Radius Bank, started by and for local union carpenters, is about to be bought by the ultimate capitalists.
If you liked “Invest in the Disruptors”, you will love “Disrupt the Disruptors”… Goldman Sachs has been a very active investor in Fintech (and Tech in general), with the latest investment in Circle (Bitcoin), but also CompareAsiaGroup (Comparison website for financial services), Oscar (Challenger Insurance) or Kensho (Data analytics for finance) for example. But what(…)
“Peer-to-peer lending is growing fast in many countries. In Britain, loan volumes are doubling every six months.” (The Economist, March 1st, 2014) Peer to peer finance, i.e. p2p lending to consumers, p2p lending to businesses and crowdfunding, is definitely growing very quickly, and is attracting a lot of attention – from the finance industry, but(…)