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What is Crowdfunding

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Businesses ask for money from a crowd for their projects/creative ideas who receive rewards in return on the successful completion of the crowdfunding goal

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project, venture or specific cause by asking family, friends, customers and a crowd of people to contribute or donate a relatively small, defined amount of capital in exchange for various rewards, typically via social media and crowdfunding platforms.

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Lindisfarne Festival targets £150k through crowd funding campaign to ensure 2018 return

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Organizers of the Lindisfarne Festival plan to raise £150,000 to make sure that the event returns to the region

The organizers of the Lindisfarne Festival have taken to crowd funding to ensure that the event continues to be held in the region. They will launch the event through the crowdfunder platform in September 2017. Organizers are keen to make sure that the 3 day music event at Beal Farm in Northumberland takes place for the fourth time next year. The festival team has planned to raise £150,000 over a 5 week period through a crowd funding campaign. Once this amount is generated, there will be no hindrances in organizing the festival.

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P2P student lender raises £186m for US market

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Prodigy Finance to focus on US market

A peer-to-peer (P2P) student lender has raised $240m (£186.2m) to expand in the US. The firm also said that it has secured a $200m debt facility led by a global investment bank. Prodigy Finance intends to break the funding barrier for students looking to study at top international universities with its innovative model that is different from the traditional form of lending. With this investment, the London-based firm aims to double the size of its student portfolio.

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Wild Card Brewery is hoping to raise £250,000 by offering beer fans the chance to become shareholders

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Wild Card brewery is offering keen beer drinkers the opportunity to become shareholders

There is going to be some amazing time for beer enthusiasts as a leading independently-owned brewery has lot on cards.

Wild Card Brewery has decided to go for crowd funding and it is the keen beer fan that stands to gain because of the attractive proposals from the leading brewery. Beer drinkers are going to have a great time by participating in the brewery’s expansion plans.

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Graduate’s start-up raises over £320,000 in crowd funding

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An Aberystwyth University graduate raises £320,000 in crowd funding for its self-driving vehicle

Autonomous self-driving vehicle on public roads for delivering retail products could be a reality soon as an Aberystwyth University graduate is planning. This self-driven vehicle will drastically reduce the cost of product delivery in the retail sector and bring it down by 98 per cent.

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