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China: Equity Crowdfunding Regulations Published

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Equity crowdfunding is set to grow rapidly in China following a move which will help Chinese SMEs access overseas investment and lower the cost of financing. The first English translation of the Chinese financial regulators’ draft policy on equity crowdfunding is published today by BOP Consulting. BOP is currently working in partnership with another UK company, […]


Crowdfunding Success Stories: Holoxica

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We thought you might be interested to hear how one of ShareIn’s success stories is getting on.   CNN International Broadcast  Holoxica were on Tomorrrow Transformed , CNN’s flagship technology show, presented by Richard Queston. Holoxica featured in a piece on the future of 3D Photography where holographic technology is one of the best ways to present photographic and […]


Equity Crowdfunding Success – Holoxica Case Study

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Investment Raised: £73,411 Pre Money Valuation: £3m EIS Eligible: Yes Number of Investors: 21 Average Investment: £3,495 Sector: Technology   What is Holoxica? Holoxica is a high tech startup specialising in 3D holographic solutions including printed digital holograms & research into a patented holographic 3D video display. Our technology can show images in mid-air. Our customers have a need to present complex information […]


Equity Crowdfunding In The Americas

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We’ve mentioned before why Scotland is a perfect place for crowdfunding but what about the rest of the world? This post will be a summary of what is going on with equity crowdfunding in North and South America. Heading from North to South: Canada Equity crowdfunding only on a regional basis, no national legislation but Ontario and Saskatchewan have pending […]


Why Scotland Is Great For Equity Crowdfunding

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Here at ShareIn we are very proud to be a part of the Edinburgh tech scene, but what makes equity crowdfunding here so special? I think the three main things are: great company, the legal aspect, and its ahead of silicon valley.   1. Great Company – Scotland has an incredible start up community as […]


New Addition to the ShareIn Team!

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Today I became an official member of the ShareIn team, as you can see here. You may have seen my previous blog posts on the business finance guide, creating a successful crowdfunding pitch, and ShareIn in The Next Web. I am very excited to be an intern at ShareIn and have already learned so much […]


Equity Crowdfunding and the Business Finance Guide

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Want to compare equity crowdfunding against traditional financing options? Take a look at the new ICAEW Business Finance Guide. The guide is filled with practical information on what a company needs to do to get financing from various channels. It also includes the handy chart below comparing equity crowdfunding and other equity and debt financing. […]


How to Create a Successful Crowdfunding Pitch

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A well executed pitch is essential for crowd funding success. Here are four tips to make a great first impression on investors. 1. Plan Ahead – It is important to plan your campaign before writing your pitch. Identify your ideal market and think about how to frame your pitch, get their attention and then get […]


ShareIn in the news! – The Next Web

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Check out the latest article about ShareIn, EIE and our home at CodeBase in The Next Web here. We are so happy to be featured alongside our fellow CodeBase companies and among the innovative startups at Engage Invest Explore (EIE) promoting the tech scene in Edinburgh.   Anne


Less Selfish Capitalism

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Ashwin Parameswaran has recently written about “Maturity Transformation”, a term he uses to explain the existence of banks. Its an interesting viewpoint and within his analysis he looks at solutions to the failure of banks to finance disruptive businesses considered risky investments.  He presents one answer to this challenge as equity crowdfunding: The answer is […]