Facebook Has Finally Decided to Invest in Crowdfunding

Facebook Has Finally Decided to Invest in Crowdfunding

Social media pioneer Facebook has announced its intention to release its own personal crowdfunding platform. In a statement, the corporate giant claimed its new funding platform will allow individual users to ‘raise money for themselves, a friend of someone or something not on Facebook, for example a pet.’ People without a Facebook account will be […]

How to Invest Through Innovative Finance ISAs

How to Invest Through Innovative Finance ISAs

In a market with an increasing number of options for peer to peer lending, people are always searching for new ways to invest their money. Innovative Finance ISAs (IF-ISA) are proving to be an increasingly popular option that offer several distinct advantages over cash ISAs – but what are Innovative Finance ISAs, and how does […]

Small Investments and Beyond: Ways to Invest 10k

Small Investments and Beyond: Ways to Invest 10k

With interest rates so low it’s important to start investing your cash to attack higher returns. Once you’ve built up a solid foundation of savings, it’s time to start directing them towards investments which will provide for you during your retirement. But there are a number of options for making small investments. Here are a […]

Four Strong Bets for Small Business Investment

Four Strong Bets for Small Business Investment

Privately traded companies which are growing strongly, or hot new start-ups which have just come on the scene, all have enormous room for expansion. So investors with a high appetite for risk should capitalise on that potential to target above average returns – there’s no point ignoring a whole swathe of businesses just because they’re […]

Property owners flock to sell online

Property owners flock to sell online

While traditional high-street agents still dominate the property industry, online agents are estimated to have doubled their market share over the past two years to over 5%. There’s strong momentum propelling the online property industry forward – TV property queen Sarah Beeny expects as many as 50% of all homes to be sold online by […]

The Advantages of Investing Through Crowdfunding

The Advantages of Investing Through Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding still labours under the reputation that it isn’t quite as serious as other ways to invest, retaining the legacy of high-profile platforms like Kickstarter, which are really more about donating than investing. That reputation is slowly changing however, as more investors catch onto crowdfunding’s enormous potential for good returns. This new way to invest […]

How to Spot Potential in a Business Opportunity

How to Spot Potential in a Business Opportunity

At Crowd for Angels we carefully vet every company that appears on our platform – indeed, only 7 out of every 100 businesses to apply to pitch for funding via Crowd for Angels have been given the sign off by us. We want every pitch you see on our platform to have serious potential as […]

Invest Money, Don't Donate It - Why We Support Regulation in Crowdfunding

Invest Money, Don’t Donate It – Why We Support Regulation in Crowdfunding

By Andrew Adcock Crowdfunding still has a poor reputation among many serious investors. I don’t think that’s necessarily something for which investors should be faulted. Frankly, I think that crowdfunding ought to do much more to make it clear that it is a serious and viable alternative way of investing, which can accord with the […]

£500 to Invest? Here’s How to Target Big Returns

£500 to Invest? Here’s How to Target Big Returns

With interest rates remaining at historic lows and struggling to keep up with inflation many investors are moving away from savings accounts and starting to invest for themselves. But if you don’t have an enormous amount of capital to begin with, it can be hard to see how to get started – building a strong […]

Introducing an Advanced Cloud Security Solution: Shareoptic

Introducing an Advanced Cloud Security Solution: Shareoptic

Not a week seems to go by without news of another major cyber attack on UK businesses. After a number of high profile attacks on companies such as Tesco Bank and the Post Office in 2016, already in 2017 Lloyds Bank has been subject to a 48 hour denial of service attack, with cyber villains […]