Monthly Archives: August 2014

House Price Inflation Crisis – Can Crowdfunding Help?

  House price inflation penalises the young, but crowdfunding investment can help In her latest blog, Money&Co. CEO Nicola Horlick argues that rampant house price inflation effectively penalizes the younger generation by transferring  wealth to the old. She details the potentially disastrous the social and economic effects of rampant real-estate inflation, but says that the […]

Crowdfunding Can Ease House Price Crisis

Attractive crowdfunding yields from carefully vetted compnaies can help with a deposit A recent survey conducted by Lloyds Bank has found that the amount of money saved by families has halved over the past forty years.  In the 1970s, despite this being a period of financial turmoil for Britain, households saved just under 10 per […]

Money&Co. Borrower Soulful Foods Makes Media Splash

As featured in the Evening Standard. But who found the growth funding? Congratulations to one of our early borrowing success stories, Soulful Foods. Headed by CEO Iain Burke-Hamilton, the company, which Iain describes as making “wholesome comfort food for people on the go” raised £360,000 in a loan auction that closed in July. Iain and […]

Best Investment Returns and Credit for SMEs – Latest Video Footage

You are the crowd – together, we are the future Fund manager and Money&Co. CEO Nicola Horlick (pictured above) explains how Money&Co. is bringing people and businesses together in the fast-expanding world of crowdfunding. Through person-to-business (P2B), sometimes known as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can find alternative sources of finance to […]

Crowdfunding An Extra Challenge For Banks

Investors are getting more savvy – and want to  be told what the real costs of “mainstream” investments are  Financial commentators call it the war of the challenger banks. A less flamboyant way of putting it is that there is increasing competition to offer loans and savings products to consumers who have been poorly served […]

Savers Denied Best Rates – So What’s The Alternative?

Rate rises are simply not being delivered to savers, say commentators As we reported last week (see last Thursday’s News story), it’s not a question of if interest rates will rise, but when. After the release of the Bank of England’s inflation report last Thursday, the consensus among commentators is drifting towards a later rise […]

London Takes Crowdfunding Lead

The Financial Times reports that London is emerging as the world leader for crowdfunding with more campaigns being run out of the UK capital than cities in the US – where the method of financing new ventures was born. The claim is being made by the Crowdfunding Centre, a research group, which has for the […]