ISQ Crowdfunding Blog

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

How to Start a Small Business at Home (1 of 4): Benefits and Advantages of a Home-Based Business Jan 07, 2022

Some of today’s most prominent businesses were started at home, and many of today’s successful business owners are content to operate...

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Which crowdfunding platform is best? When is the best time to launch? 10 FAQs from prospective crowdfunders, with answers! Jan 04, 2022

Having now supported hundreds of fundraises,  we speak with lots of CEOs and founders considering whether crowdfunding is the right step for...

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What is equity crowdfunding? Jan 03, 2022

Firstly, let’s split this up. What is equity? It represents a shareholder’s stake in a business. For example an investor who holds 20%...

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ISQ join 1% for the Planet Dec 07, 2021

Giving back is no longer optional, it’s essential. 

At ISQ, we’ve always been passionate about helping the planet. On an...

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How to write a good elevator pitch Dec 06, 2021

If someone asks what your business is about, does it roll off your tongue? Do you have your elevator pitch to help you accurately nail down and...

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10 of the environmentally sustainable campaigns we’ve supported Nov 04, 2021

At ISQ we’re passionate about doing our bit to make the world a better place, which is why we’re in the process of signing up with...

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What is direct investment? Nov 02, 2021

Let’s get the slightly confusing piece out of the way first; what does direct investment mean? 

There are two quite different meanings....

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Case study: They've BAREly scratched the fundraising surface...! Oct 21, 2021

When co-founders Alex & Phil met at a dating industry conference, they realised there was a gap in the market for an app for singles who...

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Case study: An out of this world campaign 🌎 🚀 Sep 22, 2021

‘With a vision to help make space more available by letting everyday investors join our journey, crowdfunding felt the natural route for our...

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Case study: A jolly good dooo Aug 23, 2021

dooo is an all inclusive platform for on-demand haircuts, enabling people to get a stylist sent to their home. Founder Jess Palfrey from Bristol...

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Quit speeding! Jul 29, 2021

You don’t order your dessert when you arrive at a restaurant (unless you’re at a backwards dinner party - they’re a thing, trust...

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Why fund my business from a crowd? Jul 01, 2021

Think of the exposure and marketing benefits

Free PR! The momentum from a successful crowdfunding raise can attract future funding and business...

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