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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.
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1 December 2017
The USA has struggled with the concept and implementation of Equity Crowdfunding. For a nation that invented rewards-based crowdfunding and still has the world’s two leading platforms, in Kickstarter and Indiegogo, watching as the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) wriggles and squirms to get the right balance between deal flow and investor protection, is fascinating. Especially when you sit it beside the European model, as led by the UK.
27 November 2017
Gary Robins, Head of Business Development at Growthdeck, comments on the EIS investment limits announced in the Autumn Budget 2017:
3 October 2017
I have been meddling with Alternative Finance (AltFi) since 2011. It’s endlessly fascinating. So, today I don’t want to talk about the alternative investment Equity Crowdfunding, but the alternative currency, Bitcoin.
7 September 2017
Equity Crowdfunding is defined by investors buying shares in a private company, usually a start-up or early growth outfit. The company receives a group of backers and cash, and shareholders receive a share certificate, and often rewards, related to the company’s activity. It is related to pure rewards-based crowdfunding (as seen on Kickstarter) and peer-to-peer lending, but the issue of illiquid shares for cash sets it distinctly apart.