Tag Archives: equity raise

Euro Deal Highlights UK’s FinTech Funding Attractions – Plus Loan Auction Latest

The UK remains a prime venue for raising Fintech funds, the disruption of Brexit notwithstanding. Our friends at Finextra report on a UK raise for a Continental company in the Fintech sector: Qonto, the French scaleup offering a business account to European SMEs, has raised €5 million in just 6.5 hours on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. […]

Equity Crowdfunding To Challenge VC Funding In Post-Virus AltFi

Marvellous diction from Crowdfundinsider in a piece suggesting equity crowdfunding will replace venture capital, post-Covid-19 era. Nurture those abandoned sprouts, folks… The piece is focused mainly in the US, but the themes are universal. As VC funding dries up Equity Crowdfunding (EC) is ideally positioned to nurture the abandoned sprouts. Since the VC industry was […]

Equity And P2P Crowdfunding Asset Classes Reprised – Plus Loan Latest

Today, we look at the important and legitimate asset class on the other side of the crowdfunding fence – equity raises. We have long argued that equity raises are a a useful and interesting part of a balanced portfolio of investments for risk-tolerant investors. The upside of equity investment is potentially very attractive, but the […]

Crowdfunding: Equity And P2P Compared

Today, we take a peek over the fence at our cousins in the equity side of the crowdfunding fence. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider report a healthy state of affairs: “As everyone knows by now (or at least they should), small and medium-sized businesses are vital for economic growth and prosperity. SMEs are the job creators in the […]

For P2P, Profit’s A Must – For Equity (1 SME In 12), Less So…

Profit is very important in today’s world. It’s especially important to the way we do business. We bring individuals looking for an excellent return on their capital together with businesses seeking funding for growth. It’s called peer-to-peer (P2P) business lending, a sub-sector of crowdfunding. The businesses we allow to pitch for funding on our platform […]