Tagged: investors

LendInvest Platform Update: Investors Now Covered by Financial Services Compensation Scheme

UK-based marketplace LendInvest announced on Tuesday individuals and small companies who invest through its online investment platform, are now covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). According to LendInvest, the majority of the lending platform investors may now be eligible for compensation in the event of a… Read More

Robo.cash Founder Sergey Sedov Comments on New Research on Women Investors

According to recent research completed by European P2P platform Robo.cash on its investors, even though women are less likely to invest and usually tend to consider investing in their 30s or 40s, their average investments are 40% more than men. “In general, we make no difference… Read More

Banco Santander & Broadridge Financial Completes First Practice Use of Blockchain For Investor Voting At Annual General Meeting

Banco Santander, S.A. (BME:SAN) and global fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) announced on Thursday they have completed a first practical use of blockchain for investor voting at an annual general meeting (AGM). The duo, in collaboration with J.P. Morgan and Northern Trust as custodian banks, conducted… Read More

CrowdStreet Says Now More than 99,000 Investors on Crowdfunding Platform; Announces New Branding Details

CrowdStreet, in the midst of a rebranding campaign, announced on Tuesday that more than 99,000 investors are now registered on its real estate crowdfunding platform. CrowdStreet operates a marketplace for direct equity investment in commercial real estate and provides project sponsors with investment management software… Read More

HomeUnion Launches New Crowdfunding Platform to Allow Investors to Purchase Stakes in Single-Family Rental Property Funds

Online real estate management firm, HomeUnion, announced on Monday it has launched a crowdfunding platform that allows investors to purchase stakes in funds of single-family rental (SFR) properties on its website. The firm reported that starting with a minimum investment of $10,000, retail investors now have the… Read More

Crowdcube Update: 500,000 Users & £400 Million Invested on the UK Equity Crowdfunding Platform

On Wednesday, Crowdcube announced half a million users have pledged over £400 million, of which £310 million has been successfully invested through its equity crowdfunding platform. the funding portal went on to list key stats about the crowd: The average investment size from an individual… Read More

Robo.Cash Research Confirms: P2P Lending Is Becoming A Significant Income Source For Young Investors

Peer to peer lender Robo.cash announced this week its latest report revealed that the most part of today’s investors are in the age group of 25-44 years and the half of that number is just getting experience but positive about the alternative lending and going to increase… Read More

Funding Circle Announces ISA Is On The Way

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Thursday that it is set to roll out its ISA on November 30th (next Thursday) to all current investors. The lender reported that the ISA launch means that investors will soon be able to earn “attractive, stable returns tax-free.” Funding… Read More

Seedrs: Digital EIS & SEIS Certificates Are Here

On Monday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced it was introducing digital tax certificates and the new tax documents page to investors. According to the funding portal: “After a Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) or Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) qualifying business raises investment on the platform our… Read More

SyndicateRoom Study Identifies Diversity Platform, Product, & People Trends For 2017

On Wednesday, SyndicateRoom announced a recent investor study revealed 2017 diversity trends for platforms, products, and people. The research surveyed over 1,000 retail investors and revealed 45% of UK investors use an online platform, which is a clear and strong nod towards technology. The funding portal… Read More

Motif Launches Impact Portfolios to Align Personal Values & Financial Goals

Motif, a digital wealth and trading company, announced on Tuesday the launch of its Motif Impact Portfolios, which is described as a fully-automated investing service that aligns investors’ pers­onal values with their financial goals. Now, investors may go to the company’s website to create their… Read More

IW Capital’s 2017 Investor Index Reveals: Nearly Half of UK Investors Positive about Brexit, Two Fifths Fearful of Trump and 73% Lack Faith in Theresa May

UK-based private equity firm, IW Capital, announced on Thursday the release of its 2017 investor index. This new report reveals the impact of 2016’s biggest events, which consists of Brexit, Donald Trump’s U.S. Presidential win, and Theresa May. According to IW Capital, the new research… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Announces Title III Update: Equity Campaigns Surpass $15 Million Milestone

NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Friday investor commitments into Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns have surpassed $15 million. The company is currently tracking Title III offerings through its NextGen Dashboard, which displays the progress of investor commitments since the new SEC crowdfunding regulations took effect last May. The new… Read More

RealtyShares Now Offers Prefunded Deals

RealtyShares announced last week it is now offering prefunded deals on its real estate crowdfunding platform. The website revealed that these deals are beneficial to investors because they reduce time to curated accrual deals. Director of Investor Relations at RealtyShares, Amy Kirsch, stated: “RealtyShares recently closed… Read More

RateSetter Reports: Investors Have Now Pocketed £50M in Interest

RateSetter, one of the UK’s largest marketplace lenders, reported on Thursday that since its launch in 2010 investors have pocketed more than £50 million in interest, earning an average rate of 4.7%.  According to the lender, investors use its website to lend money to individuals,… Read More

LendingHome Update: Appoints Cynthia Chen As Chief Risk Officer, Forms Seasoned Mortgage Risk Team, & Announces Investors Protection

Mortgage marketplace, LendingHome, announced on Wednesday it had appointed Cynthia Chen as its new chief risk officer. Chen has over ten years of experience in providing risk and mortgage underwriting leadership and has held position at various financial institutions including Fannie Mae, Washington Mutual, Ally Bank, and… Read More

KoreConX Announces New Program to Help Equity/Debt Crowdfunding Portals Access Chinese Investors & Companies

On Thursday, KoreConX  announced its new program that helps equity and debt crowdfunding platforms go truly global by accessing China’s accredited investor base and companies in need of funding. The program, Going Global Solutions, provides portals with a feasibility study of the marketplace, recommendations regarding the legal and regulatory framework,… Read More

Brief: CoAssets Announces “Risk-Free Crowdfunding” Program For Australian Investors

CoAssets (NSX:CAX), launched as a real estate crowdfunding platform in Singapore, announced on Monday its new risk-free crowdfunding that is available for Aussie investors. Following last month’s launch of the CoAssets Australia website in April 2016, CoAssets revealed it is offering new users the chance to trial… Read More

KoreConX Partners With iDisclose to Make Discloser Easier for Companies Seeking Funding & Stakeholders

On Tuesday, KoreConX and iDisclose announced that they have partnered to make disclosure easier for companies seeking funding and their stakeholders. The duo revealed they are working to minimize the cost and the burden of raising capital, so businesses don’t spend all their money raising money. iDisclose is an online product… Read More

Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake Offers Up An Entrepreneurs Guide to Looking After Investors

This week, Crowdcube co-founder and CEO, Darren Westlake, revealed his very own entrepreneurs guide to looking after investors. Westlake shared: “The people who have invested in a company have a right to know how their money is being spent and have a vested interest in… Read More

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