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Reward Finance Doubles SMB Loan Capacity With Foresight Investment - PYMNTS.com

Google alternative finance - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:00

PYMNTS.com

Reward Finance Doubles SMB Loan Capacity With Foresight Investment
PYMNTS.com
However, some research suggests that SMBs in the U.K. aren't well enough aware of their alternative finance options. A survey released last year by the British Chambers of Commerce found only 18.8 percent of SMBs said they were familiar with mezzanine ...

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Funding Options For Legal Weed Entrepreneurs Expanding - Forbes

Google alternative finance - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 22:37

Forbes

Funding Options For Legal Weed Entrepreneurs Expanding
Forbes
Both debt and equity financing resources exist for the cannabis industry, according to Scott Jordan who works with entrepreneurs in the industry as director of business development for Colorado-based Dynamic Alternative Finance. The firm has arranged ...

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ZPG Meets Dot Zinc Acquisition Conditions After Getting FCA Approval - Interactive Investor

Bing alternative finance - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:22

ZPG Meets Dot Zinc Acquisition Conditions After Getting FCA Approval
Interactive Investor
LONDON (Alliance News) - Property company ZPG PLC on Friday said it has received approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority for its acquisition of Money.co.uk owner Dot Zinc Ltd. ZPG, which owns Zoopla and uSwitch, announced on Thursday ...

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What four business owners have achieved with alternative finance - Real Business

Google alternative finance - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:32

Real Business

What four business owners have achieved with alternative finance
Real Business
When a business loan application is rejected, this can put a massive road block on growth plans. Luckily, much can be achieved through alternative finance.

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ZPG snaps up comparison website money.co.uk - The Negotiator - The Negotiator

Bing alternative finance - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 07:01

The Negotiator

ZPG snaps up comparison website money.co.uk - The Negotiator
The Negotiator
Zoopla parent company pays £80m for one of UK's most successful consumer-facing financial services companies. Nigel Lewis. 8th September 2017 0 107 ...

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Peer-to-peer <b>lenders</b> pledge to set up base in Belfast

PEER-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital, which to date it has lent more than ... business' highest rating in the 'Loan Based Crowdfunding' category. ... the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its secured loan model, which has ...
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FCA must backtrack over Saudi oil giant Aramco - The Guardian

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 23:01

The Guardian

FCA must backtrack over Saudi oil giant Aramco
The Guardian
But if Bailey wants to keep this better image for the FCA he will have to find a way to abandon the proposal to rewrite the listing rules to make it easier for Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company, Aramco, to float in London. The investment community ...
One dodgy meeting Theresa May had in April is now threatening to ruin her entire careerThe Canary

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: The Microfinance Centre's (MFC's) Alternative Finance Forum; October 5, 2017; Warsaw ... - MicroCapital

Google alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:00

MICROFINANCE EVENT: The Microfinance Centre's (MFC's) Alternative Finance Forum; October 5, 2017; Warsaw ...
MicroCapital
Summary of Event: This forum aims to “introduce new forms of financial services” while covering topics including equity-based crowdfunding, social impact bonds, online lenders to small businesses and peer-to-peer lending platforms. The event has ...

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New FCA plans for SMCR may add to costs - Director of Finance

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:41

Director of Finance

New FCA plans for SMCR may add to costs
Director of Finance
The FCA has finally released its long-awaited consultation paper[1] (CP) on its planned extension to the senior managers and certification regime (SMCR) to the vast majority of those firms regulated by it. ... Senior management, including chief ...

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FX: FCA's regulatory sandbox draws praise as second cohort begins - Euromoney magazine

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:33

Euromoney magazine

FX: FCA's regulatory sandbox draws praise as second cohort begins
Euromoney magazine
The FCA failed to respond to Euromoney's requests for information on how many of the participants have applied for full regulatory approval for the services and products tested within the sandbox. However, feedback from companies going though testing ...

