Research reveals investor confusion over risks involved when investing through property investment platforms

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 14:01

New research from secured property lender Fitzrovia Finance reveals a lack of understanding of some of the fundamental risks involved through investing through property investment platforms, with 75 per cent of investors wrongly believing first charge secured debt/loans are riskier than second charge mezzanine debt/loans.   »

Roger Gewolb, FairMoney.com

FCA's new rules will not prevent P2P platform failures, says FairMoney's Gewolb

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 08:07

Following the new rules confirmed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Roger Gewolb, founder of FairMoney.com, a fair loan comparison site, comments that while they go some way to protecting investors, the new measures will not prevent further platform failures.  »

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Assetz Capital adds dedicated private fund for institutional investors

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:32

Assetz Capital has added a new private fund for institutional investors, in collaboration with a specialist marketplace lending fund manager. »

FundedByMe Poland closes EUR440,000 equity crowdfunding campaign in record 37 minutes

Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:35

FundedByMe’s branch in Poland has closed a crowdfunding campaign for Warsaw game development studio Duality Games in record time, with 66 investors committing more than EUR440,000 in just 37 minutes. »

Investors overwhelmingly drawn to IFISAs and higher interest rates this ISA season

Fri, 22/03/2019 - 10:08

Almost half of Assetz Capital investors are planning to put the majority of their ISA investment in Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) this ISA season, according to the peer-to-peer business lender’s Q1 Investor Barometer.  »

CapitalRise delivers delivers double redemption at average 20.6 per cent return for investors

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:17

Online property crowdfunding platform CapitalRise’s latest two redeemed loans that concluded within schedule and on target, delivered a total return of  20.6 per cent on average for investors, against prime properties located in Central London and Hampshire. »

Seedrs launches full customisation for AutoInvest

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:01

Online investment platform Seedrs has launched full customisation in its AutoInvest product allowing users to select their personal investment criteria with the product then building them a portfolio of early-stage private companies automatically. »

One-third of investors allocated over EUR10,000 on P2P platforms in 2018

Thu, 28/02/2019 - 09:28

The popularity of P2P investments is on the rise according to a new survey by Robo.cash, which found that 69 per cent of respondents started investing over the last two years, and 35 per cent of investors allocated more than EUR10,000 on P2P lending platforms in 2018.   »

New Orca ISA provides access to multiple P2P platforms

Tue, 26/02/2019 - 10:21

A new Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), allowing investors to spread their money across multiple peer-to-peer lenders (P2P), has been launched by investment platform and analyst Orca Money.   »

FundedByMe launches operation in the Netherlands

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:17

Crowdfunding platform FundedByMe is to open a new office in the Netherlands headed by new partner Mikael Royson. »

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