Tag Archives: future of money

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.  


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 […]


How NOT to do crowdfunding!

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We are a young industry, but fast moving, and with more than 9 million members across all the different crowdfunding platforms in the UK, and more than 600,000 projects and businesses already successfully funded, between us we have already learnt a lot about what works and what doesn’t work so well in the world of […]


The Rise Of Future Finance: NESTA report

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In December NESTA, the University of Cambridge and the University of California, Berkeley issued a benchmarking research joint project. The Rise of Future Finance  Great news to have the first comprehensive country–level study of an alternative finance market anywhere in the world. I’d encourage you to read the entire report it’s not that long. Here are […]


TOP 5 REASONS WHY FUND MANAGERS WASTE YOUR MONEY

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(First published in Ingenious Britain)   50 years ago people managed their own investments. Somehow that gradually changed and fund managers now totally dominate equity markets.  But how good a job are the fund managers you employ doing, and what are the alternatives?  Here are 5 reasons why you should consider managing at least some […]


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 […]