Tag Archives: P2B

The Pension Quandry – What To Do With Your Capital?

Pension planning is a massive issue for our ageing UK population. So the question of which options we should all consider for our retirement is clearly a very important one. My personal opinion is that the UK government should allow peer-to-peer business loans (P2P or P2B assets – as you prefer) to be held with […]

P2P Crowdfunders Leap To £2bn – But Banks Fail “Inexcusably”

P2P finance is on the up – thankfully for SMEs The UK’s peer-to-peer (P2P) finance sector continues to expand  – at an even faster rate than previously thought. According to market data published by Alternative Finance (Alt Fi), a media outlet that monitors alternative finance sectors, including crowdfunding, cumulative lending has doubled since last December. […]

Surge In Demand As Crowdfunding Heads For £1bn Mark

Either a borrower or a lender be – a new financial infrastructure is in the making The Financial Times (subscription required) continues to discuss the news we reported yesterday that peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is set to hit the £1bilion mark. In the first six months of 2014, new peer-to-peer lending to businesses (which we prefer […]

Crowdfunding “To Hit £1bn By Year End”

There’s growth in the UK economy – but no thanks to the banks Crowdfunding industry body, the Peer 2 Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has released figures that show the robust health of crowdfunding as an alternative source of finance for business. The P2PFA figures show that “peer-to-peer lenders lent over £500 million of new money […]

EU Regulatory Constraints Hamper SMEs And Banks

  Crowdfundinsider, a leading crowdfund intelligence platform, interviewed Money&Co. CEO Nicola Horlick recently. The result was a wide-ranging feature about Nicola’s business interests in the crowdfunding sector. Here Nicola speaks about Money&Co. Her views on the impact of EU regulation on business funding for small and medium-sized companies are particularly trenchant: “Crowdfunding is the future […]

Crowdfunding Kudos Chronicled

Persons talking to (in our opinion, at least) businesses… Investors Chronicle (IC) trumpets the benefits of crowdfunding. Good news – but, at least to us – not new news. “With prevailing low interest rates, investors have been forced to look to higher-risk sources of income such as equity income and property, but in recent years […]

UK’s SME-Led Recovery Needs Our Support

SMEs, many of which are biotechnology companies, need our support When I say that I am trying to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK by providing an alternative source of finance to the banks, people often ask why that’s important. There are just over 24 million people working for private businesses in […]

Crowdfunding Crusade Comes to Cotswolds

The goal is to get everyone talking about crowd investment in business Money&Co.’s CEO Nicola Horlick is on a crusade – to take crowdfunding to the people. It starts in Chipping Norton tonight. Nicola is speaking at the Wine Bear, a small wine-retail business in the centre of the town, with the aim of explaining […]