Commercial banking

Online lenders succeed in capital raising

Two online lending platforms – Spotcap and Credibly – have separately raised a total of £71.8 million in capital facilities, lending support to the sector’s prospects in the eyes of investors. Berlin-based, online lending platform Spotcap has raised €31.5 million (£23.8 million) in new funding led by international private equity firm, Finstar Financial Group, with participation from […]

Bank of England considering digital ledger for RTGS in 2017

Britain’s payment settlement system for the pound sterling is to be redesigned and rebuilt, Minouche Shafik, deputy governor for Markets & Banking at the Bank of England (BoE) has said in a speech given at the BoE to senior figure in the UK payments business. The twenty-year old Real-Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS), which settles […]

RAI Stone Analytics adopted by Americana Community Bank

Americana Community Bank (ACB) is working with RAI Stone Group, the provider of the RAI Stone Analytics platform to supports its small-to-medium business (SMB) teams, which focus on organisations employing between one and 100 people. “Using this service is adding significant, measurable return-on-investment (ROI) that might have happened over time, sure. But we didn’t see […]