Category Archives: Crowdfunding

Monday Interview: Jude Cook, Chief Executive Of ShareIn

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Last week our CEO Jude Cook was featured in The Scotsman’s Monday Interview to talk about ShareIn finding it’s niche in this crowded industry. You can find the whole interview with Kristy Dorsey here. Established firms wanting to do their own crowdfunding are beating a path to ShareIn Crowdfunding is a broad and noisy church, but Jude […]


The UK Crowdfunding Association: A Mighty Force For Progression

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As founding members of the UK Crowdfunding Association we’re really pleased and proud to see how much it has grown over the years and become a mighty force for progression within our industry. Earlier this month we held our AGM to elect the Directors who will represent us over the next year. As you can see […]


The Scottish Crowdfunding Report 2016

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The Scottish Crowdfunding Report 2016 that was recently published found that crowdfunding has increased over the past 3 years with Scottish businesses raising more than £27M from crowdfunding last year. That compared to the £1M recorded by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce in 2013. The report found that Scotland has expanded its crowdfunding activities in all aspects […]


Opening Up New Asset Classes To Crowdfunding

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Typically when you think of crowdfunding investment opportunities you’ll think of equity in cool tech, a consumer brand, property or perhaps a renewable energy bond. However, thinking outside the box there are endless possibilities on what can get crowdfunded! Crowdfunding can make it more accessible for individuals to get a share in some of the […]


EIE 16 – Edinburgh Becomes Silicon Valley

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It is that time of year again, where Edinburgh becomes the Silicon Valley of the UK. The EIE (Engage Invest Exploit) conference has become an annual institution showcasing some of the best Scottish Life Sciences, ICT and Energy companies to a room full of potential investors. The amazing event is organized by Informatics Ventures and […]


Supporters Direct & ShareIn Kick Off Major Plans for Crowdfunding Platform

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Supporters Direct and ShareIn announce a unique partnership, designed to empower football supporters to play a bigger role in their team’s future.   Using ShareIn’s crowdfunding platform, Supporters Direct is now able to enable communities to raise capital for projects around their clubs, which could include ownership. This applies to all levels of sport in […]


ShareIn And MANGOPAY Team Up On Equity crowdfunding

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Edinburgh, April 14, 2016. Crowdfunding software solution ShareIn announces its collaboration with payments technology MANGOPAY today. ShareIn enables companies to equity crowdfund themselves. As it was seeking to provide a comprehensive and compliant crowdfunding solution to its clients, ShareIn discovered MANGOPAY. Payment Provider Dedicated To Crowdfunding Platforms MANGOPAY has tackled two key payment challenges associated with […]


White Label Property Crowdfunding Solution

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The 2015 UK Online Alternative Finance Report found that property is becoming a very popular sector – combining debt and equity it amounted to almost £700M in 2015. 1) Equity Property Crowdfunding: Equity-based crowdfunding for property enables investors to acquire ownership of a property asset via the purchasing of shares of a single property or a […]


ShareIn’s Appointed Representative Services

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Is Equity Crowdfunding A Regulated Activity? Yes – equity crowdfunding is a regulated activity in the UK and each country across the world has specific regulations regarding the adoption of equity crowdfunding. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK issued a Policy statement (14/4) The FCA’s regulatory approach to crowdfunding over the internet, and […]


Success Story: Downing’s First Crowdfunded Bond Reaches £3.2M

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Downing Reaches Its £3.2M Target! Downing’s first crowdfunded bond powered by ShareIn reaches £3.2M target. The raise was Downing’s first crowdfund on it’s newly launched platform.   This is the first time our platform has been used for bonds and we are thrilled with the results. Our technology enabled Downing to launch fast and the ability […]