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Deep impact2013 darren-crowdcube-slides

  1. 1. Darren WestlakeCrowdfunding Deep Impact 2013
  2. 2. The Status QuoA wealth of entrepreneurial talent• UK has lots of great ideas• Need to cultivate ideas into the next Google/Twitter/GroupOn Google says searches for• Often stifled by access to Money "business plan UK" have increased by 60% over the past year and searches for "small business loan" are up by 34%
  3. 3. The Status QuoThe Status Quo• Venture capital difficult to find for smaller requirements• Debt finance hard to come by• Business angels – limited investments • Typically a syndicate each investing £10k - £100k• What if there was a way to have say 5000 angels each investing £10?• What if anyone could become a business angel?
  4. 4. Crowdcube and CrowdfundingWhat is Crowdcube?• Crowdcube provides a web-based central hub for entrepreneurs to meet micro-investors. It uses the power of Crowdfunding to provide a unique service to two types of people: • for entrepreneurs to source funding more accessibly than conventional routes • for smaller investors to have the opportunity to invest in exciting high- potential businesses “$100 invested in Microsoft at their IPO would now be worth approximately $35k.”
  5. 5. Crowdfunding Crowdfunding• Crowdfunding is an approach to raising the capital required for a new project or enterprise by appealing to large numbers of ordinary people for small donations• Social Media• Crowdfunding examples • Kiva.org - $325m funding raised, >777,000 lenders, ~800,000 entrepreneurs • Kickstarter.com – >24,000 projects funded, > $250m pledged to-date, 2m people have pledged
  6. 6. Crowdfunding
  7. 7. How it works
  8. 8. How it works
  9. 9. How it works
  10. 10. BenefitsBenefits
  11. 11. Business modelSuccess so far… Deals successfully funded £5.1 million funded so far… £100,000 >30,000 largest single investment members£2,547 £1 millionav. investment FSA Authorised biggest deal
  12. 12. Thanks Questions?www.crowdcube.com

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