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The UK Real Estate Online CrowdFunding Market

The UK Real Estate Online CrowdFunding Market

 CrowdFunding News Beat UK, While in the United States the real estate crowdfunding business hasn’t stopped growing both in services and competition, in the newest market of the United Kingdom there are many opportunities waiting for bold entrepreneurs. Several UK online platforms offer diversified investments. Companies such as The House Crowd, Property Partner, and others, attract investors into buy-to-let properties where investors can cash profits on rentals proportional to investment as well as on the capital growth of their equity share. Other companies like Hab Housinguse the platform Crowdcube to raise money to build residential housing at affordable prices and sells environmentally friendly custom-built homes. In…

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Crowdfunding the Crowdfunders

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Jonathan May, CEO, shares Hubbub’s reasons for crowdfunding In case you haven’t realised, Hubbub is crowdfunding. Today sees the launch of our 3 week campaign to crowdfund our own investment. Hubbub builds fundraising communities. We connect projects to people and empower organisations to develop and strengthen the relationships they have within their communities and supporters. Our core product is a crowdfunding platform that can be branded and operated by schools, colleges, universities and non-profits – bringing the engagement and interactivity of Kickstarter or IndieGoGo to sectors where fundraising and communities really matter. And now it is our turn. We’ve built a great product and an even better…

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Crowdsourcing to fund studies

Crowdsourcing to fund studies

Credit Chris Parr, TimeHE, 7 August 2014 The story of a University of Oxford graduate who has crowdfunded her way to a master’s at the institution’s Wadham College has certainly divided opinion in the past few weeks. Emily-Rose Eastop, an “aspiring scientist, singer and hula-hoop dancer”, had been accepted to do the one-year course in cognitive and evolutionary anthropology but said she did not have enough money to meet the £11,250 in tuition fees, £2,765 in college fees and £11,343 living expenses she estimated she would need. So she took to crowdsourcing website Hubbub, where members of the public can attempt to raise cash for their projects, and…

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Crowdfunding Investment Market to Hit $93 Billion by 2025

Crowdfunding Investment Market to Hit $93 Billion by 2025

By Dr. Richard Swart,  Crowdfunding has come a long way since 2008, when a group of UC Berkeley MBA students launched Indiegogo. It’s now a multibillion-dollar industry growing literally exponentially and worldwide. My research suggests crowdfunding will grow more than 100 percent in 2013, and according to various industry sources, it grew 60-80 percent in 2012. And while the roots of crowdfunding remain here in the United States, the movement holds much promise and has massive implications for the global economy. Recently, the World Bank commissioned a study on how crowdfunding could be applied internationally and what its potential could be for affecting entrepreneurship in second…

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Exclusive Interview: Devin Thorpe with Deposit-A-Gift CEO Dana Ostomel

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Live Interview September 25th, 2013 @ 10 PM London Dana Ostomel is currently the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of the crowdfunding website, Deposit a Gift: the most fun, flexible, hassle-free way to raise money online for anything that matters to you. DepositaGift.com launched in 2010 as a cash gift registry service for people across the globe to communicate that they would prefer cash gifts for all of life’s Big Events. Since then we’ve helped thousands of users raise millions for everything from medical bills and disaster relief, to supporting local charities and schools, to honeymoons, home down payments and anything in between. Dana is a…

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UK CrowdFunding News

road.ccTemple Cycles hits crowdfunding target in days + videoroad.ccBristol bike brand Temple Cycles is looking for crowdfunding to grow its business, allowing it to launch a revamped range of bikes, recruit 15 new members of staff and invest in manufacturing bikes from scra »»»

Cauli Rice reaches 308% of crowdfunding targetThe Investment ObserverThe start-up has already shown considerable promise, winning awards including: The Grocer's “Product Launch of the Year” for Rice, Pasta & Noodles beating market leaders Uncle Ben's and Tilda; »»»

DEALSTREETASIAThe UK experience for Asian fintechs: Engagement through crowdinvestingDEALSTREETASIAFor the last six months, five British fintech ventures raised £6,9M from their current and potential clients via crowdinvesting (equity crowdfunding) platforms. This news were »»»

BBC NewsZTE scraps 'design our smartphone' crowdfunding campaignBBC NewsThe Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE has cancelled a crowd-funding campaign for a smartphone design based on ideas submitted by the public. With just over a day to go, 190 backers had pledged $36 »»»

The IndependentPressure group launches crowdfunding to encourage corporations to stop advertising in 'hate' mediaThe IndependentA pressure group whose aim it is to encourage corporations to stop advertising on media outlets that they say encourage hate speech and e »»»

Gizmodo UKSomeone's Crowdfunding A Dildo Selfie StickGizmodo UKLadies and gentlemen, please welcome to the Hall of Bad Ideas our latest inductee: the Sexfie Stick. Yes, that's right, it's a selfie stick with a dildo on the end, "created to photograph or f »»»

Financial TimesUK start-ups struggle to raise money as private equity deals fallFinancial TimesOne bright spot was the growth of crowdfunding platforms, which are moving from early seed capital to regularly raising £1m plus. Despite an overall decline in crowdfunding deals, »»»

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