Tag Archives: Evening Standard

Covid, ISAs And The Asset-Backed Lending Future

The Evening Standard reports on recent annual figures published by Money&Co. Fund manager Nicola Horlick’s lending platform Money&Co lost £400,000 in the last financial year as potential investors ducked taking out its ISAs amid the Covid crisis. Horlick, once dubbed the “City Superwoman”, set up Money&Co and its holding company Denmark Square in 2013 as […]

Fast-Growing UK FinTech Model ‘To Be Adopted By Europe’

Research recently published shows global investment in financial technology (FinTech) companies totalled $19.1 billion (£13.4 billion) in 2015, and is cited in an article by Anthony Hilton in The Evening Standard. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is at the heart of FinTech in the UK – and is arguably the fastest-growing sub-sector in the fast-growing country. As […]

Don’t Drown P2P Babes! Standard Calls For Enlightened Regulation

The Standard runs a cogently argued opinion on the policy vacuum after the change of leadership at the UK’s leading regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority. The column highlights the need for continued enlightened regulation in the FinTech and P2P spaces – and a lighter touch in the equity sector. “In the financial technology space, [the […]

P2P Lending – The Revolution Is Here

“Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding – the process of investors and savers being introduced via the internet to people and companies who need finance – is the phenomenon of our time, the first really useful innovation in finance since the automatic cash machine,” writes Evening Standard columnist, Anthony Hilton. Hilton is (quite rightly) enthusiastic about P2P […]