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Regulators Choose the “Fintech Sandbox” Way
Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Governments and regulators have been hard at work in recent months to get the most out of the revolution happening in the financial services industry with the nascent fintech sector. Creating a regulatory sandbox, to mitigate risk and let innovation flourish, is the path they have decided to follow. Harriett Baldwin, Economic Secretary to the… Read more…

Brexit threatens to derail UK’s fintech growth
Friday, May 6th, 2016

Article and analysis by Grow Advisors (a Grow VC Group company), originally published on Grow Advisors Blog. The UK celebrates an in-out EU referendum on June 23. The financial services sector is a major backbone for the UK economy, and fintech an emerging sector within it. Today, London is arguably the world’s premier fintech hub. How… Read more…

UK Treasury Publishes Results from Consultation on ISAs for Investment Based Crowdfunding
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

The UK Treasury published the results and conclusions of the public consultation on whether to extend the list of ISA-eligible investments to include crowdfunded debt securities and equity. As a result, the Treasury has decided that debt securities made available via crowdfunding platforms will be eligible for ISAs, while for online equity investments the authority… Read more…

Research Show Data on Crowdfunded Businesses in the UK
Monday, November 30th, 2015

UK is one of the most established and promising markets for alternative finance worldwide. However, data on the performance of the funded companies is still lacking, especially because the sector is still deemed not mature enough to provide reliable data. However, last week, Altfi Data, a research consultancy on alternative finance in the UK, released a… Read more…

New Data Confirm UK as Main P2P Lending Market in Europe
Monday, November 9th, 2015

The UK has one of the most established and promising peer-to-peer lending markets in the whole world. Its incredible growth, which finds no comparison in the rest of Europe, seems almost unstoppable. The UK P2P Finance Association (P2PFA), which includes among its members some of the leading lending marketplaces in the country, has released the… Read more…