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PwC & Crowdfunding Centre: Women Entrepreneurs Outperform Men – Given the Opportunity

PwC and the Crowdfunding Centre are prepping to jointly publish a report in early 2017 entitled “Women Unbound”.  Their initial feedback indicates that women led crowdfunding campaigns are significantly more successful than those led by men across most industries – and across the world. The… Read More

PwC: $10.6 Billion in Venture Capital During Q3, a Decline From Year Prior

PwC has published a report on venture capital indicating that $10.6 went into early stage companies during the 3rd quarter of 2016. The MoneyTree Report, based on data provided by ThomsonReuters, showed that venture capital declined by 36% in total number of deals and by… Read More

Fear of Fintech: Payment Companies Concerned About Loss of Business

PwC is out with another report this time focusing on the Payments sector. This is part of their broader research into Fintech in general and how it is impacting traditional financial firms and what they are doing to mitigate the operational risk.  Entitled “Payments in… Read More

Final Report by CMA on Retail Banking Requires Banks to Implement Open Banking by 2018

“CMA Sticks to its Guns” The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its final report on the UK retail banking sector. The government initiative has concluded that highstreet banks do not compete enough for customers’ business. Simultaneously, challenger banks find it difficult to compete… Read More

Q&A: Aaron Schwartz Head of Fintech Research at PwC

Earlier this week PwC (under the DeNovo label) published a wide-ranging report on the evolution of Fintech. The document was the production of many PwC executives covering topics like blockchain, payments, banking and the overall transformation of financial services. In one respect the report is… Read More

Report: Fintech Can Empower the Underbanked & Enable Financial Inclusion

PwC is out with a report on the fast emerging global Fintech sector. Financial Technology or Fintech is picking up velocity as regulators and government bodies are just beginning to grasp how new forms of finance are going to alter the financial landscape.  The document… Read More

PwC’s MoneyTree Q2 2016 Report: VCs invested $15.3 Billion in 961 Deals

With seed stage numbers coming in at over $6M, why is Reg CF stuck at $1M?  Who is getting access to the better deals? According to The MoneyTreeReportTM from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters,… Read More

PwC Announces Partnership with German Equity Crowdfunding Platform Companisto

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), an auditing and consulting company, announced on Monday that it has formed a partnership with Germany’s equity crowdfunding platform, Companisto.  According to the duo, the new partnership is meant to enable start-ups successfully financed through Companisto to get support on all aspects related to their… Read More

PwC Report: Today’s Marketplace Lending is Very Different from P2P Days

Global consulting firm PwC has published a report on the marketplace lending industry.  The timing is good as the industry is being buffeted by the broader challenge of a stumbling economy. The document aptly starts by noting the marketplace lending sector is oh, so much… Read More

The MoneyTree Report: $1B VC Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in 1Q

Venture capitalists invested $12.1 billion in 969 deals in the first quarter of 2016, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. Total venture dollars deployed to startup companies for… Read More

PwC: Top Concern of Global CEOs? Over-Regulation

PwC has just revealed their annual survey of global CEOs at the World Forum in Davos.  This is the 19th annual survey published by the global consulting firm. This year PwC tallied the thoughts and impressions of 1,409 respondents. There are loads of interesting data… Read More

Finpoint Makes Move to UK, Joins Forces with PwC and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

The newly announced partnership between Finpoint, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and PwC allows for the expansion of Pinpoint’s service into the UK. Finpoint has already been supported by 70 lenders across the UK, including among others Loyds Bank, Metro Bank, Funding Circle, FundingKnight and… Read More

CMU is a Good Thing Says PwC, But it Needs Some Help as Market Based Finance is Underdeveloped in Europe

PwC has recently published an interesting report on the European Capital Markets Union (CMU).   The European Commission has an objective to diversify and improve access to capital.  Knocking down barriers and streamlining processes to accomplish this goal should be good for the entire EU… Read More

PwC Warning: Banks Gotta Change … Or Else

PwC Rings Warning Bell as Banks Face Possible Demise. “We are surely looking at the end of the market and banks as we currently know them”.  As part of a report from a recent Peregrine Perspectives panel, an event that was organized in advance of… Read More

PWC & Funding Circle form UK Partnership

UK based peer to peer lending platform Funding Circle has announced a partnership with global consulting firm PWC to support more UK businesses access capital.  PWC will now funnel small business clients seeking funding to Funding Circle.  This is similar  to the agreement Funding Circle… Read More

PWC & ULI Publish Report on Emerging Trends in Real Estate

It would be hard to publish a market perspective on real estate today with tackling the emerging industry of real estate crowdfunding. This new approach of raising capital for real estate projects is one the leading segments of the investment crowdfunding industry.  Investors have the… Read More

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