Tagged: bruce davis

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

The Finance Innovation Lab Adds Six New Trustees

The Finance Innovation Lab has revealed the appointment of six new Trustees, including a new Chair and Treasurer. The new appointments were s described as further strengthening the Lab’s leadership as it seeks to grow its work for a financial system that serves people and… 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

RateSetter Upheaval: P2P Lender Shoulders Struggling Loans, Backs Away from Wholesale Lending

RateSetter has been hit with a series of significant operational challenges as several large loans have struggled.  The widely reported series of events have culminated in approximately £48 million worth of loans being taken over by the P2P Lender. This amount would have  outstripped the… Read More

Tidal Power! Atlantis Ocean Energy Links with Abundance for New Campaign

P2P investment platform Abundance launched a unique opportunity for “ordinary people” to invest as little as £5 directly in Atlantis Ocean Energy tidal power and earn 8% p.a. for 5 years, as this innovative renewable energy technology comes of age. The investment is eligible for inclusion in… 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

Abundance & Swindon Borough Council Launch Solar Bond: Following the Sun

The UK’s first ‘Council Solar Bond’ has been introduced today by P2P investment platform Abundance and Swindon Borough Council. The bond will pay investors a 6% return over a 20-year term paid in cash twice yearly, and those who invest within six weeks of today’s launch… 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 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

Oliver Gajda, Co-Founder & Executive Board Chairman of the European Crowdfunding Network, Creates Transparency and Accountability in EU Crowdfunding Market

As many Crowdfund Insiders know, when The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey, the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe was initiated. This benchmarking survey, which closed on 6 January 2015,  seeks to capture the size,… Read More

Tommaso D’Onofrio, CEO of Assiteca Crowd & President of European Equity Crowdfunding Association Incites Change in Alternative Finance in Italy and Abroad

European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey UPDATE Since 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 study to date on crowdfunding,… Read More

Interview: P2P Banking.com and P2P Kredite.com Publisher Claus Lehmann Talks Alternative Finance in Germany

Since 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 study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative… Read More

Interview: Financement Participatif France President & Unilend Founder/CEO Nicolas Lesur Analyzes Alternative Finance in France & Europe

The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey deadline is today, 6 January 2015. Since 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 study to date on… 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