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Reward Finance Doubles SMB Loan Capacity With Foresight Investment

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 22:59
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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The Sunday Rhymes

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 00:27
Altfi provides market-leading news, insights and data on the rapidly growing alternative finance and fintech world. Our core focus is on alternative lenders, including both peer-to-peer/marketplace lenders and direct lenders as well as investment in ...
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What you need to know about the latest Bitcoin boom

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 07:52
“Every year Bitcoin continues to exist is something to take note of,” says Garrick Hileman, a research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge. “It’s a significant achievement for Bitcoin to have ...
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Alternative Lending: What’s the Opportunity for PayPal?

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 15:01
Swift Financial is bringing to PayPal years of experience in the alternative finance market and a large portfolio of credit customers. More than 20,000 borrowers have utilized Swift Financial’s credit facility. Receive e-mail alerts for new research on ...
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The growth four business owners achieved with the help of cash advance

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 06:31
A rejected loan application can hinder your expansion and growth plans. Being too afraid to take out business finance due to a poor credit score or fear of repayments can be just as limiting. Luckily, much can be achieved through alternative finance.
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Low rates, longer – understanding how alternative finance will be impacted

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 02:14
I apologise in advance, but in this article, I want to delve into the implications of low interest rates on the alternative finance sector via a model for how regulation, technology and markets interact. First off though, the bold claim. We all need to get ...
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CSC opens Luxembourg office amid European expansion

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 00:13
It will provide a broad range of debt and capital market administration services for alternative finance, securitisation and structured finance players, including establishing and managing special purpose vehicles, providing directorships, financial ...
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Seedrs Receives £4 Million Investment from Woodford Investment Management [u]

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:23
Seedrs shared their list of recent awards including; being shortlisted in 2017 for Digital SME of the Year (DL100), Fintech 250 (Future of Fintech), Fintech 50 (The Fintech 50: Seedrs is The only crowdfunding platform on it), Alternative Finance Provider ...
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An International Regulatory Shift Could Tame Cryptocurrency Market

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:11
Internationally, the market is highly speculative. Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance bitcoin expert Garrick Hileman told Vox that speculation was “the primary driver” of increasing bitcoin value. Prior to SEC clarification, regulations around ...
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CSC® Announces European Expansion J-P Nowacki to Lead New Capital Markets Business in UK, Ireland, and Luxembourg

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 05:28
This strategic move was made to address the increasing level of market demand for specialised independent service providers within the European securitisation and alternative finance sectors, and is a logical extension of the accounting, special purpose ...
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Why alternative finance is now mainstream

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 00:02
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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Why alternative finance is now mainstream

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 00:02
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 ...
Categories: P2P Lending

Op-Ed: World Funding Summit in Los Angeles on November 17 and 18 has Attracted some of the Brightest Minds in the World of Alternative Finance.

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 01:00
The World Funding Summit will attract some of the brightest minds in the world of alternative finance as they gather for a two-day conference in Los Angeles on November 17 and 18, 2017. Among them, Alan Yong, Co-Founder of DNotes, who will be sharing his ...
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Op-Ed: World Funding Summit in Los Angeles on November 17 and 18 has Attracted some of the Brightest Minds in the World of Alternative Finance.

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 01:00
The World Funding Summit will attract some of the brightest minds in the world of alternative finance as they gather for a two-day conference in Los Angeles on November 17 and 18, 2017. Among them, Alan Yong, Co-Founder of DNotes, who will be sharing his ...
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Royalty finance - the new normal?

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 03:24
This was first published in Mining World. ‘Alternative finance’ has long been a buzz term for the mining industry. The scarcity of capital due to the absence of traditional sources of funding for mining companies (read, debt and equity) has meant that ...
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CONGRATULATIONS TO TWINO BEING INCLUDED INTO FINTECH TOP 3 IN ALTERNATIVE FINANCE

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 02:08
TWINO is one of the TOP 3 companies to make it into the European Fintech 2017 finals. They will now compete to be the best among Alternative Finance companies. TWINO is the only company from Latvia that has made it to top 3 in one of the competition ...
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CONGRATULATIONS TO TWINO BEING INCLUDED INTO FINTECH TOP 3 IN ALTERNATIVE FINANCE

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 02:08
TWINO is one of the TOP 3 companies to make it into the European Fintech 2017 finals. They will now compete to be the best among Alternative Finance companies. TWINO is the only company from Latvia that has made it to top 3 in one of the competition ...
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Exorbitant interest rates have turned student loans into a ticking debt bomb

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 20:48
Tom Woolf, founder of alternative finance company EdAid, has pointed out that this means students starting this October will have accrued around £6,000 of interest before they even graduate. This is supposedly countered by the fact that graduates do not ...
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Alternative funder Reward enjoys record-breaking month

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:22
A YORKSHIRE-based alternative finance provider has enjoyed a record-breaking month, as growing numbers of firms plan expansion. Reward Finance Group, which is based in Leeds and Manchester, advanced £8m across 20 deals in 10 working days. This figure ...
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Slight slow-down in crowdfunding market

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 06:00
It provides a single point of reference for all participants in alternative finance who want to quickly and easily check the health of the market. The index is constructed using three main attributes that measure the market’s scale (market volume ...
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