Tag Archives: investment

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 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 […]

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 […]

Crowdfunding Lenders Get Best Investment Rates

The crowd wants to be shown the money… Crowdfunding is being taken more and more seriously as a medium for prime retail savings rates.  Crowdfunding intelligence platform, Another Crowd, puts it this way: “Many come to crowdfunding as investors, in search of top savings rates. Deposit-account investors certainly have had a dismal time of it. […]

Why Nicola Says Money&Co.’s A Class Act

Crowdfunding now takes cenre stage Money&Co. CEO, Nicola Horlick, harboured ambitions to be an actress, but three years as a student at Oxford turned her head, and a career in finance followed, reports Economia magazine in a recent profile of Nicola. Economia describes itself as “the member publication for ICAEW chartered accountants…  essential technical accountancy […]

Where Angels, Individuals and Businesses Come Together

Crowdfunding in civic splendour I took part in a panel discussion at the International Festival of Business in Liverpool last week.  The event was organized by the UK Business Angel Association.  Their “Investment Summit” was held in the magnificent surroundings of St. George’s Hall.  I shared the platform with a number of crowdfunding experts and […]