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Revolut Hastens Irresistible Advance of Cryptocurrencies Into Mainstream,

Today, more on the overarching theme of this year’s News coverage – the irresistible advance of cryptocurrencies into mainstream finance. Our friends at Finextra report the latest from the UK’s leading challenger bank, Revolut: Revolut is to allow customers to transfer their bitcoin holdings to wallets outside the superapp’s ecosystem, addressing a long-standing gripe about […]

A FinTech Regulatory Tale With a Potentially Happy Ending

The FCA has been busy taking care of the fast-changing Fintech sector. The regulator has good reason to be vigilant. Our friends at AltFi run a tale with what looks like a happy ending. Lanistar, a new fintech start-up with big ambitions and some controversy, has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide payments services.  […]

Looking For The Origins Of The Next Financial Crisis – Plus Loan Latest

Where will the next financial crisis originate? Note, we think it’s a question of “where” (and “when”), not “if”. Our friends at Finextra offer some intelligent speculation: Responding to the recent hack of IT company SolarWinds, the New York State Department of Financial Services says that the next big financial crisis could come from a […]

FinTech Banks Sustain Challenge To Mainstream – Plus Loan Latest

While the mainstream banks look to be – ay long last – pulling out of their decline, the challenger banks continue to challenge very successfully. The latest news comes from our friends at AltFi. Digital challenger Starling Bank maintained its hold in the final quarter of last year as one of the most switched-to UK banks of […]

Diversification The Key To Managing Risk – Plus Loan Latest

Spreading capital exposure across a range of assets is an excellent way of lowering risk. For lenders on the Money&Co. site, investing in a portfolio of loans is  good way of achieving this. Below, we set out details of an investment product that facilitates just such an outcome. Diversification in your loan portfolio We run […]

Familiar Names, New Alliances In Cryptoland – Plus Loan Latest

The twins may not have got the billions they wanted from Facebook, but they do keep coming. Here’s another Winkelvoss deal, a crypto alliance featured in a report from our friends  at Finextra: Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has teamed up with Mastercard and WebBank for its upcoming credit card that lets users earn crypto rewards. In […]

Best Of Both Worlds? New Bridge Between Mainstream And Crypto

A side-effect of the growing convergence between the mainstream and cryptocurrencies is a curiosity and a desire amongst more and more people to find a way to invest. Crowdfundinsider runs a feature interview with Danial Daychopan, CEO and Founder of UK-based Plutus, a financial services provider that aims to bridge that gap between traditional fiat currencies and […]