Tag Archives: EY

Property-Backed P2P Comes On Stream Amid US Optimism

We’re delighted to announce the closure of the second webuyanyhome.com loan offering, bringing the new stream of property-backed loans on the Money&Co. platform to a total of over £312,000. We plan to bring more such offers soon, and will report back. Meanwhile, a new report from Ernst & Young (EY) looks at online business lending […]

UK Government Claims Great Environment For FinTech Culture

Right place, right time? With its unique combination of enlightened regulation, sensible taxation structures, a deep pool of entrepreneurial talent, and a culture of innovation, the UK is a great place to do business. That isn’t just our opinion at Money&Co. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider publish a an article on yesterday’s report by HM Treasury, in partnership with […]

Need To Know: UK SMEs ‘Held Back By Lack Of Alt Fi Awareness’

The Alternative Funding: New Solutions To Old Problems conference has been well received and generated plenty of media coverage, notably from our friends at Share Radio. Hear Money&Co. CEO Nicola Horlick interviewed by Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher. But alternative sources of finance are still a minority taste – for the moment at least. Witness a new […]

CityAM Pinpoints Where The Real Crowdfunding Action Is

The fallout from the recent “Moving Mainstream”survey by Cambridge Judge Business School and EY continues. CityA.M., the leading financial media outlet, runs a series of articles on crowdfunding today. One is penned by Andy Baldwin, the global financial services chair at EY, who notes the strong crowdfunding growth in Europe, with the UK leading the […]

Cambridge Report: UK Dominates Soaring European Alt Fi Market

Today sees the publication of the promised report on the European market for online alternative finance. A number of media outlets carry news of the report, including the Financial Times (subscription required). The FT faithfully records the report’s findings that the market grew by 144 per cent last year to almost Euros 3 billion, and […]