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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 […]


Crowdfunding Campaign To Fund Hydrogen Powered Car

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Wales-based Riversimple, a pioneering hydrogen fuel cell car company, announce the launch of an equity crowdfunding campaign to match a €2M EU grant using ShareIn’s technology.   Riversimple’s production prototype, the Rasa, was unveiled last month and is a small step away from becoming the most sustainable car of the future. They have secured a grant […]


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 […]


2015 UK Online Alternative Finance Report

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UK Alternative Finance Overview New research shows that the UK online alternative finance market has grown to £3.2 billion in 2015, according to a join report published by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge and UK innovation foundation NESTA, in partnership with KPMG and the support of the CME Group […]


ShareIn Complete Our First UK-US Equity Crowdfund

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With the use of ShareIn’s microsite technology- King’s College London spin-out Reminova successfully raised funds on their website from UK, EU, and US investors. This is the first time a company has run an equity crowdfunding campaign directly from their own website in the UK and US simultaneously. ShareIn’s chief executive and co-founder Jude Cook […]


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 […]


Shareln举办首次中英众筹活动

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ShareIn首席执行官裘德•库克(Jude Cook) 爱丁堡的众筹平台ShareIn于今日宣布,其将举办世界首次筹款活动,届时可让中国投资者直接购买未上市的英国公司的股份。 BOP公司——ShareIn在中国的合作伙伴——在贵阳举行的世界众筹大会(World Crowdfunding Conference)上公布了该计划,并宣布该跨国活动将于下个月开启。 Shareln以爱丁堡代码库(CodeBase)技术孵化园作为基地。今年早些时候,Shareln与BOP咨询公司合作,在旨在鼓励更多投资者支持新兴企业的新规定实施之际,把目标对准了潜在的巨大的中国市场。 BOP公司的副董事康纳•罗奇(Conor Roche)说道:“在全球众筹界,这是一次令人兴奋的新发展。我们正在打开中英两国的边界。” 此次活动举办之时恰逢中国国家主席习近平先生对英国进行国事访问。习近平主席说,他“已经深切感受到中英关系的蓬勃朝气”。 Shareln的首席执行官和共同创始人裘德•库克说:中国的众筹行业是世界上发展速度最快的,其今年筹集的资金预期将达60亿美元(约39亿英镑),是去年的30亿美元的两倍之多。 “这是一次不可多得的机会,它将真正打开中英两国之间的金融贸易道路,”库克今日说道,她随后补充说,Shareln近来为一家公司举办的首次众筹活动,是期待通过其自己的网站在英美两国同时筹集资金。 库克说:“Shareln的目标是从世界两大经济体中分一杯羹。我们与美国合作伙伴的跨国活动已获得圆满成功,而现在我们将在中国做同样的事情。” 今年五月,Shareln在此次计划之中获得了100万美元的投资额,将其重点转向帮助企业直接从投资者手中筹集资金。该网站自去年推出以来,已经让一些公司实现了他们的筹款目标,其中包括3D显示专业公司Holoxica and Parkure,该公司正在寻找治疗帕金森病的方法。


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 […]


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 […]