In The News 2017

In the news 2017


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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


News items from 2017

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