Money and Co Joins IFISA Crowd

Nicola Horlick against backdrop saying Small Businesses

Peer-to-peer lenders have just seven weeks to gain the tax reliefs of an Innovative ISA (IFISA) in the current tax year. The latest platform to announce a launch is Money&Co, which has gained a full licence from the Financial Conduct Authority and is ready to go.

Business Plans, Success and Failure

Hand drawn graph claims a long business plan increases the chance of failure

Every entrepreneur needs a business plan and every startup investors knows to ask to see it. But some business plans are better than others. Today we feature a provocative piece from Alex Osterwalder of Strategyzer.  Alex has a simple message: a long business plan is worse than a short one; it makes your startup more likely to fail.

Is he talking sense, or just making a nuisance of himself. Another Crowd put his ideas under the microscope.