News Briefing - Crowdfunding, SME And Alternative Finance

London's financial district, pulsing with money and technology, photographed from the air

1.UK – P2P

Peer2Peer Finance News reports more Lendy fallout

LENDY investors have backed calls for an independent probe into the regulation of the collapsed peer-to-peer property lending platform.

As does The Times.

The Financial Conduct Authority knew Lendy had been mis-selling loans when it granted the peer-to-peer lender regulatory approval before its collapse.The City regulator asked Lendy to compensate ...

2. UK – SMEs


Business Cloud reports on a raise.

3. UK – AltFi


A major new round for challenger bank, Atom.

4. US – Real Estate


Crowdfundinsider reports.

PeerStreet, a real estate investment platform, has integrated with Mint. This is the fourth “integration” with PeerStreet already forming partnerships with Betterment, Wealthfront, and ...

5. International  - P2P

P2Ps, SME funding in Asia.