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How To Start A Business Post-Covid-19

How To Start A Business Post-Covid-19

Posted 3 years ago


As part of its mission to help entrepreneurs get the funding they deserve, CEO of Nextfin, Sacha Bright, hosted a special webinar discussing how to start a business post-Covid, with particular focus..

Tagged: sme raising funds equity crowdfunding alternative finance entrepreneur p2p angel investor


What is Equity Dilution, And How Does it Work?

What is Equity Dilution, And How Does it Work?

Posted 3 years ago


Equity dilution (commonly referred to as stock dilution) takes place when a company issues new stock which can result in a decrease of an existing stockholder’s ownership percentage of said co..

Tagged: sme equity crowdfunding alternative finance raising finance guide investing


After Coronavirus It's time to embrace equity investment

After Coronavirus It's time to embrace equity investment

Posted 3 years ago


Before the outbreak of coronavirus, we were beginning to see the rise of alternative finance sources, with emphasis being taken away from traditional banking. By and large, this was driven by altern..

Tagged: coronavirus eis equity investment alternative finance


Common Equity Crowdfunding Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Common Equity Crowdfunding Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Posted 3 years ago


Remember that you are not the only business approaching the platform You believe in your business, you know that the market is right and the service or product is perfectly positioned to do well. Y..

Tagged: Equity Crowdfunding Alternative Finance Entrepreneur SME Investor


Why Has The UK Fallen Behind In Its Coronavirus Support For Business?

Why Has The UK Fallen Behind In Its Coronavirus Support For Business?

Posted 3 years ago


In the last few days, it has been reported that more than one million people have been overlooked in government schemes that were designed to help them during the coronavirus pandemic.  But wh..

Tagged: Coronavirus Business EIS SEIS Investment Entrepreneur SME


The Future Fund Guide For Investors And Entrepreneurs

The Future Fund Guide For Investors And Entrepreneurs

Posted 3 years ago


In addition to the government’s already extensive package of support for small businesses, the Future Fund opened for applications on Wednesday 20th May 2020. The £500m fund, of which t..

Tagged: Future Fund Government Covid-19 Investors Entrepreneurs Investment


Seed-Stage Funding For Start-ups Drops By 80%

Seed-Stage Funding For Start-ups Drops By 80%

Posted 3 years ago


Early-stage businesses raising money for the first time have taken the hardest hit in the drop in venture capital funding, it has been revealed. According to new research by Plexal and Beauhurst, fu..

Tagged: Start-ups Raise Finance Entrepreneurs Investment


Is An Innovative Finance Isa (IFISA) For You?

Is An Innovative Finance Isa (IFISA) For You?

Posted 3 years ago


Innovative Finance Individual Savings Allowances (IFISAs) are still a relatively new initiative. Launched by the government less than 5 years ago in April 2016, an IFISA allows you to make peer-to-p..

Tagged: IFISA Investment P2P


Should I Invest In A Start-up During The Covid-19 Pandemic?

Should I Invest In A Start-up During The Covid-19 Pandemic?

Posted 3 years ago


When the spread of coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), there was naturally a slowdown in funding news. Overall, funding rounds were down 22% in March, accordi..

Tagged: Start-up Investment Covid-19


Itasca Wines Praises NextFin On Its Ratings Service

Itasca Wines Praises NextFin On Its Ratings Service

Posted 3 years ago


NextFin recently provided Itasca Wines with a rating of 76%. A Hampshire-based vineyard and winery that produces find English wines, Itasca Wines is raising funds to build and equip a contract winem..

Tagged: Itasca Wines Equity Crowdfunding Ratings Investment


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