Tagged: the crowdfunding centre

The Crowdfunding Centre Opens New All-Female BizFundingAccelerator

On Thursday, the Crowdfunding Centre announced it has opened its all-female BizFunding Accelerator. The launch of the program comes after Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness campaign revealed the main barriers to women starting a business are around raising money and financial security. According to program co-founder/director, Kay Klug, the key… Read More

PwC & Crowdfunding Centre: Women Entrepreneurs Outperform Men – Given the Opportunity

PwC and the Crowdfunding Centre are prepping to jointly publish a report in early 2017 entitled “Women Unbound”.  Their initial feedback indicates that women led crowdfunding campaigns are significantly more successful than those led by men across most industries – and across the world. The… Read More

Crowdonomic MINT: New Routes to Funding Topic of London Conference

New routes to funding – and making them more widely available, are the focus of an international conference to be held at London Southbank University later this month. According to organizers, a book will be published in the new year based on end-to-end data from… Read More

Is Indiegogo in Decline? [Updated]

Indiegogo has been at the forefront of the rewards based crowdfunding phenomena.  While Kickstarter may be a bit better known, Indiegogo actually launched prior to its committed competitor. Over the years, Indiegogo has expanded its platform moving into new countries and offering new and innovative… Read More

Crowdfunding Centre States Innovation Has Exploded Worldwide (Infographic)

UK’s Crowdfunding Centre is queuing up a new report called 2016: The State of the Crowdfunding Nation. This report is said to reveal data from the Centre’s research of more than 300,000 campaigns across all major global platforms in the past two years. According to the forthcoming… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Week: Crowdfunding is Much Better at Seed Funding & Innovation (Infographic)

The Crowdfunding Centre in the UK has released an infographic on the state of crowdfunding in advance of UK Crowdfunding Week, which is scheduled for next week (November 16-22nd).  The platform tracks rewards based crowdfunding projects and has created an interesting compendium of projects from… Read More

Washington D.C. is Dubbed Number 1 City for Crowdfunding in the U.S.

Move Over, Chicago & New York! Washington D.C. is making its mark in the crowdfunding industry. On Wednesday (October 22nd), a new report revealed that the city is best place for entrepreneurs and startups to crowdfund their products. According to In The Capital, a new… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Week to Be Held 10-16 November: Mark Your Calendar!

The phenomenal success of last year’s UK Crowdfunding Day has prompted organisers at The Crowdfunding Centre to extend the one day event even further. This year the event will run for a full week from 10-16 November, the highlight of which will be the Deep Impact… Read More

The Crowdfunding Centre Publishes State of Crowdfunding Nation Report

Publication of the second State of the Crowdfunding Nation report reveals the massive progress that has been made since the first report quarterly report, according to the Crowdfunding Centre.  Not only does crowdfunding continue to grow at prodigious rates but it’s viral spread across the… Read More

New Forms of Finance Hits Radar of Governments Around the Globe at Berkeley Forum

In a report from UK’s “the Crowdfunding Centre“, the group notes that crowdfunding and alternative-finance have hit the radar of governments and policy-makers, as well as financial institutions, across the globe.   The Second Annual Academic Symposium on crowdfunding is taking place this week at UC… Read More

Mapping The Crowdfunding Nation

Crowdfunding has revolutionized seed funding for startups and venture creation with an estimated 250,000 new ventures directly funded by the crowd in the first half of 2014 alone. But how can investors find, and get behind, the best of this new wave of innovators?  The… Read More

The Crowdfunding Centre: London is the World’s Crowdfunding Capital

Move over, New York City and San Francisco. According to a recent report, London has been dubbed the world’s capital of crowdfunding. During one of The Crowdfunding Centre events last week, an interactive map shows that London was the top city for the funding option,… Read More

FCA Accused of Gagging Social Media Use with Equity Crowdfunding

  According to a release by the CrowdfundingCentre, a briefing and submission to Ministers handed to Treasury officials documents how the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) is abusing legislation created before the social web existed to gag its use with equity crowdfunding. The report states the… Read More

The State of Crowdfunding (Infographic)

In conduction with their Q1 Crowdfunding Data report, the Crowdfunding Centre has created an infographic highlighting some of the numbers generated by their research.  Not only is crowdfunding  an established form of capital formation it is growing at a phenomenal pace.  While still in the… Read More

The Crowd Data Center Releases Q1 Crowdfunding Data

Global crowdfunding is growing at a dramatic pace.  The Crowd Data Center has just released their first report, targeting Q1 2014 numbers and their data indicates exponential growth.  According to the report all aspects of crowdfunding is doubling every two months as the global disruptive… Read More

Growing Pains as Global Crowdfunding Comes of Age

It’s growing up fast. As crowdfunding hits what I suppose you might call it’s second official birthday on 5th April – Global Crowdfunding Day (#GlobalCFDay) – it may have a dose of the “terrible twos.” It’s certainly disruptive enough. It’s not toddling but racing away. Now… Read More

Crowdfunder Claims Top Spot for Rewards Based Crowdfunding in UK

UK based rewards crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder has confirmed that it has raised over £1.5m for UK projects – and grown by a factor of 15 in the last 12 months.  Accompanied by a report from The Crowdfunding Centre stating that Crowdfunder.co.uk has more projects than… Read More

Report: Crowdfunding Boosts UK Economy Over £9 Million in Past Three Months

The Crowdfunding Centre has released statistics that indicate that crowdfunding has increased the UK economy over £9 million including: Rewards crowdfunding raised £4.3m, at a rate of more than £3,800 per hour during March, compared with £1,700 per hour in January and February. Equity crowdfunding… Read More

Founder of The Crowdfunding Centre Expresses Disappointment Over FCA Crowdfunding Regulations

While some crowdfunding industry participants have spoken positively about the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations released yesterday other interested parties have expressed their chagrin. Barry James, founder of The Crowdfunding Centre, said: “On a day like today one has to wonder whether our FCA is the… Read More

Crowdfunding 2014: Making A Million, Making A Difference

Crowdfunding exploded in 2013, and so revealed its massive potential in a way that’s impossible to ignore. Not least December’s ‘The Rise of Future Finance” and the World Bank Report which preceded it. These together left no doubt that crowdfunding has become an established part of the… Read More