Tag Archives: convergence

A New Licence To Bank, As Mainstream And AltFi Convergence Continues

Today, we bring you a new snippet from the running theme as reported in this News section of convergence between the mainstream and the alternative-finance sector, with the announcement of the grant of a new banking licence. Our friends at AltFi report: SME credit card lender Cashplus is now a full-on SME bank.  This morning the Prudential […]

Digital Convergence Latest: P2P And Challenger Banks

Thanks to our friends at AltFi for the latest report on the convergence of mainstream and “alternative” finance. The over-used epithet “disruption” really does apply to financial technology. Administration and credit analysis are both massively enhanced by the advent of cutting-edge technology. For now, at least, big data and artificial intelligence alone are not enough […]