• Aug. 19, 2017, 1:41 pm

The Daily Dig for Monday, August 3

UK equity crowdfunder attracts £10 million investment from Rothchild-led group

Seedrs has received a significant cash injection from some heavy hitters. Jamie Ashcroft reports.

TBTF threat remains

While some progress has been made on recommendations from Dodd-Frank, plenty of work remains to be done, Simon Johnson writes.

Mobile banking to reduce bank branches: report

A new report by UBS says the popularity of mobile banking will cause an average decrease in physical bank locations of 5.6%. James Eyers reports.

Cordray speaks on CFPB’s fourth birthday

Plenty of work done so far, with plenty to come, says  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau leader Richard Cordray tells Ken Sweet.

Irish P2P helps farmers gain traction

Linked Finance is helping Ireland’s growing agricultural sector grow even more, writes Patrick Donohoe.

M-Pesa not uniformly successful

While popular in Kenya and Tanzania, M-Pesa found it tougher in South Africa. Sibusiso Tshabalala reports.

Market rigged before LIBOR scandal

The process of setting the interest rates which affect us all is a bit suspect itself, and that was before the LIBOR manipulation made it worse, writes Geoffrey Pike.

Cantor calls for implementation of JOBS Act crowdfunding rules

Small businesses create jobs and the JOBS Act will help them create more, writes Eric Cantor.

Entrepreneur compares VC’s and crowdfunding

VC’s participating in Series A funding rounds will face increasing competition from crowdfunding, writes Doug Monro.

Warren wrong to split up banks: ex banker

Elizabeth Warren’s idea to separate investment and commercial banks is a bad idea, says a former banker.

 

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