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Zopa finally acquires its banking license and prepares to launch its...

Peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa has received its full banking licence and will look to launch a new set of products, beginning with a fixed-term savings account.

ClearScore unveils new Credit For Key Workers initiative

In a time when the UK relies on key workers to keep the country running, many of these professionals have seen the credit offerings available to them reduced, which is something ClearScore hopes to change with its new initiative.

FinTech investment in the UK has grown six-fold since 2015

UK FinTech sector hit a new record for deal activity in 2019 UK FinTech companies have raised over $19.5bn across 1,171 transactions since 2015,...

Zopa edges nearer to challenger bank status after £140m funding round

Zopa, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender with the goal of becoming a challenger bank, has secured £140m in funding.

Challenger bank-hopeful Zopa rumoured to have bagged eleventh hour £130m investment

Zopa might have secured a last-minute capital injection needed to ensure the peer-to-peer lender can become a challenger bank.

Zopa raises £44m to support the launch of new financial products

P2P lender Zopa has raised £44m in its largest funding round and will use it to launch a broader range of financial products.

TruFin raises £70m through the sale of shares on LSE

TruFin, a FinTech and banking group, has raised £70m through the sale of ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange.

2017 is set to be a record year for FinTech Investments...

In the first half of 2017 UK based FinTech companies received more than two thirds of the total amount invested in 2016 and...

P2P lender Zopa raises £32m to launch bank

UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Zopa has raised £32m in a new funding round to finance the launch of its retail banking service.

Zopa backer Forward Partners closes new £60m fund

London-based VC Forward Partners has closed its new early stage fund with £60m. The firm counts peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa among its portfolio.