Thirty-nine percent of investors are willing to take greater risks in exchange for higher returns given the current low interest rate environment, says Goncalo de Vasconcelos, Chief Executive Officer at SyndicateRoom, who was quoting his company’s research. He estimates £25bn is available for early stage companies in 2017. He also told Daybreak Europe’s Caroline Hepker and Markus Karlsson that he is actively encouraging regulators to closely examine his crowdfunding platform. He hopes this will lend itself to greater legitimacy in the mainstream investor market.

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