So you’ve done your homework and you’ve spent the right amount of time researching and understanding the different types of equity crowdfunding platforms available to you. You’ve identified your priorities based on your type business and come up with a shortlist of platforms that you feel will be most suitable to support your funding campaign and that will allow you to raise money successfully.
According to the OECD’s recently published a report titled Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2019: An OECD Scoreboard, the landscape for SME financing has evolved significantly since the financial crisis 10 years ago.
The Fintech ecosystem in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is once again very much in the spotlight as OC&C Strategy Consultants, in collaboration with Wamda Capital, have published a 2019 report titled “Tech Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in the United Arab Emirates” identifying a number of
According to the British Business Bank’s report titled 2019 Small Business Finance Markets, awareness of finance options outside of traditional lending continued to grow in 2018. The report highlights that 52% of small businesses in the UK are aware of peer-to-peer lending, 70% aware of crowdfunding platforms and 69% aware of Venture Capital (up from […]
“I suppose you can say that the entrepreneur in me first came to light several years ago when I appeared on the TV show The Apprentice – which I didn’t win! Since then I have created and developed a number of businesses and I am very aware of the importance of the right kind of […]
Here’s a list of six of the top reasons why entrepreneurs and SME’s should use an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise capital for their business. 1. Be Efficient By bringing the capitalisation process online and allowing pretty much anyone to invest, equity crowdfunding makes raising capital far more efficient than with more conventional sources. Instead […]
Any business that comes on to Eureeca has already passed our due diligence checks but, more importantly, the very nature of crowdinvesting (crowdfunding for equity) is that businesses are exposed to the crowd who will themselves ask questions, conduct due diligence and filter businesses over the 90 days they have to raise the funds. We […]
Start with asking yourself one question: “What kind of financing do we need?” There are two main types of financing to consider: debt, which is in essence a loan that is paid back with regular interest payments, and equity, which involves the exchange of company shares for capital. A mature business will likely have a […]
This post, which will cover some insights on capital deployment, and the upcoming column, the final in the series, which will cover shareholder communications/relations, don’t, at least on the surface, directly pertain to raising capital. However, your ability to re-raise capital down the road will undoubtedly hinge on how well you make use of the […]