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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Pact Coffee, a look at Mini-bonds, VentureFounders and more

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders: Pact Coffee, a look at Mini-bonds, VentureFounders and more
This is 'Crowdfunders', the show that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance. In today's show with Ed Bowsher we take a critical look at mini-bonds where companies effectively borrow money from investors via crowdfunding websites. Also looked at is a crowdfunding campaign by a coffee company called Pact coffee. The company's founder claims that Pact's coffee is the best in the UK. And finally, chat with James Codling, who is the boss of a platform called VentureFounders. James talks about VentureFounders and also explains what he thinks the crowdfunding industry needs to do if it wants to mature successfully.

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders: Peter Behrens of 'Ratesetter', 'SKINS' Chairman Jaimie Fuller & David Stevenson , alternative finance expert at the 'Altfi' website

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders: Peter Behrens of 'Ratesetter', 'SKINS' Chairman Jaimie Fuller & David Stevenson , alternative finance expert at the 'Altfi' website
This is 'Crowdfunders', the show that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance. We join Share Radio's Ed Bowsher, and in today's show, the guests are looking at an example of a business that listened to its customers and reversed course on a controversial business strategy. In this instance it was one of the biggest peer to peer lending businesses, Ratesetter. We'll hear from one of Ratesetter's founders on what happened. The show will also look at a new bond issued by Swindon Borough Council, the world's first ever 'Council solar bond!' And on top of that, an interview with the chairman of an innovative sportswear business, Skins, that is raising money from investors on the Seedrs equity crowdfunding platform.

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Ed Bowsher

How can crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending be used for property?

Ed Bowsher
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How can crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending be used for property?
In today's show, we look at property with a member of the team at Property Partner, a site that enables you to invest as little as £50 in a residential property. We also look at lending sites where the loan is secured against property. And we'll also be talking to one of the UK's leading financial journalists, Anthony Hilton, for his take on the world of crowdfunding - he's pretty positive
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Anthony Hilton


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Ed Bowsher

Why Jamie Laing of 'Made in Chelsea' is crowdfunding for his new venture

Ed Bowsher
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Why Jamie Laing of 'Made in Chelsea' is crowdfunding for his new venture
This week in Crowdfunders we're moving into the world of Reality TV. One of the stars of the 'Made in Chelsea' reality show, Jamie Laing, is now crowdfunding for a business he founded. We're also going to look at a firm called Rebus that raised more than £800,000 from investors last year on Crowdcube. Rebus has now gone bust so we'll ask whether these kinds of failure are an inevitable part of equity crowdfunding. And we're also going to talk to another private investor about his adventures as a lender on one of the big peer to peer lending platforms.

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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders Episode 4

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders Episode 4
It's time again for Crowdfunders, produced in association with Archover - Crowdlending as it should be. This week, Ed Bowsher looks into the new website that can help you decide which crowdfunding opportunities to choose, a look at liquidity, a chat with Neil Faulkner from 4th Way, and a round-up of the week's crowdfunding news.
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Neil Faulkner


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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders Episode 3

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders Episode 3
Tune in for Episode 3 of Share Radio’s ‘Crowdfunders Show’ in partnership with ArchOver.

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Ed Bowsher

Episode 2 of Crowdfunders

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Episode 2 of Crowdfunders
On Episode 2 of our new show The Crowdfunders, Angus Dent of Archover and Mike Baliman of the London Fintech podcast talk P2P lending, and why it beats borrowing from the bank,
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Angus Dent, Mike Baliman


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Ed Bowsher

Crowdfunders Episode 1

Ed Bowsher
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Crowdfunders

Crowdfunders Episode 1
On our first episode of The Crowdfunders, Ed Bowsher is joined by Neil Faulkner, founder of P2P comparison site 4th Way, and City A.M. financial journalist Harriet Green lead Ed Mitchell through the world of crowdfunding and peer-to-peer financing.
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Neil Faulkner, Harriet Green


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