Do you learn more from hearing about people's successes, or their failures?

Do you learn more from hearing about people's successes, or their failures?

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 crowdfunding. So rather than have a conference where people show off about what they got right, we are only inviting people...

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How does crowdfunding work?

New figures from the Bank of England show it can still be a struggle for small businesses to get money from the banks. This is why many are turning to what is called – crowdfunding – asking people to invest money in businesses or projects. More than nine million investments and donations were made last year in this way. Emma Simpson reports from the BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28138286

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