UK

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…

Future Outlook and Predictions for UK P2P Lending Market

Peer-to-peer lenders use digital platforms to link investors and borrowers, a contrast to traditional banks who lend out deposits of…

What is Consumer Finance ?

Consumer finance is the division of retail banking that is involved in lending money to consumers. It includes a wide…

Major Players in the UK P2P Lending Market

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) is the practice of lending money to business or individuals through online services that match borrowers with…

What is a Mobile Wallet, Origin and History in Financial technology?

A mobile wallet is a way of carrying digital card information in a digital form on a mobile device. To…

The Digital wallet is set to exceed debit & credit card payments – How FinTech is disrupting the banking industry  

The technology of today allows us, and our devices, to be more connected than ever before. This offers the opportunity…

The Future Of the UK Mobile Payments Market.

In the UK, many people are not carrying cash anymore because they are realizing the security and convenience of mobile…

Company Profiles of Some Major Players in Mobile Payments Market

Mobile payments are soaring in popularity in the UK and promising to revolutionize commerce.  Millions of pounds are already invested…