Tagged: crowdbnk

Black Flash Film Overfunds on CrowdBnk, Now Over £1.6 Million

Laurie Cunningham playing

This is a crowdfunding tale appropriate for the moment as the world gathers to root for their favorite national team while hundreds of millions are glued to their screens with the World Cup at hand.  Black Flash is a film about Laurie Cunningham, the first black footballer (soccer for us Yanks) to play for England…. Read More

Sourced Market Beats £700,000 Goal on CrowdBnk, Now Overfunding

Ben O'Brien

St Pancras based Sourced Market Stands Over £750,000 via crowdfunding CrowdBnk, has announced that funds raised to date for Sourced Market, a farmer’s market style retailer based at St Pancras station, have surpassed £750,000 and demand for investment remains high. The project, which is CrowdBnk’s largest equity raise to date, was boosted this week by… Read More

CrowdBnk Responds Positively to Crowdfunding Regulatory Approach

Ayan Mitra

UK Equity Crowdfunding Site CrowdBnk Welcomes FCA’s Response. Commenting on the response to the consultation on the regulatory approach to crowdfunding published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) , Ayan Mitra, CEO of CrowdBnk, an equity crowdfunding platform, stated; “We are pleased to see that the FCA has kept the ‘crowd’ in crowdfunding, by allowing… Read More

Unique Retail Concept “Sourced Market” Targets Equity Raise of £700,000 on CrowdBnk

Ben O'Brien

Based on a farmer’s market that specializes in offering high quality, locally-sourced artisan produce Sourced Market has announced it is expanding due to unprecedented demand. Launched in 2007, Sourced Market  opened its first permanent site at St Pancras International station in 2009.  The company is nowlooking for its most passionate customers, suppliers and all lovers… Read More

Demand for alternative source of finance for small businesses is rocketing

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Demand for alternative sources of finance is rocketing, with figures this weekend showing that lending to small firms through peer-to-peer lending site Funding Circle has passed £100 million. The site, set up less than three years ago, has grown so fast that experts estimate in ten years it could account for ten to 20 per… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Industry Launches Self Regulatory Organization

UK Crowdfunding Association

The United Kingdom’s leading crowdfunding companies have  launched a trade body, the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA), aimed at providing clarity and consumer protection and for the whole industry. Crowdfunding in the UK has experienced massive growth over recent years. Operators provide a much-needed alternative source of finance for businesses looking to raise funds, and it is… Read More

Crowdfunding site CrowdBnk celebrates first successful Funded Project

WhatsThis

UK based crowdfunding site Crowdbnk announced that the first project has been successfully funded on CrowdBnk after being listed for less than an hour.  “What’s This?” Mobile App reached its funding target of £10,000 on the 10th February 2013 with the help of 26 CrowdBnk supporters. Founded by two ex-Cambridge students, Ed Moyse and Ross Harper,… Read More

Crowdfunding site CrowdBnk partners with QPR

QPR Community Trust UK

CrowdBnk is delighted to announce that it has partnered with QPR in the Community Trust to raise £30,000 for an exciting new community project charting the social history of QPR Football Club and the local area. QPR is seeking donations to support funding of ‘The Story of QPR’ – an intergenerational media project in collaboration… Read More

Crowdfunding the future of marketing

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They had failed to get financial backing for their high-tech smart watch, so last April the developers of the Pebble decided to made the public an offer. Pre-order one of their yet-to-be-made watches for a reduced price, and be the first to get one. They made the offer on the crowd funding website Kickstarter. Within… Read More

CrowdBnk Launches With a Crowdfunding Competition

Great Ideas CrowdBnk

Win up to £20K to start or grow your business: CrowdBnk is running the #GreatIdeas crowdfunding competition in February 2013 to celebrate its launch. Small businesses have long been an important source of jobs in the UK and represent a significant portion of the UK output. Given the current economic climate and public spending cuts, startups… Read More

CrowdBnk’s attempt to bridge the crowdfunding divide

Crowdbnk Adventure Capital

What is CrowdBnk, and how does it work? CrowdBnk is essentially a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to raise funding for their ideas or business in return for rewards or equity in the company. Anyone in the UK (as long as they are over 18) can submit their idea to raise funds to start or… Read More