11th July 2019
Peter Briffett is a serial entrepreneur with a difference. Not only did he lead multiple high growth global businesses, he is the first person in the UK who leads a fintech start-up, Wagestream, with social impact in mind. Not surprisingly, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos backed his start-up, which aims to put an end to the payday poverty cycle by letting employees access their wages early. His mission is to end the 'payday poverty cycle' that has let the likes of Wonga and QuickQuid flourish in recent years.
5th July 2019
Will Mason, from business finance consultants Liquidity Club, outlines how companies should remember to examine the structure of any funding they take on and how it impacts the day-to-day running of the company.
4th July 2019
As an angel looking to invest, what are the timing considerations? We all know that the successful start-up to exit journey is most dependent on the founders but that there are many additional important factors such as sufficient capital, successful technology, competition and an element of luck?Peter Cowley from The Invested Investor investigates....
26th June 2019
After stepping down as CEO of the company he founded after 13 years at the helm, Sukhendu Pal discusses the ups and downs that entrepreneur founders can face when moving on from their role as CEO.
24th June 2019
In his latest article, James Murdoch discusses the importance of regular company reporting and post investment communication for equity crowdfunding investors.
21st June 2019
In recent years, Alternative Finance funding channels that exist outside of the traditional finance system have revolutionised how small and medium enterprises are able to operate. The rapid growth of the Alternative Finance industry, in areas such as Crowdfunding, is making it increasingly less ‘alternative’, but where is this development seen the most?
21st June 2019
If the crowdfunding market in Europe is to continue to develop, it needs an EU-wide framework, says Jörg Rocholl, President and Professor of Finance at ESMT Berlin.
12th June 2019
In partnership with The Invested Investor, this month’s Start-up Spotlight features an interview with Sarah Turner a technologist, entrepreneur and angel investor. She's spent most of her career working in and around digital technology in the UK, Europe, US and Asia. Sarah works as both an advisor and connector for start-ups as well as corporates. In 2014 she co-founded the award-winning angel network, Angel Academe.
6th June 2019
Dan Perkins, a Director at Great Point, the UK’s leading independent media and investment firm talks about the opportunities in film and media investment and why the sector's future looks brighter than ever.
4th June 2019
The UK workforce is becoming increasingly held back by mental health problems such as stress, depression and anxiety. According to research by Robert Half UK,
4th June 2019
New research from Intertrust shows an overwhelming majority (94%) of UK-based financial services industry decision-makers believe that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the most potential to revolutionise the sector over the next five years, considerably ahead of blockchain (53%) and the Internet of Things (24%).
28th May 2019
Theresa May’s departure demands that UK and international investors move to mitigate risks to their wealth, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations.
The warning from Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, which has $12bn under advisement, follows Mrs May’s announcement that she is to quit as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, during an emotional statement outside Number 10.