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With crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, you can invest in all kinds of projects. Ed Bowsher looks at three promising opportunities.
You can reap the rewards and mitigate your risks in the peer-to-peer sector by following three key strategies, says David C Stevenson.
A chain of Mexican restaurants is hoping to raise £1m by offering ‘burrito bonds’ on the equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Ed Bowsher looks at whether it’s worth buying in.
The banking sector is in dire need of a shake-up, says Matthew Lynn. But that’s not going to come from the ‘challenger banks’.
The boom in alternative finance could lead to a nasty dose of inflation, says Bengt Saelensminde.
You don’t need to have big piles of cash to invest like the Dragons – just get involved in equity crowdfunding. Ed Bowsher explains how.
Crowdfunding isn’t the safest of investments, says Merryn Somerset Webb – but it is worth a look.
Peer-to-peer lending firms are increasingly disrupting traditional banking. John Stepek looks at how to profit from this alternative finance revolution.
Ed Bowsher looks into the crowdfunding phenomenon, and picks some of the best ways for you to profit.
‘Alternative finance’ – including ‘peer-to-peer (P2P) lending’ and ‘crowdfunding’ – is an internet-era rival to traditional banks. There are opportunities for smart investors, says David C Stevenson.
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Peer-to-peer regulation: a step in the right direction