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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Increasing risk and regulation

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Increasing risk and regulation
On this edition of Crowdfunders Ed looks at the increasing concern over regulation and risk in the equity crowdfunders sector.

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Crowdfunders: Regulation clampdown

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Crowdfunders: Regulation clampdown
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be taking a look at why the FCA wants to tighten crowdfunding regulations, investigating a peer-to-peer platform with high street branches, as well as getting the scoop on the launch of a new crowd match fund: Big Society Capital.

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: The slow roll out of Innovative finance ISA, plus a look at Reward Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunders: The slow roll out of Innovative finance ISA, plus a look at Reward Crowdfunding
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be taking a look at why the new innovative finance ISA is taking so long to take off with Neil Faulkner, co-founder of 4thWay. Then he'll be talking about an exciting reward crowdfunding campaign for a personal safety device called the ICE. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ice-personal-security-for-the-mobile-generation#/

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: A disappointing year for equity crowdfunding

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: A disappointing year for equity crowdfunding
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be finding out why the amount of money raised on equity crowdfunding platforms like Crowdcube fell in the first half of this year. Ed also gets the background on Zopa's decision to apply for a banking licence. He's joined by Tom Hinton of Syndicate Room and Ryan Weeks, Editor of Alt Fi. Enjoyed Crowdfunders? You should try the Investment Trust Show, Share Radio’s examination of the world of investment trusts: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Swings and roundabouts

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Swings and roundabouts
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll investigate crowdfunding that supports community projects such as swimming pools or playgrounds, as well looking at new data from Altfi showing how equity crowdfunding projects have performed since the sector's creation in 2011. Enjoyed Crowdfunders? You should try the Investment Trust Show, Share Radio’s examination of the world of investment trusts: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow

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Crowdfunders: Crowdfunding platforms are slowing down

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Crowdfunding platforms are slowing down
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be investigating the drop in crowdfunding platform earnings, OFF3R's expansion into property and lending, and why Growthdeck would rather be known as a 'personal equity platform'. Want more insight into alternative finance? Find past episodes at the Crowdfunders audioBoom page: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-crowdfunders Enjoyed Crowdfunders? You should try the Investment Trust Show, Share Radio’s examination of the world of investment trusts: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow

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Crowdfunders: Building a peer-to-peer portfolio

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Building a peer-to-peer portfolio
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be investigating how you build a peer-to-peer portfolio and how you might invest £10,000 on a peer-to-peer platform. To do so, he speaks to David Stephenson of Altfi and 4th Way's Neil Faulkner. Want more alternative finance? Find past episodes at the Crowdfunders audioBoom page: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-crowdfunders Enjoyed Crowdfunders? You should try the Investment Trust Show, Share Radio’s examination of the world of investment trusts: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow

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Crowdfunders: LendingWorks gets thumbs up for Innovative Finance ISA

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Crowdfunders: LendingWorks gets thumbs up for Innovative Finance ISA
Crowdfunders is our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer space, examining the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be focusing on peer-to-peer lending: LendingWorks has gotten the thumbs up for the Innovative Finance ISA, Ed gets the latest from Ratesetter, and James Hurley of The Times discusses former FSA boss Adair Turner's change of mind. Want more alternative finance? Find past episodes at the Crowdfunders audioBoom page: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-crowdfunders Enjoyed Crowdfunders? You might also like the Investment Trust Show, Share Radio’s examination of the world of investment trusts: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Personal Jetpacks and Hi-fi speakers

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Personal Jetpacks and Hi-fi speakers
In this edition of Crowdfunders Ed's covering two companies that are raising money on equity crowdfunding platforms at the moment. One is raising money to enable people to fly with a simple jet-pack, the other has developed new speaker technology which means that the price of high-end speakers and headphones could fall.

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Crowdfunders: Beer and bonds

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Beer and bonds
Our weekly look at what's hot and what's not in the Crowdfunding and Peer to Peer space. Crowdfunders covers the latest news and developments in the fast growing world of alternative finance. Your host is Ed Bowsher, and on today's show he'll be investigating beer and bonds. On the beer side of things, Ed finds out about Gower Brewery, a welsh brewery that is raising money on the Crowdcube platform. And on the bond side, Ed speaks to Julia Groves, Head of Crowdfunding at Downing, about the fact that some crowdfunding bonds will be eligible for the Innovative Finance ISA from next month.

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