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Five Dos and Donts in Crowdfunding

  Running a successful crowd funding campaign can be great for your business. It’s a great way to accomplish your goals while bringing the community together to support you. Given that there are so many people involved however, it is extremely important to make sure you follow...

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What is crowdfunding and how does it work?

Until recently, financing a business involved asking a few people for big sums of money. Crowdfunding is turning this idea on its head, using the internet to help entrepreneurs talk to thousands – if not millions – of potential funders that each contribute a small...

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The UK Crowdfunding Association – Autumn Conference

Please hold the Date! What for? The UK Crowdfunding Association – Autumn Conference Sounds great who is speaking? Speakers will include senior ministerial, political and industry representatives What is it about: How Crowdfunding can build a better economy, society and culture through the power (and money) of the crowd When is it: 25th September...

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In with the in crowd

It was once a case of hoping for a sympathetic bank manager to back the next big idea.

Now everyone from scientists to artists is turning to crowdfunding – appealing on the internet for ordinary people to back their dream project with cash.

One of the world’s largest crowdfunding websites launched in the UK just six months ago. In Scotland, 32 projects have so far raised nearly £700,000 on Kickstarter.

Two-thirds of Scottish projects reached their fundraising target, better than the 45% overall rate.

Vacancy: Intern at UKCFA

We are looking for a full-time intern to support the day-to-day running and promotion of UKCFA. The ideal candidate will be: Fluent in business-standard English Experienced in using WordPress Comfortable using social media Confident handling press and general enquiries Able to manage member voting procedures Able to coordinate research, meetings and admin Able...

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