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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 team sleeping rough to raise funds for The YMCA; please support them

Crowdcube team sleeping rough to raise funds for The YMCA; please support them

Two of our team, Alexis Lui and Dave Hopton, are taking part in the national Sleep Easy, raising money for charity and need your help! On Saturday 15th March they’ll brave the cold weather and sleep out in Exeter city centre to raise money and awareness for homeless young people on behalf of the YMCA. The Exeter YMCA helps disadvantaged …

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03.2014

Oxford Mindfulness Centre launches Crowdcube fundraising

Oxford Mindfulness Centre launches Crowdcube fundraising

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) has started a fundraising campaign on Crowdcube to launch the biggest ever plan to train clinicians, carers and mentors in the practice of Mindfulness and enabling it to accelerate progress towards a world without the devastating effects of depression, stress and anxiety. Crowdcube is proud to provide the technology behind the site as part of …

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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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