Why AI and Crowdfunding Make Perfect Partners.

In the recent past, both Crowdfunding and Artificial Intelligence (AI) development, have been touted as industries that could change the world. And it appears that they are doing so – albeit, at their own pace. For Crowdfunding, that change is in the way people fund businesses, donate to charity and find the perfect investment on …

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How Will the UK Economy Respond to President Trump?

Another major event and another major surprise. As of the early hours of Wednesday November 9th, Donald Trump is the US President elect, thanks to the electoral college voting system and despite losing the popular vote to Hilary Clinton. The result has certainly provoked a response, not only from US citizens but also financial markets. …

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Crowdfunding, Still the Disruptor’s Disruptor

Three years ago crowdfunding was described as “the disruptor’s disruptor”. When it was still gaining in strength and popularity, crowdfunding was most probably considered a disruptor in the financial services sector. But, is it still considered so and should it be the go-to option for start-ups, or the last resort? Some years on from when …

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The importance of conducting due diligence on start-ups.

As an investor, conducting due diligence – or researching your potential investment – is something you should always do before you commit any funds. Of course, when you’re investing in a start-up, short of set up, projections and market research, there may be little information to check through. While this probably makes the process shorter, …

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8 things investors would like to see in your Pitch.

When you’re hoping to secure investment for your start-up it’s of the utmost importance that you show potential investors you know your business inside out and can demonstrate why they should believe it will become a success. With that in mind we’ve created a list of the 8 details any investor will want to know …

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