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Peer to Peer Robo-Lending Platform InvestUp Sizes Up Cryptocurrency Investing

FCA authorised crowdfunding aggregation platform InvestUp may be going crypto. The UK based Fintech has so far focused on the peer to peer lending space but management is currently looking at adding algorithm driven cryptocurrency investing. InvestUp shares that 2017 has been another good year… Read More

P2P & Crowdfunding Likely to be Worth £5 Billion in the UK in 2016

The P2P and crowdfunding industry was worth £3.2bn in 2015, according to the new University of Cambridge and Nesta report published this week. That sounds good, but what does it actually mean? We’ve done the hard work for you and pulled out the top five… Read More

InvestUP Officially Comes Out of Beta at Finovate Europe with Full-Featured UK Retail Crowdlending Portal

At a time when many a crowdlending platform focuses on attracting institutional investors, it is very refreshing to see a startup go back to the roots of crowdfunding by addressing the needs of the crowd, the 99%, the retail investors. investUP is a crowdfunding portal… Read More

The Top 3 Crowdfinance Predictions in 2016

To nobody’s surprise, the exciting predictions for the world of crowdfunding in 2015 were not entirely wrong. In fact, most of them were entirely right. So have an early Christmas present, wonderful followers of all things crowdfinance. 2016 is going to be BIG. You heard… Read More

A Reflection on Crowdfunding in 2015

A year goes quick, doesn’t it? Before you know it I’ll be dusting off the crystal ball and attempting to offer wisdom to predict the top trends in to watch NEXT year. But before we do that, I thought I’d take a look at how… Read More

405,000 people could open up an Innovative Finance ISA in 2016

Hot of the press research by the Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) suggests that around 405,000 ISA savers could choose to use crowdlending (P2P), as it becomes part of the ISA family in 2016. This marks a huge number of people entering into the crowdlending market…. Read More

investUP Receives FCA Authorization. Claims World’s First Crowdfunding Brokerage

investUP has claimed the title of the “world’s first crowdfunding brokerage”.  The company has announced today receiving the approval of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  investUP believes they now have a clear path to provide retail investors a method to fund multiple crowdfunded offers via… Read More

How Will the Global Turmoil Affect Crowdfunding?

Hold the front page – the Chinese economy is slowing down. Who didn’t see that one coming? In an age of intertwined economies, extreme volatility in China is being exported globally. Calamity across the Chinese commodity markets this week is having largely foreseen global consequences…. Read More

Formerly with JP Morgan, Paul Staples Joins investUP as Senior Business Advisor

investUP has hired Paul Staples as Senior Business Advisor. Paul joins investUP after seven years as head of global custody commercial product EMEA at J.P. Morgan, alongside his mentor and advisory role for FinTech startups. Paul began his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs, working in… Read More

InvestUP’s James Tuckett Opines on CrowdISA’s Potential and Effect for the Crowdfunding Industry: “Long Live the CrowdISA”

In a release by James Tuckett, Managing Director of investUP, he shares his about the  crowdfunding supermarket, investUP, a potential ISA for the crowdfunding industry and what this could mean for the current state of the crowdfunding market. Below please find his unabridged commentary:  The crowdISA… Read More

investUp Names Cary Depel Compliance & Legal Director

investUP (known as UP), a crowdfunding supermarket, has appointed Cary Depel as its Compliance and Legal Director. Depel will bring more than 20 years’ experience with him and will be responsible for compliance and legal, helping to transform the crowdfunding landscape. Drawing on his considerable experience as Board… Read More

InvestUp Executive Touts 3 Priorities for Incoming UK Government to Boost SMEs

As all of the UK awaits final election results, James Tuckett, Managing Director of investUP, has highlighted his top priorities to boost SMEs for the next UK government. Today there are over 5 million small companies in the UK, as with much of the world, small… Read More

Report Followup: InvestUP’s James Tuckett Shares his Perspective on Massolution’s Crowdfunding Publication

In a release, InvestUp MD and Co-Founder James Tuckett opined on Massolution’s Crowdfunding Report.  An excerpt follows: It’s not often that we get to write about the only global report on crowdfunding worth talking about. And this one’s doubly special, as we’ve waited for over two… Read More

Massolution Posts Research Findings: Crowdfunding Market Grows 167% in 2014, Crowdfunding Platforms Raise $16.2 Billion

Report Forecasts Total Global Crowdfunding to Reach $34.4 Billion in 2015 North America Remaining the Largest Market and Asia, Outpacing Europe in 2014, in Second Place As crowdfunding accelerates at an unprecedented rate, its impacting government policy, informing enterprise innovation and changing the role of… Read More

investUP Announces New Partnerships with Five Equity & Peer-to-Business Crowdfunding Platforms

investUP (known as UP), the crowdfunding supermarket, today announces partnerships with five new equity and Peer-to-Business (P2B) crowdfunding sites, joining the eight crowdfunding sites already on the investUP platform. These partnerships will allow investors to search for the most suitable investments from a greater choice of… Read More

investUP launches New Platform at Finovate Europe

investUP (known as UP), the crowdfunding supermarket, launches its platform at Finovate Europe. UP brings the P2B (P2P and equity coming soon) crowdfunding market together in one place, enabling users to invest via one centralised portfolio. It allows investors to search for deals from all their… Read More

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