Is Crowdfunding for Causes a Good Idea?

Is Crowdfunding for Causes a Good Idea?

At Crowd for Angels, we see crowdfunding as a serious investment opportunity – but crowdfunding for humanitarian 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 around crowdfunding […]

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 […]