ISQ Crowdfunding Blog

Welcome to our crowdfunding blog where we share our knowledge and top tips, our clients’ success stories and industry news.

Top 10 FREE startup marketing ideas Oct 01, 2015

Don’t have a lot of money to spend on your business? No problem – here at ISQ we have come up with 10 tactics that you can...

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What is crowdfunding? Plus a bonus checklist to prepare you for a successful funding round! Sep 21, 2015

What is crowdfunding? 

Crowdfunding is an increasingly popular fundraising method.  To crowdfund means to persuade a group of...

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Guest blog: Nobody wants to be the first person on the dance floor Sep 06, 2015

This week we feature a guest post from Alysia Wanczyk, Marketing Director for the major European Equity-Crowdfunding platform Seedrs.com

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How to Boost Your Crowdfunding Campaign on Social Media Sep 06, 2015

When it comes to crowdfunding, social media is essential. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other platforms are free to sign up to and are great...

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Crowdfunding: Don’t Assume that Your ‘Crowd’ Gives a Sh*t Aug 23, 2015

Kirsty Ranger, Founder and CEO of ISQ, writes about two crowdfunding mistakes people make all too often…

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Business Partner Aug 05, 2015

Choosing your business partner could make or break your business. A great partner can bring a range of skills and talents to your startup, helping...

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Making Things Personal: 4 Essential Customer Support Tips for Small Businesses Jul 19, 2015

For a startup or small business, customer support can make all the difference. Although big companies may have greater resources and staff,...

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Guest Blog: Pitch A Tent, Shun Jul 05, 2015

“When [people are] confronted with a problem that disturbs their normal orientation, they look for a solution; when they feel a want or need,...

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Top tips for making your first hires Jun 21, 2015

Making your first hire is a difficult step for any entrepreneur. Although you need an extra pair of hands to help your idea to grow, the demands of...

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Guest Blog: The Magic Wand Complex! Jun 14, 2015

If you wave it, they will come, right? For startup entrepreneurs, there exists an overwhelming temptation especially in times of stress, to believe...

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Guest Blog: How do Entrepreneurial Competitions and Awards Benefit the Startup Sector? May 24, 2015

The benefits for a startup entering – let alone winning – entrepreneurial competitions or awards are myriad. However, there are three...

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ISQ founder Kirsty on How to Make Your Equity-Crowdfunding Round a Success May 14, 2015

In the last five years, equity crowdfunding has become an increasingly common way of raising capital for businesses. Whilst traditional fundraising...

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