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Social Marketplace Cycle.Land Seeks £100,000 on Seedrs For Five Location Expansion

Cycle.Land, a social marketplace for bicycle sharing, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 as it prepares to expand. The website is on a mission to make bikes available and affordable to anyone anywhere. The Cycle.Land team stated: “At the core, we are… Read More

Tripr Social Travel App Embarks on Crowdcube Equity Fund Raise: Going My Way?

The Oxford alum Tripr founders Nicholas Green,  Alexander Dru and Miraan Tabrez hope that readers and investors are going their way, as they launch their equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube for their social travel app that connects people going to the same place.  Seeking to raise £250,000 for 24.00% equity offered, the… Read More

Funding Circle Posts a Record-breaking July: £47.5 Million Lent to Businesses

Funding Circle touted a record-breaking £47.5 million was lent to businesses across the UK through its marketplace in July. Currently 46 loan requests on the marketplace are available, including a property developer building 4 new homes in Wigan and a fundraising business looking to expand. The total value of new loans… Read More

Oxford’s Saïd Business School Announces New Research Studying the Economics of Equity Crowdfunding, Partners with Seedrs

The equity crowdfunding market is worth over £50 million a year in the UK, doubling in size last year as an increasing number of individuals look for an alternative place to invest their capital. Despite its size however, there is very little research into market… Read More

Zopa CEO Giles Andrews Clarifies P2P Lending’s Dramatic Growth, P2PFA’s Importance & Alternative Finance’s Relevance

Celebrating the tenth anniversary in finance,  Zopa, world’s first peer to peer lender has made significant achievements since its founding  “in a barn in Buckinghamshire.”   Zopa, led by CEO and Co-Founder Giles Andrews, launched a disruptive financial industry that enables consumers and businesses to bypass banks. Since… Read More

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