Crowdfunding craze hits the profession

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Finance providers, businesses and advisers shared their collective wisdom on the rapidly growing crowdfunding market at Accountex last week.

New alternative finance providers were among those exhibiting at the ExCeL London event this year, which also included a special Alternative Finance Options session run by the ACCA.

Delegates at Accountex told AccountingWEB that their businesses and clients were still finding it hard to secure bank finance and that an increasing number were now turning to the growing crowdfunding and peer-to-peer finance movement.

One well-established equity funding platform, Crowdcube, was exhibiting at Accountex and caught up with AccountingWEB at the Press Zone.

In the following video Crowdcube’s Kieran Garvey explains how the company enables investors to...

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