Crowdfunding Craze: Showbiz Gets In On The Act

By Joe Tidy, Sky News Reporter Artists around the country are benefiting from tens of millions of pounds worth of investment being donated from the public. Crowdfunding on websites such as Kickstarter has given the green light to big-budget stage shows in recent weeks. A theatrical musical based...

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Six out of ten SMEs would use crowd lending

  UK BUSINESSES TURN TO ALTERNATIVE FUNDING TO GROW Six out of ten business owners (63%) have either used crowdlending or would consider doing so, according to new research by peer-to-peer business loan website FundingKnight. In fact, nearly one in five SME owners or decision makers report that...

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New Crowdfunding Platform Takes Flight

The London Entrepreneurial Exchange (E2Exchange), headed by Sir Richard Branson, is behind the launch. The platform is called Ice Dragons – and will connect high-quality, ambitious start-ups with high net-worth investors. It is being delivered in partnership with the Welsh Innovation Centre for Enterprise (ICE). E2Exchange...

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