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Autumn Budget: What’s in it for Fintech?

As one would expect, yesterday’s Autumn Budget announcement delivered something for everyone. With Brexit getting closer, the UK Government is in “all-hands” mode seeking to boost the economy in preparation for the European divorce. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond stated: “We are at a… Read More

P2P Lending: Funding Circle Moves Forward with Initial Public Offering

The long rumored initial public offering (IPO) of UK based Funding Circle appears to be on track and moving forward with a listing on the London Stock Exchange later this year. In a blog post today, Funding Circle stated; “Today we have announced the next… Read More

Helping to Fill the Talent Gap: Spotcap Announces UK Fintech Fellowship Winner

Spotcap, an online lender for SMEs, has announced Mohammed Hussan as the winner of its Fintech Fellowship 2017. The Fellowship awards one aspiring masters or MBA student with a £8,000 stipend towards their studies. The Fintech sector in the UK is one of the fastest growing sectors industry, adding more than… Read More

How will Expedia Impact Financial Services? 

Sites like Expedia and Booking.com have transformed the travel industry; can comparison sites do the same for financial services? By now we are all familiar with travel comparison sites like Expedia and Booking.com. Plug in your details and the computer will come up with a selection of options –… Read More

Surfing Fintech: Have We Reached the Third Wave?

As an industry, fintech has grown to the point that we can now start analysing its development. Many commentators have divided Fintech’s lifespan into ‘waves’. The first wave is centred around disruption, the second around collaboration, and the third wave – although more disputed –… Read More

European Online Lender Spotcap Set to Open New London Office

On Thursday, European online lender Spotcap announced it is ready to expand into the UK market and will be opening its new London office by the end of the year. Incubated by German investment company Rocket Internet, Spotcap was founded in 2014 and currently offers SMEs credit… Read More

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