Tag Archives: venture capital

Venture Capital Offers Bright Spot In Uncertain UK Future

The stop-start, hot-cold nature of the alternative finance industry in the time of Covid-19 is a continuing theme. Rather than bust, the latest news report from our friends at UK Tech News offers a snapshot of a booming venture-capital industry, at least in London. With the latest vaccine developments and the impact of Brexit (possibly, […]

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 […]

Strong Showing From UK Alternative Finance Sector – Plus Loan Latest

The performance of the alternative finance sector in the UK has been strong. Regular readers will know that we expect more inward investment and lots of interesting deals in alternative finance generally  – and platform lending in particular – this year. Our friends at City A.M. report: The UK has secured its place as the […]