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SME funding: Do you know your options?

For all the talk of SMEs being the engine room of the UK economy, getting funding is still not as easy as some would like: so how can you ensure you know all of your options to give you the best chance of success?

What are the next big trends in fintech?

Fintech trends: What are the latest sub-sectors that are exciting investors?

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Venture funding: what are the legal requirements?

Venture capital has driven millions of businesses on through the years: but are entrepreneurs looking to have their enterprise added to that list aware of all the legal hurdles?

The continued evolution of crowdfunding and its place in UK equity finance

Crowd power: How is the funding route affecting the wider landscape?

As Crowdcube announces a historic landmark it's clear crowdfunding is reaching new heights: so how has it evolved and what is the effect on the wider equity landscape?

What are US VCs really looking for from European start-ups?

Increasingly there are signs that US VCs are looking across the pond to splash the cash: so how can European start-ups make sure it's they who catch our deep-pocketed American cousins' eye?

Lending a hand: How can banks and SMEs align their interests to mutual benefit?

Lenders old and new are have to work with SMEs to make sure the stream of funding leaving small businesses doesn't become a flood: but what can be done?

Alternative finance platforms: an economic success story

Alternative finance continues to go from strength to strength: so what does the future hold and how will the high-street banks react?

Five ways to give your crowdfunding campaign the best shot at success

Crowd control: A successful campaign requires several key elements

Cleantech company Pavegen ran a hugely-successful crowdfunding campaign: so what tips do they have for others looking to do the same?

Alternative lender Capify looking to fill ‘void’ in SME finance market

New alternative lender is the result of five financing businesses from across the globe coming together: MD Tony Pegg tells us about the newly-branded business and why he feels the fintech revolution fills an important need in SME funding

Ghost in the shell: How investing in dormant public companies can help you reach your AIM

Egging you on: Cash shells are a good way to handle public regulation

Cash shells are public businesses that no longer trade, or in some cases never really did: but can they be useful in finding your way onto public platforms?

Five facts that show football remains big business

Everyone knows that football is one of the most lucrative sports in the world: but just how much money goes into the beautiful game?

Alternative finance comes of age

Alternative funding is no longer the new kid on the block of corporate finance: so is it ready to move into the mainstream?

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