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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 […]


French Crowdfunding Regulation Quick Overview

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  The French regulations address the three main types of crowdfunding: Equity, debt and donation based crowdfunding.  The Industry grew at a rate of approximately 200% from 2013 to 2014. There are no restrictions on the number of investors in any particular pitch. Companies are able to raise up to €1M per crowdfund campaign.   […]


Equity Crowdfunding – Jobs Done?

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The UK crowdfunding industry is without a doubt one of the most impressive and active markets in the world. By the end of 2014, UK crowdfunding was worth £3.56 billion, accounting for three-quarters of the amount raised by Europe.   In the UK equity crowdfunding has become a credible alternative for businesses to raise growth […]


SEC Adopts Equity Crowdfunding Rules

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  SEC Opens Up Equity Crowdfunding To The Crowd On Friday, Oct. 30 the Securities and Exchange Commission  voted 3-1 to adopt the next generation of rules for entrepreneurs and small businesses to raise capital from the “crowd”. With the new rules passing, which form part of Title III of the JOBS Act, it is […]


Craft Breweries In The UK Are Turning Grain Into Gold

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The UK Craft Brewery Boom It’s never been a better time in the UK to be a craft beer connoisseur. There’s a revolution going on. Across the UK, craft breweries are preparing casks of ale emphasising quality, flavour and technique while reinventing beer as we know it. Britain hasn’t seen this many breweries since the […]


Crowdfunding: Football’s 12th Man

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An Obvious Approach To Raising Funds In Football Are the days of passionate volunteers standing out in the rain on match days rattling a collection tin numbered? Perhaps so, as using the internet is a pretty obvious way to reach more people. Crowdfunding is starting to be used by clubs to raise funds for a […]


China To Boost Equity Crowdfunding

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Positive Words From Chinese Government China will promote greater use of equity crowdfunding for startups to encourage entrepreneurship in the world’s second-largest economy reported by Dominique Patton and Kathy Chen . Up until now China has refrained from showing enthusiastic support for crowdfunding. BOP Associate Director, Conor Roche based in Shanghai explains, “A lack of clarity […]


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 […]