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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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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Can Crowdfunding Survive Brexit?

Crowdfunding – a member of the alternative finance division – is still a relatively new concept. Figures show it was only really measurable from 2009, the year after the global credit crunch when bank lending criteria tightened amid a shift to risk averse attitudes. This resulted in funding for business start-ups, further investment and even …

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Buy-To-Let and Property Crowdfunding in the UK

UK buy-to-let property has long been viewed as an attractive asset by investors. To begin with, buy-to-let delivers better returns than investment in traditional assets such as stocks and gilts. Furthermore residential property consistently surpasses the short, medium and long term performance of commercial property. The potential rewards of investment in the residential property market …

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Crowdfunding – All That Happened in 2015!

From a valuation of US $ 880 million in 2010 to over US $ 16 billion in 2014 and an estimated market value of US $34 billion in 2015, the exponential growth story of Crowdfunding continues to stir the financial world. After raising £150,000 in only 22 hours, a leading UK business personality (Nicola Horlick) …

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Why Crowd Investing is better than Crowdfunding.

We live in a time when raising capital is easier than ever due to the wide range of funding alternatives available to us. The Internet has a large part to play in this because it has disrupted the funding arena once dominated by snobby High Street banks by introducing less stringent financing options. A great …

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What is Crowdfunding? And how does it benefit the Economy?

What if 15 years ago someone told you it was possible to raise half a million dollars online in just a matter of days from people you’ve never met, let alone see, for that fine idea you have whose only missing ingredient for success is capital? Would have sounded preposterous, right? Well, it could, given …

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Invest in India – Indian Startup ecosystem getting redefined.

Since the beginning of this decade, the start-ups in India have seen an exponential rise, both in terms of potential and funding. Being the third largest start-up supporting country of the world, India has been moving towards a radical change in the way that redefines the start-up scenario in the new-age markets. Recently we have …

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Crowdfunding in India.

When to look for crowdfunding: As a startup you have drafted a brilliant business plan, sourced needed products, sorted out your operations and even received your first few orders but are struggling for much needed financial assistance and even an Angel Investor doesn’t seem to be anywhere near, this is where crowdfunding steps in.   …

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