UK

How India’s Government and Millennial population are facilitating an e-commerce Boom. 

Sebastián Kanovich, is the CEO and founder of dLocal, and will be writing on e-commerce and digital transformation of the…

Bringing Home into The Office

“Working from home”. These three little words seem to resonate with the average British worker as strongly as “cup of…

Survey reveals: What brits are willing to spend on secret Santa –  if anything!

An online survey conducted by business energy comparison site Love Energy Savings revealed that 68% of British workers are happy…

How UK’s Late Payments Culture Is Impacting 4 in 10 Businesses

New report by Concur identifies liabilities associated with late payments culture spanning jobs, innovation and investment for medium-sized businesses. Over half 56% of…

Interview with Stani Kulechov the CEO of ETHLend, Decentralized Lending, Using Ethereum

Stani Kulechov is the Founder of ETHLend, a Decentralized Lending Innovation using Ethereum. For Over two years, he has been enthusiastically…

UK Fintechs Now Planning IPOs

Several UK fintech firms have long term ambitions of going public. Transferwise, World Remit, and Revolut are among the most…

VCs Ignore Brexit to Accelerate their UK Fintech Investments

Contrary to the fears that Brexit would affect VC UK Fintech investments, the first half of 2017 saw more investors…

Santander Bank Proactive in Fintech as it Establishes a Blockchain Network

Recently, a consortium of Spanish companies has created the first multi-sector Blockchain-based technology platform known as Red Lyra. This is…

Advice Gap?

We hear a great deal about the ‘Advice Gap’. Following the RDR and the prohibition on (most, but not all)…

All You Need to Know About Crowdfunding Investments

According to the World Bank, crowdfunding investments is set to reach $90 billion before the end of 2017 in the…

10 Equity Crowdfunding Websites to watch in the UK 2017

Equity Crowdfunding has proven to be good and very popular by offering and allowing alternative means to borrow or lend…

Crowdfunding Grows Up as VC Activity Declines

Since its valuation of $880 million in 2010, crowdfunding has come a long way. According to Massolution crowdfunding report, the…

The Current and Expected Crowdfunding Regulation in the UK.

In all its forms, crowdfunding continues to grow across the UK.  The presence of equity-based crowdfunding sites like CrowdCube, loan-based…

Why You Can’t Afford To Ignore Crowdfunding

The year 2016 was great for crowdfunding, be it lending, equity or reward-based.  2017 is also expected to see crowdfunding…

Why is it so hard for Financial Service Companies to Communicate with Consumers?

Most financial institutions share the same problem - poor customer communications. This is a common criticism from customers and industry…

Issues and Challenges in UK Fintech Market

In 2015, professional services firm EY described the UK as the most fintech-friendly country, with industry employing over 61,000 people…

The Impact of Fintech Innovations on UK Banks

Fintech has garnered significant attention from banks and consumers; their potentially disrupting propositions causing anxiety as well as providing opportunities…

Major Players in UK Equity Crowdfunding Market

Currently, equity-based crowdfunding is the second most active funding source in the UK, far ahead of private investment and angel…

UK Equity Crowdfunding Market Introduction and Size

As a concept, equity crowdfunding took off in the UK in 2011 with the launch of Crowdcube. Since then, new…