Monthly Archives: October 2020

Our Re-Focused Lending Outlook Re-Visited

Our friends at P2P Finance News recently asked for an update on our progress. We’ve re-focused our lending efforts into key, niche, asset-backed areas. We are happy to run their short news report: Money&Co is looking to expand its lending into TV and film rights as well as other areas of legal finance such as divorce. […]

Europe Sees Rise of Robots In Direct Lending

Today, we bring you a story of the rise of the FinTech robots in Europe. Of course, whether there’s anything to rise over will depend on how we come through the latest crisis, as Covid-19’s second wave and a dark winter draw one. Fingers crossed. Here’s an excerpt from the story reported by Finextra. Deutsche […]

CBILS A Bright Spot In A Potentially Gloomy Envoironment

The overwhelming majority of media report indicate the existence of many problems (as yet not fully understood) regarding distribution and even fraud in the well-intentioned bounceback initiative from government. Here, apparently, is some good news from a separate, but arguably related sector. Business Desk reports: British Business Investments (BBI), a commercial subsidiary of the British […]

Bounce Back Loan Post-Mortem Begins

The fallout from the government’s emergency measures to combat Covid-19 continues. Given the advent of a second wave of the virus, the ramifications of the financial measures to deal with the first wave seems like small beer. And it is. But have a little drink on us anyway – here’s a report from City A.M.: […]

Winter Is Coming For SMEs, Along With Brexit…

The UK’s SMEs fear the second wave of Covid-19 more than they fear Brexit. In our opinion, both are potentially devastating. Our friends at AltFi report: Almost half of British businesses fear the impact of the second wave of Coronavirus, more than they fear the impact of Brexit, according to new research commissioned Nucleus Commercial Finance.   […]

Cambridge Business School Leads Global FinTech Push

The redoubtable Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge is spearheading a “pioneering move to accelerate technology enabled financial innovation and knowledge sharing in huge and previously underserved territories”, according to a report from Business Weekly. We run an excerpt from the piece below. The new collaboration will inform FinTech market development and regulatory […]

Spreading Investment Helps Limit Risk: Here’s How

Today, we revisit a timeless classic of our repository of investment wisdom: the benefit of spreading risk. Conveniently enough, we have an investment product that facilitates just such an outcome. Diversification in your loan portfolio We run an excerpt from an earlier, home-grown piece here in News on the benefits of diversification. Clients of the […]

AltFi Equity Investors Dish Out Prizes

The Enterprise Investment Association focuses on equity investment – shares as opposed to the loans we specialise in here at Money&Co. Today we offer a glimpse over the other side of the investment fence as the association announces the winners of some gongs: The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association, the membership organisation focused on investing in […]

European Card And Payment Market Expands

Today, we bring you another appealing story with a European flavour. Will the kind of Brexit the UK government negotiating (or not) make a difference to UK companies? Time will tell. Our friends at AltFi report: European expansion is on the cards (pun intended) at payments provider Modulr, which has secured a European electronic money institution (EMI) […]