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Ethical crowdfunding: Can the platforms be a force for good?

Five ways crowdfunding is being used for good

As the campaign to crowdfund Greece’s latest IMF installment gathers pace, we look at five ways the social fundraising route is being used to make the world just that little bit better

Advertising technology: Captify partners media agencies to produce targeted campaigns

Advertising technology business Captify raises £8m in Series B funding round

Smedvig Capital leads on round that also saw investment from existing partners Panoramic Equity Growth

Invisible speakers: The technology uses existing surfaces to amplify sound

‘Invisible speaker’ manufacturer Feonic launches £700,000 crowdfunding campaign on VentureFounders

Business has pre-money valuation of £1.4m

Mobile payments: Velocity is partnering with top names in London hospitality

Lifestyle app Velocity raises $12m in huge Series A funding round

Finance round among the largest seen for UK-based business

Hashtag model: The platform points users towards certain events

UK-based social media platform Tagstr takes total funding to $2.6m 

New $1m seed funding round for platform as total users passes 500,000 mark

Festival fever: FieldCandy is appealing to the UK's love of outdoor events

FieldCandy’s crowdfunding campaign looks to capitalise on ‘festival fever’

Boutique tent and outdoor product designer looks for £200,000 on Crowdcube as 200,000 revellers head to Glastonbury

Corking technology: The device could change the way people enjoy wine

Business behind revolutionary wine opening device secures $13.6m in funding

Coravin Inc. secures finance in Series C-1 funding round led by New York-based Windham Venture Partners

Money transfer: Mobile is the newest trend when sending funds globally

Money transfer service Azimo raises $20m in Series B funding round

Financing round was led by Frog Capital with participation from MCI Investments and existing investors

Crystal Maze: The new incarnation offers an immersive live experience

Crystal Maze live reboot races towards crowdfunding target

Plenty of gold tokens for the company behind the live reboot of the iconic immersive game show

Social Marley: The campaign is for a new social media dashboard

Sixteen-year-old becomes Crowdcube’s youngest ever fundraiser

Ben Towers is hoping to raise £100,000 for his social media dashboard Social Marley

Online marketplace: Business owners use the platform to compare funding options

Online marketplace for business funding launched

Funding Xchange pits investors against each other as they bid to fund young businesses

Van hire: Reflex is based in the East-Midlands

Business Growth Fund invests £7.5m in van rental business Reflex

LCV Hire Solutions, which trades under name Reflex, is based in Loughborough in the East-Midlands

Business hub: Innovify is looking to incubate 10 start-ups

Innovify launches crowdfunding campaign to address high failure rate in UK start-ups

Campaign on Seedrs has target of £250,000 with aim of plugging ‘missing gap’ in start-up space

Disaster relief: The flat pack housing units are used for schools in Nepal

Extremis Technology passes £100,000 on Crowdcube campaign for Nepal emergency shelters

Company looking for £260,000 to grow company that is sending flat pack housing to Nepal and other disaster-struck areas

Fast delivery: Hungr is the latest online delivery service to launch

Online delivery service Hungr raises €0.5m in seed funding

Two Former JUST EAT executives found new venture

Keen investor: Murray is embarking on a long-term partnership with Seedrs

Andy Murray serves up tech start-up investment in partnership with Seedrs

Long-term partnership announced between tennis ace and equity crowdfunding platform

Fishing for profit: The company's flotation appears to be a sucess

Fishing Republic raises £1.5m on AIM placing

Crowe Clark Whitehill advises on public offering

Good investment: Deals in the tech sector are on the rise

Tech investment up 18% in first quarter of 2015

Promising start to the year in the tech investment space as £635m injected into the space

Personal training: upmysport connects sports trainers with clients

Angel CoFund backs upmysport with £1m funding round

Platform for connecting sports instructors with clients operates out of Tech Hub in East London but some of the team is based in Chamonix, France

At odds: Shareholders and CEOs do not always work in harmony

Not sharing the love: CEOs who have seriously fallen out with shareholders

Perceived wisdom says that CEOs are answerable to the board, who in turn speak for the shareholder: but this lot have other ideas…

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