Business finance

L0ve & Money – Why valuation is only part of the story

Written by Tej Panesar, Senior Financial Analyst During the process of early stage fundraising, Entrepreneurs face a dizzying array of financial concepts and methodologies, often putting them at a disadvantage in negotiations. The following hypothetical conversation between an Entrepreneur, Angel investor and Venture Capital Partner is intended to offer an illustrative example of the problems… Read More »

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Been there, done that, got the…funding!

Been there, done that, got the…funding! by Pippa Murray, Founder of Pip & Nut It’s been just over three weeks since my business, Pip & Nut raised £120k from 80 investors in just nine days. Having finally come down from Cloud 9 I’ve also had some time to reflect back on the process. Now I’m… Read More »

Eden Project Bond raises £1.5m in less than 24 hours

The Eden Project Bond surpassed its initial funding target of £1m from 175 investors within just five hours and went on to reach its upper target of £1.5m in less than 24 hours. 355 people invested in multiples of £500 and in return will receive six per cent per annum over the four-year term of… Read More »

Eden Project launch mini-bond on Crowdcube to fund learning village

The Eden Project is aiming to raise £1m through a mini-bond to create a ground-breaking new learning village at its home in Cornwall. Eden, acclaimed world-wide for its famous plant Biomes, is teaming up with Crowdcube to give investors the opportunity to grow one of the UK’s best education centres. Since fully opening in 2001,… Read More »