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Crowdfunding Timeline of Key Events

UK Crowdfunding Timeline at 11/2013 Financial Conduct Authority become regulatory authority for crowdfunding in the UK Seedrs raises £1.2m+ in 24 hours to fund European launch - first UK CF platform to operate overseas .. Seedrs introduces the first UK CF Fund of Funds FundingCircle raise £37m equity funding to prepare for launch into US market Zopa reaches £) £400m of lending City trader Nicola Horlick raises £150,000 in 22hrs for her new Investment Fund business Webster Homes becomes first UK CF housebuilder NESTA publish first UK directory of CF platforms ( Crowdcube licence site technology to Swedish Joint Venture Crowdcube set new world record - £1.5m raised in 3 days using own site 3. UK Government start P2P lending via BIS Business Partnership Scheme (£100m) Lancashire County Council become first public authority investor to use a CF platform (Seedrs) and a P2P platform (FundingCircle) Seedrs platform launches, UK's second equity-funding CF site Spacehive, world's first regeneration and community projects site launches in UK Crowdcube spin-out first 'white label'CF site Crowdcube hosts world's first £1m crowdfunding project P2P Finance Association - trade association formed by the UK's 'Big Three' - Zopa, Ratesetter and FundingCircle Crowdcube, UK's first equity-based crowdfunding (CF) platform launches Ratesetter P2P launches Funding Circle P2P launches 2005 - Zopa, UK's first peer to peer (P2P) lending site, launched @ewinfographics East West Infographics 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Crowdfunding Timeline of Key Events

shared by ewinfographics on Nov 28
A UK Crowdfunding timeline of key events 2005 to 2014, developed as an introductory teaching aid for public clients considering crowdfunding and peer to peer lending schemes.


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