Tag Archives: equity funding

VC Investors Make FinTech Play

Is there gold in the digital hills? Some of the smartest (some might say “most avaricious”) minds aroundk seem to think so. Our friends at Altfi report on the rush to invest in the FinTech sector: Two of the UK’s most prolific venture capital firms, Index Ventures and Dawn Capital, both announced funding rounds yesterday as they […]

AltFi Equity Investors Dish Out Prizes

The Enterprise Investment Association focuses on equity investment – shares as opposed to the loans we specialise in here at Money&Co. Today we offer a glimpse over the other side of the investment fence as the association announces the winners of some gongs: The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association, the membership organisation focused on investing in […]

UK’ s Big Equity Crowdfunders Merge – Plus Loan Latest

Today we bring news of a merger on the euity side of the crowdfunding fence – and add a report offering a cautionary note regarding equity fund raises generally. The UK’s biggest equity crowdfunding raise platforms, Crowdcube and Seedrs, have agreed on terms to merge. AltFi reports: The two firms, who say £2bn has been raised across their […]

Mainstream Capital Inflow To AltFi Sector Grows Again

The latest ingress by the mainstream into alternative finance involves Money&Co.’s close neighbours in Hammersmith, Lanistar. Lanistar’s latest funding round is a hefty £15 million. FinExtra reports: Lanistar, a personal financial management startup founded in 2019, has raised £15 million to support its forthcoming commercial launch in Winter 2020. The investment, from Milaya Capital, gives […]