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New FCA Regulations Ensure the Crowd Stays in Crowdcube

We’re delighted to announce that following the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) public consultation last autumn, which determined their regulatory approach to equity crowdfunding, we’ve now implemented the required changes, which allow ordinary people to invest through Crowdcube. It is critical that equity crowdfunding is accessible to everyday investors, and the FCA’s new regulations on equity crowdfunding, for direct investment sites …

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Creating a successful pitch Part 1; How to put your pitch together

“First impressions are critical” Peter Hutton, investor A killer pitch is the cornerstone of a successful fundraise. If you’re an entrepreneur looking to raise finance for your company then you’ll be thinking about creating a pitch for your business. You need to create a pitch that adequately depicts and yet showcases your business – this is your shop window and …

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Crowdcube named ‘Most Active Seed Stage Investor’ in report into equity investment

Crowdcube named 'Most Active Seed Stage Investor' in report into equity investment

The ’2013 Annual Equity Investment Review’, an independent recent report written by Beauhurst, the leading source of data on growing companies, shows Crowdcube as the most active seed-stage funder of 2013. “The progress of this funder has been particularly impressive. Crowdcube was launched in the UK in February 2011 and since then the number of deals completed at this stage increased …

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It’s Looking Green & Pleasant For 2014

It's Looking Green & Pleasant For 2014

Green & Pleasant, founded by brand creatives Fleur Emery and Jamie Anley is a craft lager company with a difference. With one foot planted in the brewing traditions of the Trent Valley and the other in the design world of Soho the founders see the business as an artistic project with the aim of supporting UK heritage craft tradition and …

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The Crowdcube Awards – Your Vote is Required

The Crowdcube Awards - Your Vote is Required

We are celebrating the businesses that we have funded this year by holding the Crowdcube Awards. These awards celebrate the best of British Entrepreneurship, showcasing a range of fantastic companies that hail from a wide range of industries. This year the awards have expanded since their inception last year and will include an awards ceremony at our annual birthday party …

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