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OFF3R launches index for AIM

OFF3R analysed major equity crowdfunding platforms including Seedrs, Crowdcube, Syndicate Room, Angels Den, Envestors and The House Crowd. The P2P lending platforms examined were Zopa, Landbay, RateSetter, ArchOver, Marketinvoice, Lending

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Treasury includes crowd bonds in Innovative Finance ISA

Originally launched back in April 2016 the Innovative Finance ISA at first offered the opportunity to invest in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. The remit has now been extended to include crowd

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Crowd investors prioritise management

Crowd investors are more likely to base their investment decisions on information about the management team and product in an equity crowdfunding campaign rather than on the information about the

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New equity ratings agency to help investors make smarter decisions

The new tool is different to existing services in the UK because of its objectivity, the value of the information it uses to calculate a rating, and the fact that

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Which crowdfunders have real financial strength?

As more companies turn to crowdfunding to raise money to either launch or develop their businesses, financial ratings experts Company Watch examined the financial strength of some of the firms

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CrowdLords is the first two-sided investment crowdfunding platform for the UK residential market.

CrowdLords is a uniquely different crowdfunding investment platform as they directly connect people who wish to build and manage a property portfolio or develop property (landlords or developers); with investors

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Investing via crowdfunding: the basics

Crowding funding is the latest innovative way for companies to fund their development and for small investors to invest in a start-up. As an investor there are two main types

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FCA warns on crowdfunding promotions

In a document released this week the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned that many promotions for investments via crowdfunding websites, including mini-bonds, provide insufficient warning of the risks to


Deposits greatest challenge for would-be homebuyers

Despite the perceived challenge, two in five homebuyers still see this as a good time to buy property. Paul Broadhead, BSA head of mortgage policy, cited new Mortgage Market Review


Treasury denies putting pressure on Help to Buy

After announcing strong results earlier this month Nationwide has confirmed it has no plans to offer the second phase of Help to Buy suggesting it can fund 95% mortgages more