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New investment in Anyfin

New investment in Anyfin

We are pleased to have invested in Anyfin in their Series B round.  Anyfin leverages technology to allow credit-worthy consumers the opportunity to improve their financial wellbeing by consolidating and refinancing existing credit agreements with improved interest rates, as well as offering smart budgeting tools.

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Habito launches Habito Go

Habito launches Habito Go

Mortgage Introducer wrote the following about Habito's new service. "Habito has launched ‘Habito Go’, a home-financing service designed to give first-time buyers the advantages and negotiating power usually only enjoyed by cash buyers. With Habito Go, buyers are able...

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Fintech Magazine Profiles Monese

Fintech Magazine Profiles Monese

Fintech Magazine featured Monese in this article from 11th October 2019. "Monese was founded in 2013 by Estonian entrepreneur, Norris Koppel. The bank employs around 200 people, which according to Financial News is due to go up to 500 by the end of the year. The firm...

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DueDil partners with Metro Bank

DueDil partners with Metro Bank

Metro Bank are boosting their SME offering with new fintech partnerships with Funding Options, Conance and Augmentum portfolio company DueDil. "In 2020, Metro Bank will deploy DueDil’s predictive company intelligence platform for a speedier account opening process,...

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Tide reaches 100,000 members

Tide reaches 100,000 members

A year and a half after launching, Tide has signed up 100,000 members. See Tide's announcement on the milestone and learn about some of their customers here. Read The Telegraph's article on the announcement here.

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Farewill: How we raised our Series A

Farewill: How we raised our Series A

Investment Week wrote about Augmentum portfolio company interactive investor‘s acquisition of Alliance Trust Savings (ATS):

“The completion of the acquisition, which was first announced in October 2018 and included the Alliance Trust office building in Dundee, brings together the two largest fixed-price retail investment platforms with combined assets under administration (AUA) of £36bn and some 400,000 customers.

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Tide and Monese named in LinkedIn’s ‘Top 25 UK Startups’

Tide and Monese named in LinkedIn’s ‘Top 25 UK Startups’

Investment Week wrote about Augmentum portfolio company interactive investor‘s acquisition of Alliance Trust Savings (ATS):

“The completion of the acquisition, which was first announced in October 2018 and included the Alliance Trust office building in Dundee, brings together the two largest fixed-price retail investment platforms with combined assets under administration (AUA) of £36bn and some 400,000 customers.

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interactive investor completes acquisition of Alliance Trust Savings

interactive investor completes acquisition of Alliance Trust Savings

Investment Week wrote about Augmentum portfolio company interactive investor‘s acquisition of Alliance Trust Savings (ATS):

“The completion of the acquisition, which was first announced in October 2018 and included the Alliance Trust office building in Dundee, brings together the two largest fixed-price retail investment platforms with combined assets under administration (AUA) of £36bn and some 400,000 customers.

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Monese announce free Premium accounts for refugees

Monese announce free Premium accounts for refugees

In celebration of Refugee Week, Monese were proud to announce an ongoing project to support refugees across the UK.

“We’re committed to giving out our Premium plan to refugees (usually £14.95 a month) for free, for life. The Premium plan waives all transaction fees, granting our customers entirely free current account facilities.

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Zopa Chief Reveals Plans To Disrupt Banks

Zopa Chief Reveals Plans To Disrupt Banks

“I think consumers are responding to the disruption of all sorts of industries and disruption occurs when better value is offered by a disruptive player than the incumbents,” says Giles Andrews, chief executive of Zopa. In the latest FTAdviser video interview, Mr...

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2005: A Zopa Odyssey

2005: A Zopa Odyssey

A lot has changed in 10 years. We look back at the past decade including some key cultural milestones as well as the evolution in finance from Zopa & P2P lending in transforming the face of finance for the better.Watch Video

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Zopa Doubles Revenue In Peer-To-Peer Boom

Zopa Doubles Revenue In Peer-To-Peer Boom

Peer-to-peer lender Zopa saw its revenues double last year as more savers and borrowers used its platform – but its losses also doubled as the business hired more staff to prepare for its planned future growth. Revenues jumped from £5.4m in 2013 to £11.5m in 2014,...

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UK Peer-To-Peer Lenders Turn Attention To Asia

UK Peer-To-Peer Lenders Turn Attention To Asia

Asia is the focus as the next growth area for providers of alternative finance in the UK, despite concerns over the number of companies going bust and a lack of regulation. Peer-to-peer platform Ratesetter and small business lender Iwoca were among a cohort of...

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My Money – Giles Andrews, Zopa Chief

My Money – Giles Andrews, Zopa Chief

Back in 2004, a group of businessmen sat in a barn in Buckinghamshire throwing around ideas. Was there a way to create some kind of bond market for consumers? Since most armchair investors might not understand the bond markets, could it be simplified into an eBay-like...

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