Julia Groves, Chair of the UKCFA, has stepped aside as CEO of Trillion Fund handing over leadership to current COO and Buzzbnk co-founder Theresa Burton. The change in management was assigned to the challenges in UK government policy which has “made the landscape for future… Read More
“In Britain last week,” Forbes’ David Prossner reported, “14.9% of all electricity generated came from renewable energy sources. Meanwhile, India announced the commissioning of the country’s largest ever solar polar plant. And in the US, New York State unveiled a $250m funding package for renewables.”… Read More
Two sisters who plan to run an ethical supermarket chain have so far raised more than half of the £170,000 they need, in part with the help of crowd funding. Ruth and Amy Anslow, who want to provide an alternative to the big supermarkets, intend… Read More
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… Read More
The Guardian will be hosting a Live Discussion on Tuesday 5th March from 1-3pm to discuss whether crowdfunding could be used to finance your charity campaign. Success stories include Cancer Research UK, which raised more than £1m through its My Projects platform – a site that allows donors to choose… Read More
With the launch of Kickstarter in the UK, crowdfunding is a hot topic. There are already an estimated 700 crowdfunding platforms worldwide – here are the best British sites. Seedrs Seedrs is the first crowdfunding platform for start-ups where investors can earn equity returns if… Read More
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