How to Create a Winning Crowdfunding Pitch
If you’re trying to gain investment, a crowdfunding pitch is essential. If you write it well, you’ll be more likely to gain money for your startup. Conversely, a crowdfunding pitch that doesn’t work well could mean that you don’t attract investors, even when your idea is truly amazing. For this reason, we’ve decided to compile together a […]
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 […]
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 […]
Enjoy EIS and an Instant Exit with Integumen
Since being launched in 1994 the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has been successful in attracting investment into young and ambitious unquoted companies looking for funds to grow their operations. As a method of persuasion, EIS offers a range of generous tax benefits, including income tax relief, loss relief and exemption from capital gains tax. However, […]
Can Crowdfunding beat annuities?
Driven by increasing life expectancy rates and record low interest rates, levels of income provided by annuities have plunged over the past couple of decades. Back in the 1990s a 65 year old man with a pension fund of £100,000 could quite easily secure an income of c.£15,000 a year until death via a life annuity. However in 2016 an equally large pension pot is unlikely to pay our retiree more than £5,000 per annum. Could crowdfunding be the answer?