Tagged: david cameron

LendInvest’s Christian Faes Responds to the UK Government’s Housebuilding Plans

On Tuesday, CEO of LendInvest, Christian Faes, offered up his thoughts about the recent UK Government’s Housebuilding plans announcement. The commercial mortgage platform revealed more details about the plans: “In the 2015 Autumn Statement Chancellor George Osborne declared, ‘We choose to build’ and so at the… Read More

PM David Cameron Backs the UK FinTech 2020 Manifesto: Aims to be Leading Global Fintech Centre

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has backed the UK FinTech 2020 manifesto created by FinTech trade body Innovate Finance, according to a release. The manifesto, which was released as Cameron leads a trade delegation of British FinTech leaders to South East Asia this week, aims… Read More

Oppo Healthy Ice Cream Named The Guardian’s Startup of the Year + Co-Founder Flies RAF With David Cameron

As temperatures and ice cream sales rise, so does Oppo‘s lucky star: The luxury healthy ice cream company is having a scorchingly successful year. London-based Oppo was just named The Guardian‘s Startup of the Year (and there’s more), according to a recent Oppo blog post. The judging… Read More

UK Start Up Loan Program Funds 25,000th Business

The UK government has announced the 25,000 loan provided to a small business as part of its Start Up Loan program.  The program provides capital and mentoring for small businesses.  The Start Up Loan initiative was created in 2012 and since that time it has… Read More

The SEC Finally Convenes on Crowdfunding Rules – Open Meeting or Crowd Control?

The SEC Finally Convenes on Crowdfunding Rules – Let the Sun Shine! It had been more than 18 months since President Obama signed into law the multi-faceted potpourri entitled the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act).   One of the more controversial provisions… Read More

Crowdfunding is revolutionary because it junks barriers

Coming from the pages of RealBusiness in the UK, Barry James has composed an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy PM Nick Clegg.  You may read the letter in its entirety here but the gist of his premise is the time is… Read More

Former Government Minister & Cameron Advisor States Rules Should Be Relaxed on Crowdfunding

In an article from Reuters David Young, an economic advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron, was championing the need for relaxing capital raising rules in the UK.  Recently rules have been introduced to facilitate the listing of shares from smaller tech firms in an… Read More

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