About Abhay N

Abhay is the founder and managing editor of India Microfinance. He is passionate about microfinance, financial inclusion and social entrepreneurship in India.

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40,000 Visitors Attend London Tech Week

London Tech Week was organised between 12-16th June 2017 across multiple venues in the United Kingdom. The aim of the week long festival was to showcase London’s tech credentials to the world. The city currently ranks among the top five startup hubs in the world. Entrepreneurs and tech professionals from Europe and Asia marked their presence … Continue reading “40,000 Visitors Attend London Tech Week”

How To Put A Business Idea Into Action

Set Squared, the world’s number one university business incubator organized a workshop in Basingstoke, Hampshire on Entrepreneurship in the first week of July 2017. The workshop was a hands on experience on how to turn an idea into a successful and profitable business. The workshop brought together entrepreneurs from across the United Kingdom who were … Continue reading “How To Put A Business Idea Into Action”

Peer To Peer Lending in United Kingdom

The top three peer to peer lending platforms in the UK have lent close to £ 3 billion in 2016. Since 2010, P2P lending firms have collectively channeled more than £ 7.3 billion to individuals and businesses across the UK. The biggest P2P lending firm in the UK is currently Zopa which has lent close to £ … Continue reading “Peer To Peer Lending in United Kingdom”

Funding Circle Review

Funding Circle has emerged as one of the largest FinTech Unicorn companies in the world. The company was valued at US$ 1 billion in 2015 but has seen it’s value erode since then. It is the peer to peer lending platform of choice for small businesses in the United Kingdom. Since it began operations the … Continue reading “Funding Circle Review”

Most Innovative Finance Companies

Large established financial institutions are revisiting their tried and tested models in a bid to scare of fin-tech startups from encroaching on their turfs. While most of the new Fintech companies will not survive beyond their first three years, a few will eventually replace today’s leading financial firms. There are many fin-tech companies that have been … Continue reading “Most Innovative Finance Companies”

EIT Digital Opens London Hub

The European Institute Of Innovation and Technology’s new UK premises was inaugurated by the deputy mayor of London, Mr Rajesh Agrawal on 12th June 2017. Located on Leeke Street, the center is close to the regional business hub of Kings Cross in London. EIT’s stated mission is to enhance digital innovation in Europe which would lead to … Continue reading “EIT Digital Opens London Hub”

Most Innovative UK Startups

Pinset Maisons, one of UK’s most innovative law firms released a report on Fintech at the London Fintech Week organized last month. The report highlighted their extensive work with fintech startups in London. Given below are four companies chosen from their portfolio of clients who are doing ground breaking work at the intersection of finance and … Continue reading “Most Innovative UK Startups”