facebook makes FinTech move with UK launch of P2P payments


03.11.2017 - FCA to tap into FinTech ecosystem outside London


 

October

27.10.2017 - UK FinTech funding rebounds big time in Q3


20.10.2017 - P2P lender RateSetter gets stamp of approval from UK financial watchdog


13.10.2017 - P2P lending on course for 20 per cent jump


06.10.2017 - The P2P Power 50


 

September

29.09.2017 - Adopting FinTech is saving UK businesses £4.6bn


22.09.2017 - Banks and startups rally behind UK FinTech industry


15.09.2017 - UK FinTech investment rises in H1


08.09.2017 - P2P lenders insist ISA take-up will increase


01.09.2017 -Tech giants pose bigger threat to banks than FinTechs


 

August

25.08.17 - Transferwise about to land a big backer from Silicon Valley


18.08.17 - Buy-to-let property platform hits £50m milestone


11.08.17 - ThinCats gains FCA approval, paving way for IFISA launch


04.08.17 - LendInvest leaves the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association


 

July

28.07.17 - Investment in UK fintech tops pre-Brexit levels in first half of 2017


21.07.17 - FundingKnight granted full FCA authorisation


14.07.17 - Landbay broadens product offering with partnership


07.07.17 - MarketInvoice marks another record quarter


  

June

30.06.17 - Britain is leading the developed market in fintech adoption


23.06.17 - Crowd2Fund enters property lending market


 16.06.17 - ‘As a PR disaster, May’s election campaign will echo in eternity’


 09.06.17 - Lendy boosts broker network with OFF3R and Welltrado


02.06.17 - P2P lender Ratesetter valued at £200m in latest fundraising


 

May

26.05.17 - ArchOver receives FCA authorization


19.05.17 - RateSetter appoints City heavyweight as chairman


12 .05.17 - Peer-to-peer lender Zopa given green light to launch Isa


05.05.17 - MarketInvoice joins UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange


 

April

28.04.17 - P2PFA Publishes Q1 Peer to Peer Lending Data


21.04.17 - Fintech challenger Revolut to take on mortgages


14.04.17 - P2P platform to stop property development lending


07.04.17 - Ablrate gets the green light from FCA and starts expansion


 

March

31.03.17 - Lendy Integrates Saving Stream Platform to Continue Growth


24.03.17 - P2P lenders sign up to money platform Bud


17.03.17 - NACFB extends insurance for P2P loans


10.03.17 - Budget underwhelms P2P sector


03.03.17 - Peer-to-peer loan groups told to stop lending to each other


 

February

24.02.17 - Banks warm to alternative finance providers


17.02.17 - P2P lenders finally launch ISAs after 10-month hold-up


10.02.17 - First major peer-to-peer Isa becomes available


03.02.17 - NatWest selects FreeAgent for business banking platform


January

27.01.17 - Goji signs up four Innovative Finance ISA providers


20.01.17 - UK P2P market breaks £7bn barrier


13.01.17 - Aristocrat's fight to keep his £1725m saving firm afloat


06.01.17 - Savers set for three more years of misery as analysts predict interest rates will stay at records lows

 

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