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How smart schools are teaching their students about crowdfunding

Crowdfunding info website CrowdExpert.com features interviews of crowdfunding experts at UC Berkeley regarding their crowdfunding education and research programs as well as examples of other universities embracing crowdfunding. CrowdExpert.com is featuring an interview with crowdfunding experts from the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. UC...

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Interview with Jeff Lynn CEO of Seedrs

  Reuters on the Road: Support a startup for £10 with Seedrs (6:46) Feb. 12 - Seedrs CEO Jeff Lynn takes Reuters taxi challenge to talk about his crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to provide early-stage funding for startups in return for equity.   watch video...

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Iosco weighs in on crowdfunding oversight

As crowdfunding emerges as a serious alternative financing tool, a new Iosco report warns that regulatory regimes around the world will have to harmonise their approaches to an increasingly global industry. The report lumps together two practices under the 'financial return crowdfunding' umbrella: peer-to-peer lending and...

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Technology and healthcare crowdfunding platform launched

Source: Herald Scotland   AN Edinburgh-based company has launched the only equity-based crowdfunding platform designed exclusively for UK technology and healthcare ventures. ShareIn began a three-month 'beta' testing phase in December with five start-ups including three Scottish enterprises seeking investment, but went to full launch yesterday after...

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Holoxica is first to use Scots funding site

Source: The Scotsman Holoxica, the University of Edinburgh spin-out company that is pioneering 3D display technology, has become the first business to meet its targets on a new Scottish crowdfunding site.   The tech firm, whose interactive three-dimensional displays have been likened to the technology seen in the...

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Impact Crowdfunding – Good Deeds In A Wicked World

One of the trends in the burgeoning United Kingdom crowdfunding market has been the arrival of specialist platforms focusing on ventures delivering social, environmental or scientific benefits. The emerging players include Abundance Generation, which has so far facilitated the funding of five renewable energy projects within the UK. On this...

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