Crowd funding comes to Cork [Audio]

Small businesses can now by-pass the bank and grow their business by
using investment from ordinary people

It’s called “crowd funding” and is made possible by the internet.
The Cork launch took place yesterday.

So far there have been around 2-thousand investors, supporting 13
businesses in Ireland.

Like any investment is does carry risk but those behind the idea
emphasise that the minimum investment is just 50 euro

David O’Sullivan reports…


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