5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Equity Funding

Deciding to embark on an equity crowdfunding round is a big decision for any founder. A successful campaign requires a lot of planning before launch and an equal amount of work during the raise.

Before founders submit a campaign they should ensure that these five elements are well prepared to maximise their chances of success.

1)Know what you want

Before promoting a crowdfunding campaign, it is essential that founders are confident with what it is they are offering and willing to give in exchange for investment. The valuation of the business is one of the most crucial decisions a founder must make, as it will greatly impact the s...

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5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Equity Funding

Deciding to embark on an equity crowdfunding round is a big decision for any founder. A successful campaign requires a lot of planning before launch and an equal amount of work during the raise.

Before founders submit a campaign they should ensure that these five elements are well prepared to maximise their chances of success.

1)Know what you want

Before promoting a crowdfunding campaign, it is essential that founders are confident with what it is they are offering and willing to give in exchange for investment. The valuation of the business is one of the most crucial decisions a founder must make, as it will greatly impact the succe...

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Seedrs Partners With Major European Bank

Equity Funding

By AltFi.com – for the original article, click here

Seedrs has partnered up with ING in order to roll out its equity crowdfunding services in Belgium and Luxembourg.

The purpose of the partnership is, primarily, to provide a “fast-track service” for local businesses wishing to equity crowdfund on the Seedrs platform. The second objective is to raise awareness of equity crowdfunding in the business communities of the two countries.

The new relationship appears to have taken the form of a referrals scheme, with ING directing the businesses which it believes may be suitable for equity funding towards the Seedrs platform. These referred busine...

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A Crowdfunding Guide by a Crowdfunder!

Equity Funding

What could be more beneficial to a small business owner looking to raise finance through crowdfunding than a guide put together by an experienced crowdfunder?

Well here we have it ‘A Crowdfunding Guide from a Crowdfunder’. Togethera has provided AltFi Funding with a text format of their recently published crowdfunding playbook.

The post below was written after raising £230,000 for Togethera, the private sharing app for your family and loved ones, on Crowdcube in the UK. It’s specific to equity crowdfunding, i.e. selling shares in your company, as opposed to raising money from a group of supporters for your project on Kickstarter or Indiegogo. A...

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Crowdcube Build on Transparency

Equity Funding

Investors on Crowdcube will now be able to assess the bond investment opportunities that are listed on the site.

The crowdfunding platform has revealed that it will be presenting investors with output from Moody’s Analytics’ private company risk model. Square Pie and Vanarma are the first to display the new Probability of Default (POD) figure that represents a probability that the business issuing the mini-bond will default on any existing credit obligations.

So far in 2015 mini-bond investors through Crowdcube have already received around £300,000 in returns from interest payments, which are typically paid every six months.

So what does this actually mean fo...

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