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Lily Bridgwood
Written by Lily Bridgwood
Tech City News
UK startups predict difficult times ahead following EU tech funding freeze

Tech entrepreneurs have expressed fears that British startups could be seriously damaged by a loss of funding from the European Investment Fund (EIF) following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union….. Read More

Tech City News – May 2017

My Co-Founder is the Yin to my Yang

It’s an age old process: you build a business, and when it comes to finding your co-founder, choosing the right person is the most important decision you’ll make. James Mackonochie and I are the co-founders of OFF3R, the investment comparison website… Read More

City AM – May 2017

Investors Have No Shortage of Tax-Efficient Investment Options

It’s that time again! As we draw closer to the the end of the tax year as an investor, you want to make sure you’re taking advantage of the various tax reliefs available. Here in the UK, you’ve access to one of the most supportive tax regimes in the world to promote investment into early stage companies and SMEs.

City AM – March 2017

OFF3R Launches New Interface

OFF3R, a UK based aggregator of alternative finance platforms, has released an updated interface that allows investors to easily compare investment opportunities from over 40 different platforms… Read More

Crowdfund Insider – March 2017

Is Alternative Finance an Equal Contender to Banks?

Alternative finance is claiming an ever-increasing share of the growth finance market. But is it a real contender, or just plan B for SMEs?… Read More

Growth Business – February 2017

What’s the Best Shareholder Structure for Equity Crowdfunding?

While the industry continues to grow and establish itself in the financial ecosystem, there remains one topic of hot especially debate: the shareholder structures that operate through the platforms…Read More

Business Zone – January 2017

The 22 Biggest Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2016

Off3r, a platform that aggregates investment opportunities across peer-to-peer (P2P) and crowdfunding platforms, has pulled together a list of the biggest crowdfunding campaigns this year in Britain… Read More

Business Insider – December 2016

The Ten Biggest Crowdfunding Deals in Britain During 2016

Statistics produced by OFF3R, an online marketplace for alternative investments, shows that the ten biggest crowdfunding deals were worth a combined £32.36m – an average of £3.24m per transaction… Read More

Realbusiness – December 2016

UK P2P Platforms Lent 2.6bn Over the Last Year New Index Reveals

EIGHT of the UK’s largest peer-to-peer platforms lent £2.6bn over the last year, at an average of £197m per month, according to a new index from online aggregator OFF3R…Read More

P2P Finance News – November 2016

OFF3R Launches New Platform

This week OFF3R  – the marketplace for investments – is rolling out its new platform which includes a host of new features and a long list of new partnerships with leading issuers of alternative investment product. Highlights of the new OFF3R include… Read More

UK Business Angels Association – November 2016

OFF3R Launches Index for Alt Investment Market

OFF3R, the marketplace for alternative investments, has launched an independent index outlining month-on-month performances of equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms over the last year…Read More

Private Equity Wire – November 2016

OFF3R Launches Index

OFF3R, the marketplace for alternative investments, has launched an independent index outlining month-on-month performance of equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms over the past year… Read More

EveryInvestor – November 2016

The Big Bang Theory And Crowd-Funding

30 years on, financial markets and their regulations are a significantly different place. Fintech startups and other forces are changing the way consumers perform all banking activities and regulators need to keep up…Read More

Forbes – October 2016

Is Bitcoin the Answer if Traditional Investments are Letting You Down?

Lex Deak, chief executive of alternative investment aggregator Off3r, says investing in Bitcoin isn’t for the fainthearted. “You should only invest a small proportion of your money… Read More

The Guardian – August 2016

From Grey Matters to Something That Matters

In my experience, the purest and clearest vision of a new venture comes right at the moment the idea forms in one’s mind. Like a cerebral big bang, the idea occurs and evolves in huge scale and detail within a few moments…Read More

Elite Business – June 2016

OFF3R Scoops £480,000 from New Look Founder and “Super Angels”

Launched in June 2015 by Lex Deak (pictured), London-based OFF3R is an app which aggregates crowdfunded deals and utilises a Tinder-style interface to improve access to investment opportunities…Read More

Startups.co.uk – February 2016

Mobile Crowdfunding Aggregator OFF3R Raises £480,000

OFF3R, a mobile crowdfunding aggregator, has raised £480,000 from investors including New Look Founder Tom Singh, angel Daniel McPherson, Earlymarket and the head of marketing from Jumia…Read More

Tech City News – February 2016

How to Win Investment for your Crowdfunding Campaign

If you are an entrepreneur looking for investment in your business the good news is there has never been a better time to go out and find funding…Read More

Business Zone – February 2016 

OFF3R Is Tinder For Finding Your Next Equity Crowdfunding Investment

Q: What do you get when you combine the swipe-to-like mechanism, popularized by dating app Tinder, with a wealth of potential equity crowdfunding investment opportunities?…Read More

Tech Crunch – June 2015

About the author

Lily Bridgwood

Lily Bridgwood

Lily is the Partnerships Associate at OFF3R. She has previous work experience in both the corporate and start-up environments. She joined the OFF3R team in October having recently graduated with First-Class Honours in International Business from the University of Edinburgh.