Various Funding Options

Cost: Fees Apply

Fundsurfer is focused on helping you drive your business or project forward, and offer access to a unique range of funding options and benefits to help you succeed.

Cost Explanation: No upfront costs - free to sign up and create a project. However, charge of 5%, and payment fees are 2.4% (plus £0.20 per transaction). Crowdfunding fees - 4% plus fees for limited service, 10% plus fees for full service.

Funding Options include:

  • crowd funding - asking a large number of people to individually put in small amounts of money;
  • social funding - putting money into social enterprises;
  • equity crowdfunding - where investors fund startup companies and small businesses in return for equity;
  • peer-to-peer lending - lending money without going through a traditional financial intermediary such as a bank;
  • green investment - investing in companies that support or provide environmentally friendly products and practices;
  • start up loans - money to start a new small business, purchase an existing small business or bring money into an existing small business to finance current or future business activity;
  • invoice trading - providing finance for businesses against individual invoices, rather than signing clients up for long-term contracts;
  • equity investment - introductions to institutional equity/VC funds providing debt and equity funding;
  • Pension Led Funding - allowing SME owners to invest in their business using their own pension funds.


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