New Cambridge Alt-Fi Research Focuses On America

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The Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) turns its attention to the Americas and proclaims the market there robust, and breaking new ground. But, not surprisingly given American politics, regulation is a controversial topic.

The title of the report is: 'Breaking New Ground: The Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report"

Innis and Gunn Announces Crowdfunded Takeover

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Innis and Gunn, a favourite of crowd investors, has announced the purchase of a brewery in Perth, using money they raised on Crowdbnk last year.

The brewers had originally intended to purchase land and obtain planning permission for a brand new brewery. The change of plan accelerates their plans, cutting development time and promising and expansion of production capacity in what is proving a very popular market.

Crowd's Biggest Losers Fight Back Against Critics

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UK Crowdfunding's largest loss-maker, Rebus Group,  has hit back at critics who claim that it mislead investors when it raised equity via crowdfunding last year. Crowdcube, meanwhile,  is in more apologetic mode. The Exeter-based platform who hosted Rebus' equity round, has published a statement today to try and set the record straight