Tagged: green

Solar Financing Platform Trine Sees Debt Offering Close in Just 5 Hours

Solar investment marketplace Trine is reporting that a debt offering seeking €750 000 closed in just 5 hours, the fastest loan funded through Trine’s impact investment platform to date. The investment platform said that the debt financing for Redavia, a firm offering solar farms to… Read More

Overfunding: UK Green Debit Card Tred Quickly Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

  Tred, a UK-based green debit card, has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding target through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The campaign has attracted more than 300 Crowdcube investors. Founded in 2019, Tred claims to be the first UK green debit card that allows users track, reduce and offset… Read More

Update: Green Investor Mobile App Sugi Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £385,000

Sugi, a UK-based green investment mobile app, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £385,000 raised. The funding round, which originally sought to raise £350,000 has attracted 275 Crowdcube investors. Sugi is now offering 3.62% in equity at a £9.5 million… Read More

OurCrowd to Build Dedicated Portfolio of Water and Agtech Firms in Partnership with Waterfund

OurCrowd has partnered with Waterfund to build an investment portfolio of 15 water and Agtech companies. According to a release, Waterfund has committed $50 million of capital to the OurCrowd managed portfolio, with an initial investment completed in Plenty, Inc., a vertical farming firm. Simultaneously,… Read More

Overfunding: Green Investor Mobile App Sugi Quickly Surpasses £350,000 Crowdfunding Target on Crowdcube

  Sugi, a UK-based green investment mobile app, has successfully secured its initial £350,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The campaign, which recently made its debut, has already attracted more than 170 Crowdcube investors. Sugi describes itself as a new way for everyday… Read More

Tandem Bank Unveils “Green” Instant Access Savings Account

UK digital banking group Tandem Bank announced on Friday it launched its new Green Instant Access Saver, knowing how most UK customers would opt for green options when it comes to their money. The company reported that in a recent survey carried out by the… Read More

Update: Orbital Marine Power’s Crowdfunding Campaign Secures Close to £1.9 Million So Far on Crowdcube

Orbital Marine Power Ltd., the developer of the world’s “leading floating tidal turbine technology,” has successfully secured nearly £1.9 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round launched last month and early access investors were able to push Orbital Marine past its… Read More

UK’s PensionBee Introduces Fossil Fuel Free Fund, Developed via Partnership with Legal & General Investment Management

Online pension provider PensionBee has introduced a fossil-fuel-free fund, which has been developed through a partnership with Legal & General Investment Management  (LGIM). Emma Douglas, Head of DC at LGIM, remarked: “We believe that investing in companies who are positioned to capture the benefits from… Read More

Orbital Marine Power Tops £1 Million in First Week on Crowdcube

Early access investors for the securities offering in Orbital Marine Power Ltd have already pushed the company past its £1 million funding target in less than one week. The offering is now live to the public on Crowdcube. According to the offering page, investors are… Read More

Tandem Bank Sees Opportunity in Green Finance Following Acquisition of Green Lending Firm Allium

This past summer, Tandem Bank acquired Allium Lending Group, a green finance platform. The targeted lending platform may boost Tandem’s business in the growing interest of ESG finance. In a note distributed by Tandem, the challenger bank says that more than half the UK population… Read More

Sugi, an App for Tracking Carbon Impact of Personal Investments, Launches Beta Version in the UK

Sugi, an app that allows users to keep track of the carbon impact of their investment portfolio, has introduced the public beta version of its platform in the United Kingdom. Sugi has been developed specifically for retail investors. It’s free to use and allows users… Read More

UK’s PensionBee Requests Clients to Commit £100 Million so it Can Offer Fossil Fuel Free Investment Plan

UK-based PensionBee, an online pensions provider, is reportedly planning to introduce a fossil-fuel-free investment option for its customers. The new investment plan may be suitable for clients who would prefer to exclude coal, oil, gas, tobacco, and arms manufacturers from their investment portfolios. PensionBee’s latest… Read More

Switzerland Is Establishing a Green Fintech Network to Take Advantage of Sustainable Finance Opportunities

Switzerland is establishing a Green Fintech Network in order to help the country take advantage of the different opportunities offered by sustainable finance solutions. As stated in the announcement: “The Federal Council sees sustainable finance as a great opportunity for the Swiss financial centre. The… Read More

Digital Energy Buying & Managing Platform Green Set to Close Seedrs Equity Crowdfunding Campaign With Nearly £300,000 Raised

  Green, a UK-based digital energy buying and managing platform, is set to close its Seedrs funding round with nearly £300,000 secured from 630 investors. Founded in 2019, Green describes itself as an energy supplier that was set up with three main goals, which are… Read More

Abundance Helps UK Town to Become First Carbon Neutral Community in Britain with Green Bond

In partnership with Abundance Investment, Warrington Borough Council is raising £1 million via a Community Municipal Investment (CMI), as part of an effort to beat the UK government’s 2050 net-zero target by a full 20 years, according to a note from the crowdfunding platform. Abundance… Read More

Bruce Davis, Co-founder of UK-based Online Investment Platform Abundance, Supports IMF’s Recommendation to back Green Investment Projects

Bruce Davis, the co-founder and joint MD at Abundance (previously Abundance Generation), a UK-based online investment platform which aims to offer “ethical” and “socially beneficial” investments that contribute to a green economy, is reportedly supporting the IMF’s argument that the UK government must focus on a… Read More

LendInvest Offers First Green Finance Initiative with Cashback Offer for Improved Energy Efficiency Ratings

Online lender LendInvest is now offering a green friendly initiative where Bridge-to-Let borrowers are now eligible to benefit from a cashback when they improve the EPC rating (or Energy Efficiency Rating) of a property during the term of their loan. LendInvest states that borrowers may… Read More

Finnest Lists Offer to Invest in Market Leading Green Energy Firm Polytechnik

Described as the next milestone for the alternative finance platform, Finnest, an SME online debt-based crowdfunding platform, has been selected by Polytechnic Luft- und Feuerungstechnik GmbH to provide growth funding. Investors may now invest in an internationally leading biomass, green energy firm; “We are very… Read More

Narrow Escape for German Real Estate Crowdfunding, Green Crowdinvesting Now in Legislator’s Crosshairs

    After multiple formal and informal discussions with representatives of the crowdfunding sector, consumer associations and the German financial establishment, the Financial Committee of the German Parliament has drawn its conclusions from the review of one year of operation under the German crowdfunding regulation,… Read More

Mosaic Securitizes Residential Solar Loans

Mosaic, a US provider of solar loans for homeowners, has completed their first securitization of solar loans. The Mosaic Solar Loans 2017-1 transaction (“MSAIC 2017-1”) resulted in proceeds of $138.95 million and received a “Green Bond” designation based on the standards published by the International… Read More

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