Monthly Archives: June 2017

SMEs Seek Shelter From Alternative Funding – Plus ISA Loan Latest

Business does not exist in a vacuum. The Investment Observer looks at small and medium-sized businesses’ (SMEs) need for funding capital, and examines this need in a UK political context. It seems that, as the bank funding climate turns harsh, UK SMEs are turning to alternative sources as Brexit makes itself felt. “UK businesses are […]

FinTech Loans Offer ‘Great Promise’ For ‘Ripped-Off’ Or ‘Denied’ Borrowers

Like all truly revolutionary ideas, it is simple. The notion of disruptive lending by bringing carefully vetted borrowers together with lenders seeking a good return on capital is peer-to-peer (P2P lending, a sub-sector of financial technology (FinTech). The sector, as a recent report by our friends at AltFi underlines, is beginning to mature. We run […]