News Briefing - Crowdfunding, SME And Alternative Finance

Horses in  race (many people think business is like this.)

1.UK – P2P


Peer2Peer Finance News reports:


2. UK – AltFi

AltFi News reports a tech fund raise.

“Daw Capital, a venture capital fund manager focused on B2B software and fintech, has secured a $125m pot from investors including British Patient Capital, family offices and other institutions across Europe and the US.

The Dawn Capital Opportunities Fund will have a specific focus on C-rounds and will enable Dawn to invest up to $70 million in European entrepreneurs.

Together, the 2018 flagship Dawn III fund closed at $235m, and the Opportunities Fund total over $360m in new funds in the last 12 months. The firm has previously invested in iZettle and Mimecast.”

3. UK – AltFi


The Cambridge Judge Business School has launched recognition awards.


The inaugural Cambridge Judge Business School Recognition Awards took place last week, with the world-famous business school using the opportunity to thank five companies and organisations for actively engaging with and supporting the School.

Google, Barclays, the World Bank Group, Invesco and the Sainsbury family were honoured at a lunch in London to show Cambridge Judge’s appreciation.

“The involvement of external organisations is vital to the research, teaching and practical application that are all crucial components of Cambridge Judge Business School,” said the School’s Dean, Professor Christoph Loch, at the lunch event. “The support of our external partners is vital in helping us develop the business leaders of tomorrow.”

4. UK – AltFi


More detail on LCF developments from ThisIsMoney.

5. US – FinTech

Crowdfund Insider reports a move to the alt side.

6. US – Equity

Crowdfund Insider reports on equity regulation breaches.