Submitted by Another Crowd on Sat, 19/08/2017 - 8:00pm
P2P lending platform Ratesetter is to resign from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) according to multiple sources. The leading UK lender is close to obtaining full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) but admits it cannot comply with the P2PFA's voluntary code of conduct on transparency.
Submitted by Another Crowd on Wed, 16/08/2017 - 10:00pm
Gambitious, the first equity-based crowdfunding platform focused on video games, rebrands as Good Shepherd Entertainment. We always liked the combination of 'ambitious' with 'gaming', but maybe the Biblical moniker will bring more money to the temple.
Submitted by Another Crowd on Thu, 10/08/2017 - 10:00pm
Why take risks investing in equity crowdfunding? Opportunity cost is what matters. If you have a big CGT bill, you could use it as a big soft landing mattress for some risk-taking investment in early stage equity.