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Invest in local enterprises

Luckily, many other business leaders have been where you are now and all recognise the importance of knowing the right time. Having worked in investment banking for over 20 years, I have turned my skills and experience to writing about all areas of personal finance. My aim is to help people develop the confidence and knowledge to take control of their own finances.

Some funds target a higher return of up to ten times, although these are the higher risk investments. As investments in start-ups are high risk and ‘illiquid’ , you should consider consulting an independent financial adviser before making the decision to invest. Another option is a ‘fund campaign’ where the crowdfunding platform runs an investment fund covering a number of start-ups, although these are rare. Some platforms also offer ‘cohort campaigns’ which allow investors to become shareholders in a number of start-ups, managed by a campaign organiser. … Read More