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02.2014

Crowdcube, UKBAA & SETsquared Event – Investing in High Growth Business

Crowdcube, UKBAA & SETsquared Event - Investing in High Growth Business

The UK Business Angels Association, Crowdcube, the University of Exeter Innovation Centre and SETsquared have pleasure in inviting you to a unique event on Business Angel investing with key players from the National and local finance marketplace. This interactive event is an opportunity to discuss the recent changes in the angel investment market and look at the opportunities for private …

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11.2013

Startups Awards: Crowdcube Shortlisted as “Funded Business of the Year”

Startups Awards: Crowdcube Shortlisted as

We are very proud to have been shortlisted by the busines portal, Startups,  for their annual awards within the “Funded Business of the Year” category. This is a great honour, especially as previous winners have gone on to enjoy phenomenal success, including BeatThatQuote.com, Wonga.com, Ella’s Kitchen, Glasses Direct, The Book Depository, Naked Wines and most recently The Cambridge Satchel company. …

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04.2013

Crowdcube shortlisted for The ExIST Innovation of the year Award

Crowdcube shortlisted for The ExIST Innovation of the year Award

We are very pleased to be shortlisted for the Express & Echo Business Awards in the ExIST Innovation of the year category. We are very proud of our hometown and so are very pleased to be recognised for our work by the Express & Echo. The Express & Echo Business Awards, which was launched in 2011, showcase companies and individuals …

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02.2013

Crowdcube Celebrates Two Years of Equity Crowdfunding

Crowdcube Celebrates Two Years of Equity Crowdfunding

To celebrate its second birthday, Crowdcube has published a new infographic with the statistics behind its success to date. Since it launched in February 2011, Crowdcube, the world’s first equity crowdfunding platform, has raised £5,333,000 for 39 UK businesses, of which 97% are eligible for income tax breaks for investors. These companies will create and safeguard an estimated 918 jobs …

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12.2012

Open Letter from the Peer‐to‐Peer Finance Industry to EU and UK Policy‐makers on the Need for a Clear Regulatory Framework

Open Letter from the Peer‐to‐Peer Finance Industry to EU and UK Policy‐makers on the Need for a Clear Regulatory Framework

December 7th, 2012 Economic recovery is being hampered by the failure of our financial system to enable the efficient flow of savings to people and businesses who need capital.1 Banks have become even less willing and able to lend to the productive economy since the 2008 crisis. Insufficient competition in the markets for consumer and business finance is eroding our long …

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