What Beauhurst’s data reveal and who leads the market.
This is the percentage of British businesses looking for growth and not aware of alternative finance options available to them.
UK government announced a new course of action to boost the crowdfunding industry.
Traditional solutions do not meet the needs of SMEs.
Ronald Kleverlaan: “In Europe there are plenty of innovative SMEs with great ideas but limited knowledge on how to get funded.” [Interview]
Investors should be cognizant that while equity crowdfunding might provide prospects for good financial returns in the future, the flip side is that firms on these platforms are high risk in nature.
Fintech will help entrepreneurs spend much more time growing their businesses, rather than being bogged down with financial issues, Susanne Chishti argues.
British entrepreneurs lack understanding of available funding options.
The move confirms a trend according to which traditional financial institutions have begun to partner with equity crowdfunding platforms.
The move follows previous announcements by Crowdcube and FundedByMe.