Posts Tagged ‘Crowd funding’
Help! I’m confused by all the terms being thrown around in the crowdfunding sector!
From the single term Crowdfunding, we now have Crowd Investing (also know as Equity Crowdfunding) plus Donation Crowdfunding and Crowd Selling.
So what do these terms all mean?
I spoke with Darren Westlake, CEO of Crowdcube about their experience of the first 18 months of raising funds for equity stakes via crowdfunding.
Our conversation revealed much about what works and what doesn’t work in the world of equity crowdfunding and what the future holds for both business angel investors and the entrepreneurs.
Crowdfunding is rapidly increasing in popularity and garnering a lot of media attention as more and more experienced business angels are using it to connect with startups. We explore five reasons investors are adopting.
Got a brilliant idea but struggling to find the finance to get it going? In an age of overly cautious financial institutions and wary business investors, crowdfunding is emerging as a popular route to success. Here are five ways it can help your business.
The more money a start-up business asks for, the bigger the risk is to the investor – but if you can’t find the one business angel who’ll write that all-important cheque, why not go after several instead?
Round of new recent business angel news – with crowdfunding taking a kicking, startup teams role emphasised, a switch in startup accelerators model and a question about what entrepreneurs should expect from their startup accelerator.
Legislation is moving in the USA and the UK to make business angels of us all – and that is, to allow crowd funding.
We want to help the USA and UK governments decide about crowd funding – so please take our short survey below.
A monthly round up of the biggest and best business angel and early stage investment stories and blogs on the internet.
From why company boards don’t work, signing of NDA to a new crowdfunding platform plus reasons why freelancers make great startup team partners and lastly, everything you wanted to know about anti-dilution but were afraid to ask.
Even though only 3% of businesses actually consider equity funding from business angels in the UK, three different models of funding have emerged to try and bridge the gap between start-up entrepreneurs and business angels.