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EU Wants To Tie Up Crowdfunding In Red Tape

Crowdfunding rules to cut financial risks for investors are under consideration by the European Union. Crowdfunding is a fast and easy way for firms to...

Designs For Life Smashes Crowdfunding Equity Record

Grand Designs TV presenter Kevin McCloud has set a new equity crowdfunding record by collecting £1.9 million for his eco-homes firm. McCloud shattered his £1...

Crowdfunding Goes Local With Micro Project Appeals

Crowdfunding is triggering a new wave of community funding initiatives around the world as investors club together to raise money for local projects. In The...

SEIS Business Angels Do Not Need Bundles Of Cash

Investors are turning elsewhere for above inflation returns in these days when savings accounts and retail investments offer disappointing performance. One investment that was once...

SEIS And Crowdfunding Take Over From Dragons’ Den

Dragons’ Den is a worldwide TV phenomenon where entrepreneurs and inventors queue up to pitch their ideas to millionaires ready and willing to invest...

British Universities Look To Alumni For SEIS Funding

British universities are increasingly offering investment opportunities to alumni to allow them to tap into Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme tax breaks. Cambridge University has just...

VCT Investors Plagued By Upfront Fee Scammers

Venture Capital Trusts are warning investors about fraudsters running scams to try to con them out of cash. Although Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) come with...

MP Takes A Leaf Out Of His Own Book With SEIS

A Conservative MP who has trail blazed the way for small firms to pick up much-needed start-up funding with the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme...

Tax Breaks Fail To Lure Technology Investors

Government attempts to kick start funding for new technology businesses are stalling despite tax breaks to encourage investors. The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is...

Financial Watchdog Wants To Regulate Crowdfunding

If you are the type of investor who will give away some cash to a new start business in return for a T-shirt or...

Smartphone Cash Call Sets New Crowdfunding Record

A new record for investment pledges has been set by a call for money from the open source software firm behind the Ubuntu Edge...

Tech Catapult Centres Win Extra Funding

The government has stretched a budget for technology and innovation catapult centres to fund two more specialist hubs and to increase the budget for...
Don’t Put Your SEIS Tax Breaks At Risk

Don’t Put Your SEIS Tax Breaks At Risk

Investors can earn some significant tax breaks by investing in new start businesses via the government’s flagship Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). But those tax...

Week In Expat Money Matters July 20 – July 26, 2013

Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web. From iExpats.com: Fixed Rate Bond...

British Crown Funders Ready To Look Overseas

Crowdcube – the British regulated crowdfunding platform – is reading to make a move into the Middle East and North Africa. Crowdcube has raised more...

1,700 Start-Up Companies Flock To SEIS

More than 1,700 British start-up companies have applied for Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) status in the last tax year. Attractive tax breaks have tempted...

Qualifying Trades For A SEIS Company

Not all companies qualify for the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme that encourages private investors to take a stake in fresh start businesses. In return, investors...

SEIS – the “Dragon’s Den” with Tax Benefits

Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS) are a new initiative designed to encourage investment in small, early-stage companies. Investors are offered a better range of...

Entrepreneurs Pitching For Investment Cash

Entrepreneurs desperate to raise cash for their businesses are looking to private investors to plug the funding gap left by banks unwilling to lend...

SEIS Investors Challenge Creative To Bid For Cash

Investors want media companies to get creative and tell them why they should cut them a slice of a £2.25 million Seed Enterprise Investment...