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London’s burgeoning fintech scene is about to get a bit bigger as a US start-up with an board of former Wall Street chief executives starts expanding internationally. Orchard, a online direct lending platform, just raised $12m in venture funding with plans to open an office in London to tap into the UK’s growing demand, and government support, for direct lending. Continue reading: Wall St CEOs...
21/10/2014 - 20:57
Television’s $70bn advertising business isn’t dead yet. So says John Wren, chief executive of Omnicom, one of the world’s biggest advertising companies. But Mr Wren’s message on Tuesday may be cold comfort to network executives who are seeing digital outlets grab more money once firmly earmarked for broadcast and cable. “I believe that trend will continue. I don’t think TV’s dead,” Mr Wren told...
21/10/2014 - 18:46
The Silicon Valley crowd loves Nest’s $250 thermostats and $99 smoke alarms. But while its $3.2bn acquisition by Google confirmed Nest as a defining company of the smart home, for many its designer appliances might seem a little on the pricey side. Enter Leeo , a new smart-home company that wants to be the Nest for the rest of us. Continue reading: Leeo wants to bring the smart home to the masses
21/10/2014 - 17:31