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People Power – Crowdfunding in igaming

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Ahead of the GamCrowd Pitch ICE competition for start-ups at ICE next month we got to thinking about crowdfunding in igaming.  Companies from the world of igaming such as Football Index and Premier Punt have run successful campaigns in the past year. In fact, both of these overfunded on Seedrs. With this avenue for generating capital becoming ever more popular …

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Premier Punt close to crowdfund success

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Aberdeen based DFS operator Premier Punt is on the verge of completing its crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with 99% of its £200,000 successfully raised.  The company, which launched in 2013, is offering 6.67% equity for the funding with an overall valuation of £2.8m. Premier Punt Founder John Gordon commented: “Crowd funding has been a fantastic experience. It really fits into our company ethos: …

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Premier Punt takes crowdfunding approach for £200,000 development

Premier Punt, the Aberdeen based DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) challenger, has turned to the crowdfunding site Seedrs in a bid to raise £200,000 in funding for product development. The firm, which has been shortlisted for next month’s SBC Awards in the category of Best Fantasy Sports Product, made the jump from a web-based game to a soft launch of its …

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WantMyBet becomes the first startup to give away equity via social media

WantMyBet is a social network for football betting, that enables people to find, share and bet on football predictions. It has recently launched a crowdfund campaign with Seedrs. To promote the fundraise they have launched an exclusive competition on LinkedIn where they are giving away shares in the company to one lucky user. There is 1% of the company, valued at £1.74m, up for …

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Grant Farwell – Matcherino – Let the fans decide

Following a successful 2015 for the eSports industry, 2016 looks set to be even bigger with the likes of EA, Activision Blizzard and ESPN showing their intent to capitalise on this momentum by establishing their own divisions and, in the case of Activision, acquiring a major organisation. Based in Seattle, Matcherino is a platform dedicated to bringing the fans closer to the …

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Predict the Six turns to crowdfunding to finance ‘rapid’ expansion

Premiership based football betting game Predict The Six has launched a crowdfunding campaign in order to fulfil its ambition of rapid expansion. The football jackpot game is aiming to become a modernised football pools for the 21st Century. It launched last season, and enjoyed considerable success, with the idea of the game very simple to understand, and easy to use. …

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Chris North GamCrowd – EIG Berlin Interview – Creating a Funding Full Cycle

The upcoming EIG Berlin Expo (21-23 October) will study present and future impacts on the gambling/igaming value chain. Team SBC and EIG caught up with GamCrowd CEO & Founder – Chris North, to discuss new venture financing in the gaming sector. Chris North details how knowledge driven crowd funding, can better help gaming ventures and new ideas come to fruition. …

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GamCrowd crowdfunds for itself

GamCrowd, the gambling-specific crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that launched earlier this year, has followed its own advice and launched a crowdfunding campaign of its own. The company is looking to raise £200k for 10% of the Equity in the company on its own platform. CEO Chris North explained the reasoning behind the campaign: “We have been very keen from the …

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