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Assetz Capital adds dedicated private fund for institutional investors

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:32

Assetz Capital has added a new private fund for institutional investors, in collaboration with a specialist marketplace lending fund manager. »

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ArchOver launches Investment Plan

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 08:48

ArchOver, a peer-to-peer (P2P) business lending platform, is expanding its offering with the launch of an automated portfolio investment option on loans for SMEs. »

Seedrs launches AutoInvest

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 10:09

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs is incorporating automation into its offering with the launch of a new product, AutoInvest. »

Shojin Property Partners secures GBP2.1m via property crowdfunding platform in six months

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:22

Shojin Property Partners has secured over GBP2.1 million for development projects with projected annual returns of between 20-25 per cent, just six months since the launch of its FCA regulated crowdfunding platform.  »

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Cryptocurrencies failing to convince many investors

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 17:29

Investors in the Assetz Capital platform are yet to be convinced by cryptocurrencies, with just 16 per cent seeing them as worthwhile investments. »

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Swarm Fund brings institutional investment opportunities to crypto investors

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 09:56

The team behind Swarm Fund, a decentralised capital marketplace that provides cryptocurrency investors with access to institutional style investments, has raised USD5.5 million through its public token sale. »

Seedrs launches programme for financial intermediaries

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 09:51

Seedrs has launched a new programme to introduce financial intermediaries and their clients to the equity crowdfunding space; offering a cost-effective, digital alternative to the discretionary EIS funds and offline deals that have historically been the first port of call for wealthy individuals looking for exposure to the early stage equity asset class. »

First Crypto ETF launches a pre-ICO

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 14:29

First Crypto ETF is to launch a pre-ICO before embarking on a full coin sale. The firm writes that this is the first ETF in the crypto-currency and plans to buy 10 crypto-currencies with high liquidity and daily trading volumes. »

Woodford invests in crowdfunders Seedrs

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:42

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has announced a GBP4 million investment by Woodford Investment Management, through two Woodford-managed funds, Woodford Patient Capital Trust and Omnis Income and Growth Fund. This investment follows on a GBP6 million investment in Seedrs made by Woodford in 2015. In addition to the investment from Woodford, Seedrs will conduct a crowdfunding campaign to give existing shareholders and new investors the opportunity to participate. »

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TAB launches new global index for crowdfunding and marketplace finance

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 10:44

TAB has launched the global Crowdfunding and Marketplace Finance Index (CAMFI), marking the start of detailed quantitative tracking of this emerging asset class.  »


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