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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 18, 2019

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Fintech investment rises despite overall decline in start-up funding

February 5, 2019 |

THE UK’S fintech and blockchain sectors bucked a wider decline in start-up funding in 2018.

The amount of investment into UK fledgling businesses fell from £8.6bn in 2017 to £7bn last year, according to research produced by Beauhurst.

The report … Read More

FCA outlines regulatory approach to cryptoassets

January 23, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation outlining its regulatory approach to cryptoassets which could impact peer-to-peer lenders working in this space.

It follows a report from the government’s cryptoassets taskforce last year, which alongside the FCA, said … Read More

Hollywood films to be funded by blockchain technology

December 3, 2018 |

INDIVIDUAL investors could soon fund Hollywood TV series and films using blockchain technology, thanks to a new venture backed by Transformers star Henry Penzi.

Dionysus Studio, the first entertainment studio built with blockchain technology, was created by a group of Hollywood businessmen, … Read More

JustUs-backed crypto token goes live for pre-sale

November 12, 2018 |

A FUNDRAISING campaign for a crypto-token network that uses peer-to-peer lender JustUs’s technology has launched its pre-sale for investors looking to sign up early.

The project promises “crypto with all the advantages of P2P and blockchain but with less volatility … Read More

Trade exchange founder joins P2P blockchain project

October 30, 2018 |

THE FOUNDER of Australian trading exchange Bartercard has joined blockchain-powered peer-to-peer platform ASMX as an adviser.

Wayne Sharpe founded Bartercard International in 199, which enables businesses around the world to swap their services and goods among network members in return … Read More

JustUs software to underpin global crypto token network

October 24, 2018 |

JUSTUS founder Lee Birkett is set to launch a new crypto token network that will allow users to transfer funds using blockchain technology to each other around the world.

The network will use the same software behind the JustUs peer-to-peer … Read More

Crypto P2P platform Nebeus launches crowdfunding campaign

September 24, 2018 |

NEBEUS, the cryptocurrency peer-to-peer lending platform, has launched a £1.1m crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.

Funds from the campaign, which has already raised over £400,000, will be used to obtain an e-money licence from the Financial Conduct Authority and launch Nebeus’ … Read More

LendIt FinTech Europe 2018

September 6, 2018 |

LendIt FinTech Europe 2018

Dates: 19-20 November, 2018

Venue: Business Design Centre, London

LendIt Fintech Europe is the continent’s leading event for Innovation in Financial Services. This year’s event will attract 1,200+ fintechs, banks and investors from Europe’s most influential … Read More

A new blockchain P2P platform has launched

September 4, 2018 |

DEBITUM Network, a peer-to-peer platform that enables worldwide investors to fund short-term loans to small businesses using blockchain technology, has now launched.

The Lithuania-based start-up said on Tuesday that it has launched with an investment portfolio of €500,000 (£450,414) and … Read More

New blockchain P2P platform to offer loans in an hour

August 24, 2018 |

A NEW global peer-to-peer platform is to launch next month, providing short-term loans to small businesses using blockchain technology.

The Debitum Network says it will offer a faster source of finance than traditional banks, with decisions made in as little as … Read More