Tag Archives: Knowledge Hub

From Start-up To Scale-Up – AltFi Funding Examined

Britain is a nation of start-ups, but not of scale-ups, reports David Prosser in Forbes. David cites recent research that concludes that the UK’s “small and medium-sized enterprises are being stifled by a lack of access to finance. Like others before it, this study, from the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, […]

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 […]

EIS Diploma Welcome News For AltFi Equity Investors

Today we look at a welcome move on the equity side of the crowdfunding fence. The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) has relaunched its EIS Diploma in a bid to attract more independent financial advisers to recommend the alternative investment, reports Citywire. “EISA is a trade body that represents the people connected to the Enterprise Investment […]

Crowdfunding P2P On Growth (And Learning) Curve

The portfolio tracker and dealing service iii.co.uk runs a sponsored feature on crowdfunding in general and peer-to-peer lending (P2P) in particular. While the mentions of individual market participnts are effectively paid-for, the preamble paints an accurate and encouraging picture of the state of health of our industry and its P2P sub-sector. “Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Lending […]