Crowdfunding

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Equity Crowdfunding: 7 points investors should consider

Investing on Crowdfunding sites is growing more and more popular. The market leader, Crowdcube, saw as much investment in the first half of 2014 as in the preceding 12 months. If you’re thinking of investing on crowdfunding sites, here are some pointers to consider. 1. With risk there’s reward: Investing in early stage businesses has… Read More »

10 tips for creating a killer crowdfunding pitch

More and more businesses are turning to alternative sources of finance – entrepreneurs raised more than £17.5 in the first six months of 2014 alone on Crowdcube, the leading investment crowdfunding site. If you’re looking to pitch for investment on a crowdfunding site, here are 10 key pointers. 1. Have a crystal clear proposition: Having… Read More »

Innovate Finance, a new industry body for the UK fintech industry, launches with over 50 founding members

Launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the City of London Corporation and the Canary Wharf Group, Innovate Finance will be the voice of UK fintech LONDON, 6 AUGUST 2014 – Innovate Finance, an industry body established to promote the interests of the UK’s rapidly growing financial technology (fintech) sector, launches today in London. Held… Read More »

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Balderton Capital invest £3.8m in Crowdcube

One of Europe’s largest venture investors, Balderton Capital, leads a £5m round with a £3.8 million stake in Crowdcube, the world’s first and leading investment crowdfunding platform. Crowdcube will complete its Series B round by offering a £1.2 million crowdfunding, which opens at midday on Tuesday 22 July. Darren Westlake, CEO and co-founder comments, “We’re… Read More »