Economy

easyProperty raise over £1.4m with Crowdcube.

easyProperty, the latest venture from easyGroup, turned to crowdfunding to help raise funds and change the face of the traditional estate agency market. Founded by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the founder of easyJet and the property entrepreneur and industry veteran Robert Ellice, the company closed its pitch on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube at midnight after raising… Read More »

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Crowdcube Partner With The Escape School

We are very excited to announce a partnership with the The Escape School that is launching today. The Escape School is a new initiative from Escape the City. The school’s purpose is to educate and empower a broad demographic of early and mid-career corporate professionals to build their own businesses or to transition into entrepreneurial or social impact… 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 »

Equity Investments; Crowdcube Lead Seed-Stage in Q1 2014

It’s official, we dominated seed-stage investment in Q1 2014. Beauhurst have just released their “UK Equity Investment Review” and report that ourselves, alongside Jensen Solutions, both funded 14 seed stage companies, making us responsible for a third of all seed deals completed in this period. Q1 of 2014 saw “exceptional first quarter investment” in a… Read More »