Funding Empire Latest News

FCA to publish social media guidance next year

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to publish social media guidance for financial services firms early next year.

Date: Source: City Wire

Crowdfunding and other alternative financing on the rise as new figures show £1bn raised in 2013

The financial services regulators' approach to oversight of the rapidly growing crowdfunding and peer to peer lending markets must "strike a balance" between protecting investors and enabling the sector to grow, according to 'innovation charity' Nesta.

Date: Source: Pinsent Masons

Rise of alternative finance could put business bankers’ incumbency at risk

DISRUPTION is capitalism’s great party trick. The history of business is full of seemingly insignificant upstarts who cottoned on to a new technology or idea, and used it to embarrass, and then destroy, proud incumbents.

Date: Source: Nesta Stian Westlake

Funding Empire secures FCA interim permission

The team at Funding Empire are pleased to announce receipt of our interim permission to carry on our activities, as a peer to peer lending platform, from next year which will fall under the jurisdiction of the FCA

Date: Source: Funding Empire

Five ways to invest in UK businesses

We look at the growing number of ways you can back UK businesses using peer-to-peer and crowdfunding websites.

Date: Source: Love Money

Finance Wales could have offered lower interest rates says Prof Dylan Jones-Evans

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans: Finance Wales could have offered lower interest rates on loans to SMEs

Date: Source: Wales Online