Funding Circle, a P2P SME lending platform, steps towards an IPO
September 5, 2018

UK founded startup Funding Circle, a p2p lending platform which focuses on the underserved small business market, has announced a “potential intention” to float on the London Stock Exchange.

In a press release today, announcing the publication of a Registration Continue reading

Banks Arent as Safe as They Think
August 24, 2018

In the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, regulators around the world have taken steps which, they argue, have greatly strengthened the resilience of the financial system. Buoyant asset prices and rising bank shares suggest that investors largely believe Continue reading

Chinas Plans for Easy-Credit World Conquest: Trump Is Making It All So Easy
August 9, 2018

HONG KONG China is Americas biggest banker and the rest of the worlds, too. As the financial power of the United States dwindles, and Trump policies inject increasing doses of chaos to its management, Chinas carefully calculated chokehold over entire Continue reading

Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup
June 19, 2018

Ethos, the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by one of the world’s top venture firms, Sequoia Capital, and additional participation Continue reading

Acorns to launch new retirement accounts after buying Portland fintech startup, Vault
November 16, 2017

Micro-investment service, Acorns, which automatically invests small amounts from its customers’ bank accounts into investment funds, has bought Vault, a Portland-based developer of retirement fund investment services.

Vault’s application lets its users set aside part of their paychecks Continue reading