Tagged: brexit

Crossflow Payments CEO Duggan: £266 billion of SME Turnover Delayed by Late Supplier Payments

The growth prospects of SMEs are being potentially stalled due to late payments, according to new research of over 1,000 SMEs commissioned by Crossflow Payments, the Fintech platform delivering supply chain finance solutions. “Brexit is increasing the issue of late payments and reducing investment by… Read More

Asset Match Report: UK Consumers are Rallying Behind British Business Following Article 50

Asset Match, a London-based company offering a trading market for unlisted companies, is out with a report on UK sentiment following Brexit and Article 50 progress. According to their research, consumers are rallying behind British business with “overwhelming confidence” that UK business will benefit from… Read More

Gina Miller is Crowdfunding to “Do What’s Best for Britain”

Gina Miller is attempting to raise £10,000 through crowdfunding to encourage tactical voting during the United Kingdom’s upcoming elections this summer which were unexpectedly called by Prime Minister May. Miller is a businesswoman and founder of SCM Private, an asset management company. However, Miller acquired a… Read More

IW Capital Research: UK Investors Mixed on Brexit’s Impact on Their Financial Strategy

IW Capital has published research on UK investor sentiment regarding Brexit and the impact of Article 50. Surveying 1000 investors who have between £10,000 and over £250,000 worth of investments, IW Capital says that a significant number of investors are willing to shoulder greater risk in… Read More

Kabbage Co-Founder & Head Fintecher Kathryn Petralia: Power Lending, Predictions & Progress

  “Fintech, online lending, AI and privacy are complicated issues, so we’ve created innovative solutions and approaches that D.C. embraces once they understand them. Our message to Washington is: call us! We have someone to translate tech speak and “bureaucratese” for all of Washington’s questions.”… Read More

Here is the Letter Theresa May Sent to EU President Tusk Triggering Article 50 as the UK Separates from Europe

Embedded below is the letter UK Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council President Donald Tusk initiating Article 50 and thus commencing the UK’s departure from the European Union. The final results of negotiations will have a profound impact on both the UK and continental Europe’s… Read More

Lawrence Wintermeyer, CEO of Innovate Finance, Says Triggering of Article 50 Puts Fintech at Risk

Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally separate the UK from its 43 year membership in the European Union. As the UK initiates Article 50, Lawrence Wintermeyer, CEO of Innovate Finance – the advocacy group that supports all things Fintech – is out with… Read More

City Minister Simon Kirby Defends UK Fintech Leadership

Speaking at the LSE Global Fintech Investor Forum, City Minister Simon Kirby drew a line in the sand and defended UK dominance in Fintech innovation. As Brexit repercussions and encroaching challengers in Asia seek to capture the Fintech crown, Kirby declared “British Fintech is going to… Read More

CEO Gonçalo de Vasconcelos: 2016 Was a Phenomenal Year for SyndicateRoom

Helmed by CEO and Co-founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos,  SyndicateRoom continues to pioneer the “investor-led” crowdfunding model in the UK. A serial entrepreneur and Judge Business School grad who was awarded the Best Dissertation prize and the Benavitch Scholarship for academic and professional achievements, de Vasconcelos cofounded SyndicateRoom with a… Read More

Assetz Capital CEO Stuart Law Predicts Boost for P2P Sector in Upcoming Budget

Stuart Law, CEO and co-founder of P2P lender Assetz Capital, expects a boost for the peer to peer lending sector in the upcoming budget. Specifically, Law believes a small business tax rise and IFISA rule change could boost the online lending sector. “In just a few… Read More

WorldFirst Global Trade Monitor: SMEs Have Been Negatively Impacted by Brexit Decision

World First, an international Fintech business in the Forex and money transfer space, is out with their Global Trade Barometer report and according to their perspective it’s not all good. World First says that UK SMEs are taking it on the chin as post-Brexit fallout is… Read More

Finance Disrupted: Is London’s Fintech Crown Debatable?

The State of Fintech in the United Kingdom. Observers in London see a paradox at the heart of today’s financial technology sector. If Fintech is all about playing the cutting edge and disrupting the mainstream, how come so many Fintech players and commentators obsess so… Read More

Remain Strategic Taps Crowdfunder.co.uk to Help Send Anti-Brexit Message

From the 48% to Theresa May: In less than one week, over 3,280 people have funded a Crowdfunder.co.uk campaign that will give a voice to the silenced millions who do not support the government’s Brexit plans. Having smashed their original £25,000 target in under 12 hours,… Read More

Will the UK Retain the Fintech Crown? Gillian Roche Saunders Provides Unique Update on Regulatory Review & UK Fintech Ecosystem

The United Kingdom has dominated the Fintech sector globally.  Starting with innovations in capital formation from crowdfunding and peer to peer lending platforms, the UK has fostered an impressive ecosystem of Fintech entrepreneurs. While a culture of innovation and risk-taking has been vital to this… Read More

A Record Breaking Year for Seedrs: A Discussion with CEO Jeff Lynn

Seedrs delivered a record year of crowdfunding. In an end of the year recap, Seedrs quantified their accomplishments including: £85 million invested in 159 different deals 45,000 individual investments were made during 2016 from 65 different countries FreeAgent, a company that raised £1.2 million Seedrs… Read More

SyndicateRoom: Young Investors Committed to Backing British Business

Investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom has published a study that indicates the young investors are more committed than ever to support British SMEs. Evan as many voted to “Bremain”, young UK investors want to help boost the economic future of the country as it plans its… Read More

Crowdfunding & Fintech Predictions for 2017

Last year due to time constraints I was unable to publish my list of Crowdfunding/Fintech predictions for 2016. This year I am back once again, for better or worse, peering deep into my crystal ball with a list of prognostications for the coming year. The… Read More

Top Fintech Stories from Crowdfund Insider during 2016

As one year comes to end it is a good opportunity to reflect on past events. The preceding 12 months have been a momentous period for internet finance including capital formation online. Fintech started as a curiosity that engendered much excitement – and fear for some…. Read More