Tagged: isa

CapitalRise Touts “Fastest Fund to Date”, Fueled by ISA Investment Surge

CapitalRise.com, the online property finance marketplace, has successfully closed Farrier’s Way, its fastest investment raise to date, with two-thirds of investors using the ISA to benefit from tax free returns. The investment proved incredibly popular and the full amount of £1.4 million was funded by… Read More

Israel Interim Report on Cryptocurrency: Not Considered to be Securities

The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) has published their interim report on cryptocurrencies. The document was present to Chairman of the ISA, Anat Gueta, yesterday. The document is a product of an inter-departmental Committee that was established last August to research cryptocurrencies. The report includes a… Read More

Changing Tide: Israel Securities Authority Chair Looks to Embrace Initial Coin Offerings

At the beginning of 2018, a new Chair took over at the Israel Securities Authority (ISA). Anat Guetta took over the executive position from Shmuel Hauser. Recently, Guetta has indicated a more welcoming approach when it comes to initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto in general…. Read More

Assetz Capital Announces New Website & Refresh Branding While Prepping For Upcoming ISA Debut

On Thursday, online lending platform Assetz Capital announced the launch of its new website and “refreshed” brand just ahead of its upcoming Assetz Capital ISA. The online lender announced in its latest blog post: According to the lender, the new website has been designed to… Read More

Head of Israel Securities Authority Says No to Bitcoin Listings, But Sees Promise in Initial Coin Offerings

Shmuel Hauser, the Chairman of the Israel Securities Authority, published a statement today addressing Fintech, Bitcoin and Initial Coin Offerings, in an extended comment on regulations and the changing financial landscape. Hauser stated; “From a regulator perspective, we want make sure that Fintech will not… Read More

Zopa News: Users May Now Automatically Redirect Repayments Into An ISA

Earlier this week, online lending platform Zopa announced that users may now set their repayments to automatically move into an ISA. The lender reported this means that users may gradually move their Zopa money into an ISA without having to sell loans and pay fees… 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

Zopa Updates Users on Improving Loan Sale Times Progress

UK-based online lender Zopa announced on Friday updates on improving loan sale times progress, rebate period and ISA transfer-in. Senior Developer at Zopa, Joe Hutchinson, explained that he and his team are working non-stop to improve on the loan sales times. He explained: “We saw major… Read More

Lending Works Announcement: £8.8 Million Has Been Invested In ISA Account Since February 2017 Launch

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works announced on Wednesday £8.8 million has been invested into the company’s Individual Savings Account (ISA) since its launch on February 8th. The online lender claims to be the first member in the peer-to-peer lending industry to launch its ISA. Lending Works… Read More

Landbay Launches Property-Backed ISA

UK peer-to-peer lending platform, Landbay, has officially launched its property-backed ISA investment. This news comes just a little over a month after the lender was granted ISA manager status by HMRC. The Landbay team stated: “The Property‐Backed ISA is the latest in our line of… Read More

Lending Works Reopens Window for ISA Contributions

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works announced on Friday it has reopened the window for ISA contributions. The platform claimed it is the first P2PFA member to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) last week and filled its first ISA tranche of £2.5 million within 24… Read More

P2P Lender Landbay Granted ISA Manager Status By HMRC

Peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay announced on Monday it was granted ISA Manager Status by HMRC. This news comes less than a month after the lender received full authorization from the FCA for peer to peer lending. The Landbay team stated that status will clear the way for the… Read More

LendingCrowd Preps IFISA for Q1 2017, Highlights 2016 Accomplishments

LendingCrowd, a UK alternative finance lender to the SME market, is readying to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) during Q1 of 2017, said to be one of the first launched in the UK alternative finance sector. The launch follows a record year for LendingCrowd during which it… Read More

Here is HMRC Draft Guidance on ISAs and Crowdfunding

Here is an interesting document that recently popped up. HM Revenue & Customs Guidance Notes for ISA Managers: Draft Crowdfunding.  According to the document, “this version of the ISA Guidance Notes for Managers provides guidance on the rules to be applied from 1 November 2016,… Read More

Crowd2Fund Debuts Savers & Investors’ Finance ISA App

Crowd2Fund announced last week that it has launched a finance ISA app for savers and investors. According to the UK peer-to-peer lending platform, the iOS powered app allows savers and investors to build their ISA portfolio and manage existing investments more quickly and more efficiently than… Read More

The Innovative Finance ISA is Available Today, Meanwhile Some Large P2P Platforms Wait for FCA Approval

The UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry has been waiting for this day for quite some time. The Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA) is now available to savers across the country representing a new investment option promoted as driving superior risk adjusted returns for investors.  With… Read More

Crowdstacker Releases Innovative Finance ISA Details for April 6 Launch

Crowdstacker is one of the elite few peer to peer lending platforms that has received the stamp of approval by the FCA as a fully regulated platform.  While other P2P platforms will follow, Crowdstacker will be ready to go next week as the Innovative Finance… Read More

Officially Launched: Goji is Ready for IF ISA, Receives Funding from Cocoon Wealth

Goji, a platform that aggregates peer to peer lending investment opportunities including the forthcoming Innovative Finance ISA, has announced its “official” launch as the new IF ISA is set to hit hit the marketplace. Goji states that P2P lenders Landbay, ArchOver and Assetz Capital are… Read More

Making the CutOff: Abundance is Approved to Offer Innovative Finance ISA

While many of the larger peer to peer lending platforms remain in limbo as to whether or not they will make the April 6th launch date for the Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA), Abundance will be one of the first to offer the newly minted… Read More

MetLife Says Financial Advisors are “Cautious” About Investing in Innovative Finance ISAs

Global insurance company MetLife says their research indicates caution from financial advisors when it comes to investing their own cash in Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs). According to data provided by MetLife, up to 16% of investors aged 55 or older may consider investing in the… Read More