America has spoken!

Posted by Sam Quawasmi on Nov 10, 2016 5:04:20 PM

 

After a long night and post a result that shocked the world and the financial markets , where the complete unexpected ‘black swan’ event took place, and post the dust settling somewhat. We thought we would share with our dear subscribers our views and how we see this would translate into the markets that we operate in.

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Topics: Trump, America, Eureeca news, World News, equity crowdfunding, Insider

The Most Critical Lessons In Global Equity Crowdfunding Campaigning

Posted by Nathan Rose, Assemble Advisory on Nov 1, 2016 3:44:17 PM

The content of this article has been adapted from Equity Crowdfunding: The Complete Guide For Startups And Growing Companies, launching on Amazon on November 1. Eureeca subscribers can download the entire book for FREE, this week only. Click here to download.

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Topics: Crowdfunding 101, Crowdfunding News, investors, entrepreneurs, equity crowdfunding

We are now offering crowdfunding insurance from AIG

Posted by Hayden Pirkle on May 24, 2016 6:33:45 PM

Here's some exciting crowdfunding news: We're pleased to announce that we're the first crowdfunding platform in the world to offer Crowdfunding Fidelity, a crowdfunding insurance policy from American International Group (AIG) that protects investors against issuer theft.  

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The SME's  Guide to Raising Capital: P8 -  (Wise) Capital Deployment

Posted by Chris Thomas on Apr 20, 2016 12:30:26 PM
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Topics: How to raise money

The SME's Guide to Raising Capital: P7 - Pitch  Financials

Posted by Chris Thomas on Apr 14, 2016 3:24:48 PM

In my most recent column on the pitch, we examined the pitch from a more macro level, highlighting the importance of crafting a story and the key components around which the story is constructed. This week we are going to zoom in and look the financial model -- the numbers that serve as evidence of past and potential future growth, as well as the general financial health of the business. 

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Topics: How to raise money

What  mobile money can teach us about alternative finance potential

Posted by Chris Thomas on Mar 30, 2016 8:56:28 AM

A version of this post was originally published in Capital Business magazine.

In 2007, Safaricom, the leading telecommunications operator in Kenya, launched M-Pesa, a mobile payments service aimed at improving access to financial services for the Kenyan population. Due to Kenya’s geographical vastness, poverty, and underdeveloped banking system, some 80% of Kenyans were excluded from the formal financial sector at the time. This entails a lack of access to modern payment instruments and other banking services, to consumer credit and to insurance.  

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Topics: Alternative finance

The SME's Guide to Raising Capital: P6 - Business Pitch Presentation

Posted by Chris Thomas on Mar 28, 2016 3:45:00 PM

 

In the last installment of the column, we looked at the psychology and neuroscience that should be understood to best deliver a successful pitch, or in other words, convince your audience that your idea/business is a good one, and therefore suitable for investment.

In this installment, the second of three on how to pitch, we’ll examine key elements of the business pitch itself and its presentation.

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Topics: How to raise money

We're Partnered with STEP  Conference 2016. Get your tickets!

Posted by Hayden Pirkle on Mar 22, 2016 9:17:49 AM

We're super excited to have joined the STEP Conference 2016 as a Community Partner.  STEP 2016, which will be held at the  Dubai International Marine Club on April 4-5, is the  largest tech festival in the MENA region . It's going to be an epic gathering all things tech, startup, and investing.

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The SME's Guide to Raising Capital: P5 - Pitch Psychology

Posted by Chris Thomas on Mar 16, 2016 2:12:55 PM

The next few installments of the SME fundraising column will be focused on the business pitch, which is perhaps the most pivotal few minutes in the fundraising process. Nail it -- you’ve got great chance of raising capital. Swing and miss -- you might need to apply for another credit card.

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Topics: How to raise money

The SME's Guide to Raising Capital: P4 - When to raise

Posted by Chris Thomas on Mar 9, 2016 12:51:17 PM

Before diving into the the nuts and bolts of the backbone of a successful capital raise, the pitch, there is a final element to fundraising preparation that needs to discussed: when exactly you should start your raise.

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Topics: How to raise money