Last week, Funding Circle announced that it had raised $65M in venture capital, only nine months after its last $37M round. Funding Circle is a British peer-to-peer (P2P) lending site that allows individuals to lend money directly to UK small and medium businesses. 489 more words
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I remember debating the benefits and dangers of the Euro during a Macro Econ class just as the currency was being rolled out. One of the benefits of the Euro is the ability for consumers to pay for goods and services with one common currency significantly reducing costly currency exchange fees. 1,033 more words
Startups are trading their hoodies for ties.
A new generation of tech upstarts is appealing to big banks with financially-focused apps, software and systems. They’re cashing in as the industry looks to adapt to a new digital and regulatory environment. 467 more words
Around a year ago, I received encouraging parting words from a well-respected innovator in banking after a dialogue and introduction to our software. The words were, “Get Wrapping”. 390 more words