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.

Case study: Just Fix successfully overfund to 195% on Seedrs Sep 21, 2022

Platform: Seedrs

Campaign target: £200,000

Final amount raised: £391,610

Overfunding: 195%

Number of investors: 317

Pre-money...

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Stages of Business Investment - Part 1 - Seed Investment Sep 14, 2022

Businesses typically seek investment at various stages of their growth and development. The term ‘Seed Investment’ is one generally...

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5 More Networking Tips To Boost Your Equity Crowdfunding Efforts Sep 06, 2022

Finding equity crowdfunding investors can be difficult at the start. But with enough effort, you should be able to reach your financial goals in no...

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Case study: Barking up the right tree, Your Dog's Club raises £334k in 2nd Seedrs campaign Aug 31, 2022

“I’ve got two key mantras, firstly don’t re-invent the wheel, and secondly if there’s a proven process, follow it. ISQ has...

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Crowdfunding - The good and the not so good Aug 24, 2022

I really wanted to title this article “Crowdfunding - The B.U.G.” i.e the Bad, the Ugly and the Good. However, I wasn’t sure it...

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Case study: Famli reaches 205% overfunding on Seedrs Aug 17, 2022

"We didn't know where to start and were quite uncertain in our ability to run a successful crowdfunding campaign due to our lack of experience in...

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How important is team engagement when raising investment? Aug 10, 2022

This is often a more complex question than people expect, so I’m breaking it down into two parts. If you’re short of time, Part One...

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Who is 'the crowd' in crowdfunding? Jul 27, 2022

Crowdfunding is often seen as a different type of fundraising to say, raising angel investment or, the family and friends round. I find it so...

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Case study: Cycling the road to success on Crowdcube Jul 20, 2022

"10/10 for support, content, advice, guidance, and motivation. If you feel you need someone to ‘hold your hand’ as you journey through...

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10 things to understand before you equity crowdfund Jul 13, 2022

Are you thinking of crowdfunding? Here are 10 things you should understand before you get started.

  1. Much of the investment will come from your...
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A recipe for crowdfunding success Jun 29, 2022

There are many ways to fund your business venture. Equity crowdfunding, by which you invite a multitude of investors to own shares in your...

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Tips to Start a Small Business in Your Local Community Jun 15, 2022

Small businesses can have a significant impact on their local community as they provide employment opportunities and can sometimes support...

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