Wishgenie has teamed up with the nation's favourite shops and supermarkets, making it easy for everyone to make a difference. Every time users shop with any of Wishgenie's retail partners, shoppers will generate free cash donations for their chosen charity, disrupting the cause gifting space by not charging any fees.
It's official: Crowdfunding creates jobs, builds businesses and, against the expectations of many, attracts new investment, says Barry James.
Barry James, director of The Crowdfunding Centre, says that cynics just don't appreciate the power of the crowd.
Mark Sisson, MD at 4most Europe warns would-be investors to take heed.
The eGo single-seater aircraft has raised £500k of its £650k target through SyndicateRoom.
With just seven days to go until the FCA’s consultation period on regulation of crowdfunding ends, Barry James, director of The Crowdfunding Centre and founder of UK Crowdfunding Day has criticised the proposals as a 20th Century solution to a 21st century problem.
The UK's market for alternative finance grew by 91 per cent in 2013, reaching almost £1bn in value, according to figures released by Nesta today.
What is the legal landscape like for crowd funding? We asked a solicitor to give up an update.
How can small businesses access finance through crowdfunding? Some top tips for getting started.
There is now a new and alternative way for small businesses to raise funds. In October, Clear Books raised £840,000 using a completely unique approach. We did it ourselves and the fees were less than one per cent.
Crowdrooster, a rewards-based crowdfunding platform focused on consumer goods launched its first six projects today.
“Crowdfunding” involves one ‘crowd’ of individuals directly funding the activities of another ‘crowd’ of people or businesses through a single online platform by way of donation, loans or investment. It emerged in the UK in 2005 and has grown to more than £350m a year in response to both the lack of bank finance, and the desire for savers and investors to diversify and get a better return on their surplus funds.