LendInvest has appointed Ian Boden as Sales Director. Boden joins LendInvest with over 35 years’ experience in financial services, specialising in buy-to-let and commercial mortgages. During his career, Ian has held a variety of roles from wealth management and customer relationship management to senior management positions. Most recently, Boden was head of commercial mortgages and…

Alternative business funding provider, ThinCats, has recruited an Origination Manager for Scotland. Geoff O’Brien will be the key contact for Scotland, leading all new business origination across the region. O’Brien has significant, relevant experience for the position, through his Director level roles at the likes of Santander and Clydesdale Bank, specialising in Business Development, supporting…

European conference, LendIt Europe has announced a unique partnership with SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, to enable delegate investment live from the conference floor at this year’s event. The live fundraising feature, which will be an industry first in Europe, will allow eight of the PitchIt finalists to raise money immediately at the event…

The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) has today announced its new executive committee for the upcoming year. The new board will take effect as of the 1st September 2017.  The board will continue to comprise seven directors who will act as a guiding influence, while providing direction and decision making to the Association. Benson Hersch,…

SMEs are increasingly concerned over their ability to gain funding in the run up to Brexit, a survey has revealed. The study, commissioned by specialist insurer Hiscox, has found that recent economic and political uncertainty has adversely affected business confidence, and caused concern for the future as Britain’s withdrawal from the EU becomes nearer. This…

Business Peer to Peer lender ArchOver has appointed Nick Jones as Regional Director. He will be responsible for growing the business’s network of borrowers across the Thames Valley and Chiltern areas as part of ArchOver’s aim to lend more than £60 million by the end of the year. Jones brings nearly 40 years’ experience in banking…

Business Peer to Peer lender ThinCats has announced that the company has been granted full authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority. The company says that authorisation paves the way to offering a full spectrum of smart investment products, with a number of developments planned including the launch of a ThinCats ISA, subject to obtaining ISA manager…

Amicus Property Finance has announced a record month of lending in July at £72 million. The firm has cited a confident and buoyant short-term property lending market as well as having expanded its offering further across the country with the opening of the Manchester office last year as key factors. July’s record figure covers a regional…

LendIt Europe, Europe’s fintech and lending conference, and Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading global FinTech accelerator, have today announced the judging panel for thesecond annual PitchIt Europe competition. Representatives from Venture Capitalists: Seedcamp, Blenheim Chalcot, CommerzVentures, and Balderton Capital will form the judging panel of experienced VCs from and around Europe. Collectively, these four firms are…

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) business lending platform ArchOver has become a member of UK Finance, the newly created trade body for financial organisations in the UK. Following its acceptance into the Asset-Based Finance Association (ABFA) last month, ArchOver will represent the interests of peer-to-peer lenders in the new group. The membership reinforces ArchOver’s ability to help midmarket businesses…

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