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UKCFA Says News About IFISA Uptake is Great for Investors and the UK Economy

This past week, HMRC released numbers on the relatively new Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) that enables savers to invest in debt based crowdfunding offerings. The UK government indicated that IFISA participation had topped £290 million during the 2017/18 tax year, or 8 times more than… Read More

CCAF: Startups & SMEs are Big Beneficiaries of UK Alternative Finance as Market Grows by 43% Year over Year

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), the leading global research institute for all things Fintech, has published its fourth annual survey on UK alternative finance. According to the report, entitled Entrenching Innovation: The 4th UK Alternative Finance Industry Report, the sector of emerging financial… Read More

Abundance Tops £50 Million in P2P Invesment into Renewable Energy Projects

Abundance Investment, a UK based peer to peer lending platform in the renewable energy sector, has just topped £50 million in investment, according to a company report. Management said the “huge” popularity of its IFISA and three highly popular renewable projects from tidal, geothermal and… Read More

Recommendations Provided to EU to Boost Crowdfunding in Renewable Energy

CrowdfundRES is a group of policy recommendations to improve the regulatory and market framework to boost investment in renewable energy across the European Union. A group of 14 different partners worked on the project that saw the participation of the European Crowdfunding Network and four… Read More

Bruce Davis, MD of Abundance, Shares Insight & Perspective on FCA Regulatory Review

Bruce Davis is a founder and Joint Managing Director at Abundance, a peer to peer investing platform focused on renewable energy projects. He is also part of the original team that launched Zopa – the very first peer to peer lending platform to set up… Read More

Making the CutOff: Abundance is Approved to Offer Innovative Finance ISA

While many of the larger peer to peer lending platforms remain in limbo as to whether or not they will make the April 6th launch date for the Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA), Abundance will be one of the first to offer the newly minted… Read More

Abundance Partners with Top Cleantech Firm Anesco on New Renewable Investment Opportunity

Renewable investment platform Abundance has partnered with Anesco to offer a new opportunity to investors. Anesco is a £200 million in revenue company and Abundance believes it is one of the largest companies to ever engage in a crowdfunded securities offer. The offer is for a… Read More

Christmas Bonus: P2P Lender Abundance Investor Payouts Hits £1.2 Million

Peer to peer lender Abundance has just paid investors, an bi-annual event with one payment occuring towards the end of each year. The renewable energy funding platform states it paid £312,000 to 1700 investors in 6 of 15 projects financed to date. This brings the… Read More

Abundance Raises £1 Million in 24 Hours for Wind Project

As revealed in a tweet by Abundance, the renewable energy platform has raised £1 million in just 24 hours for on offer. A first for the crowdfunding site.   And it’s done! First project to reach £1m in its first 24 hours. As always, thanks to… Read More

Abundance Launches UK’s First Peer-To-Peer SIPP To Address Hurdles To Investing More Toward Retirement

Abundance – an ethical P2P investment platform – today launches the UK’s first peer-to-peer investment SIPP, the Abundance Pension, to address current concerns stopping more people from saving adequately towards their retirement, according to the company’s press release. Independent research conducted for Abundance by OnePoll has revealed… Read More

UK Business Angels Association Announces Awards Finalists

The UKBAA Angel Investment awards are scheduled to take place next week on July 1st.  Now in its 10th year, the event acknowledges the most disruptive and successful (or soon to be) young businesses across the UK. The black tie affair typically captures a solid… Read More

Abundance Co-Founder & UKCFA Director Bruce Davis Spotlights Democratic Finance, ISAs & Crowdfunding in the UK

The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey deadline has been extended until 6 January 2015. In late November  The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. As readers may know, this is the largest… Read More

Brief: Abundance Offers “Christmas Bonus” on Investments in Oakapple

Renewable energy crowdfunding platform Abundance is offering an end of the year special for investors participating in their largest crowdfunded solar investment ever.  All new and existing investors will receive a “2% uplift” to any investment between now and the end of the year.   The… Read More

UK Platform Abundance Launches £3.1 Million Solar Crowdfunding Project: Rise and Shine

Abundance offers Europe’s largest crowdfunded solar energy project paying an effective return of 7.5% while slashing energy costs for Housing Association tenants  Abundance, the UK’s largest ethical investment platform, launched its latest and largest crowdfunding project for investors who want positive and ecological returns, investing… Read More

Abundance Generation Solar Offering Returns Protect Against Inflation

One strategy to protect yourself against inflation in the future is to put your money in places where its future value is linked to inflation. It is in this context that renewable energy investments offer an attractive proposition. In the UK, renewable energy projects receive… Read More

“Transforming Finance” & the UK Banking System (Video)

The Finance Innovation Lab is believes in the need to innovate across the whole financial system at once for change to happen.  Supported by a grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Finance Lab has produced a video about what is broken with today’s banking… Read More

Abundance Generation: UK Investors Seek Opportunity In Renewable Energy

Abundance Generation’s Conor Bishop took to the company blog to share details of a recent survey enacted by Abundance Generation and market research firm One Poll. According to the poll, the following five categories of investment represented areas that UK investors were most interested… Property… Read More

Transforming Finance: Alternative Finance To Bring Capitalism Into 21st Century

UK alternative energy crowdfunding platform Abundance shared the preceding trailer on their blog this week. The trailer is for an upcoming documentary called Transforming Finance. The film is sponsored by The Finance Innovation Lab and aims to “inspire a financial system that sustains people and planet.”… Read More

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