What’s in it for me?

What’s in it for me?

Crowd funding has become mainstream.  It’s used for funding everything from product development to medical treatment.  Typically crowd funding platforms give you space to pitch your project – and then how you will reward your investors.  Just because you’re doing this...
5 essentials to crowd-fund your next project

5 essentials to crowd-fund your next project

Growing a business is always a bit of a balancing act.  Most business owners have first-hand experience of overdraft facilities, loans, directors’ guarantees and more.  It’s that well-known cliché ‘Speculate to accumulate’ into action. However, although there are...
How well do you look after your crowd-funders?

How well do you look after your crowd-funders?

If you’re the head of a company that has shareholders, they have expectations.  For some investors this might be to attend a shareholders meeting – at least annually – to find out what’s going on in the business; for others it might be the expectation of a dividend...
Is crowd-funding your way forward?

Is crowd-funding your way forward?

Crowd-funding is on trend – everyone is using it from start-ups to Olympic sports teams.  Is it something you could use to help your business move to the next level? Anyone can launch a crowd-funding campaign – and there’s a blog here about creating a good pitch – but...