A recent article on details the new agreement between and Leeds City Council.

The council will begin to lend to local businesses through our platform, reviewing loan applications with an LS postcode prefix and thus supporting regional enterprise. They will then closely monitor the performance of the loan. This new cooperation comes about as part of the council’s extensive efforts to support industry in the north.

Business Up North reported on the shortlisting of our Compliance Manager Kylie Greeff for a Woman in Compliance Award. Kylie is one of just five women listed in the Compliance Officer of the Year for Small Sized Company category.

The article details some of the principal tasks that Kylie carries out on a daily basis, and explains how she is the company of other impressive professionals hailing from all around the world. The winners of the awards will be announced in March.

The NorthInvest FinTech Summit, which took place earlier this month in Leeds, featured in an article by the UK Business Angels Association. The event was organised by NorthInvest, in collaboration with KPMG, The Yorkshire Post and Leeds City Council.

In the article, the author quotes our CEO and Managing Director, Daniel Rajkumar, who said that “It is not until you use these services that you start to benefit from the economies of distance mediation by removing them and saving money.”

The Yorkshire Post reported on the NorthInvest FinTech Summit which took place on 14th November at the KPMG offices in Leeds. Our Founder and CEO, Daniel Rajkumar, talked about the future growth and direction of the FinTech sector.

The breakfast event was attended by people interested in the field, and featured presentations from various figures in the industry. Casci gave an overview of the three presentations and commented on speakers’ opinions.

AltFi, a site dedicated to reporting on the latest news and developments in alternative finance, recently reported on the new collaboration between and Huddle Capital, explaining how we have become Huddle Capital’s Network Principal.

Through the new Appointed Representatives scheme, the launch of which we recounted here, platforms can become FCA-authorised in a matter of weeks. Our first Appointed Representative is brand new P2P lending platform, Huddle Capital.

An article on explains how rebuildingsociety is preparing to launch its latest product, the Innovative Finance ISA.

As detailed in the piece, our platform gained HRMC approval in early March, and we have spent the last month taking pre-registrations for our IFISA. Customer surveys suggested interest in the product; which is now undergoing some final tests before its launch.