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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 21, 2018

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P2P leads fintech charge in Northern Ireland

August 8, 2018 |

NORTHERN Ireland maybe the smallest province in the United Kingdom, but it is punching above its weight in terms of fintech – and peer-to-peer experts are leading the charge.

P2P research firm Orca, P2P-facing broker Clearpath Finance, crowdfunding platform CoFunder … Read More

Fintech investment already ahead of 2017 levels

July 31, 2018 |

GLOBAL investment in fintech has already surpassed 2017 figures and the UK is still attracting funds despite Brexit concerns, KPMG claims.

The consultancy’s Pulse of Fintech report found $57.9bn (£44bn) has been invested across 875 fintech deals in the first … Read More

Who is guiding the Big Three?

July 5, 2018 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER industry is constantly evolving, and some of the bigger brand names have become permanent fixtures in the financial services landscape.

We have seen start-ups become regulated companies, online platforms apply for banking licences and now some are even … Read More

UK VC investment drops but fintech remains star performer

April 11, 2018 |

UK FINTECH start-ups continued to attract investment from venture capital (VC) firms in the first quarter of this year even though overall funding across all sectors has dropped, according to research from big four accountants KPMG.

Overall VC investment into UK … Read More

Invoice finance: The business lifeline

April 10, 2018 |

IT’S NO secret that cashflow is an issue for many small businesses in the UK, which has led to the growth of a booming invoice finance market. According to trade body UK Finance, invoice finance hit £18.9bn in the third … Read More

UK fintech investments soared to £3bn in 2017

February 13, 2018 |

MORE THAN $4.2bn (£3.02bn) was invested in UK-based fintech companies last year, up from $0.7bn in 2016.

According to the latest KPMG Pulse of Fintech report, the UK now accounts for more than half of the total European market ($7.2bn) … Read More

UK fintech funding rises as Brexit unease softens

November 7, 2017 |

FINTECH funding in the UK was almost six times higher in the third quarter of 2017 than in the same quarter the year before, increasing from $120m (£91.3m) to $636m.

KPMG, which published the figures using data from PitchBook, said … Read More

Financial services firms lack fintech strategies

October 18, 2017 |

FEWER than half of financial services firms have a defined fintech strategy in place, research claims.

A KPMG report titled ‘forging the future’ found 57 per cent of financial institutions across the world say fintech is the greatest source of disruption … Read More

Sector deal vital for UK to remain leading fintech hub

October 12, 2017 |

Securing a sector deal offers the UK the greatest chance of maintaining its status as a global fintech hub, according to a report commissioned by the City of London Corporation.

The Value of FinTech report, produced by KPMG, states that … Read More

The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More