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British Women Crowdfund Their Way To The Olympics

If you see a British women’s bobsled at the Winter Olympics with the words “Powered by the People,” that’s the sleigh of Mica McNeill. The women’s team was told in September that the GB Olympic team could only afford to … Continue reading

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Brexit Crowdfunding: Round 2

The woman who was able to get the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court to require Parliamentary approval of the Brexit referendum has started a new crowdfunding campaign in light of Prime Minister May’s call for June snap elections. Gina Miller is … Continue reading

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British Crowdfunding Firms Getting Cold Shoulder From Europe Due to Brexit

While the British High Court just ruled today that Parliament must vote on Brexit, United Kingdom crowdfunding firms are already feeling the Brexit effects as British representatives are being “shut out” of meetings of the committees of the European Parliament … Continue reading

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Brexit Opponents Crowdfund to Prosecute Politicians

A new crowdfunding campaign in the United Kingdom is raising pounds to “Prosecute dishonest Brexit politicians and bring integrity back to British politics.#BrexitJustice.” Several barristers have signed up to file lawsuits at reduced legal fees against Boris Johnson, Andrea Leadsom, … Continue reading

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UK Financial Conduct Authority Publishes New Crowdfunding Rules

The UK Financial Conduct Authority published new crowdfunding rules today that affect peer to peer lenders and equity crowdfunding portals. The lending rules deal with conduct of business (disclosure and promotions), minimum capital requirements, client money protection rules, dispute resolution … Continue reading

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CrowdCube Wins FSA Approval

CrowdCube announced today that it is the first crowd funding website to be approved by the UK’s Financial Services Authority. This regulatory approval provides CrowdCube’s investors with access to independent experts from the Financial Ombudsman Service and claim compensation of … Continue reading

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