Crowdfunding to prove your startup idea

How crowdfunding can prove your startup is a great idea Sophie Mackintosh from the Virgin StartUp team talks us through how crowdfunding can work as a vital tool to validate your business idea before you apply for a Virgin Start Up Loan. When you’re starting up, it’s vital to ensure that your business is actually a[…]

Top Tips for businesses by Richard Branson, Crowdfunder, The Cambridge Satchel Company & Rapha

We’ve been live in Detroit with Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin, Rob Love, of Crowdfunder,  Julie Deane, The Cambridge Satchel Company and Tom Wood from innovative cycling brand Rapha.After an exciting “sky high” finance and “growth hacking sesh” on the plane from the UK to Detroit on the inaugural Virgin Atlantic flight, three unique Great British businesses[…]

Three entrepreneurs win the trip of a lifetime to Detroit with Sir Richard Branson and Crowdfunder

Three UK entrepreneurs, who launched their business thanks to funding from Virgin StartUp, are celebrating after winning the opportunity of a lifetime to develop their business growth strategy in the sky with Sir Richard Branson. They will also gain further financial advice from Rob Love, chairman of Crowdfunder. The sessions will take place during Virgin[…]