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Arran Brewery in £4m crowdfunding move

Arran Brewery has become the latest Scottish brewer to turn to crowdfunding as it seeks to expand its operations. Arran is to launch an offer later this month in a bid to raise £4m. Crowdfunding is a way of raising equity by asking a large number of...

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Crowdfunding in action: taxing times

IFA Magazine continues to following young British designer Charli Cohen as she looks to secure backers for her high performance sportswear crowdfunding venture. In this week’s update we consider funding and tax issues related to Cohen’s CC Effect campaign and crowdfunding industry in general. Cohen’s crowdfund,...

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When three Linux journos go crowdfunding

Three journalists who worked on the UK newsstand publication Linux Format have struck out on their own and are using crowdfunding to get a new magazine off the ground. Less than a week into their Indiegogo campaign, Andrew Gregory, Mike Saunders and Ben Everard are already a third...

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Crowdfunding Consultants for Hardware Startups

Crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have changed how hardware entrepreneurs raise money. Since Kickstarter’s 2009 debut, donors there have pledged $90 million to 3,087 tech projects. But cash in hand doesn’t guarantee a successful product launch. Pebble, which raised more than $10 million on Kickstarter...

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