Samstag, 16. März 2013

UK Confidence Booster

The UK Crowdfunding Association will provide a code of practice and operating standards for 12 founder members. 

Crowdfunding sees online platforms allow small firms and start-ups to raise capital from a many small investors, either by selling an equity stake, or in return for “rewards” and discounts related to a product or service. 

Julia Groves, chair of the new body, said: “This is the sector pulling its socks up. In the context of other forms of lending failing to deliver for small businesses, this sector needs to mature.” Read more: Daily Telegraph