Julian Wells

Julian Wells is a board level strategist and marketer with proven commercial expertise across the financial services, FinTech and professional services industries.

Where New Market Entrants Will Come From In 2014

29th May 2014

Entering the crowdfunding market almost anywhere in the world is an attractive proposition right now. In the scheme of things, we’re still only just getting started, even though big numbers might be being reported in the media more regularly now. As AltFinance News rece...

More M&A Activity Spells Good News

18th Feb 2014

Bank lending activity continues to generate considerable debate, but a recent upturn in Mergers & Acquisitions activity in the UK offers a ray of hope for brokers who are hoping to see their clients take a more positive attitude to growing their business. There's an o...

Disintermediation in Banking is a Positive for Advisers

7th Jan 2013

Here's a letter from rebuildingsociety.com's Julian Wells, published in Mortgage Strategy's 7th January 2013 issue: I was interested to read that Bank of England executive director of financial stability Andrew Haldane argue that increasing use of technology in organising...

Broker guide to crowdfunding

6th Nov 2012

We were delighted to be featured in this article from Bridging & Commercial, published 6/10/2012 Broker guide to understanding crowdfunding As a growing number of businesses turn to crowd funders as a route to source finance, B&C has taken a look at the alternative...

Business Desk Features rebuildingsociety.com

23rd Oct 2012

Investors turning to crowdfunding for financial support CROWDFUNDING is increasingly being turned to as an avenue of funding for start-up companies. Ian Briggs reports on those aiming to make Yorkshire a key centre for the sector's growth. (more…)

Crowdfunding can do Wonders for Your Community

3rd Sep 2012

When you think of what motivates you to use a local business, it’s usually the fact that it’s close so you can save cash travelling further, you could have used it before and had a good experience, or you might know the owner and want to feel you’re contributing toward...

Limited Options Turn Deadline Day Deals Into Expensive Mistakes

31st Aug 2012

The usual madness surrounding the football world goes into overdrive on 31 August as clubs battle to sign players on hugely inflated fees and wages in the hope of improving their squads. To the outsider the whole practice is bizarre; failure to prepare over a period of mo...

Press Release – rebuildingsociety.com Launches Introducer Channel

30th Aug 2012

Issued 29th August 2012 Crowdfunding platform launches introducer channel rebuildingsociety.com, the business crowdfunding platform, has launched an introducer channel that pays a 1.5 per cent fee on completed loans resulting from adviser referrals. The firm has rec...

Alternative finance can force historic change in UK financial services

29th Aug 2012

In an excellent series of broadcasts from BBC Radio 4 called ‘Fixing Broken Banking’ the root causes of today’s mess were examined, with many pointing the finger at the rise of free banking for those with a current account in credit. Because the bank accounts were f...
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