EIS Reform Is On The Cards

All major equity crowdfunding platforms use the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to offer tax-efficient investment in UK startups. Encouraging and rewarding patient capital investment is one of the guiding principles of crowdfunding, and a business-friendly tax regime is part of that.

America Still Learning Equity Crowdfunding

We're lucky to have a crowdfunding regulator that works with investors and platforms to make regulations that help growth and don't cost the earth to implement. The FCA took over equity crowdfunding on 1st April 2014.

In the USA the JOBS Act was signed into law two years earlier, on April 5, 2012. But our American counterparts are still treading a difficult path, step-by-step, to make equity crowdfunding succeed in America.