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Crowdfunding has raised over £1.5bn from 2,400 rounds of funding since 2011. But will it prove to be a good investment for private investors? Now a new service from Equity Crowd Expert provides all the inside information you need to know to understand this growing asset class.

Equity Crowd Expert has launched a Freemium service for the UK Crowdfunding Market which covers over 1,800 Crowdfunded companies and provides extensive analytic and portfolio management tools. Equity Crowd Expert was born out of a desire to know more about the success and failure of companies to date,...

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Final vote on EU rules for crowdfunding platforms

Press Releases 5 October 2020, European Parliament A single set of rules will apply to crowdfunding services in the EU, up to EUR 5 000 000Strict rules to protect investors from financial lossesMember states are responsible for authorising and supervising crowdfunding providers On Monday evening, the plenary...

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The Global Covid-19 FinTech Market Rapid Assessment Survey

We would be incredibly grateful for the support of the UKCFA for the Global Covid-19 FinTech Market Rapid Assessment Survey. Survey Links You can find the links to our survey here for FinTech firms: https://jbs.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_efU4SSIu650nD0x  Here is the Survey Link for Digital Lending and/or Digital Capital Raising verticals: https://jbs.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7PRyNSA3B5IKIrX    Survey Dissemination and Communications: We now really need your...

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Growth in small businesses using alternative finance continues, while gross bank lending flatlines, finds British Business Bank research

Asset finance up 32%, equity finance up 131%, marketplace business lending up 374% since 2014Gross lending from the major banks to smaller businesses flat over last five yearsSigns of improvement in supply of business finance to level-up the regions, but more to do Published today, the British Business Bank’s 2020...

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