Tag Archives: UKCFA

Risk Awareness In P2P – Plus Latest On A+ Loan

Risk awareness is the hot topic in peer-to-peer (P2P) business lending at the moment. We’re currently seeking feedback from lenders – and borrowers too – in an attempt to ensure that we’re doing everything we can to be transparent and lucid in our explanation of the risks as well as the benefits of P2P loans. […]

Alternative Funding Conference Is Making News

Thanks to all involved at yesterday’s hugely enjoyable and valuable Alternative Funding: News Solutions To Old Problems conference at the RAC club in London’s Pall Mall. “It’s really good to make a connection with colleagues in the industry, potential borrowers and individuals who are already lending or considering making a peer-to-peer loan,” said Nicola Horlick, […]

Make No Mistake: High Levels Of Interest Are Essential

Effective crowdfunding is about message depth – speaking directly to a specific interest group The UK Crowdfunding Association’s recent evening on how NOT to do crowdfunding was illuminating. Alternately light-hearted and deadly serious,  more than a dozen short presentations (the longest was eight minutes, most were just five minutes) whizzed by in well under two […]

The Crowd Comes For A Fancy Breakfast – And Some Plain English

Crowdfunding came to Hertfordshire for breakfast this week. A select Money&Co. team, headed by CEO Nicola Horlick, spread the word to 101 attendees at a very engaging and interesting event. Our message is simple: we bring people together with businesses – so that businesses can get the funds they need to grow, and individual investors […]

Crowdfunding’s Talkfest With A Twist

The crowd gathers for a series of confessional tales in Haymarket Tonight promises to be a fun evening, as crowdfunding comes to London’s West End. It’s a talkfest with a twist, hosted by the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA). The UKCFA flags tonight up this way: “[Crowdfunding is]  a young industry, but fast-moving, and with more […]

Crowdfunding “A Real Alternative For Savings” – UKCFA in FT

Crowdfunding is a “real alternative” to low-yielding bank deposits Exciting times in the world of crowdfunding. As the Financial Times puts it (subscription required): “Crowdfunding’s rise to prominence has been remarkable. In little more than a decade, it has become a recognised way for companies, both young and established, to raise finance from a wide […]

Fast-Growing UK Crowdfunders “Raise £1,700 per hour” – UKCFA Survey

UKCFA survey – data may be partial, but that means the growth estimates are conservative  A new survey of the UK crowdfunding market reveals that “crowdfunding in the UK is taking off in the UK for a variety of reasons, the most popular being lack of available funding from banks. So with the rise of […]