Everything micro-SMEs need to know about crowdfunding

A very informative report co-sponsored by the UK Crowdfunding Association with content from ShareIn, Nesta and Trillion Fund as well as our own Chair, Julia Groves.  Aimed at micro-SMEs, it provides an overview of the entire crowdfunding market – equity, debt and reward – and considers the advantages and disadvantages of alternative financing...

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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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