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04.2014

Crowdfunder smashes through £500,000+ funding target in just over 3 hours in equity crowdfund campaign

Crowdfunder smashes through £500,000+ funding target in just over 3 hours in equity crowdfund campaign

The UK’s No 1 rewards-based platform* has hit its fundraise target in 24 hours – with over 200 investors pledging £500,000 in the first 3 hours alone. Crowdfunder launched it’s equity fundraise at 9am today, April 23 2014, on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube.com, and were blown away when £230k was pledged within 15 mins. Phil Geraghty, Managing Director of Crowdfunder …

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04.2014

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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08

04.2014

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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03.2014

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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11

02.2014

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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