Original article appeared in: Bridging and Commercial, 22nd March 2017 Business crowdfunding platform Crowd for Angels has launched its first bond products which are eligible for the Innovative Finance Isa (IFIsa). The ‘crowd bonds’ have been designed to offer a higher rate of return than a typical cash Isa and can be secured against the […]
UPDATED – 4th September 2018 Crowdfunding still labours somewhat 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 […]
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 to invest money, which can accord with […]
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 […]
After the events of 2016 – the EU referendum result, the election of Donald Trump – it can feel like the future of investment might be very different to what we’ve been used to, and you might be feeling uncertain about where to invest. If the world is becoming more sceptical about free trade, for […]
Crowd for Angels, one of the UK’s leading crowdfunding companies, is pleased to announce that it has selected Paysafe as its payment processing provider.
Crowd for Angels, one of the UK’s leading crowdfunding companies, is pleased to announce it is now a member of the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA). The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association representing angel and early stage investment. The UKBAA aims to: Represent the voice of the angel investment community and ensure […]
Want to save on your tax bill and invest in growing companies at the same time? With a range of government backed incentive schemes you can do exactly that. Small businesses are the lifeblood of the UK economy. They employ an estimated 16 million people (more than half of the workforce), account for 99.3% of […]
WITH the Bank of England widely expected to cut interest rates this afternoon, savers are bracing themselves for a further drop in the already pitiful returns they are earning on deposit accounts. The rates of interest offered on crowdfunded debt securities typically range from 6 per cent to 12 per cent, depending on the risk associated with the business. Crowdfunded debt products might be riskier, but their higher rates of return make them worth a look.
Crowd for Angels is delighted to announce that growth company guru and charity ambassador Oliver Rothschild has become a shareholder in the company. This further strengthens his ties with the business, at which he became a special advisor to the board in January this year.