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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Launches Global Research to Provide the Most Comprehensive Research on Fintech Available Today

    The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), at the Judge School of Business at Cambridge University, has launched their annual research initiative pertaining to the global alternative finance industry. While in years past CCAF has staggered the research, this year they are commencing… Read More

Peter Renton, Founder of Lend Academy & LendIt Conference, Contributes to Marketplace Lending’s Global Understanding, Growth & Success

  “I think Fintech, particularly as it applies to lending, has the capacity to completely transform how consumers and small business use credit. The best platforms are true innovators, underwriting consumers and small businesses in new ways using data that was simply unavailable ten or… Read More

KPMG & Matchi Form Partnership in Strategic FinTech Expansion

Global consulting group KPMG has partnered up with Matchi, a FinTech matchmaking platform that pairs banks, insurance companies with FinTech startups. KPMG is said to work globally with clients to help them manage the fast-changing financial landscape as services move from bricks & mortar to… Read More

Sport Club in Need of Funding? Crowdfund It.

While banks remain slow to provide new loans for many types of businesses, sporting clubs may be a perfect match for crowdfunding.  The affinity between fans and supporters for their favorite club may provide a very viable avenue for raising capital in times of need. According to… Read More

Yves Saint Laurent Co-Founder’s Family Office, Shepherd Capital, and Eiffel Investment Launch Eiffel eCapital

Families of wealth and institutional investors have a new guide to the peer-to-peer finance sector, thanks to the family office of Yves Saint Laurent co-founder Pierre Bergé, Shepherd Capital, and Paris-based alternative asset manager Eiffel Investment. Together, the two firms launched Eiffel eCapital, an asset management… Read More

Nesta: 44 Facts About Alternative Finance (Infographic)

Nesta and Cambridge University recently published an update on crowdfunding, peer to peer lending and all forms of alternative finance in the United Kingdom.  Crowdfund Insider reported on the complete publication but buried inside the document was an infographic gem.  The creative team at Nesta… Read More

Nesta Conducts “Largest Crowdfunding Survey Ever”

Innovation charity Nesta has partnered with Cambridge University to launch the largest study ever on crowdfunding and other new forms of alternative finance.  Their research also includes the rewards based variant like Indiegogo, Kickstarter and Crowdfunder.  Nesta has the backing of Parliament, the UKCFA and Parliament – so… Read More

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