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Andy Murray Joins Team Seedrs

Andy Murray Joins Team Seedrs

statement from Jeff Lynn, CEO of Seeders I’m very pleased to share with you that Seedrs has entered into a strategic partnership with tennis champion Andy Murray. Andy will join the Seedrs Advisory Board and will work with Seedrs as we grow our brand in the UK and internationally. In addition, he will be investing actively through Seedrs as he builds his portfolio of early-stage investments. I cannot think of a public figure who better represents what Seedrs stands for than Andy. The combination of determination, focus, integrity and skill he has demonstrated throughout his career are the precise traits that define a successful entrepreneur (and…

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LumeJet goes into Over Funding with 14 days to go on Uk’s CrowdBnk

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CrowdFunding News Beat UK, London, 1st December 2014 – CrowdBnk announces LumeJet, the innovative print technology company, has surpassed its crowdfundraising target and gone into over funding and has raised £1,510,306.  LumeJet has developed and brought to market a new concept in light-based, inkless, digital printing which, according to experts, has the highest print quality available in the market. This photonic technology has been developed by the company’s founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Dr Trevor Elworthy, and LumeJet is developing technologies, in addition to its award-winning commercial printer – the LumeJet S200 – that is already available, for its own products and for third party solutions through its photonic print head…

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A Close Look at Business Angels + Equity CrowdFunding in Europe

A Close Look at Business Angels + Equity CrowdFunding in Europe

By Pavel Curda Entrepreneur, angel investor. Mentor. Writer, I’m working on a book on equity crowdfunding in Europe. I sat with founder ofInvesdor, a leading platform in Europe. Equity crowdfunding is an interesting way to raise initial funding for startups and more of them use it. It is attractive for investors, too. For small, individual investors or experienced business angels. Some companies were even able to get quickly a follow on investment from a VC after after a successful campaign.http://arcticstartup.com/2014/10/06/webcam-yoga-solution-yoogia-raises-funding-from-inventure ( the VC fund Inventure noted: “Previously Yoogaia listed a campaign on FundedByMe (another Finland-based plarform) which rased €92,172 by 81 investors in an equity crowdfunding campaign, which makes it a good proof of concept…

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ASSETZ CAPITAL LAUNCHES GREEN ENERGY INCOME ACCOUNT

ASSETZ CAPITAL LAUNCHES GREEN ENERGY INCOME ACCOUNT

CrowdFunding Beat UK, Assetz Capital launches new peer-to-peer product specifically for green loans New account reflects the growing demand for responsible and ethical investment The product has a target return of 7% gross pa, and is the first P2P renewable energy product to also incorporate a provision fund Assetz Capital has launched a new Green Energy Income Account, the first of several specialist investment accounts to be released and allowing lenders to invest in a diversified portfolio of renewable energy projects via the peer-to-peer platform. The account has a target return of 7% gross p/a, and lenders who want to invest into renewable energy projects such…

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Why crowdfunding is a viable alternative to capitalism

Why crowdfunding is a viable alternative to capitalism

BY Matt McAlister, Why crowdfunding is a viable alternative to capitalism Crowdfunding has the potential to overhaul every aspect of production, argues Crowdfunding is just capitalism by another name, according to one of the attendees I spoke with at Activate Summit in July. I get why he felt that way after such a long day of talks – a steady stream of crowdfunding experts with relentless enthusiasm talking about how it’s going to change everything. All that hype. But he was complaining to the wrong person. I’m in the camp that believes the market growth fuelled by crowdfunding is much more important than just another flavour…

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