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Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation - Bridging & Commerical

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:41

Bridging & Commerical

Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation
Bridging & Commerical
“We are pleased to have been granted full authorisation by the FCA in the last few days, and as a result we will shortly be revealing plans for our highly anticipated IFIsa as the next step of our mission to deliver secured peer-to-peer loans to all ...

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Investigation: Three advice firms, a biofuels scheme, and a multi-million pound FSCS bill - Money Marketing

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 07:04

Money Marketing

Investigation: Three advice firms, a biofuels scheme, and a multi-million pound FSCS bill
Money Marketing
The three advice firms, Bank House Investment Management, Henderson Carter Associates and Financial Page, have all been told by the FCA not to conduct any pension transfers or switches into Sipps, or to facilitate any investments into non-standard ...

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MPs demand City watchdog publish leaked RBS report - Sky News

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 06:28

City A.M.

MPs demand City watchdog publish leaked RBS report
Sky News
The FCA now has no control over the timing or content of further public disclosures from it." She added: "The balance has tipped firmly in favour of full publication. I have written to Mr Bailey to urge him to secure the approval of RBS to do so ...
Nicky Morgan demands full FCA report into RBS after leakCity A.M.
Nicky Morgan demands FCA publish leaked RBS reportFinancial Reporter
Watchdog orders Royal Bank of Scotland leak inquiryFinancial Times
Telegraph.co.uk
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Property lender Invest & Fund gains FCA approval - P2P Finance News

Bing alternative finance - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 23:18

P2P Finance News

Property lender Invest & Fund gains FCA approval
P2P Finance News
INVEST & Fund has announced that it has gained full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The peer-to-peer property finance platform said on Thursday that it had achieved “a key milestone” by receiving the City watchdog's approval.

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4 awesome things business owners have achieved with alternative finance - Hotel Owner

Google alternative finance - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:01

Hotel Owner

4 awesome things business owners have achieved with alternative finance
Hotel Owner
Growing your business is one of the most exciting, yet challenging, things an entrepreneur will ever do. But when a business loan application is rejected, this can put a massive road block on expansion and growth plans. Alternatively, being too afraid ...

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Assetz Capital to launch IFISA following FCA authorisation - Financial Reporter

Bing alternative finance - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 07:31

Financial Reporter

Assetz Capital to launch IFISA following FCA authorisation
Financial Reporter
Peer-to-peer platform Assetz Capital has received full authorisation from the FCA. Following its successful FCA application, Assetz Capital says it is now in the final stages of completing its work on its Innovative Finance ISA, which will be ready for ...

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Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation - Bridging & Commerical

Bing alternative finance - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 16:24

Bridging & Commerical

Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation
Bridging & Commerical
“We are pleased to have been granted full authorisation by the FCA in the last few days, and as a result we will shortly be revealing plans for our highly anticipated IFIsa as the next step of our mission to deliver secured peer-to-peer loans to all ...

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Assetz Capital receives full FCA authorisation - Mortgage Introducer

Bing alternative finance - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:31

Mortgage Introducer

Assetz Capital receives full FCA authorisation
Mortgage Introducer
Assetz Capital's secured loan model, which has earned investors in excess of £26 million in its first four years, was approved by the FCA following a detailed assessment. The company plans to continue with its existing investments, including its Access ...
Assetz Capital gains full FCA authorisationP2P Finance News

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Selling a company for an eight-figure sum to overhaul the world of business funding - Real Business

Google alternative finance - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 13:45

Real Business

Selling a company for an eight-figure sum to overhaul the world of business funding
Real Business
What was starting a second company in the alternative finance space like? Had the industry started changing by that time or were the initial challenges the same? Although my second business was still in finance, it was a totally different beast. What ...

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Why alternative finance is now mainstream - City A.M.

Google alternative finance - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:03

City A.M.

Why alternative finance is now mainstream
City A.M.
Alternative finance is badly named. This label suggests that opting for financing routes without involving the big banks is unconventional or “out there”. But that's certainly no longer the case, as people increasingly recognise the benefits of these ...

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