Monthly Archives: January 2018

Can FinTech Talent Beat Brexit Fears?

Every week seems to bring another episode in the push-me, pull-you saga of Brexit and its information wars. The latest research on the possible effects of Brexit on FinTech, our very own sector of the UK economy, is analysed by P2P Finance News. THE FINANCIAL services sector needs to attract and retain entrepreneurial talent to […]

P2P And The Investment Balancing Act – Plus Loan Latest

Our friends at Orca Money offer analysis of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending as part of a balanced portfolio. We run an excerpt of their article, with the full text available here. Asset classes have their own varying characteristics, such as level of risk and potential returns in different market conditions. Peer to peer lending is no […]

AltFi Industry Still Has Work To Do In Educating SMEs

The alternative-finance industry is trying hard to make headway, but there’s still plenty of work to do. As we bring individuals seeking a good return on capital together with carefully vetted small business looking for the funds to grow, Money&Co. has moved smoothly past the £10 million mark in loans facilitated since 2014. The average […]

ICOs Move Toward The Mainstream – Plus Loan Latest

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are becoming increasingly common as a form of fund-raising amongst small businesses. ICOs are in some ways a cross between equity raises and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. Technically, the company takes a loan in in its newly created currency, and lenders, who will have paid for their cryptocurrency in mainstream, fiat currency, […]

A Look At Ups And Downs Of Brexit For SMEs – Plus Loan News Latest

Many commentators argue that one of the benefits of investing in debt raised by private companies is the lack of correlation between the performance of a loan and the oscillations of the stockmarkets. Whether or not shares are currently overpriced, our portfolio has certainly performed well – with no loan defaults in over three and […]

Government Ring-Fences P2P From Banking Bureaucracy – Plus Loans Latest

Banking is a tricky and complicated business involving lots of paper and bureaucracy. Banks might try to pretend otherwise, but we all know this is so. So it’s a relief that there’s no chance of the registered lenders on this platform turning into bankers by default. Money&Co. brings lenders seeking good return on capital together […]