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14th Aug 2018

rebuildingsociety.com are pleased to announce the appointment of the newest members of our Board, Stephen Wallis as Non-Executive Risk Director, and Georgina Mitchell as Chief Operating Officer. …

12th Jan 2017

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2016, FinTech North 2017 is once again set to take place during Leeds Digital Festival week and aims to attract 350 delegates and support from the FinTech community in the Leeds City Region, across the UK, and internationally. ...

26th Sep 2016

FCA, TCF, FOS, OFT, PRA…As a lender on a peer-to-peer site, these are all acronyms you may have come across. But do you know what they stand for and what the regulation means for you as a lender? In this post, we take a closer look. The Financial Conduct Authority (aka ...

14th Mar 2016

"UK Government Report: Innovation Growing as Officials Push to Make UK Best Country in Europe to Start a Company," via Crowdfund Insider According to UK government data, 53 percent of small businesses are pursing new products and services. Business Secetary Sajid Javid sa...

7th Mar 2016

"China jails 24 after 230,000 investors defrauded," via Financial Times Perpetrators of a massive scam that robbed primarily retail investors of $1.5 billion have received jail time. The Guangdong Bangjia Leasing Co. has spurred concerns about the limited regulation of Ch...

22nd Feb 2016

"P2P sheds ‘alternative’ label and moves into mainstream," Financial Times “This is not just finance ‘by the people, to the people’ any more. Increasingly it’s about big business now,” said Warren Mead, a head of financial technology at advisory firm KPMG. ...

15th Feb 2016

The biggest news in the UK P2P lending world this week was negative comments from Adair Turner about the P2P industry. Turner is the former chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the predecessor of the FCA. Turner told the BBC, "The losses which will emerge from pe...

1st Feb 2016

"Peer-to-peer power? Finance tech comes to solar energy," Business Green P2P companies like Mosaic and Open Energy seek environmentally-motivated investors specifically to support projects like solar panels. Leaders in both industries are excited about the opportunities for...

25th Jan 2016

"The Evolving Nature Of P2P Lending Marketplaces," TechCrunch The world of P2P lending continues to adapt and grow, with bigger investors and even banks getting in on the action. This article from TechCrunch takes a broad look and offers feasible predictions for the futur...