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AltFi Data brings needed industry transparency

AltFi Data brings needed industry transparency

If the alternative finance industry is to realize its full potential, it needs to genuinely deliver on the promise of transparency, Rupert Taylor believes. Mr. Taylor is the founder and CEO of AltFi Data, the leading independent analytics provider for ...

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Zopa and Uber team up to finance autos

Zopa and Uber team up to finance autos

Leading UK P2P Zopa has started financing loans for Uber drivers. Announced this week, the program is open to people who are at least 20 years old and have been driving for Uber for at least three months. They must ...

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Zopa introduces enhanced fraud protection

Zopa introduces enhanced fraud protection

The United Kingdom’s largest P2P took steps to enhance its fraud protection by partnering with a digital identification authentication service. Zopa will use the AU10TIX online BOS platform which offers quick authentication of identification which is commonly used when applying ...

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The Daily Dig for Monday, Nov. 3

The Daily Dig for Monday, Nov. 3

Banks just don’t understand There are many reasons why they may not, as this article from The Financial Brand discusses. Banks still just don’t understand (their customers) An analysis of customer preference data from Scotland suggests banks do a poor job ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, Oct. 30

The Daily Dig for Thursday, Oct. 30

BT’s Brad Pitt obsession continues in today’s Daily Dig.   Zopa takes advantage of new UK pension rules New pension rules in the United Kingdom allow Zopa and their brethren to work with people aged 55 and over who wish ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, Oct. 2

The Daily Dig for Thursday, Oct. 2

Banks in Walmart, changing crowdfunding regulations and a few think shifts.  A pretty decent Daily Dig.   Walmart banking designed to rope in nations poor By offering banking services in-store, Walmart hopes to attract and keep those people who need ...

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The Daily Dig for Saturday, Sept. 27

The Daily Dig for Saturday, Sept. 27

Today’s Daily Dig parks it across the pond before taking a quip trip to New Zealand before returning to the USA while avoiding O’Hare/Midway.   United Kingdom P2P FAQ’s YourMoney.com has answers to common questions asked by people considering investing ...

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The Daily Dig for Tuesday, August 12

The Daily Dig for Tuesday, August 12

Venture find connects Silicon Valley with Wall Street Nyca Partners connects venture capitalists with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs seeking to disrupt modern finance.  Tracy Alloway and Arash Massoudi have more. P2P for farm energy explored A farm-focused publication breaks down peer-to-peer ...

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Zopa celebrates financial milestone

Zopa celebrates financial milestone

Early last week Zopa, the United Kingdom’s largest peer-to-peer lender, announced they passed the £400 million mark lent on the site since it went live in 2005.  When converted to US dollars, its total of just under $650 million places ...

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