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Success Story: Blipfuture Raises Over £120,000 To Buy Blipfoto

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Blipfuture CIC are the new owners of the photo sharing social network, Blipfoto after successfully raising more than £120,000 through an equity crowdfund. The equity crowdfunding campaign aimed to save Blipfoto, a company that went into liquidation last year, by establishing a Community Interest Company that would buy the assets and keep the community alive. The team behind […]

Can Crowdfunding Save A Community?

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The Rise Of The Community Interest Company   Community Interest Companies (known as CIC) have been popping up across the UK. Roughly 1 in ever 200 new companies last year was a CIC, making them the fastest growing community oriented enterprise movement in the country.   The purpose of a CIC is to provide benefit […]