Tag Archives: Crowdcube

Consolidation In Play On Equity Side Of Alternative-Finance Fence

Once upon a time “crowdfunding” was not just a buzzword, but a widely misunderstood one.  For a while it was synonymous in some minds with the idea of equity investment in small, highly speculative start-up businesses – many of which fail (as many as three in four after three years, according to some sources). We […]

Alternative Finance Finds New Roads To Mainstream

It’s becoming almost a daily event: Alternative finance finds yet another road to reach out to the people. Judith Evans reports in The Financial Times on an initiative by Crowdcube – our cousins in the equity sub-sector of crowdfunding – who are teaming up with broker Numis’s to popularise the share floatation market. “Retail investors […]