News Briefing - Crowdfunding, SME And Alternative Finance

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1.UK – P2P

P2P Finance News predicts an economic downturn and “winners and losers” in the P2P sector.

2. UK – AltFi

An attempt to rehabilitate the troubled Woodford empire.

3. UK – AltFi

ThisIsMoney discovers that Luke Johnson six years ago briefly had a 10 per cent stake in a company run by the founder of a marketing company associated with the failed LCF. This, apparently, is a “link”.

4. US – FinTech

Jockeying for position in the crypto market.

5. US – FinTech

Progress in crypto payments.

“Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, has just joined Silvergate Bank’s payments network, which provides 24/7 access to nearly instantaneous money transfers.”

6. International – FinTech

TD Bank’s survey is damning on the parlous state of security in FinTech.

7. International – AltFi

The sector is booming worldwide, apparently.