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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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TheSohoLoft hosts NYC Crowdfunding Real Estate Conference Event

TheSohoLoft hosts NYC Crowdfunding Real Estate Conference Event

Interested in meeting Real Estate Investors? Then register for The Soho Loft and the FundingPost Real Estate Investing Conference on Thursday, November 14, in New York City! Let the keynote message from CEO of Rockefeller real estate management group Dennis Irvin inspire you. See the leading crowd funding realty players talk about their amazing growth in the industry – see top 10 crowdfunders in realty according to Forbes that 21,000+ people read about already: http://www.forbes.com/sites/groupthink/2013/04/19/crowdfundings-latest-invasion-real-estate/ The Soho Loft and FundingPost has hosted 200+ sold-out venture events in 22 cities over the past 12 years. This is not your standard real estate conference. This is an opportunity to…

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Patient group CrowdFunds $120,000 for trial to treat black bone disease

Patient group CrowdFunds $120,000 for trial to treat black bone disease

By howardlake, Cambridge, UK, 31 October 2013 – A patient group has used the crowdfunding website Indiegogo to raise $120,000 to launch an international clinical trial to treat black bone disease, the first genetic disease ever discovered. The campaign, called Help Us Cure Black Bone Disease, ran from 1 September to 21 October 2013 and set an initial target of raising $98,000 in six weeks. In the first 11 days post-launch, it had already raised $25,570 – over 25% of its goal. By its end, the figure was higher than $120,000, exceeding the campaign’s goal by 20%. Dr Nicolas Sireau, Chairman of the AKU Society, the…

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UK Crowdfunding Leader Says ‘Don’t Mess It Up’

UK Crowdfunding Leader Says ‘Don’t Mess It Up’

UK Crowdfunding Leader Says ‘Don’t Mess It Up’ Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services Barry James, an outspoken leader in the British crowdfunding community says it is important not to foul up crowdfunding now that it is gaining real traction there. He’s concerned about new regulation that has the potential to impact the community building aspects of crowdfunding. Barry will join CrowdFundBeat at 8:00 AM on Thursday, October 17, 2013 for an exclusive live discussion here. See related event in UK’s Deep Impact conference http://www.crowdfundbeat.co.uk/uks-crowdfunding-event-the-open-era-is-capitalism-rebooting-friday-november-1-2013/ ) Barry’s Bio: Barry is Britain’s foremost commentator on all things Crowdfunding and founding editor of…

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Barry James hopes City influence and a rush to regulate won’t kill off crowdfunding.

Barry James hopes City influence and a rush to regulate won’t kill off crowdfunding.

With the value of the crowdfunding industry seemingly on track to hit NESTA estimates of around £15 billion within five years I suppose it’s hardly surprising to find the City beasts eyeing up this young gazelle of an industry. It’s probably growing many times faster than just about anything they have in their portfolios. But if they try to ride it now they could damage it beyond repair. The siren call for some to get their hands on institutional money, channeling huge flows into projects and taking their cut – rather than relying on the crowd to fund projects – brings with it a demand for…

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UK CrowdFunding News

This is MoneyCrowdfunding site Seedrs backed by Neil Woodford partners with Chinese venture capitalistsThis is MoneySeedrs, the crowdfunding site backed by star fund manager Neil Woodford, has partnered with China's InteBridge Venture Capital to co-host the UK division »»»

Crowdfund InsiderOFF3R Index: Very Strong Growth for UK P2P Lending in 2016Crowdfund InsiderThe European Parliament announced towards the end of 2016 that the Equity Crowdfunding limit for raises on platforms without an investment prospectus would increase from €5million to »»»

Crowdfund InsiderReport: Crowdfunding Delivers More Cash to Business than UK Startup Loan SchemeCrowdfund InsiderThe Crowd Data Center is out with a report stating that seed crowdfunding is more effective in delivering more money to businesses than the UK government's p »»»

Crowdfunding initiative brought Cup hero Arnold to LincolnEurosport.co.ukLincoln City's Nathan Arnold, hero of their third round FA Cup upset win over former holders Ipswich Town, would not even have been at the National League (fifth-tier) club if it was not for a crow »»»

Startups.co.ukCrowdfunding platform to support outstanding female founders goes liveStartups.co.ukFounded by Love Home Swap founder Debbie Wosskow OBE and CEO of Hearst Magazines UK Anna Jones, AllBright Crowd will help investors discover and back UK female-led businesses an »»»

BBC NewsFunerals paid for by crowdfunding are on the riseBBC NewsA spokesman for the UK Crowdfunding Association said: "What we often see is people raising money for those who would otherwise have a pauper's funeral," he said. "It can also happen where th »»»

Scottish Daily RecordScots couple launch crowdfunding campaign to raise cash for homegrown challenger to Big Six energy companiesScottish Daily RecordDavid and Karin say the idea came to them after they became “fed up” with the Big Six – British Gas, EDF Energy, Npower, EON »»»

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