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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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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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Review of 2013

Review of 2013

Thanks to our investors and entrepreneurs, 2013 was a fantastic year for Crowdcube. So much so that we created a pictorial review : If you like it, please share with your friends and family on Twitter and Facebook.

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The Crowdcube Awards – Your Vote is Required

The Crowdcube Awards - Your Vote is Required

We are celebrating the businesses that we have funded this year by holding the Crowdcube Awards. These awards celebrate the best of British Entrepreneurship, showcasing a range of fantastic companies that hail from a wide range of industries. This year the awards have expanded since their inception last year and will include an awards ceremony at our annual birthday party …

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“A fascinating business in a really interesting space” ; James Caan, The Business Class, CNBC

November 4th 2013 saw the airing of a CNBC programme hosted by James Caan dedicated to Crowdcube. “The Business Class” is a series of six programmes featuring UK start-ups, who are mentored by James Caan, and two guest business experts. Shooting for the programme took place in two tranches, with filming down in our Exeter office (causing much excitement as …

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