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Invest & Fund gains full Financial Conduct Authority authorisation

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  Following an extensive two-year approval process, we are delighted to announce that the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has granted Invest & Fund full regulatory authorisation. CEO and co-founder David Turner commented: “It is a testament to the robustness of the business model and processes, along with tenacity of the team that has ensured we have reached this momentous milestone. The FCA has recognized the governance, policies […]


UK Alternative Finance Origination Volumes on the Rise Post-Brexit Vote

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The UK Alternative Finance Industry has had a record-breaking month, originating £364m in September 2016, according to AltFi Data.   As seen in the chart below, monthly origination has moved at a steady pace over the 12 months. In March 2016, origination figures saw a short spike in volume but the months of June July and August remained fairly static following Brexit uncertainty.   However, […]


What is FinTech?

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You may have heard the term FinTech used a lot in the news and by companies like us – but what exactly does it mean?     What is FinTech? FinTech is a term used to describe companies that are improving the efficiency and customer experience of the financial services (‘Fin’) industry by utilising the technological advancements of the 21st century and beyond (‘Tech’). The […]


Our Go-to Websites

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At Invest & Fund, we are always keeping on top of the latest industry news and data; whether this be keeping up with current industry developments or understanding more about which areas have emerging property hot-spots. We use this information to grow our knowledge, constantly improve our services and help to educate our followers via our social media pages. Here are the top 4 news […]


Pushing Boundaries in P2P Lending

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We were recently asked to feature in the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and Nesta report ‘Pushing Boundaries.’ The 56-page document tracks the size and development of online alternative finance in 2015 such as P2P lending and Crowdfunding in the UK. It is their third annual report, focusing on 94 marketplaces.   Published 17th February 2016   The report shows that in 2015, the UK alternative […]


UK Alternative Finance in 2015 – a Year in Review

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2015 was a record breaking year for the Alternative Finance industry. Recent reports from AltFi Data have revealed the significant year-on-year growth in peer-to-peer lending, as well as some major predictions for 2016. Other important changes were also announced in Chancellor George Osbourne’s statements, such as the new Innovative ISA being introduced in April this year.   2015 Statistics A recent report from AltFi Data […]


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