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Key Crowdfunding Terms Explained

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th July 2016
Crowdfunding is fast becoming one of the most favoured routes to funding for UK Startups- but it is much more than just a way to raise capital.  If delivered effectively a crowdfunding campaign can raise the profile of your business, generate publicity, and encourage valuable feedback, so it’s no surprise that its popularity as an alternative means of investment continues to grow year o...
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From EIS to crowdfunding, ways to attract finance beyond the bank

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st May 2016
Chris Conway is the MD of Accounts and Legal a leading Small Business Accountancy firm based in London. Here he offers up explainers on both Enterprise Investment Schemes and Crowdfunding as ways to attract finance beyond the bank... "Getting investment for your business is already tough enough without the risk of investors being deterred by scams or tax investigations. Invest...
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Tutora Smashes Crowdfunding Target

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th April 2016
Tuition marketplace, Tutora, raises £150,000 in just four days Towards the end of 2015 we featured an interview with Mark Hughes about his ambitious local tutor marketplace Tutora and since then his innovative platform has gone from strength to strength. In fact, the team has just made crowdfunding history, by becoming the first ever edtech Startup to reach their crowdfunding target on Cr...
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Crowdfunder Offers Crowdfunding Bootcamp

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th January 2016
Crowdfunding Bootcamp Have you considered crowdfunding, but never quite found the right moment?  Now could be a great time to put the wheels in motion. Our partners over at Crowdfunder have just launched The Crowdfunding Bootcamp, a 3-week intensive online programme that has been designed to get your crowdfunding project into top shape before launch! Day by day their experts will t...
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Social Impact project Seabin makes waves with crowdfunding project

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th January 2016
Australians Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski are on a mission to keep the oceans tidy with innovative product Seabin. Grand idea or project that’s likely to sink? Australians Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski are on a mission to keep the oceans tidy with innovative product Seabin. The fab two-some, supported by a seed investment from Australian marine technology development company Shark Mit...
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Crowdfunding on a TV Show

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th December 2015
CornerDrop is an innovative new click and collect service that allows your packages to be delivered to any CornerDrop location, and collected by you at your leisure! At the beginning of the year, they managed to raise £75K in just 2 days of crowdfunding and have recently appeared on a new startup pitching show called Money Pit on Dave. We have a chat with CEO Andrew Lasota about what it's li...
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Crowdfunder Is Crowdfunding for £1M!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th November 2015
According to the most recent figures released by leading crowd finance data source Crowdsurfer our partners Crowdfunder are now officially the largest crowdfunding platform in the UK having seen more successful campaigns than any other within the last ten month period! Crowdfunding £1M This great news coincides with the announcement that Crowdfunder are embarking on their own crowdfund...
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Crowdfunding- The Element Cube

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd November 2015
Crowdfunding is a really remarkable thing isn’t it? It give some of the seemingly most unusual and unlikely of products, services, and innovations, to gain massive financial backing within a matter of days.  It essentially cuts out the guesswork, and blind faith which has traditionally been a large part of the investment process.   It also highlights many an unusual and thought pr...
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Elliot for Water Crowdfunding Campaign

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th October 2015
New Search Engine ‘Elliot for Water’ poses a simple proposition to its users. Save a human life by doing something that you already do every day.   Elliotforwater.com is asocial enterprise with a central mission to bring drinkable water to as many people around the world as possible, in a way that respects local environments.   They have launched a crowdfunding campaign...
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Most Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st October 2015
One of the things we like most about crowdfunding is that is it is fairly undiscriminating when it comes to people's financial ambitions.  Whether you would like to raise £100 or £10,000,000 you will probably find that crowdfunding is a viable option for you… ...That’s something which could not be said of every form of traditional or alternative business financ...
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