Category Archives: Press Release

HM Treasury introduce the Open Banking Standard: media comment

Commenting on the publication of the Open Banking Working Group report, Louise Beaumont, Head of Public Affairs & Marketing at GLI Finance said: “The creation of an Open Banking Standard would be a major breakthrough by opening up new ways through the use of data to help people and businesses to save, borrow, lend and […]

£20bn lost to UK economy through SME lack of alternative finance awareness

New report published today highlights economic cost of lack of alternative finance awareness Ahead of the Autumn Statement, industry stakeholders call for Government to address concentration risk in credit ecosystem to enable SME growth Chancellor’s Northern Powerhouse at risk as SMEs in North have overdrafts slashed at twice the rate of SMEs in London Lack […]

GLI Finance platforms shortlisted for British Business Bank referral scheme

GLI Finance has today announced that its two financial matchmaking platforms, Funding Options and FINPOINT, have been shortlisted to become designated platforms for the British Business Bank’s alternative finance referral scheme. Under the referral scheme, which is being implemented under the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act, named high street banks will offer any small […]

GLI Finance platforms show strong growth as global SME finance opportunity continues to boom

GLI Finance is delighted to announce strong performance across its platforms with Finexkap in France, LiftForward in the US, and FundingKnight in the UK leading the charge through a combination of new product launches, strategic partnerships and rapidly growing origination volumes. GLI’s alternative finance platforms have now originated £444million in loans, across more than 6,400 […]

GLI Finance’s MytripleA forms first strategic partnership with Spanish Confederation of Small and Medium Enterprises

GLI Finance, a leading investor in the global alternative finance sector, is delighted to announce that MytripleA, its Spanish investee company, has become the first crowdfunding platform to sign a partnership agreement with the Spanish Confederation of Small and Medium Enterprises (CEPYME), which will see the business’ products endorsed and promoted by CEPYME to its […]

GLI Finance celebrates wins in the ‘Influential Voice in FinTech’ and ‘Encourager for SME Growth’ categories at Innovate Finance’s Diversity Awards

GLI Finance, a leading investor in the global alternative finance sector, is delighted to announce it has won in the ‘Influential Voice in FinTech’ and ‘Encourager for SME Growth’ categories at the inaugural Diversity Awards organised by Innovate Finance as part of Innovate Finance Week and London Tech Week. The awards celebrate firms that have […]

GLI Finance lends its expertise to Innovate Finance Week

GLI Finance, a leading investor in the global alternative finance sector is delighted to support the launch of Innovate Finance Week and London Technology Week through its participation in the ‘Money Talk – VCs take the Stage’ panel discussion and its attendance at the ‘Fintech and the new Parliament’ reception. As leading industry initiatives, both […]

GLI Finance launches Alternative Finance Manifesto ahead of General Election

GLI Finance, a leading investor in the global alternative finance sector has today launched its Alternative Finance Manifesto outlining the business’ key recommendations on how to ensure the long term growth of the industry ahead of the upcoming General Election and policy announcements by the major political parties. The manifesto builds upon the recent measures […]

GLI Finance: The rise of alternative finance means we’re all winners

The stunning rise and exponential growth of the UK’s alternative finance industry has meant we’re all winners, according to Louise Beaumont, Head of Public Affairs at GLI Finance, the leading investor in the global alternative finance sector. Speaking on a panel at yesterday’s Innovate Finance Global Summit 2015, Beaumont championed the increasingly important role alternative […]