News Briefing - Crowdfunding, SME And Alternative Finance

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1.UK - FinTech

CityA.M. runs a piece by a Conservative MP (propaganda warning) on the inclusive nature of a post-Brexit FinTech world…

“It was heartening to hear ahead of London Tech Week that the UK continues to be the leading European destination for technology investment, with British tech firms attracting nearly three times more venture capital investment than any other European country over the past two years.

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EIS: A Guide For Investors

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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) appeals to investors in equity crowdfunding, unlisted and growth SMEs. If you have an equity portfolio, EIS will help you keep more of your returns after tax and mitigate risk and any losses you might make.

The new guide to the scheme from the EIS Association is a valuable introduction for smart investors and anyone discovering equity crowdfunding.

Investors Say Less EU, More AI

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Will robots make Brexit a success? An expert investment panel asked this in London recently. The Smith & Williamson Artificial Intelligence Fund is less than six months old, but if our country needs a supply of hard workers who are more popular than the Polish or Portuguese, maybe robots are the answer.