Weekly industry news round-up

Last week was relatively quiet in the industry. Main highlights are news that Goldman Sachs is nearing the launch of their online lending service and Amazon launching a partnership with Wells Fargo in the US. In the UK Financial Times discusses why alternative finance platforms should become banks. Financial Times also shares the thoughts of the new head of the FCA who believes that peer-to-peer lenders that market buyback guarantees, provision funds and other forms of fixed interest are misleading investors. Enjoy reading!

Mentions of Bondora over the past week

Over the course of the last 7 days Bondora was mentioned in an article on top peer-to-peer lending platforms in Europe and an overview of fintech companies in the Nordic region. Our CEO also gave two interviews for the Estonian business daily.