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Some of the best regarded “boutique” crowdfunding platforms (those that make investments of over £1m and with a minimum [...]

27 April
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Small companies remain the lifeblood of the UK. They are creators of jobs. They are creators of growth. However, support for [...]

5 April
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In a previous article on this page, I wrote about how one of the central strategies of fintech firms is “unbundling” – [...]

30 March
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The stage seems set for the likes of Atom, Monzo, Starling and Tandem – new digital banks that reach their customers entirely [...]

21 March
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Popular "punk" craft beer maker Brewdog has said it's about to land a new investor and also revealed it's considering a time [...]

15 March
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London property has long been the pinnacle of investment portfolios worldwide, but a slowdown in the capital’s market is prompting [...]

23 February
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For the past few years it has seemed like P2P lenders could do no wrong. Seen as the feisty challengers to the allegedly ineffective [...]

23 February
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Earlier this month, a crowfunding platform launched solely to raise money to create adult-only games. This week, teachers from [...]

16 February
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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is growing with spectacular speed. Since its inception, £14.2bn has been invested through [...]

16 February
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Debt, equity, rewards and donations – those are the categories of crowdfunding that have emerged over the past decade, creating [...]

9 February
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Maybe you’re just not ready for venture capital”, said William H Draper to a potential partner. It was 1959, and the now-legendary [...]

26 January
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A new campaign appeared on crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder this week. Scottish energy firm Our Energy is raising £450,000 [...]

19 January
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Chancellor Philip Hammond has praised Funding Circle as a “real success story for British fintech” after the peer-to-peer [...]

12 January
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Equity crowdfunding will look even more grown up by Christmas 2017. More regulation is coming to the sector: the Financial Conduct [...]

5 January
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The British brand which created the official Fifty Shades of Grey lingerie has raised £1m – double its original target – [...]

14 December
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