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Why P2P Lending is a Primary Investment Opportunity

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:13
But for those still uncertain about investing in P2P lending platforms, here are six reasons to do so. There’s a real need for alternative finance. Around the world, SMEs suffer from a lack of access ...

Crowdfunding: The Alternative Finance Gaining Grounds with Technology

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:59
Crowdfunding is like French wine, which has aged well. The traces of the crowdfunding model are found as early in the 17th and 18th century, where they were mainly used to fund the production of ...

First Peer-To-Peer Lending Regulation Issued By The Bank Of Thailand.

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 03:09
It is hoped that this will lead to the sustainable growth of alternative finance in Thailand and will provide a more accessible option for consumers and entrepreneurs. As greater flexibility in how ...

Mastercard Vyze Creates Risk for Alternative Finance, and Opportunity for Merchant Acquirers

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:04
Don’t miss another episode of Truth In Data! Click on the red bell in the lower left corner of your screen to receive notifications as soon as the episode publishes. Data for today’s episode is ...

Crowdfunding trends: Blockchain and video games most popular projects

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 02:30
A new study by SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk uncovers the sectors and countries where the introduction of the alternative finance marketplace is being felt the most, and the current value of the industry. ...

Forthcoming European Alternative Finance Research Conference Issues Call for Papers

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:27
The 3rd European Alternative Finance Research Conference is scheduled to take place this October. In advance of the event, organizers have issued a call for academic papers on Fintech/alternative ...

Money 20/20 Europe 2019 Q&A: CCAF’s Michel Rauchs

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 17:00
Following his panel on the ethics and governance of cryptocurrency, Finextra spoke to Michel Rauchs, cryptocurrency & blockchain lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), about the ...

Appetite for alternative finance grows as Assetz Capital hits milestone

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:17
Peer-to-peer lender Assetz Capital has reached a double milestone for lending. The Manchester-headquartered firm has provided more than £100m in bridging finance and a further £50m in SME funding, as ...

Manchester Evening News Tech Awards shortlist revealed

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:31
Manchester-based alternative finance provider, Praetura, is corporate sponsor. Amazon, Openreach, Bauhaus and Godel have been confirmed as category sponsors. The regions tech sector continues to go ...

Assetz Capital reaches bridging and SME lending milestones

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 07:12
“In recent years, alternative finance solutions have become more established and accessible for smaller businesses across the UK, acting as viable alternatives to bank loans,” said Damien Druce, ...

Mastercard Vyze Presents 3 Risks and One Big Opportunity for Banks & Credit Unions

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 12:41
The debut of Mastercard Vyze and Visa Next should cause banks, credit unions, alternative finance suppliers, payment platform providers, acquirers, and payment solution providers to carefully evaluate ...

Content from BNP Paribas AM

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 09:58
AltFi provides market-leading news, opinion, insights and events for the rapidly-growing alternative finance and fintech community. Our core focus is on disruption to lending, banking and investing, ...

Shocking figures reveal how much rubbish is dumped at popular Peak District spots

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 07:46
Mathew Reynolds launched The Bare Alternative in November 2018 after securing help from the Sheffield City Region Launchpad programme and alternative finance provider Finance For Enterprise. Unlike ...

Sterling Bank tasks architects on low-cost houses

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 20:13
He disclosed that Sterling Alternative Finance was well positioned to lessen the country’s housing deficit. The Commissioner for Housing, Lagos State, Gbolahan Lawal, who represented the Lagos ...

iwoca is urging the UK government to improve SMB lending conditions

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:36
The scheme aims to increase financing for SMBs by requiring banks to pass on businesses that haven't been approved for financing to designated alternative finance platforms. However, since the launch ...

LendingCrowd’s rapid growth down to addressing loan market gap

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 04:56
Despite the growth of LendingCrowd – and alternative finance platforms generally – the same market failure exists. “In 2014, we saw an opportunity to help SMEs,” says Lunn. “There was a real market ...

IW Capital closes its first secured debt fund

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 02:33
Luke Davis, CEO and founder of IW Capital said: "With the ongoing disintermediation of the UK alternative finance arena, we are seeing greater than ever demand from SMEs for more diversified funding ...

Small business lending scheme ‘at risk of failure’, challenger tells Chancellor

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:34
Under the programme, banks are required to refer businesses which have been denied loans to designated alternative finance platforms. It was launched in late 2016 with the intention of addressing low ...

Russia Delays Adoption of Crypto Regulation Due to FATF Order to Legislate Bitcoin

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:30
Previously, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance issued a report stating that the lack of standard global terminology for crypto assets is a major impediment for the adoption of clear ...

Last few days left to enter the M.E.N Tech Awards

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 05:59
Manchester-based alternative finance firm Praetura is corporate sponsor. Amazon and Openreach have been confirmed as category sponsors. Manchester-based software developer Godel has also been ...

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