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Is Property Crowdfunding A Good Investment?

Not everyone has the cash to sink into buy to let property investment, buy many savers like to grab a piece of the action...

How To Beat The Dragons To Better Venture Capital Returns

Investors can gain better returns than TV’s dragons or most professional venture capitalists by randomly staking their money on start-ups, according to a new...

How Does Crowdfunded Peer-To-Peer Lending Work For Investors?

Peer-to-peer lending comes as two models - lending or investment. Lending is to businesses, to ease cashflow or finance stock or capital spending, or to...

Watchdog Tightens Rules To Safeguard P2P Loan Investors

Investors and borrowers face dealing with new rules for peer-to-peer crowdfunded loans. The industry regulator has stepped in with proposals to update rules for lenders...

Tech Start-Ups Have A 100/1 Chance Of Success

Only one out of every 100 technology start-up companies will survive more than a year because their products may be clever but are ‘utterly...

Crowdfunding Enters New Phase With Secondary Market

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs is launching a 'trading Tuesday' for investors to buy and sell shares in start-ups. The trading day is listed as the first...

Crowdfunder Reveals The Odds Of A Successful Investment

Investors have a 28% chance of making a profit from a crowdfunded deal, according to new statistics. Crowdfunding platform Seedrs has published details of 375...

Bad Debts Trigger Online Lender To Stop Dealing

Ripples of fear are spreading across online peer to peer lending and crowdfunding platforms as more signs of failing investments become public. The latest victim...

Secrets Of How Crowdfunded Firms Perform Revealed

The first analysis of how crowdfunding investments are performing shows deals are giving investors an average 14.44% annual return. But close to one in five...

Do Crowdfunding Investors Need Better Protection?

Crowdfunding watchdogs want to tighten up the rules to protect peer-to-peer lenders and equity investors. As the value of crowdfunding investments increases with more than...

Crowdfunders Make Snap Decisions About Investing

Crowdfunding investors make choose where to stake their cash based on people and products rather than financial performance, claims a new report. CrowdRating, an independent...

Look At SEIS If You’ve Maxed Out Your Tax Reliefs

The stampede is on to invest to max out this financial year’s tax allowances – and some of the most generous tax breaks are...

Platform Alternative Finance Leaps 84% To £3.2Bn

More than a million British investors staked some cash to crowdfunding or peer-to-peer lending platforms during the past 12 months, according to a new...

Crowdfunders Urged To Protect Investor Cash

Crowdfunding has raised more than £140 million for 300 businesses through online platform Syndicate Room – but the founder is warning that more has...

Crowdfunders Get Dubious Deal From Many Startups

Business angels and investors have serious doubts about the financial strength of many of the companies pitching for crowdfunding deals. Valuing a startup business is...

Law Firm Crash Is UK’s Biggest Crowdfund Failure

British crowdfunding investors have suffered the biggest loss in the market place to date as legal advice firm rebus called in administrators. Rebus raised £816,000...

Tax Break Pledge Sees Investment Funding Dry Up

Funding for start-ups in Australia has almost dried up as investors hold back their cash in the hope of gaining from new tax reliefs. Entrepreneurs...

Picking The Right Crowdfunding Platform

Crowdfunding platforms are flooding the market with niche fundraisers seemingly open every day – so how do you choose the right one for raising...

US Opens Floodgates For Equity Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding is about to lift off in the US as regulators have removed the final hurdles that stopped investors buying a stake in...

Investors Warned Of Crowdfunding Crooks

US investigators have issued an alert about reward based crowdfunding that has been infiltrated by suspected scammers and crooks. Reward based crowdfunding is when a...