Alternative finance

 'Crowdpower': Inside the peer-to-peer revolution

The world is changing. People are exchanging money, goods and ideas on a vast scale. More than 1.6 billion people are involved. New, powerful networks are changing the way we live, work and think. The MoneyWeek team have spent the last six months investigating the rise of P2P and would like to show you our best ideas of how you can profit from what's going on.
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Alternative finance: The exciting rebels elbowing their way into a boring business

Lots of small businesses are fed up with being paid late. David C Stevenson looks at the innovators that have come to put an end to it.

Gordon Brown to take over at RBS – and five more predictions for 2015

Will deflation spread to Britain, and could Gordon Brown turn around RBS? Matthew Lynn sets out his six predictions for the year ahead.

What Lending Club’s float means for peer-to-peer lending

The biggest peer-to-peer platform has delivered stellar returns, says David C Stevenson. But big players are not the only profit-spinners out there.

Lending Club IPO is a big boost for the peer-to-peer lending sector

The flotation of Lending Club is a milestone for the fast-growing P2P lending sector as it looks to raise its challenge to traditional banking. Kam Patel reports.

University spin-offs: how to get onboard the tech firms of tomorrow

Universities are at the heart of advances of science, medicine and technology. But they are also hugely successful incubators of the high-tech companies of the future. Dr Mike Tubbs explains here how the Research Investment newsletter can help investors get onboard the best university spin-offs ahead of the pack. (Capital at risk)

Crowdfunding takes Dragons’ Den into the mainstream

Crowdfunding should see explosive growth over the next few years, says David C Stevenson. But you’ll have to be hard-nosed to pick the winners.

How bitcoin could help the world’s poor get access to decent toilets

The current financial system is preventing half the world’s population from enjoying a decent standard of living. Bitcoin and other alternative currencies could change all that, says Dominic Frisby.

An exciting future for tech stocks

We live in a golden age of unprecedented technological change. Smart investors should get in early, says Jim Mellon.

The P2P lending market is throwing up some exciting opportunities for investors

The peer-to-peer lending market is evolving fast. Ed Bowsher looks at some of the best ways for you to invest.

What will happen to the trendy new lenders as interest rates rise?

P2P loans are really just bonds, which means they could soon be in trouble. David C Stevenson explains why diversification is the key to healthy returns.

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