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How Shadow Foundr Works

Shadow Foundr introduces everyday investors to unique start-up business opportunities, which previously would have only been available to a select few. But how does it all happen?

Cityzenith Nominated for Realcomm

IBcon 2016 Digie Award; CEO Michael Jansen to speak on June 22nd in San Jose. We are thrilled to announce that Cityzenith has been nominated for the prestigious Realcomm | IBcon 2016 Digie Award in the category of Best Tech Innovation in Corporate Real Estate.

Questions You Should Ask an Entrepreneur Before Investing

So you’re thinking about putting some of your hard earned cash into this fantastic start-up your friend has told you all about. It looks great… on the surface. New concept, obvious market, scalable… but apart from the brief blurb on the crowdfunding platform, what do you really know about this business idea?

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Spread Your Risk

We’ve all heard of the old saying, don’t put all your eggs in the one basket. In the investment world, this means diversifying and spreading your investments over a wide array of sectors – most commonly, property, stocks and shares, pension funds and savings.

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Would You Hand Your Hard Earned Cash to Just Anyone?

What would you do if a complete stranger came up to you asking for Ten Thousand pounds for his latest venture? If you are like most people, you’d probably politely tell him to go…. look elsewhere. But think about it for a moment… aren’t you doing just that when you push that invest button on your favourite crowdfunding platform? Who are you gifting that hard-earned cash to?

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Is That Startup Business Really Worth £5 Million

So you’re about to invest in a start-up business that says it’s worth £5m quid? Did you know that recent research has revealed that entrepreneurs raising funds through equity crowdfunding, are only giving away on average 12.4% equity to early-stage investors? Now what does that mean? Well it’s not exactly generous for a company that more than likely hasn’t generated any revenue, let alone even proved its concept.

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Cityzenith Partners with Microsoft CityNext

Cityzenith today announced its participation in Microsoft CityNext, a global initiative empowering cities, businesses and citizens to re-imagine their futures and cultivate vibrant communities. Through the Microsoft CityNext initiative, Microsoft and Cityzenith will help leaders to do "new with less," by combining the power of technology with innovative ideas to connect governments, businesses and citizens with city services that increase efficiencies, reduce costs, foster a more sustainable environment and cultivate communities where people thrive.

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Savings-Related and Micro-Financing: a Real Game-Changer for ChillTech

The innovative ChillTech management team is finalising a structure with several traditional financing sources, microfinance groups and impact investing funds, to offer Energy Savings Agreements (ESA's) to customers. This is a game-changer for ChillTech's sales and distribution plans, as it will allow customers across the developed and developing worlds alike, to access the company's products under an operating services agreement, with no money down and no balance sheet effect, whilst guaranteeing the customer immediate energy savings.

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