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FinTech Earlybird Investors Reap Rich Rewards – Plus Loan Latest

Today we bring news of success for early FinTech investors. Crowdfundinsider reprises the news: Six early investors in UK stock trading app Freetrade have seen their stakes in the firm surge to be valued at around £1 million after the business saw its valuation increase to over £265 million, according to a report in the Telegraph. The reported returns […]

Banks Have Far To Go In Love-Hate FinTech Relationship – Plus Loan Latest

The mainstream of financial services has a love-hate relationship with those in alternative finance. It’s a familiar tale of the establishment seeking to assimilate the rebels and smooth off the rough edges. The early days of many FinTech companies saw a weird relationship with the banks, who simultaneously courted and envied their success -and attempted […]

Organisation Or Control Issues ? EU Regulators Query Blockchain For FinTech Platform

The EU’s regulators are querying the use of blockchain technology in the creation of a European Single Access Point (Esap). Esap will be a platform “for company financial and sustainable investment information”. The sceptic in us asks whether the reasons for concern – as set out below in a report from our friends at Finextra […]