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21 tips on how to launch a successful Kickstarter campaign


Crowdfunding has become one of the key ways in which small businesses can raise essentials funds to either start up or launch a new area of business or project. While you may not raise as much as money as you would by using an investor, crowdfunding means not parting with any equity.

3 tips for launching a website in no time and on a budget


Launching a website is no longer a choice for a business. Regardless of the size, industry and location – not having a website is like not having a name. So what can you do on a budget? A lot more than you might think is the answer.

Business Crowdfunding for Fashion Brands

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Many emerging designers are making the decision to crowdfund their projects – a great post-recession fundraiser – to create a product that they love and know their target consumers will also love, and buy.

Finding Investors for Your Fashion Business

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If you have decided that finding an investor for your fashion business is the best option for you, here is some advice on how to prepare yourself to find the right one; whether you’re looking for a venture capitalist, an angel investor, a super-angel or a growth investor.

Crowdfunding from a Legal Perspective

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If you are considering crowdfunding to launch your fashion product, there are a number of legal issues that should be considered before trying to raise money through a crowdfunding platform. Tahir Basheer of law firm Sheridans shares his advice to keep you ahead of the game (most of the points are relevant to Equity Crowdfunding).

Legally Preparing for Investment

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Many fashion start-ups seek out investors in order to grow their businesses, but there is a lot that you need to know about investment. Tahir Basheer of law firm Sheridans has the key information that you need to know.

A Guide to Good Investing for Self-Employed Professionals

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As the end of the tax year approaches on 5 April 2015, Fashion Insiders spoke to Emma Thyer, from savings and investment service Nutmeg, for guidance on how self-employed people can save money and get a return on their investments.