Crowdfunding Attorney and JOBS Act Expert
JUNE 17, 2014
Most people do not understand crowdfunding. “I built it, but they did not come” is a common complaint. Some people are shocked and unable to understand why nobody donated to their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo or GoFundMe.
The Central Bank has warned consumers that crowdfunding is not regulated and is a high risk form of investment.
Crowdfunding is a way in which money can be raised from a large number of individuals or organisations, to fund a business, project or personal loan, and...
17 June 2014 Last updated at 11:02 GMT
A crowdfunding scheme to help UK museums and galleries raise money for new projects has been launched by the Art Fund charity.
Art Happens is asking the public to donate money for projects costing between £10,000 and £25,000.
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Burrito Bonds Make Investing Tasty
Burrito Bonds, viral PR marketing or brilliant investment ploy? A UK restaurant is offering a lifetime of burritos for those willing to cough up 10,000 pounds
Fancy a bond with your burrito? A bit of chilli...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a policy statement and final rules which ban the promotion of units in unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS) and a broad range of "close substitutes" (collectively known as non-mainstream pooled investments – NMPIs) to the vast majority of...
The members of the UK Crowdfunding Association held their Annual General Meeting at the Bates Wells Braithwaite offices at St Pauls, London today.
The meeting kicked off with a review of what had been achieved in the last 12 months including key partnerships, press coverage, regulatory...
Guardian Professional, Thursday 5 June 2014 08.58 BST
Ambitious crowdfunders need to stack the cards in their favour, and there are five ways to enhance your chances of success. Photograph: Pegaz/Alamy
1. The right platform
There are five types of crowdfund: equity, donation, reward, debt/peer-to-peer lending, and...
“We are now looking for areas where the system itself needs to adapt to new technology or broader change – rather than the other way round. We want to ensure that positive developments, the ones that promise to improve the lives of consumers or clients,...
Crowdfunding is quickly becoming the buzzword when it comes to business funding and it’s easy to see why, according to OBC director Andy Hill.
In recent years, many businesses have faced increasing problems obtaining finance from banks, which has led them to look elsewhere.
Crowdfunding is a...