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Crowdfunding’s Place On The Capital Ladder

Often times crowdfunding in the United States is discussed as a dichotomy. On one hand you have the brand of crowdfunding that takes place now, the donation- and rewards-based models that fuel sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and countless others. On the other hand you have lending- and equity-based...

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Event: Crowdfunding Limited or Limitless? 10th July 7-10pm

A select panel of four experienced producers / crowd funders, hosted by Anita Lewton (Screenwriter, Producer and founder of Corazon Films UK) organized in collaboration with Creatives Loop. Date & time:  10th July, 7pm – 10pm Venue:  Deloitte Auditorium, 1st Floor, 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TR (map) The market...

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Could crowdfunding work for innovative social ventures?

The forecast of a £1 billion impact investment market by 2016 is indicative of the growing realisation that more fit-for-purpose funding is needed if social ventures are to be given the best chance of tackling the major problems society faces. From social accelerators to impact funds, much progress has been...

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Investors Are Wont To Follow

It’s said that investors are wont to follow. Once a startup has persuaded the first angel or VC to invest, it’s significantly easier to get others to join the round. A similar mentality at scale can be seen in crowdfunding. Campaigns that garner enough backers...

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