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Ginmeister, makers of Pinkster gin, raised £1m on Growthdeck from 87 investors, smashing their fundraising target by over 50%. You can read about why they chose Growthdeck over other platforms, and how this is just the start of our ambitious plans.
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We will always strive to be completely open and honest about the opportunities we're presenting.
Growthdeck investors will always receive the same rights as other investors and we will continue to act on your behalf throughout the life of your investment.
Our team comprises genuine private equity practitioners and you will always have access to our full range of professional insight and experience.
We will strive to ensure that our businesses and investors benefit from a consistently high level of ongoing support from day one right through to exit.
30 March 2017
The art of good diligence is an essential part of any small company investor’s armoury. We might argue that is the most important if you allow the term to cover the breadth of checks that a professional investment manager will carry out. Gone are the days when due diligence covered basic checks on a company structure, its share classes, debts and management team. Investment managers are now looking at a more holistic approach.
4 March 2017
I thought it was time to look in some detail at the two distinct types of equity crowdfunding that have evolved since 2011. The two are distinct in a number of ways, but here we are going to look at how the differences affect shareholder rights...
31 January 2017
So, the big news at the end of 2016 was the rumour that US based Indiegogo, which was thinking of offering equity crowdfunding, has now turned this thought into a reality.