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EY Publishes Fintech Australia Census: A Tier One Fintech Nation

EY Publishes Fintech Australia Census: A Tier One Fintech Nation EY has published the first Fintech Australia Census.  The report is designed to be the “most detailed and comprehensive analysis of the Australian Fintech ecosystem.” The document was produced in concert with Fintech Australia, the advocacy group created to help boost utilization and awareness of Fintech…. […]

Crowdfunding- The Good, The Bad & The (really) Ugly

Crowdfunding- The Good, The Bad & The (really) Ugly By Shane Liddell is the CEO and chief Crowdfundologist , CrowdfundBeat guest post.     Introduction Crowdfunding is by definition, “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” The […]

OnDeck Appoints Nick Brown as Chief Risk Officer

OnDeck Appoints Nick Brown as Chief Risk Officer  OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) announced on Wednesday it appointed Nick Brown as its new Chief Risk Officer. Brown will reportedly oversee the online lender’s credit and risk management strategy and execution, which includes credit and operational risk controls, portfolio monitoring, and the further development and optimization… Read More […]

Singapore Reaffirms Fintech Collaboration with Shanghai

Singapore Reaffirms Fintech Collaboration with Shanghai Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, delivered a wide-ranging speech today at the 2nd Shanghai-Singapore Financial Forum in Shanghai. Lo acknowledged the opportunities that exist between China and Singapore noting that China may become 1/3 of the world’s economy by… Read More The post […]

Women in Fintech Powerlist Published by Innovate Finance

Women in Fintech Powerlist Published by Innovate Finance Innovate Finance has published a “Women in Fintech Powerlist” for 2016. Approximately 200 women in Fintech globally have been featured on their list. The list was created to celebrate the contributions of women who increasingly play a vital role in the development of the global… Read More […]

4thWay: Why Most P2P Lenders Have Not Yet Offered IFISAs

4thWay: Why Most P2P Lenders Have Not Yet Offered IFISAs P2P lending rating agency 4thWay is highlighting that 77 IFISA applications are in limbo at the Financial Conduct Authority waiting for full authorisation.  Within this group, ten of the largest UK P2P lenders are still in the queue.  In what was expected to be a… […]

Brief: Money360 Provides Multi-Million Dollar Bridge Loan for Southern California Real Estate

Brief: Money360 Provides Multi-Million Dollar Bridge Loan for Southern California Real Estate Money360, a commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, announced today that it has provided a $10.5 million bridge loan for a fully occupied, single-tenant suburban office complex in the Southern California coastal community of Signal Hill, California. “This was an attractive investment for […]