Articles, news and guides on Crowdfunding, the business project funding method that has democratised access to capital, enabling startups and innovative projects to gain financial backing when traditional financing methods may be challenging to secure.

Funding your small business

6 business funding options for growth

We look at six funding options for growing your business. What is available and which option is right for you? Vicki Taylor explains.


Raising start-up capital – who to turn to?

Being a founder can be a lonely business, especially when raising money for your start-up. Don’t worry, help is at hand. These advisors will either invest, help you crowdfund or put you in the best possible place for seed funding

Crowdfunding for Business

Crowdfunding UK small business: everything you need to know

Crowdfunding expert Rob Murray Brown explains everything you need to know about raising money for small businesses through crowdfunding in the UK

Crowdfunding for Business

3 ways to rescue a struggling crowdfunding campaign

John Auckland of TribeFirst shows us three ways to rescue your crowdfunding campaign if it's starting to flounder.

Crowdfunding for Business

Crowdfunding 2.0: why security tokens will transform start-up finance

Experts predict this new source of startup funding could be worth £2.3 billion in 2019.

Crowdfunding for Business

PURE Spa & Beauty launches first crowdfund to boost UK grow

PURE Spa and Beauty is seeking to open in more city locations with new funding sought through crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.

Alternative finance

Crowdfunder Seedtribe reveals exactly why it rejects businesses

If you apply for finance on Seedtribe and get rejected, the reason why may be on this list.

Crowdfunding for Business

How to launch a successful crowdfunding platform

In this guide, we provide three quick tips to give your crowdfunding platform the best chance of success.

Alternative finance

Crowdfunding the most searched finance term for businesses

Crowdfunding is the most searched business finance term, showing a real indication that businesses are looking beyond traditional means of funding.

Crowdfunding for Business

Money, money, money! It’s a crowdfunder’s world

Here, Sami Mauger, head of coaching and project innovation at crowdfunder.co.uk, gives us her top five hacks to crowdfunding.

Alternative finance

What ideas are most likely to get crowdfunding support?

New research suggests that novel and useful crowdfunding ideas don’t work together, seeing less support from the platform.

Alternative finance

How I used Seedrs to raise money for my doorbell business

In this Q&A, we talk to John Nussey and his wife Avril O'Neill, founders of innovative doorbell solution Ding, about raising money on Seedrs.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.