ISQ Blog

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

Alumni interview: AliveLab Apr 27, 2018

 AliveLab is a UK-based augmented reality toy company that launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs in September with our...

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What do the new EIS/SEIS stricter guidelines mean for crowdfunding? Mar 22, 2018

Since HMRC brought in stricter guidelines at the start of the year in regards to providing prospective crowdfunders with advanced assurance of...

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Don’t get trigger happy! Feb 15, 2018

So you’re all ready to go live on your chosen platform. You’ve spent days perfecting your pitch, your video looks slick, you’re...

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Crowdfunding – Working Your Network Jan 17, 2018

Many of you will know that one of the keys to a successful crowdfunding raise is your ability to bring a fair bit of the crowd, and their wallets,...

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Case study: Interview With Franck Oksen Nov 07, 2017

Franck Oksenhendler launched his spiced rums Famille Oksen in 2013. With a French distribution network secured and a number of awards in the bag,...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign Oct 19, 2017

Crowdfunding is an amazingly powerful way to raise funding for a startup, however, it doesn’t work for everybody. Getting a crowdfunding...

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How to beat the odds when crowdfunding? Sep 20, 2017

Crowdfunding is one of the largest and most popular funding routes for start-ups right now. But if you think that it is a risk free way of getting...

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7 reasons why you should be thinking about crowdfunding Jun 14, 2017

Numerous business ideas are launched into the market every single day. However, prior to launch, each product or service needs to pass the...

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3 Crowdfunding Mistakes to avoid at all cost May 23, 2017

Crowdfunding is by far one of the largest routes to market for startups right now. It helps to build brand awareness and can provide you with...

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What to include in an investor proposal? (Checklist) Apr 19, 2017

If you are considering crowdfunding as your start-up funding option then you should put together an investor proposal, which will include...

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Case study: Bristol-based Temple Cycles talk about their equity crowdfunding success! Mar 06, 2017

Bristol-based Temple Cycles came to us in November 2016 with a mission to raise investment to expand their already successful brand and bring back...

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Why invest in a crowdfunding video? Feb 15, 2017

We know better than anyone that deciding to start crowdfunding is no easy feat.

There are so many things to think about from finessing your product...

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