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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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07

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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14

02.2014

The Investor Relations Portal – Part 2: Investors

The Investor Relations Portal - Part 2: Investors

Just as Entrepreneurs now have a suite of powerful new tools in the beta release of the Investor Relations Portal, Crowdcube investors can now manage their investments and interact with businesses they’ve invested in from a single point. – Quickly see the status of live pitches you’ve invested in and are following – See all transactions in one place – …

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02.2014

The Investor Relations Portal – Part 1: Entrepreneurs

The Investor Relations Portal - Part 1: Entrepreneurs

Crowdcube Entrepreneurs now have a powerful new resource at their disposal (as do Investors). The beta release of the Investor Relations Portal provides a central and easy to use system for communicating and interacting with investors during and after the funding raising process. And best of all, there’s no cost to Entrepreneurs – it’s all part of the Crowdcube service. …

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