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How to raise funds for business and creative projects, interesting crowdfunding projects, industry news and more!

Friday round up! Big week working with our Chinese partners with a lot of interest in our new funding work to support Chinese Investment into the UK . The Robots are coming! Some great info on the...
“It’s easier to socialise the commercial than it is to commercialise the social” - Discuss. Is this just the Emperor’s new clothes? Charity in disguise, CSR on steroids or Austerity via the back door...
Looking to do more business in Europe? Excellent opportunity for startups. Do you have a sales prospect in Paris, do you see a market opportunity in Munich? If you are a new or emerging business in...
Friday round up! Have a great weekend everyone! Projects and companies we love -- Cut the padlocks off Pero's bridge ... or keep them on ? Two rival crowdfunding projects have been started - one...
Our featured project this week is the Bristol-based duo the Husky Tones who are recording an original punk blues album. ‘a stunning and entertaining debut’ Blues Matters ‘theres a massive buzz...
We have 20 new Chinese investors looking for UK companies to invest in. What we are need: Three years trading minimum. Profitable and credit worthy. Interested in Chinese business partners. Currently...
Creating a good project image is so important - along with the title it's the got to be able to tempt someone to click through to your project. What makes a good image? Well it's completely...
What an amazing week! There's been lots happening as the summer draws to a close. Crowdfest Crowdfest is going to be a really exciting crowdfunding event happening in London in October. We are...
The Jump is an independent documentary film halfway through production. They are raising $30,000 to finish production and cover the main costs of post-production (editing). It is our first Mexican...
The CB Insights newsletter is a must to subscribe to, and excellently put together by Anand Sawal - if you want to learn about a new sector or industry you have to check him out. The Education Tech...
We are delighted to be working with new clients Ubiquity University The Human Baton, Hangman Films, Ubunto Power and ORIGONE . Full steam ahead We launched a new initiative with the Bristol Junior...
Youth project to encourage talent into local creative sector A crowdfunding campaign launches today to fund a bursary of £6,000 to send a local young person to the USA for an apprenticeship at the...

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