Type: Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Business Lending
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Business Lending - geography: United Kingdom
CO. no.: Na.
Regulated as of: 2011
Regulator: Financial Conduct Authority
Abundance is a leading direct investment platform giving people control over their money. People invest from Ł5 in energy projects that generate something good for the environment and society, as well as bank-beating returns.
Description: Bruce is an anthropologist with a creative drive that helped create the world?s first peer to peer lender, www.zopa.com in 2004, as well as products and innovations for most of the UK leading banks and building societies. Bruce is a founding director of the UK Crowdfunding Association, a Trustee of the Finance Innovation Lab and Visiting Research Fellow at the Bauman Institute, Leeds University. He also invented Monkey Shoulder whisky, which has grown to become a global brand. Bruce heads up Abundance?s brand and marketing team.
Description: Karl started out working as a parliamentary researcher on renewable energy. With a desire to do more than simply write about the things he cared about, he set up his first green business, which also championed the Living Wage for its employees and was funded by the late Dame Anita Roddick. After 5 years and with his interest in energy renewed, he left to study for an MBA at Imperial College and to pursue the idea that has eventually became Abundance. Karl is responsible for managing Abundance?s operations and technology teams
Description: Lou left a senior position at UBS Investment Bank in July 2008, where she was in charge of multimillion pound share offers and fund raising for a range of global companies. Voted among the 100 most influential women in the City in Financial News, she was all too aware that conventional financial markets are loaded against the smaller, private investor. She is now using her skills to make sure our Debentures are working in the interests of our customers. Louise is responsible for managing our projects team.
Start: Jan, 2012
Description: The UK Crowdfunding Association: Promoting crowdfunding as a valuable way for people, businesses & ventures to raise funds.
@zoesqwilliams when is their podcast launching?
Increasing evidence of impending shortage of irony. Government are now issuing visas for people with class 2 sarcasâ€¦ https://t.co/pjpCz8GN8u
@PickardJE the Nirvana album that never was.
@simonnread Christmas shortages starting to bite...
"This decade, annual net zero investments need to grow five-fold... This requires a local climate finance revolutioâ€¦ https://t.co/6h8T67acrs
Immensely proud that Abundance investors backed this project and are helping bring another solution to climate chanâ€¦ https://t.co/6pVwe8qzNr
Warrington Council have taken impressive steps to decarbonise their community - our new blog explores what they havâ€¦ https://t.co/mg148yaFEL
Government's energy policy is powered by ideology https://t.co/qpMlB27f7M
Energy Secretary Amber Rudd must not let the anti-wind lobby decide Government policy http://t.co/3r6NYQRGyL
You can read more about the proposed CMI, which would be launched in partnership with ethical crowdfunding platformâ€¦ https://t.co/H4RAVpDTSW
Weâ€™re excited to announce that weâ€™re working with Islington Council to create a Community Municipal Investment, enaâ€¦ https://t.co/ZENEBTYR4t
The Abundance Pension is being offered through a partnership with one of longest established and most respected UK SIPP providers, European Pensions Management Ltd (EPM). EPM has worked consistently to help give investors broader access to new asset classes that can help in pension planning. EPM is the scheme trustee and administrator, while Abundance will be the first point of contact for all customer-facing activity.