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Q&A: Louise Beaumont of GLI Finance Talks FinTech, Female Entrepreneurs

  One of the UK’s leading figures in FinTech, Louise Beaumont is the head of public affairs and marketing at GLI Finance, a prominent investor in the SME alternative finance sector. Her straightforward self-summary–“I grow companies–from initial spark, to operationalisation, results delivered, and value created”–is… Read More

Funding Options & Finpoint Shortlisted for British Business Bank Referral Program

Funding Options and Finpoint, both GLI Finance portfolio companies, have been shortlisted for the British Business Bank referral program.  Established under the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act, the program requires traditional banks to refer any SME whose loan has been rejected to an alternative… Read More

GLI Finance Shows Solid Growth During Past 12 Months

GLI Finance, a portfolio company that operates multiple internet finance companies, states their platforms are experiencing solid growth as “SME finance opportunity continues to boom”.  GLI is publicly traded on the LSE. According to a company report, the GLI platforms leading the charge include; Finexkap… Read More

Good Progress in the Emergency Budget, But There is More Still to Do

The Emergency Budget This week saw the first Budget in the UK since the Conservative Party achieved a surprise win in the General Election in May. As the previous coalition government had already made promising steps towards the implementation of legislation which will improve access… Read More

Leaders of Innovative Finance Respond to UK Budget Policy, Embrace ISA Approach

  The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s summer budget was said to put economic security first and was a plan for “working people”. But incorporated in the policy statement was also aspects that should benefit disruptive financial firms on both the debt and equity side of… Read More

GLI Finance Recognized at Innovate Finance’s Diversity Awards

GLI Finance has been recognized as the “Influential Voice in FinTech and “Encourager for SME Growth at Innovate Finance’s Diversity Awards.  GLI is an investor and operator in disruptive finance.  The company has remained outspoken about the benefits of disruptive finance in challenging traditional financial… Read More

GLI Finance Adds to Portfolio with Investment in Credit Broker Funding Options

GLI Finance has added another name to its roster of companies that it owns or has a significant stake.  GLI has invested £1.25 million in SME credit broker Funding Options for 28.9% ownership in ordinary equity plus  £0.75 million in preferred shares.  Geoff Miller, GLI… Read More

GLI Invests in Spanish P2P Lending Platform MyTripleA

GLI, a UK based firm that is heavily invested in alternative finance, has invested in the first regulated peer to peer lending platform in Spain – MytripleA.  According to a company release, GLI lead a € 1 Million funding round, kicking in € 445,500 for a 9.9%… Read More

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