Populous World recently announced the acquisition of an equity stake in an innovative crowdfunding platform, Crowd for Angels.
Crowd for Angels brings innovative and appealing products to the crowd and provides funding for companies while supporting them through all stages from seed to pre-IPOs and when listed.
The mutually beneficial acquisition is in place to bring fruitful developments for both Populous World and Crowd for Angels. (Learn more about this acquisition and how to invest).
As a leading destination for entrepreneurs, the UK remains an attractive proposition — The UK is an ever-growing, exciting hub of activity and extremely well positioned for access to global markets.
Here we explore further into why investing in UK SMEs is a beneficial opportunity for investors.
1. Support companies you believe in and share their success
A deeper understanding about the companies in the SME segment may prove to be profitable exercise for investors who are looking to invest in a bid to get fixed returns. The UK is an innovative core for startups and early stage growth companies across all sectors that inspires young creative entrepreneurs and promotes economical growth.
Investing in invoices on Populous World’s platform offers SMEs with the cash flow support they need while invoice buyers (investors) receive the discount fees.
3. Foreign Investment
The UK’s diverse economy is the perfect location for businesses to explore their international business potential. The UK is the second largest exporter of commercial services and the seventh largest exporter of merchandise. All these factors make it the hotspot for foreign direct investment.
4. Tax Relief
Take advantage of SEIS/EIS tax relief to minimise your tax and the opportunity to obtain higher interest rates than available on bank deposits.
5. Rapid productivity growth
The UK has taken a major leap in terms of productivity in comparison to its other core competitors.
6. Emerging Trends
Emerging trends such as social, new banking or digital are ongoing when it comes to SMEs which in return attracts new investments. Key trends like crowdfunding and niche ideas in smaller business industry will keep the confidence of small business owners up on scale. With various alternatives now in financing small businesses, entrepreneurs are well positioned to take a good lead in the SME market.
Whether you need to improve your cash flow to keep up with bills or to expand your business, factoring firms such as Populous World can offer affordable and fast financial solutions.
>> Is your business in need of fast, short-term financing? Do you need to access cash faster than your customers pay you?
Populous World is an Invoice Finance provider that unlocks working capital for UK businesses.
Bridging your business’s cash flow gap is something that Populous World excels in delivering, providing you with the funding tools to grow and sustain your business.