Category Archives: Crowd-funding

Business crowdfunding to boost economy

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Sheffield to play host to crowdfunding event. Photo: Paolo Margari

British business owners become their own financiers, set to make banksters obsolete 

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus /London/ +++ So fed up are British business owners with the bankster establishment, their disinterest in lending or supporting the economy that a group of British entrepreneurs, dissatisfied with ‘business-as-usual’, have come together to ‘tear up the rulebook’  and ‘cutting out the middle-men’. Continue reading

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Crowd-funding entreprenuers get on their bikes and ride

On yer bike! Peoplefund.it

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall presents cheque for £40,290 to The Bicycle Academy, thanks to Peoplefund.it

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ Broadcaster and food writer Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall has presented a cheque for £40,290 to Andrew Denham of The Bicycle Academy, at River Cottage HQ, in Axminster.

The money was raised in an amazing 6 days, through website Peoplefund.it and is thought to be the fastest ‘crowd-funded’ enterprise in Britain. Continue reading

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