How paying off your debts can make you worse off

Look at most personal finance websites and they will advise that one of the best ways to improve your finances is to pay off your debts. But did you know that paying off your debts when there are other opportunities for your cash can in fact make you worse off in the long-term. Say at […]

Crowd for Angels granted Authorised Training Employer (ATE) by the ICAEW 

Crowd for Angels granted Authorised Training Employer (ATE) by the ICAEW 

Crowd for Angels is delighted to announce that it has been granted Authorised Training Employer (ATE) status by the The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). As an ATE Crowd for Angels will offer training for the ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant) qualification to individual employees, helping to develop their accounting, business and finance skills. […]

Our due diligence – going one step beyond

Here at Crowd for Angels we often get asked by investors what due diligence we carry out on the companies that raise funds on our platform. As a company that is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), we have to comply with strict rules on how we conduct our business. But as […]

The little-known finance product offering up to 12% annual interest - IF-ISA

The little-known finance product offering up to 12% annual interest – IF-ISA

Since its launch in 1999 the Cash ISA (Individual Savings Account) has been a very popular product for consumers looking to shelter their savings income away from the taxman. According to government statistics, at the end of the 2015/16 tax year the total market value of Cash ISAs was a mammoth £250.7 billion¹.   Savers […]

17 essential tips for crowdfunding success

17 essential tips for crowdfunding success

If you’re already an investor in crowdfunding, or new to the industry and want to learn more, take a look at Crowd for Angels’ 17 essential tips for investment success. Essential Tips TIP#1 – Make sure that every year you take advantage of your ISA allowance – £20,000 for the 2017/18 tax year. This can be put into the cash, […]

Learn what it takes to raise funds on Crowd for Angels.

Learn what it takes to raise funds on Crowd for Angels.

If you are interested in fundraising or you are looking at options for your business, learn what it takes to raise funds on Crowd for Angels. With over 9 in 10 businesses being turned away by our platform alone mainly due to ill-preparation, is there anything you can do to improve your chances? Our platform […]

Is Crowdfunding for Causes a Good Idea?

Is Crowdfunding for Causes a Good Idea?

Crowdfunding for Causes At Crowd for Angels, we see crowdfunding as a serious investment opportunity – but Crowdfunding for Causes is also on the rise. But can you always trust that your money is going where you think it is, or is it better to keep crowdfunding for investment purposes? Here, we explore the debate […]

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 […]