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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 18, 2019

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LendingUP! 2019

February 18, 2019 |

LendingUP! 2019

Dates: 7-8 March 2019

Location: Prague

LendingUP! is an international, pan-European meeting platform created with the aim of forging a community of experts obsessed with one passion: bringing innovation to the consumer and SME lending space.   This … Read More

UK fintech investment hit £16bn in 2018

February 13, 2019 |

INVESTMENT in UK fintech reached a record high of $20.7bn (£16bn) in 2018, despite a lower number of deals and a slowdown in the second half of the year.

In its biannual Pulse of Fintech report, KPMG reported that total … Read More

UK fintech investment hits record level

February 12, 2019 |

INVESTMENT in UK fintech has hit record levels, keeping the UK in the top three globally for venture capital investment into the sector, behind China and the US.

$3.3bn (£2.6bn) was invested into the UK’s fintech industry in 2018, an … Read More

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 opens applications for global innovation sandbox

January 31, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has invited applications from fintech firms wishing to test new financial products across more than one jurisdiction.

Almost a year after the FCA first suggested the idea for a cross-border innovation sandbox, the Global Financial … Read More

MPs to explore fintech opportunities in review of financial services post-Brexit

January 25, 2019 |

POLITICIANS are set to investigate how the UK can better utilise fintech opportunities as part of a review into priorities for the financial services sector post-Brexit.

The Treasury committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into the future of financial … Read More

FinovateEurope 2019

January 25, 2019 |

FinovateEurope 2019

Dates:  12-14 February, 2019  (Summit Day: 15 February, 2019)

Venue:  Tobacco Dock, London

FinovateEurope returns to London in February 2019, bringing you the targeted fintech insight and focused networking you need.

Make the strongest business connections with senior … Read More

Deep Learning in Finance Summit

January 9, 2019 |

Deep Learning in Finance Summit

Dates: 19-20 March, 2019

Location: London

RE•WORK was voted #1 Best Artificial Intelligence Conference for Business Leaders in 2018 & 2019.

Discover the latest advancements in deep learning from the world’s leading innovators across … Read More

Most City professionals don’t know what fintech bridges are

December 11, 2018 |

MORE than 50 per cent of people working in the financial services sector are unaware of global fintech bridges, a new study has revealed.

There are 46 fintech bridges in place across the world, encouraging collaboration and cooperation between governments, regulators … Read More

Five ways fintech has beaten the banks

December 6, 2018 |

IT’S ALMOST impossible for banks to innovate at the pace of fintechs, who are onboarding customers at a rate the incumbents just cannot ignore.

These new companies are extremely agile and market-focussed, while their lack of legacy procedures means they … Read More