The story of Elimco UK is an example of how risks long associated with certain specialist forms of finance don’t just disappear because the world has gone digital.
By: Kadhim Shubber
Not everything that happens post-Brexit is because of Brexit.
The former Autonomy chief executive claims to have a billion dollars at his disposal, but he’s hardly put any of it to work.
The median pensioner now has a higher disposable income than their working age equivalent.
Apple’s Tim Cook speaks out about fake news, but misses a deeper contradiction in the debate.
The CEO of ecommerce biz Shopify breaks new ground in the battle to secure corporate rights.
The season’s latest fashion is letting Trump take credit for job creation and investment you were already committed to.
The FCA deems wholesale lending un-P2P, maybe because it ends up looking like banking.
Stuart Chambers currently acting as a “senior advisor” rather than chairman as originally planned.
Not quite the startup dream.
Trust doesn’t come free. Don’t be surprised if people think you’re up to no good when you’ve done little to earn it.
Investors continue to take Trump seriously but not literally.
Questions to which the answer is ‘not much’.
Blockchain! P2P! Roboadvisory!
The removal of interest payment deductibility could provide an incentive for US multinationals to issue more debt overseas.
Why take government money once when you can take it twice?
Lending is so passé, insurance is the hot new thing.
Penny stock shares go flying, even after the company reminds the stock market it basically has no equity.
Trade war? What trade war?
A UK P2P lender is offering its investors the chance to invest in a mini-bond, but for less than they would earn investing in the loans themselves.
Without active government support, UK venture capitalists and startups would struggle.
“Peer-to-peer” property lender Wellesley has pulled a crowdfunding round saying it doesn’t need extra capital. Its auditor says it does.
BlackRock has made a renewed push to force lesser firms curb excessive pay.
It’s the hot new thing.
(Some things just can’t wait until the weekend.)
Recently filed accounts show mounting losses and a note from auditors about its ability to raise further funding.
Proportion of US online-originated loans being securitised reaches record high.
The highly successful rebranding of the word ‘myth’ continues apace.
They’re only having a fleeting impact on the share price of the companies he attacks.
“Peer-to-peer” property lender Wellesley has to raise new capital this year, according to its auditor.