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"Crowdfunding is even penetrating the more sophisticated aviation and aerospace market, where Britain’s first home-grown aircraft in decades, the lightweight e-Go, is raising money via the SyndicateRoom platform.

Those interested in acquiring equity in the business can contribute as little as £500 to its set up by former ARM director Malcolm Bird. It is testament to Britain’s entrepreneurial spirit that companies as diverse as a brewery, food market and aircraft manufacturer are all ploughing ahead with business plans despite the lack of bank lending currently available to small firms."

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