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.

"What I wish I knew before I crowdfunded - top tips from 8 successful clients" Oct 11, 2023

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We contacted a few successfully funded clients who have gone through the ISQ programme and crowdfunded using either Seedrs...

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Case study: The Good Pea Co campaign reaches nearly 300 investors on Seedrs Sep 27, 2023

“ISQ were invaluable to the team and our campaign; from the clearly explained videos, modules and templates for the months leading up to the...

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Not Enough Investors? Here’s Why Your Crowdfunding Campaign Isn’t Working and How to Position for Success Sep 06, 2023

Every business needs capital and seed money for special projects, expansion plans, and overall operations. But as the UK economy continues to...

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Case study: Snowflake Gelato raises £678K from 257 investors via Crowdcube Aug 16, 2023

Client: Snowflake Gelato

Platform: Crowdcube

Campaign target: £500K

Final amount raised: £677,713

Overfunding %: 135%

Number of...

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The Power of Many - Unleashing the Potential of Equity Crowdfunding Jul 26, 2023

In the realm of entrepreneurship, raising funds often feels like a daunting quest. You have a brilliant business that you are passionate about, but...

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“You need to raise most of the round yourself” - Why you’re probably misunderstanding this Jul 12, 2023

It’s a common cry; ‘why would I crowdfund if I have to raise most of the investment myself?’

Spoiler alert: It’s been like...

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Where to find lead investors? 5 ways to secure cornerstone investment Jun 14, 2023

Crowdfunding is a fine balancing act between finding significant cornerstone investors who will move you up the % bar quickly and a number of...

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Case study: Burning Barn Rum all fired up on Seedrs Jun 07, 2023

Funded in fifteen minutes!

 

Client: Burning Barn Rum

Platform: Seedrs

Campaign target: £185K

Final amount raised: £263,513

...

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3 factors which will guarantee the failure of your investment round! May 31, 2023

I’m usually an advocate for positive reinforcement, favouring the carrot over the stick for motivating success. There are however some people...

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Case study: Faace raises £165K from 256 investors on Seedrs May 24, 2023

“I don’t think we could have done our crowdfund without ISQ. They coached us through every step of the way, giving really useful and...

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6 Secrets for success in equity crowdfunding campaigns May 16, 2023

Funding your business through an equity crowdfunding platform is a great option because it can help to build brand awareness and it can...

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Case study: The Portfolio Platform - our fastest client campaign ever on Seedrs! May 10, 2023

Our fastest client campaign…EVER! Public for only 3 days on Seedrs

 

Client: The Portfolio Platform

Platform: Seedrs

Campaign target: ...

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