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July 26, 2018

While you are deciding on whether to invest in direct lending propositions, Wall Street is rushing in.

July 3, 2018

The application of blockchain technology will only increase its value as it opens-up new markets, reduces costs and increases efficiencies.

June 18, 2018

From auto-invest tools to fully auto-managed portfolio’s.
It is still a long way ahead seeing P2P investing being automated, matching personal risk profiles with investment opportunities available.

June 13, 2018

Great to see Dutch payment provider Adyen setting a new record on the oldest stock exchange in the world.
Floating at 240 Euro, closing at 455 Euro at the closing bell. Valuing the company at 13,5 Bln.

April 20, 2018

Traditional wealth and money managers are failing in their performance and are desperately looking for alternatives. Pension funds who should be taking care of your financial future are performing miserably.

February 1, 2018

With yields on savings being low, the desire to look elsewhere to make yield has never been bigger.

Fear of missing out (FOMO) is pushing investors in to riskier asset classes such as crypto currencies, but it doesn’t seem wise, due to the speculative nature.

October 19, 2017

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September 5, 2017

China has banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) – the red hot method of raising money using cryptocurrency based tokens, according to a report by Reuters.
The action was described as putting on the brakes so regulators could better understand the fast emerging ecosystem to raise money in these tokenized offerings.

August 15, 2017

Growing interest in the asset class from institutional investors for both debt and equity in fintech lending platforms has been a strong feature of recent years.

July 31, 2017

As the Tesla 3 just launched, there are more exciting disruptions in the transport industry to take notice of.

July 26, 2017

We are in the midst of psychological shift where the next generation is looking at finance differently.

July 11, 2017

The increasing size of quarterly issuance alongside involvement from a larger group of ratings agencies suggests institutions are more and more bullish on the asset class.

July 10, 2017

MidOcean Partners, a premier New York-based alternative asset manager, today announced the closing of a $600 million collateralized loan obligation (“CLO”). The transaction was led by Goldman Sachs.

May 18, 2017

Not so long ago crowdfunding seemed like a niche concern, but the popularity of Kickstarter and its contemporaries has since propelled the finance model fully into the business mainstream. As more companies and investors embrace it, what will the future hold?

May 17, 2017

Emerging markets specialist Aberdeen has brought in Paul Mehta to lead its diversification into private debt and other alternative forms of fixed income.

Aberdeen Asset Management has appointed Paul Mehta as global had of loans as it continues to expand its exposure to the Alternative Credit market.

May 8, 2017

Prestige Fund Management, the specialist asset manager that focuses on lending to small and medium businesses in the UK, has launched a second new share class for a Middle East based, sovereign wealth fund.

May 3, 2017

THIS is the year that the peer-to-peer lending sector will move into the mainstream and become the main challenger to traditional banks, says the co-founder of property platform Lendy.

April 27, 2017

FINTECH investment between the UK and mainland Europe surged to a two-year high in the first quarter of 2017, shrugging off political uncertainty across the region.

April 8, 2017

The time has come to add p2p finance investments as part of a well diversified portfolio.

December 27, 2016

Fintech is emerging as one of the most interesting verticals for startups and investors in Vietnam, and Tima ( a p2p lending platform launched in 2015, just announced a major funding round from an Singaporese investor.

December 19, 2016

How Basel 3 rules WILL impact our lives. The impact these regulatory rules will have on almost everyone in the western world are highly disregarded and most of us don’t know the shitstorm we have in front of us and therefore I will try to explain in a nutshell what will happen in the coming year and especially when the clock hits twelve on the 31st of december 2017.

December 7, 2016

Europe is in fear of an anti-establishment populist wave crashing through all member countries. What started with Brexit is now showing signs in other member countries.

October 7, 2016

If your savings at the banks are giving you 0.3% interest, do the math. You can participate in a project and receive a proper return.

September 15, 2016

With all the funding portals popping up globally over the past years it’s very hard for the common person on how to approach this new way of investing.