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Kind-hearted staff at Sunrise UK and Gracewell Healthcare's support office, in Beaconsfield, to take on gruelling 67 ... - Bucks Free Press

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:36

Bucks Free Press

Kind-hearted staff at Sunrise UK and Gracewell Healthcare's support office, in Beaconsfield, to take on gruelling 67 ...
Bucks Free Press
A group of nine cyclists from Sunrise UK and Gracewell Healthcare's support office, in Post Office Lane, will take on a 67-mile route around the Isle of Wight on Saturday in aid of a cause set up by Sunrise. The cyclists, who are a part of a larger ...

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Woof trading: HouseMyDog raises £206480 in crowdfunding campaign - Siliconrepublic.com

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 07:42

Siliconrepublic.com

Woof trading: HouseMyDog raises £206480 in crowdfunding campaign
Siliconrepublic.com
Crowdcube is the UK's leading crowdfunding platform, with £338m invested by 364,000 registered investors. The platform has been successfully used by entrepreneurs such as London-based founder Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh of Sugru. HouseMyDog plans to ...

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Biotechs jump on crowdfunding cash. Capital Cell to allow small investors to invest in unlisted companies trying to ... - The Times

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 23:05

The Times

Biotechs jump on crowdfunding cash. Capital Cell to allow small investors to invest in unlisted companies trying to ...
The Times
Amateur investors are to be given the chance to put their money into early-stage drug companies through a crowdfunding platform exclusively for life sciences. Capital Cell, which will launch later this month, will allow anyone with a few hundred pounds ...

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Disabled teenager's crowdfunding plea to help give him independence at university - Manchester Evening News

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:58

Manchester Evening News

Disabled teenager's crowdfunding plea to help give him independence at university
Manchester Evening News
Shahana has turned to Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children, the largest UK charity providing specialist equipment for help. Newlife has 19 disabled and terminally ill children in Greater Manchester in need of specialist equipment and must raise ...

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LendIt Europe to host live crowdfunding - Bridging & Commerical

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 06:29

Bridging & Commerical

LendIt Europe to host live crowdfunding
Bridging & Commerical
SeedInvest has previously operated live crowdfunding in the US with Jason Calacanis' LAUNCH Festival, which enabled start-ups to raise $7.5m from almost 3,900 investors. “Live fundraising is all about enabling the very best start-ups to spend less time ...

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Poole Town is crowdfunding to pay for injured footballer's £8k operation - Bournemouth Echo

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 04:07

Bournemouth Echo

Poole Town is crowdfunding to pay for injured footballer's £8k operation
Bournemouth Echo
AT THE TOP of the footballing pyramid the money changing hands is difficult to comprehend. Players are earning £450,000 a week and subject to staggering transfer fees - just shy of £200m in the case of Neymar's move from Barcelona to Paris Saint ...

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Gianluca Vialli launches crowdfunding campaign for sports finance - Financial Times

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 04:03

Financial Times

Gianluca Vialli launches crowdfunding campaign for sports finance
Financial Times
It claims to be the only “fully authorised sports crowdfunding platform”, after receiving approval to offer investments by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority last year. The group launched the first ever football mini-bond — retail bonds that cannot ...

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A Startup in the UK is Crowdfunding Their 300 Mile Range EV - Futurism

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 19:28

Futurism

A Startup in the UK is Crowdfunding Their 300 Mile Range EV
Futurism
A new electric car startup out of the UK is hoping to beat Tesla at the range game. The company, called Alcraft Motor Company, is aiming to become “Britain's electric car company” with its Alcraft GT. The company claims the electric car has a range of ...

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Rare suffragette banner hidden in charity shop for 10 years - The Guardian

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:35

The Guardian

Rare suffragette banner hidden in charity shop for 10 years
The Guardian
He eventually agreed to sell up for £20,000, about a quarter of which the museum raised in just one week from a crowdfunding campaign, which saw supporters pledge amounts from £1 to £2,000 to the purchase. The rest of the cash came from an Arts ...
Emmeline Pankhurst's suffragette banner returns to ManchesterBBC News

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Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date - BBC News

