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Will Customer Expectations Drive Fintech Faster?

I have written several thoughts about the growth in importance of Fintech in recent months and especially how it is set to transform the entire retail banking industry. 632 more words

Current Affairs

J.P. Morgan, OnDeck And The Future of Alternative Lending

Earlier this month, J.P. Morgan announced a strategic partnership with OnDeck Capital to originate, underwrite, and distribute loans targeted specifically at small businesses.

As evidenced by a 28% single-day spike in OnDeck’s share price, this announcement clearly is a big deal to one of the leading FinTech companies today, and has major implications for the future of alternative lending. 1,364 more words

TC

230 Entrepreneurs Rebuke UK Gov Plans To Curb Migration For Tech Talent

Plans by the UK government to curtail the number of skilled tech workers allowed into the country have received a stinging rebuke from over 200 of the UK’s most successful technology entrepreneurs. 2,253 more words

TC

City to release series of reports on taxi industry, sharing economy

It’s been the subject of lawsuits and protests and has spurred undercover police investigations and ill-conceived stings posted to YouTube. Now, controversial Uber, as well as other aspects of the sharing economy, are about to come under the microscope of City Hall. 794 more words

Local News

What does it mean - being connected?

By some measures I am well connected. By the strictly quantitative measure of linked in first degree connections I could be seen as a well-connected man. 840 more words

Pensions

Zopa Lobbies For Peer-to-Peer Loans To Go In Pension Pots

My Google Alert for Zopa picked up this article from Yahoo, who got it from the Telegraph.

The title of this post and the Yahoo article says it all. 211 more words

Finance

The Peer-to-Peer ISA Is Here

I don’t understand ISAs but I know a man or woman who claims they do. Read their article on the Zopa web site.

World