What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a comparatively new and alternative finance option to help new businesses to expand.

By pitching your business idea to thousands of investors through crowdfunders, interested parties will contribute a sum in return for equity in the business.

As opposed to equity finance, crowdfunding sees businesses raise money from several investors rather than individual venture capitalists, which reduces the risk to the investor and could lead to vast sums being raised.

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What are the benefits of crowdfunding?

  1. Gain access to funding to help finance your new business idea
  2. Useful alternative to traditional loans and overdrafts, which can be difficult to secure
  3. Limited risk to the investors, as they can contribute as much or as little as they would like
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Is crowdfunding right for my business?

Following the recent growth of the market, crowdfunding could be suitable for a wide range of businesses.

At Hilton-Baird, we can assess your business’s funding requirements and match you with the funding solution and source that fits. Whether it’s a crowdfunding platform or something else, we’ll help you secure the financial footing your business needs to flourish.

Contact 0800 9774833 or email to speak to one of our funding consultants.

We were really impressed with the speed at which we could get a facility in place. Hilton-Baird recognised and related to our situation and worked with speed and efficiency to get us up and running.

Steve Marney, Managing Director, South East Construction & Recruitment

Some of the funders we work with

  • InvoCap
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Time Finance
  • Optimum Finance
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • Berkeley Trade Finance Ltd
  • 4Syte
  • iwoca
  • Barclays
  • Haydock Finance Ltd
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Investec
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Roma Finance
  • MaxCap
  • Clear Factor
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Team Factors
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Creative Capital
  • MarketFinance
  • inFund
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • Regency Factors
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • Asset Advantage
  • Peak Cashflow
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Giant
  • Boost Capital
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Sonovate
  • Merchant Money
  • Accelerated Payments
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Blazehill Capital
  • Leumi ABL
  • PNC Business Credit
  • FIBR Tech Limited
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • IGF Invoice Finance

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