International Development Crowdfunding Campaign for Humanitarian Shelters

International Development Crowdfunding Campaign for Humanitarian Shelters

Backed by the ClearlySo Angel syndicate, Extremis designs and develops emergency shelters for the disaster relief market, which is estimated to be worth several billion dollars. Having already secured investment from the Low Carbon Innovation Fund, Extremis has developed a number of key partnerships including FMN international who specialise in distribution for commercial and humanitarian sectors and two charities, Shelterbox and...

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UK Crowdfunding Association elects new Directors at AGM

UK Crowdfunding Association elects new Directors at AGM

Newly elected UK Crowdfunding Association Directors, from left to right: Frank Mukahanana, QuidCycle; Bruce Davis, Abundance Generation; Martin Smulian, Funding Knight; Jonathan May, Hubbub; Paul Massey, Crowdcube; Seema Paterson, Lending Crowd; Julia Groves (Chair) Trillion; Karen Kerrigan, Seedrs.   On 16th June 2015, the UK Crowdfunding Association held its second AGM, hosted by international law firm Osborne Clarke.   The meeting...

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Andy Murray Teams Up With Leading Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs

Investing in startups through crowdfunding in a unique first for a public figure 8 June 2015 – Tennis champion Andy Murray announced today that he has entered a long-term partnership arrangement with Seedrs, the London-based equity crowdfunding platform. The arrangement will see Andy joining the Seedrs Advisory Board to provide advice to the firm with respect to businesses working in the health, sport and wearable technology spaces. Andy...

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