A new collaboration in the heart of the City of London aiming to revolutionise how careers, products and startups are built. Based 100 metres from the Bank of England, “1 Fred’s Place” is a new collaboration between three entrepreneurial organisations putting an empty office building to good use. Bathtub 2 Boardroom, Fab Lab London and The… Read More »
Chilango, purveyors of fine Mexican food, launched the first Crowdcube Mini-Bond and raised more than double their initial target of £1m. To celebrate their success we’ve put this little infographic together. Crowdcube Mini-Bonds help businesses accelerate growth on their terms. For more information, take a look here.
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 »
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 »
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 »