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Downing Launch Crowdfunding Platform Using ShareIn Technology

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Led by the founding chair of the UK Crowdfunding Association, Julia Groves, investment managers Downing launch the first crowdfunding platform specifically targeting advised clients using ShareIn’s technology. ShareIn To Power It’s First Crowdfunded Bond Offering We’ve enabled a range of companies to meet their fundraising goal’s through equity crowdfunding but this is the first time our platform has […]


It’s a kind of magic? Successful Crowdfunding

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  It used to be that I had to explain to people what equity crowdfunding was. Crowdfunding has now become a mainstream way for companies to raise funds. To give you an idea, in 2014 global crowdfunding reached $16.2 billion raised expanding by 167 percent.  According to Massolution’s 2015 Crowdfunding Industry Report , in 2015 the industry is set to more than double […]


Alternative Financing for Established Businesses

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Crowdfunding is not just for startups! Established businesses have a network and the marketing know-how and can use that to raise funding from their crowd. Richard Swart (@richardswart), global crowdfunding and alternative finance researcher at the University of California, says, “Corporations are realising there is a lot of social engagement on crowdfunding platforms that can drive corporate innovation and offer alternatives to […]


Reminova: Is This The End Of The Dentist’s Drill?

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To find out more information on this ground-breaking technology and to become an investor, view their website at Reminova. Reminova are trying to reduce drill and fill Reminova was formed in 2014 to provide dentists and patients with new preventative treatments for tooth decay. Some years ago, Reminova founders took a radically different approach to decay […]


$1 Million Investment Brings Big Changes for ShareIn

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We are pleased to announce that ShareIn has received $1 million investment that will provide us with resources needed to support our ambitious growth plans. Exciting Times Ahead! The crowdfunding equity market doubled in size last year and is now worth over £50 million. The $1 million raised gives ShareIn the capital it requires to […]


ShareIn Success: A Cure for Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkure Ltd is one step closer to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease after receiving funding from investors supported by ShareIn’s equity crowdfunding platform. Who are Parkure? Parkure has successfully raised over £70,000 to develop a cure for Parkinson’s disease in crowdfunding investment through ShareIn. Parkure decided to use an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise […]


ShareIn A Crowd Pleaser

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In this month’s GQ Magazine ShareIn was picked as one of best crowdfunding platforms that share out the spoils. Forget Kickstarter – equity rocks! Find the Crowd Pleasers article on pg 85 February edition of GQ Magazine.  


Parkinson’s Disease, The Humble Fruitfly & Crowdfunding

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Parkure is a new company putting academic research into action and searching for drugs that stop the neurodegeneration process in Parkinson’s disease. Founded by University of Edinburgh researchers and biotechnology experts, our aim is to find new drugs that could lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. We are going to start by looking among the […]


The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2014

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation have staged the first Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF), bringing together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Over four weeks, using a mix of online and face to face events, participants have an abundance of opportunities to explore the economy through a different […]


The 2014 UK Alternative Finance Industry Report Released‏

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New research has been published by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, and the University of Cambridge, with support from PwC and ACCA.   In the first three quarters of 2014, alternative finance platforms facilitated loans, investments and donations worth £1.2bn, with the amount predicted to reach £1.74bn by the end of the year. The researchers predict […]