Tagged: ifisa

CapitalRise Closes Largest Property Crowdfunding Round to Date at £1.35 Million

CapitalRise, a property crowdfunding platform that lets people invest in real estate for as little as £1000, has announced it has raised £.1.35 million for a luxury homes development in Hampshire. This is the platforms largest funding round to date. CapitalRise said their recently launched… Read More

P2P Lender Folk2Folk Launches “Local” IFISA

Folk2Folk has announced the launch of its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). The P2P lender’s “local” ISA can give investors the opportunity to support British businesses within their local area whilst earning tax-free interest on the loans. Jane Dumeresque, CEO Folk2Folk, said they were delighted to… Read More

Kuflink Debuts Property-Backed Innovative Finance ISA & New Investment Options

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Kuflink has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) and also two investment options. This news comes just a few months after the online lender received full authorization from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Kuflink was set up in April 2016, and the… Read More

UK Peer-to-Peer Lender Flender Launches Innovative Finance ISA

Just weeks after gaining full authorisation from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), social-circle peer-to-peer lender Flender announced this week it is launching an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) offering businesses and consumers a more tax-efficient way of investing. As previously reported, Flender secured £501,700 from more… Read More

Zopa Announcement: IFISA Is Now Available to Existing Customers

Zopa announced on Thursday its IFISA is now available for all existing Zopa customers. Along with the IFISA, the online lender unveiled its latest peer-to-peer investment product, Zopa Core. While sharing details about the IFISA, Zopa revealed: “It’s here! From today, existing investors can subscribe… Read More

Zopa to Launch Innovative Finance ISA in June. Other Investment Options Updated

Zopa has announced that it will launch its Innovative Finance ISAs or IFSA in June pending HMRC approval. Zopa believes demand for the new ISA will be high and said it will give priority access to existing customers. In advance of the IFISA, Zopa is… Read More

Relendex Now Offers Innovative Finance ISA

Peer to peer lender Relendex has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) following authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Relendex offers loans for commercial real estate via its online marketplace. The UK Government introduced the IFISA in April 2016 as a vehicle for investors to… Read More

Crowd2Fund Reports “Exponential” Growth for Q1 2017 Fueled by IFISA

Crowd2Fund is reporting “record breaking” growth for Q1 2017. According to the crowdfunding platform, it has experienced 4700% year over year growth during the first quarter with “millions of pounds” being transacted on a monthly basis. Crowd2Fund reported that “scores” of different businesses received debt… Read More

Brief: P2P-Banking Publisher Claus Lehmann Introduces New IFISA Provider Database

Today P2P-Banking launched a new IFISA database which offers investors an easier way to compare IFISA providers offers. UK taxpayers can invest up to 20,000 GBP per year tax-free in ISAs; a person may invest 20,000 GBP this tax year and invest 20,000 GBP in a different ISA next year. The… Read More

0 to £1.2M in One Week Flat: CapitalRise Celebrates Successful IFISA Raise

CapitalRise, a UK property investment platform, has closed its latest fundraising deal in just under a week, raising £1.2m from everyday investors via the platform, including over £900k by close of business on the day of the public launch.  The majority of the investments were… Read More

Proplend Receives ISA Manager Status For IFISA

Proplend recently announced HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) approved its application for ISA manager status for IFISA. The online lender previously revealed its plans to apply for this status after it received full regulatory authorization from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). While sharing details about the ISA… Read More

UK Bond Network Launches Innovative Finance ISA

  UK Bond Network (UKBN), the alternative finance provider in secured corporate bonds, has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) following regulatory approval. UKBN became fully authorized by the FCA in November 2016 and in January 2017, was awarded ISA manager status by HMRC. UK Bond… Read More

Downing Crowd Pounds Table on Tax Year End and IFISA Options

The Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is a new investment vehicle that remains relatively underutilized. As we wrote yesterday, one platform estimated that about 50% of the UK market is totally unaware of the retirement saving option. As we near the 2016/2017 tax year end, IFISA… Read More

What’s an IFISA? Many UK Investors Don’t Have a Clue

The Innovative Finance ISA or IFISA was has been pitched as a good investment option for savers.  The new retirement vehicle allows individuals to invest in peer to peer lending assets that may provide a better risk-adjusted return for investors. There is a growing number… Read More

Investment Platform CapitalRise Launches Innovative Finance ISA For Residential Property

CapitalRise, a London-based property investment platform, announced on Monday it is launching an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) wrapper for residential property. According to the platform, the new IFISA allows savers to invest a minimum of £1,000 and up to £15,240 in the current tax year (rising to £20,000 in the… Read More

Crowd for Angels Launches First Crowd Bonds for IFISA

Crowd for Angels announced on Wednesday it launched its first “crowd bonds,”  which are described as specially created secured, high-interest products that are eligible for its new Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). Introduced by the government in April last year, the IFISA allows investors to earn… Read More

CEO of BondMason Cautions on Innovative Finance ISAs Questioning the FCA Approval Process

The Innovative Finance ISA or IFISA has been heralded by many in the P2P lending sector as a boon for the industry. Investors now have the ability to participate in P2P loans while benefiting from the tax deferred nature of ISAs. Yet the Financial Conduct… Read More

OFF3R Index: Strong P2P Lending Growth Continues

OFF3R, an online marketplace for alternative investments, published a report on P2P lending and crowdfunding last week.  OFF3R said that while equity crowdfunding sagged in January – dropping 65% from December – P2P lending remained strong. The Index includes six different equity crowdfunding platforms. OFF3R… Read More

LendingCrowd Launches Innovative Finance ISA

LendingCrowd, one of the UK’s fastest-growing alternative finance lenders to the SME market, announced on Thursday it launched one of the first Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) by a peer-to-peer lender with a target rate of return of 6% a year. The online lender revealed that with… Read More

Lending Works Launches Innovative Finance ISA

Lending Works has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). The peer to peer lender says it is the “first: major UK platform to offer the IFISA. The IFISA is a new category of ISA set up exclusively for peer to peer lending investment. The IFISA… Read More