Two’s Company: U.K.-Based Crowdfunding Platforms Peoplefund.it And Crowdfunder Merge; Crowdfunding Space Now (Slightly) Less Crowded

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http://techcrunch.com – A spot of consolidation in the crowded crowdfunding space today — which is surely ripe for plenty more convergence in future. Two U.K. crowdfunding platforms, Crowdfunder and Peoplefund.it, have announced plans to merge, combining their technology and marketing platforms, branding and teams to create a single entity with “its own distinct British and community feel”, the pair said.  Combined they have more than over half a million unique monthly users and more than 20,000 registered users. The move follows U.S. crowdfunding platform Kickstarter’s launch of U.K.-ba (IT news)