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The Campsited Campaign is Now Live at SparkCrowdfunding.com

By 2020 people will spend 1bn nights annually on campsites around the world, spending over €10bn in the process on bookings. Today there is no central website to easily book every campsite around the world. Campsited is solving this problem, just like Airbnb solved the problem for accommodation rentals and booking.com for hotels. Campsited.com is seeking €250,000 for 5.263% inread more

The Sproose Campaign is Now Live at SparkCrowdfunding.com

Sproose is an online marketplace platform connecting busy people with the services of local businesses. Services typically only found on the high street are booked online and delivered to home or office by the vendor. Sproose.io is seeking €200,000 for 9.09% in the business. Pre money valuation of €2 million Minimum investment of €100. This is a unique opportunity toread more

The TenantPassport Campaign is Now Live at SparkCrowdfunding.com

Tenant Passport allows individuals seeking to rent property in Ireland to: (1) distinguish themselves from other tenants; (2) have all their documentation and affordability checked in advance in a secure manner; (3) have their ID verified; and (4) come insured against rental default and with legal fees and malicious damage included. Landlords simply log on to their account, check theread more

Spark Crowdfunding in the Media

Irish Independent: ‘Five Startups to Seek €1.4m through Ireland’s First Crowdfunding Platform‘ (23-09-2018)  Click here to read. Sunday Business Post: ‘Airbnb for car rental gears up with €275,000 from crowdfunding‘ (16-09-2018)  Click here to read. Fora: ‘Car-sharing startup Fleet hit its crowdfunding target – but just in the nick of time‘  (11-09-2018)  Click here to read. Business Plus: ‘Car-sharing Startup Fleetread more

Reasons to Invest with a Crowdfunding Platform

Crowdfunding platforms are for people who are looking for choice and want to diversify their investment portfolio. Crowdfunding platforms offer alternatives to the stock market. Until recently, most of these alternative investment opportunities were only available to those institutions or high net worth individuals with a significant amount of capital. Private equity, hedge funds, and other institutional investors routinely accessedread more

Spark Crowdfunding Brings Investors and Entrepreneurs Together

Thanks to Manoj Chawla for a great evening on the 12th September at the magnificent @CarTrawler offices in Dublin. CarTrawler CTO Bobby Healy was there and gave a very interesting and insightful talk on his journey as an Entrepreneur or as he would more aptly call himself a “Risk Taker”. Afterwards Chris Burge CEO of Spark Crowdfunding introduced the manread more

FLEET Campaign Now At 100% With Spark

The Fleet fundraising campaign has successfully reached 100% of it’s target on the Spark Crowdfunding platform. However, it doesn’t stop there. If you want to invest, you can and remember Fleet is EIIS approved so when you invest you will receive a 30% tax rebate in the first year and a further 10% thereafter. Well done to all involved inread more

Are You Suited To Equity Crowdfunding?

Is your business suited to equity crowdfunding? Crowdfunding suits a vast array of businesses – including established, startups or early-stage companies that are looking for funding. It has a higher success rate within certain sectors like the arts, digital media, music, and certain types of consumer goods businesses. You should find out if the crowdfunding platform you are considering hasread more

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Why Irish Companies should use Spark Crowdfunding for Equity Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding is fast becoming the most popular way for Irish start-ups to raise new funds in return for selling shares in their company. The advantages of this ‘Dragons’ Den’ type of fundraising include speed, ease of process and cost. Campaigns typically last 30-40 days, which contrasts with other types of early stage investing which can take up to nineread more

How is Equity Crowdfunding Different?

Equity crowdfunding is perfect for companies that are looking to raise more capital than those that choose a rewards-based approach. These companies are typically seeking sums higher than €25k and have achieved social proof and gained enough traction to give their backers the chance to own a small piece of their company as it grows. The very nature of equityread more