Articles, news and analysis on the latest trends in the UK crowdfunding space.

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Here are all the companies that hit their crowdfunding target in October

Companies looking to crowdfund can get tips on how to position their product to investors with our handy list.

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The democratising of investment – Why Mr & Mrs Smith’s Crowdcube raise is clever

The boutique hotel brand has successfully raised £6.2 million and boosted its brand profile in the process.

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Revealed: The 100 companies that have raised £1 million plus on Crowdcube

Data shows all 100 companies across different sectors that have raised £1 million on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.


Why a re-think on tax breaks and regulation could get more SMEs growing

Here, Claire Madden, partner at Connection Capital says the usefulness and effectiveness of tax planning and regs are up for debate.


Boutique hotel firm Mr & Mrs Smith smashes crowdfunding target

UK hotel company's crowdfund is one of the most successful on the platform – second only to Monzo in speed.

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Edtech firm breaks crowdfunding target and heads into Asia

Edtech firm has signed pilot agreements in Asia as it aims to expand globally.

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Eight companies that met their funding target on Seedrs in July

Here, we look at the innovative businesses that met their target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs this month.

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Can Eureeca make equity crowdfunding truly global?

Eureeca is the first crowdfunding platform to be regulated in multiple markets. Here, we talk to founder Sam Quawasmi about his vision for global equity finance.

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10 steps to crowdfunding your business

Most businesses that attempt to crowdfund are either not accepted onto a platform or don't reach their fundraising goal - mainly because they're unprepared and don't understand exactly what it takes to attract investors.

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Property platform hits £1 million in a day

A Cheshire based peer-to-peer crowdfunding property platform has secured over 120 peer-to-peer loans since it formed in 2012.

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Social projects raise over £7 million with green bank

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8 in 10 SMEs still prefer traditional bank loans over alternative finance

New research reveals that SME finance directors still prefer their banks to other forms of funding. Here's why.