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 19:48

BBC News

Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date
BBC News
A woman who threw her poo out of her date's toilet window because it "would not flush" had to be rescued after she got stuck trying to retrieve it. The amateur gymnast was on a first date with Bristol student Liam Smith when she "panicked" and threw ...
'Best GoFundMe ever': Tinder date trapped in window - after trying to reclaim her own POOBirmingham Mail
Tinder date 'trapped in window while trying to retrieve her own poo'Evening Standard
Tinder Date Goes Horrendously Wrong When Woman Tries To Throw Poo Out Of WindowHuffPost UK
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People power: how cash-strapped councils are turning to crowdfunding - The Guardian

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 06:16

The Guardian

People power: how cash-strapped councils are turning to crowdfunding
The Guardian
Last year, Brighton and Hove council lost out in a bid for government funding to fix the problem and has now launched a crowdfunding appeal. At the time of writing, it has raised £157,193 of its £430,669 target, including a contribution of £100,000 ...

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British EV startup Alcraft Motor unveils first vehicle design The ... - The Engineer

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:34

The Engineer

British EV startup Alcraft Motor unveils first vehicle design The ...
The Engineer
New UK startup Alcraft Motor has revealed details of the Alcraft GT, an electric vehicle that the company hopes to develop with the help of a crowdfunding ...
The Alcraft GT Is a British Dream Team's Ambitious Electric Shooting ...RoadandTrack.com

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Action Hampshire charity launches crowdfunding campaign for defibrillator in Winchester High Street - Hampshire Chronicle

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 07:17

Hampshire Chronicle

Action Hampshire charity launches crowdfunding campaign for defibrillator in Winchester High Street
Hampshire Chronicle
The charity, based on the corner of High Street and Staple gardens, has launched a crowdfunding campaign and said: "We noticed there is a lack of community access defibrillators in our area, so we've decided to crowdfund to buy one to put on the ...

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Cycling project expands after viral video boosts crowdfunding target - Third Sector

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:25

Third Sector

Cycling project expands after viral video boosts crowdfunding target
Third Sector
As Third Sector reported in June, projects looking to support disadvantaged people in the UK can present their ideas on the Crowdfunder website and receive funds from the bank if their ideas are supported by the "crowd". Projects looking for funds of ...

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What Can Crowdfunding Bring to the Finance Sector? - Yahoo News UK

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:19

Yahoo News UK

What Can Crowdfunding Bring to the Finance Sector?
Yahoo News UK
Crowdsourced investment manager Quantopian has two foundational principles: first, that there is quantitative talent all over the world, and second, that quantitative managers need to continually find new strategies. Jonathan Larkin, Quantopian Chief ...

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Meet the UK energy company that will give profits back to customers - The Guardian

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 06:04

The Guardian

Meet the UK energy company that will give profits back to customers
The Guardian
People's Energy, which started supplying households this week after crowdfunding nearly £500,000, aims to break the dominance of the big six energy suppliers – including British Gas, EDF and E.ON – with a model it says offers customers greater fairness ...

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Axminster charity is hoping for a £15000 birthday present - Midweek Herald

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 06:03

Axminster charity is hoping for a £15000 birthday present
Midweek Herald
Grant funding is becoming harder and harder to secure, so in addition to generating our own income through our successful mental health training courses, we are trying out crowdfunding as a way of raising funds. “So many young people now rely on our ...

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Charity benefits from successful crowdfunding effort - Charity Digital News

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:19

Charity Digital News

Charity benefits from successful crowdfunding effort
Charity Digital News
From a previous crowdfunding campaign with Crowdfunder.co.uk in March 2017, the project raised just over £2,000 and purchased one Trishaw to launch the project in Falkirk. This was added to the two Trishaws already funded through additional means ...

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Slight slow-down in crowdfunding market - Cambridge News

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:00

Cambridge News

Slight slow-down in crowdfunding market
Cambridge News
Tab, the organisation formerly known as Crowdsurfer, has joined forces with Zhejiang University AIF, as well as industry partners Hangzhou JZTData Science and Technology and BBD UK to launch the crowdfunding and marketplace finance index, known by ...

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Crowdfunding your start-up: Learn the basics from Crowdcube - Startups.co.uk

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 15:54

Startups.co.uk

Crowdfunding your start-up: Learn the basics from Crowdcube
Startups.co.uk
Equity crowdfunding as an industry, over its six-year lifetime, has raised about £600m in the UK, with close to half of that having been raised by Crowdcube. Equity crowdfunding facilitates investment into start-ups, early stage businesses and growth ...

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