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Swansea_Mariner
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Following on from the Fenty thread, I think its about time we test interest for this.  There is no 'not interested' option because obviously we would only be looking at those who would have an interest in participating.

I suggest a 5 step process:

1. Poll here; if sufficient interest
2. Poll on Twitter/Another social media platform;
3. Discussion thread on here on results;
4. Discussion closure or Options on crowd funding model;
5. Run crowd fund to determine actual interest;

I am happy to take this up. If we get to 4. Please note I've never crowd funded anything before so if we got that far I would need advice/help or someone else may want to do that bit. I am not precious or presumptuous about this.

Obviously should we get as far as 5. Then we will start to need something more coherent and substantial than an individual as an appropriate vehicle, but let's not put the cart before the horse as perhaps there may be no appetite for this whatsoever.

As a start I think my gut feeling would be £1k personally. But I could go up a bit if the figure was close enough to what was required. Perhaps 1k towards purchase and another 30% to be held to support the balance sheet. I could be convinced to go to the 2k if the numbers were close enough.
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I would find £500 IF I thought it viable and a possible way of raising the cash might be long term season tickets for some of our more affluent supporters?
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This again.


Quoted from John Fenty, April 2013
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This again.


I must of missed this being set as a formal question, the suggestion on the other thread was that this site is just an echo chamber with no suggestions for moving forward. What's wrong with gauging interest? If there isn't any we can put this to bed .
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Says it all really, only two so far actually confirm they will invest.

Easy to say you will in a poll but how many would, not going to happen.


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If the trust turned round tomorrow and said it wants to take over the club and we won't ever sell out (like Notts County and Portsmouth) I'd be straight on to the Nationwide site.

Any crowdfunder would have to be subject to proper governance*, and pledges be subject to a minimum total target. I wouldn't just pledge money to any hazy organisation with no prospect of success - a few thousand in shares, for example, would just be a waste.

* we've got the structure in place (the Trust). It just needs gingering up with an influx of members who want real change.


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The Trust in charge.....
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I see the Brains Trust has finished for the season. What are you going to do in the evenings now Boys Paddock?


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Quoted from Swansea_Mariner
Following on from the Fenty thread, I think its about time we test interest for this.  There is no 'not interested' option because obviously we would only be looking at those who would have an interest in participating.

I suggest a 5 step process:

1. Poll here; if sufficient interest


I was just wondering what would be considered sufficient interest? So far with 55 votes, if all donated there stated maximum amount we would have raised around 40k...maybe we should by Grimsby Borough instead?    

Personally I would love to see us have a membership style system. If its good enough for Barca then why not us  




              

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I was just wondering what would be considered sufficient interest? So far with 55 votes, if all donated there stated maximum amount we would have raised around 40k...maybe we should by Grimsby Borough instead?    

Personally I would love to see us have a membership style system. If its good enough for Barca then why not us  




              
I would only ever consider putting money into GTFC


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