"Businesses are looking to put their money where it matters – their offering to customers and their people." Jeremy Over, a partner of Moore Barlow, commented on a recent survey according to which SMEs are more likely to choose non-traditional ways of accessing capital, like crowdfunding.
The tech sector will be a major focus in the Budget.
“We aim to deliver a consumer investment market that works well for the millions of people.”
The lack of disposable income casts shadows on the good performance of the industry in the first semester of the year.
It has been a difficult quarter for Equity Crowdfunding. There were less deals but the crowd stuck at home during lockdown is responding to the situation and still actively investing in crowdfunding.Etienne Paresys, commenting on the current state of the UK market which halved its volume from £112 million raised in Q2 2019 to £53 million in Q2 2020.
The unique relational nature of entrepreneurial finance may make it highly susceptible to such a shock owing to the need for face-to-face interaction between investors and entrepreneurs.
The British Government ha presented the fund to help startups during the Coronavirus pandemic as the equity crowdfunding industry express some concerns.
A new report measures the success of UK universities in converting research into successful companies.
A new study from Nesta shows how crowdfunding can empower local communities. However, there is no shortage of challenges.
UK’s West Midlands business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors have welcomed the launch of a new angel investment network for the region.
Uncertain future signals a potential negative impact on the willingness of risking large sums of money as crowdfunders confirm to be the major investor type.
In a letter to the Financial Times, prominent UK financial services providers ask for people to have a final say on May’s EU Deal.
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.
Enterprising immigrants are boosting prosperity in the UK, study reveals.
UK government announced a new course of action to boost the crowdfunding industry.
Traditional solutions do not meet the needs of SMEs.
British crowdfunders invested £53.8m over 83 deals.
British entrepreneurs lack understanding of available funding options.