Start-ups

The evolution of early stage investing in the UK

We’re really pleased to host this guest blog from Nic Brisbourne, Managing Partner at Forward Partner. Two developments have changed the face of startup investing in the UK in recent years. The first development is increased capital efficiency. Entrepreneurs can now achieve an awful lot with very little money. We see this all the time… 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 »

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Equity Crowdfunding: 7 points investors should consider

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 »

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… Read More »