News & Views

You can find links to media coverage on the Affordable Credit Challenge on this page, including news articles, thought leadership pieces and online features. For more ways to keep up to date with the latest information on the challenge, head to our Contact page.


Innovation in Affordable Credit: finalists announced

Daily Mail

Fast and easy access to loans is vital for many people faced with bills out of the blue, so credit unions must replace the loan sharks

Peer2Peer Finance News

How fintech can make credit more affordable

Responsible Finance

The affordable credit challenge: why FinTechs and the responsible finance industry must work together to innovate

AltFi News

£2m fintech challenge launched to fight payday lenders

Peer2Peer Finance News

Fintechs invited to enter £2m affordable credit challenge

This is Money

Nesta offers £1.35m prize fund for fintechs to help borrowers get easier access to affordable loans

Tech UK

Nesta will deliver the Affordable Credit Challenge, announced in Budget 2018 and backed by HM Treasury

Responsible Finance

Prize aims to make credit more affordable and accessible – and encourage fintech innovators to partner with community lenders

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