Monthly Archives: July 2022

Demand For A-Rated 8% Yield Loan Increases

It’s not quite repetitious, but the story is familiar: interest mounts… Our new A-rated loan offer, yielding eight per cent over 15 months has landed on site. The amount sought is £250,000, and 35 per cent of this has already been raised. The loan will close when filled. Below is an excerpt from the credit […]

FCA Resilience Initiative Is One To Watch

Our friends at Finextra report an FCA initiative in monitoring critical third -party services to “strengthen resilience…” How will this affect banking licence applications, amongst other activities?  We await developments. Here’s an extract from the report: A discussion paper from the Bank of England (BofE), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) proposes […]

Innovate Finance Flags Higher Than Expected UK FinTech Growth

Here’s a little surprise. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider report. With the full story here. While Fintech investment may be slowing in other markets, the United Kingdom appears to be bucking the trend. In a “Summer Investment Report,” Innovate Finance puts a pen to the numbers and they are encouraging. The organization states that during the first 6 […]

NFTs A Hot Topic On Hottest Of Days

Well, what’s hot in in FinTech in this much-heralded “hottest day ever” in the UK? One possible answer is Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), a topic of great interest – and of course the concern that novelty always brings. In the heat haze, here’s an opportunity to pause and reflect, afforded by our friends at Crowdfundinsider. Crowdfundinsider […]

FCA Gets ‘Heavy’ On Data And Tech Management

The Financial Conduct Authority has a tough task, for which it’s heavily criticised. It’s a thankless job, and its recent announcement of “heavy” investment in the FinTech sector shows willingness – though praise for a well-ordered sector is always going to be far away. If there’s a problem, a chorus of critics will be asking […]

Revolut Launches Educational Crypto Course, With Benefits

Ignorance is the last barrier to understanding. We are impressed by the latest move from Revolut – which addresses the barrier of ignorance about cryptocurrencies with a course that not only educates but remunerates (in its own token). The crypto world is coming to park its tanks – armed only with good intentions, it seems […]