Tag Archives: Forbes

Principled Regulation The Key For Alternative Assets – Plus Loan Latest

Today, we offer an excerpt from an interesting take on regulation from our American cousins. This opinion, piece, in Forbes magazine, deals with the regulation of digital assets and financial synthetics – but it offers a different way of looking at things during a period of change in the regulation of financial markets, including alternative […]

The Great P2P Debate: Do We Need To Keep The Crowd In Crowd Funding?

Freedom of choice or labour-saving device? There’s been some concern in certain quarters that some players in the peer-to-peer (P2P) business lending sector of crowdfunding will no longer allow investors on their platforms to choose which specific companies they want to lend money to. Leading commentator David Prosser, who profiled our CEO in Forbes a […]

We’re Back! Equity And Debt Compared – Plus Loan Latest

Hello again! We’re back after half a day offline for a technical overhaul. Thanks to readers, users, lenders, borrowers and visitors for your patience. Today, we revisit a familiar space. We often take a friendly peek over the other side of the crowdfuding fence at our equity-raising cousins.  Money&Co. does debt crowdfunding, which is the […]

From Start-up To Scale-Up – AltFi Funding Examined

Britain is a nation of start-ups, but not of scale-ups, reports David Prosser in Forbes. David cites recent research that concludes that the UK’s “small and medium-sized enterprises are being stifled by a lack of access to finance. Like others before it, this study, from the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, […]

FCA Review Of P2P Gets Industry Welcome – Plus Loan Latest

David Prosser, formerly of The Independent, blogs in Forbes on the Financial Current Authority’s (FCA) current review of peer-to-peer lending. David’s views are always worth listening to, and this article is no exception: “Does Britain’s booming crowdfunding industry really have a problem with investor protection? The unveiling by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of a […]

Is P2P Good Or Bad? Depends How You Think…

To quote Hamlet: “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” So we should perhaps view the recent comments of the US investment bank, Morgan Stanley, with a slightly cocked head. The bank takes a very positive view of P2P in a recent Forbes article, which asks whether peer-to-peer (P2P) lending might […]

To £3.2bn And Beyond: Alternative Finance Grows By 84%

David Prosser reports in Forbes on alternative finance’s impressive 2015 figures. David, who profiled Money&Co.’s CEO, Nicola Horlick last year, has had sight of the first of five reports being published by the Cambridge Judge Business School. Crowdfundinsider has also got wind of the figures. An extended excerpt from the Forbes article is reproduced here. […]

London Is Fast-Moving FinTech’s Top Location

Alison Coleman writes in Forbes on the changing European FinTech scene, with London currently at its centre. As part of that FinTech scene, we have an exciting 2016 lined up, with a pipeline of new loans all set to come on stream. Watch this space.   “An abundance of tech talent, a responsive regulatory environment, and the […]