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Equity Spark


A crowdfunding platform for university spinouts and investors seeking a financial and social return

Partnership with Oxford University

Oxford University is working with Equity Spark to raise funds for social enterprises that have been developed by the university

Equity Spark

Partnership with Aberdeen Standard Investments

In 2020 Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) became a strategic partner of Equity Spark.  ASI are supporting the development of this innovative, social purpose, university-led crowd funding platform.

About Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading global asset manager dedicated to helping investors around the world reach their desired investment goals and broaden their financial horizons.

Our purpose is to invest for a better future. Our expertise and resource enables us to offer a wide range of investment solutions and services designed to meet our clients’ needs today, tomorrow and for the longer term.

We provide expertise across a breadth of markets, asset classes and investment approaches. Approximately 1,000 dedicated investment professionals are located globally, close to our clients and the markets where we invest. Additionally, 500 client specialists work closely with investors and advisors to understand our clients’ needs and deliver world class investment solutions.

As at 31 December 2019, we manage £544.6bn on behalf of governments, pension funds, insurers, companies, charities, foundations and individuals in 80 countries. www.aberdeenstandard.com