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Chamber of Commerce in Crowdfunding partnership

Simon Bain Business Correspondent/Personal Finance Editor Monday 30 June 2014 Glasgow Chamber of Commerce has become the first in the UK to form a partnership with a crowdfunding platform through a joint venture with Glasgow City Council. The tie-up with Funding Circle, the biggest business-focused platform in the peer-to-peer...

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ShareIn now directly authorised by the FCA

ShareIn are thrilled to announce that they are now authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate to a much wider audience. Prior to this they have been operating as an appointed representative of an FCA authorised entity that had more restrictive permissions as to...

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Indiegogo to get Britain crowd funding

Indiegogo to get Britain crowdfunding Dylan Baker Monday June 23rd, 2014 Company hopes to raise £1m for British ideas and innovation Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, has launched the inaugural Go Crowdfund Britain campaign. The initiative hopes to be the catalyst for £1m worth of investment into Britain’s best...

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This week in Alternative Finance

This week in Alternative Finance open in webbrowser There have been a number of exciting developments in the p2p space this week. First and foremost, a groundbreaking partnership between Funding Circle and Santander was unveiled. The arrangement will operate as a reciprocal referral system – and will...

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Funding Circle and Santander set up partnership

Funding Circle and Santander have launched a partnership to give small UK businesses better access to finance, writes Ryan Bembridge. 18 June, 2014 Santander will refer small business customers via its website and letters to Funding Circle when the online marketplace is better placed to help. Customers will...

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