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LendingClub pops - up 60 per cent on debut

The Google-backed peer-to-peer lending company LendingClub listed this morning on the Nasdaq and immediately popped 60 per cent, underscoring the growing confidence investors have with emerging alternative finance companies. LendingClub, however, likes to view itself as a tech business rather than a financier — the multiples are better. read more...

Creating the ultimate digital proposition for a city

The Ultimate Digital Proposition (UDP) portrays a destination such as a city as an integrated digital productivity hub — one with a thriving digital economy where digital businesses can start and thrive, intellectual property is developed and products are brought to market. read more...