Alternative finance

The UK is a nation built on small businesses, with SMEs accounting for a staggering 99 per cent of all businesses [...]

17 February 2017
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Earlier this month, a crowfunding platform launched solely to raise money to create adult-only games. This week, [...]

16 February 2017
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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is growing with spectacular speed. Since its inception, £14.2bn has been [...]

16 February 2017
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Debt, equity, rewards and donations – those are the categories of crowdfunding that have emerged over the past [...]

9 February 2017
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Maybe you’re just not ready for venture capital”, said William H Draper to a potential partner. It was 1959, [...]

26 January 2017
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A new campaign appeared on crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder this week. Scottish energy firm Our Energy is raising [...]

19 January 2017
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The road was slightly bumpy for alternative lenders last year. Authorisations for the Innovative Finance Isa were [...]

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

5 January 2017
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Alternative finance is very diverse – something we should celebrate as an industry. But as the sector scales [...]

14 December 2016
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Over the past decade, the risk appetite of the big banks has fallen, making them less inclined to provide finance [...]

8 December 2016
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Peer-to-peer firm LendingCrowd was quick to attract investment to grow in Scotland's niche crowdfunding sector. [...]

16 November 2016
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Over the past few years I’ve witnessed first-hand the UK’s fintech sector emerge as the world’s dominant [...]

11 November 2016
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A top boss at spreadbetter IG Group has joined the board of a startup opening up high level investments to [...]

7 November 2016
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When George Osborne announced the bank referral scheme two years ago, he aimed to “bring new lenders much closer [...]

1 November 2016
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A new government scheme to help small businesses turned down for loans find alternative means of finance launches [...]

1 November 2016
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