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EY: Public Listings Have Declined by More than 50% Since 1996 Peak (Deck)

As part of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies meeting last week, there were two presentations on the decline of IPOs in the US. The first was provided by the law firm Goodwin was shared earlier on Crowdfund Insider. Also in attendance… Read More

Imran Gulamhuseinwala Receives OBE in New Years Honours

Imran Gulamhuseinwala joined the likes of Andy Murray, Victoria Beckham and Ray Davies on the annual UK New Years Honours List. This year’s list tallied 1,197 honours including 322 BEMs, 503 MBEs, and 222 OBEs.   Gulamhuseinwala, Global Lead for Fintech at Ernst and Young, earned an Officers of… Read More

EY Publishes Fintech Australia Census: A Tier One Fintech Nation

EY has published the first Fintech Australia Census.  The report is designed to be the “most detailed and comprehensive analysis of the Australian Fintech ecosystem.” The document was produced in concert with Fintech Australia, the advocacy group created to help boost utilization and awareness of Fintech…. Read More

First: EY Switzerland will Now Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Services

EY Switzerland has announced that beginning January 2017 all of their customers may settle their bills using Bitcoin. Simultaneously, EY announced that employees will be receiving a digital wallet and a Bitcoin ATM has been placed into operation and is publicly accessible to the office building… Read More

Seedrs Benelux Funds First Dutch Company, Signs Agreements with KPMG & EY

Seedrs Benelux has successfully funded its first Dutch company.  Fitmo, the Olympian-backed personal training app, is now the first Dutch campaign to fund on Seedrs following the opening of its Amsterdam office. Fitmo is a personal training app backed by Olympic star Haile Gebrselassie, who has… Read More

Innovate Finance, EY & Hogan Lovells Publish Report on Blockchain Opportunity

Innovate Finance, along with partners EY & Hogan Lovells, has published a report on Blockchain adoption.  Entitled Blockchain, DLT and the Capital Markets Journey: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Landscape, the publication addresses distributed ledger technology (DLT) and the current regulatory environment.  The report also provides… Read More

EY Gets Caught Up in Failed P2P Lender Jinxing Investments

Shanghai Daily is reporting that global consultancy EY has gotten sucked into the collapse of peer to peer lender Jinxing Investments. According to the report, the Shanghai offices of EY has endured several protests becoming surrounded by angry investors who were under the impression that… Read More

Report: Fintech Collaboration is Key for Investment Banks

EY, in collaboration with Innovate Finance, has published a report on the need for investment banks to collaborate with Fintech firms and embrace innovation.  Entitled Capital Markets: Innovation and the Fintech Landscape, the authors state that while Fintech may have started with P2P lending, equity… Read More

Brief: Crowdcube Named EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year For London & South Region

On Wednesday, Crowdcube announced it was dubbed 2016 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the London and South regions. The equity crowdfunding team took to the portal’s social media pages and revealed the exciting news. Yay! @Crowdcube announced as #EOY2016UK #London & #South… Read More

Fintech Sandbox: Celebrates One Year Anniversary

FinTech Sandbox, a nonprofit that helps FinTech startups access data and build great products, today announced a series of celebrations marking its one-year anniversary. The biannual FinTech Sandbox Demo Day will be held on March 24, 2016 at Fidelity Investments headquarters. Sandbox sponsors, data partners,… Read More

The United Kingdom is the Fintech Capital of the World

In a report published today by HM Treasury, in partnership with EY, the UK declared global domination in the world of Fintech. The UK has consistently punched above its weight-class when it has come to financial innovation.  The Brits have benefited from elected officials that… Read More

EY & Swiss Finance + Technology Association Release New Report: Swiss Role in Fintech

Switzerland’s potential as a European fintech hub is being damaged by lack of Government and bank support and a shortage of investment capital, according to a new report by Ernst & Young and Swiss Finance + Technology Association. Despite the advantages incurred by the country’s skilled… Read More

Brief: EY + Innovate Finance = FinTech Talent Secondment Program With Innovate Finance

EY and Innovate Finance have just announced the launch of a FinTech secondment program, according to a recent press release. As the only Big Four member of Innovate Finance, one of the world’s largest membership association for FinTech, EY will second members of staff into Innovate… Read More

EY Publishes Survey Findings: Frequent Banking Errors Push Canadian Companies to Alternative Finance

Poor service is pushing companies to look for alternative banking options, according to EY’s global commercial banking survey, advancing service in a digital world. Nearly a third (28%) of Canadian commercial banking customers experienced an error with their primary bank in the past 12 to… Read More

Moving Mainstream: Centre for Alternative Finance of Cambridge Judge Business School Publishes European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report

Newly opened Centre for Alternative Finance of University of Cambridge Judge Business School reports European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey study results.  The European market could top €7 billion in 2015 The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m The UK is the largest European country for alternative finance,… Read More

Oliver Gajda, Co-Founder & Executive Board Chairman of the European Crowdfunding Network, Creates Transparency and Accountability in EU Crowdfunding Market

As many Crowdfund Insiders know, when The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey, the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe was initiated. This benchmarking survey, which closed on 6 January 2015,  seeks to capture the size,… Read More

Alessandro Lerro, European Equity Crowdfunding Association General Counsel & AISCRIS Board Member, Apprises European Alternative Finance Market

As many Crowdfund Insiders know, The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey, the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe. This benchmarking survey, which closed on 6 January 2015,  seeks to capture the size, transactional… Read More

Tommaso D’Onofrio, CEO of Assiteca Crowd & President of European Equity Crowdfunding Association Incites Change in Alternative Finance in Italy and Abroad

European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey UPDATE Since late November, the University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. As readers may know, this is the largest study to date on crowdfunding,… Read More

Interview: Financement Participatif France President & Unilend Founder/CEO Nicolas Lesur Analyzes Alternative Finance in France & Europe

The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey deadline is today, 6 January 2015. Since late November, The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. As readers may know, this is the largest study to date on… Read More