Posts Tagged ‘Crowdcube’
Crowdcube, the UK crowd investing site, celebrated a new record in helping Liverpool based Crowd Mortgage Limited, get funding in just 2.5 days.
What does this tell us about what’s hot in equity crowdfunding and what business angels are up to?
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?
Crowdcube – the first website to offer equity for crowdfunding investments, has announced today that it has achieved FSA authorisation. The FSA is the financial regulator for investments in the UK. Although Crowdcube has successfully operated without authorisation by the FSA for the past 18 months and had already raised over £5m for startups, the […]
To gain funding on equity crowdfunding platforms, businesses need to gain momentum quickly from the day the pitch is a launched.
However, the business is unwise to launch on the platform unless it already has some investors on board. Find out our other tips to ensure your equity funding pitch succeeds.
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.
The USA’s original crowdfunding website launched in the UK on the 31st of October.
So what’s happening?
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.
Crowdfunding, a model that raises funding for start-ups by harnessing the power of the Internet investor crowd has grown from similar models that already exist in the US, but Crowdcube is the first website of its kind to be launched with UK businesses in mind – will it provide all the answers for entrepreneurs who need investment?
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.