Offerings

New Look Founder & Various Angels Invest in UK Crowdfunding Aggregator OFF3R

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OFF3R, a mobile crowdfunding aggregator, announced on Monday it is eyeing a major expansion after receiving a £480,000 investment from various investors including New Look founder Tom Singh, super-angel Daniel McPherson, Earlymarket and Head of Marketing from Rocket Internet-backed Jumia. Lex Deak, the founder of OFF3R, stated: “We… Read More

Update: Luxury Marketplace Luxtripper Overfunds on Crowdcube

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With less than two weeks left until its second Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, luxury marketplace, Luxtripper has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding goal. As previously reported, Luxtripper, which secured £152,000 on Crowdcube last year, uses propriety tech to present travellers with their personalised… Read More

FitPay Launches Kickstarter Campaign Following $3.1M Seed Funding Round

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Following the closing of its recent $3.1 million in seed funding led by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), FitPay has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $120,000 for its Pebble contactless payment smartstraps. FitPay was founded by payment industry veterans Michael Orlando, Scott Stevelinck and Chris Orlando…. Read More

XTI Aircraft Company Mourns the Loss of Vice Chairman Jeff Pino

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On Monday, XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) representatives announced the loss of the company’s Vice Chairman Jeff Pino, who died in a plane crash on February 5th near Phoenix, Arizona. XTI founder and chairman David Brody shared: “There are no words to express the grief and sadness we… Read More

Kevin Heffernan Reveals a Fan Favorite Has Returned For “Super Troopers 2″

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Last week, Kevin Heffernan, who plays the infamous police officer Farva, announced that a fan favorite has returned to the Super Troopers franchise to reprise his hilarious role in the upcoming sequel. Broken Lizard announced the sequel last year just 14 years after the first film’s release… Read More

Cannabis Company Med-X to Sell Shares Under Reg A+ on StartEngine

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  Med-X, a medical cannabis startup that has been seeking indications of investor interest on StartEngine, has received SEC approval to raise funding under Regulation A+.  The non-binding indications of interest have registered 1,176 investors for an estimated $3.7 million.  Med-X will now sell shares… Read More

UK Developer Pocket App Set to Rocket With Seedrs Initiative

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On Monday, UK-based independent app developer, Pocket App, announced on Monday the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.  Pocket App, which was founded in 2011, reportedly has several years of experience with clients like Coca-Cola, Samsung, W Hotel, the Queen Elizabeth Park, Adidas, Epson,… Read More

Rebus Called Biggest UK Crowdfunding Failure to Date as Firm Files for Bankruptcy

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Rebus, a company that raised over £816,790 on Crowdcube in 2015, has gone into administration making it one of the largest equity crowdfunding failures in the UK to date.  According to data provided by Crowdcube, the company sold a 6.63% stake in the firm to 109… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Orison Home Battery, Battalion 1944 FPS & Radiomize Smart Steering Wheel Cover

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I happen to live in an area where power outages are all too frequent. Be it the wind, snow or a mischevious squirrel, losing power to the lights and computer is a regular occurrence.  I have considered on many occasions taking the plunge and purchasing a… Read More

Origin Capital Lists First Denver Offer on Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

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Origin Capital announced it’s new real estate crowdfunding platform in September of 2015. Origin is a real estate investment management firm with approximately $500 million of real estate under management.  At the time of the announcement, Origin stated they wanted to facilitate far greater access for… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Bellfield Brewery is Moving Into the Production Stage

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Crowdcube #FundedClub member Bellfield Brewery recently announced, nearly a year after the closing of the company’s equity crowdfunding campaign, it is officially moving into the production stage. As previously reported, the new craft brewery with a mission: to make Gluten Free (GF) beers and lagers that taste… Read More

Jamie Laing Shares Details About Candy Kittens Creation & Offers Tips For Entrepreneurs

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Earlier this week, Made in Chelsea star, Jamie Laing, sat down with AskMen to share his own advice on how to start a business. Laing previously launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £300,000 for his confectionery brand, Candy Kittens. Available in seven different flavors, Candy Kittens are gluten… Read More

Don Cheadle Opens Up About His Role As Miles Davis in Indiegogo Success “Miles Ahead”

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With Indiegogo success Miles Ahead set to hit theaters this spring, actor Don Cheadle sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss his role as Miles Davis. While discussing his history with Miles Davis’ music, Cheadle stated: “He was someone that my parents listened to. The music… Read More

Seedrs Success Fy Joins 500 Startups’ London Distro Dojo Program

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Earlier this week, global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, 500 Startups, announced that six companies have joined its London Distro Dojo program. Among the six was Seedrs success and creative shopping app, Fy. According to Venture Beat, 500 Startups announced in December that it would begin… Read More

Brief: Arizona State University Dubbed Winner of the Blue Mountain State Movie College Contest

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Following the release of Blue Mountain State: the Rise of Thadland, creator Eric Falconer announced Arizona State University as winner of the film’s college contest. During its run on Kickstarter, BMS enlisted universities across the country to support their project (and more than a few from outside the… Read More

Brief: Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Among Speakers at Vision VR/AR Summit 2016

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Vision VR/AR Summit 2016, an inaugural industry event that is geared towards furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing VR or AR content, announced on Thursday its lineup of keynote speakers. Set to take place next Wednesday and Thursday  in Hollywood, CA, the Vision VR/AR… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Farmdrop Completes £3M Funding Round Led By Atomico

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Continuing to find success wherever it goes, Crowdcube #FundedClub member and award-winning online marketplace in the UK, Farmdrop, announced this week that it has completed its £3M funding round led by Atomico, which was reportedly founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. As previously reported, Farmdrop hit Crowdcube in… Read More

Seedrs-Funding Candy Kittens Set For Sweet Success in 2016

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On Friday, Candy Kittens, the UK confectionery brand founded by Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing, shared its plans for growth in 2016. The company stated it aims to achieve turnover of £800,000 with projected sales of £2.5 million by 2017. It recently launched a crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Elio Motors Closes at $17 Million. Touts 50,000 Reservations

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Elio Motors closed its crowdfunding offer on StartEngine this past Monday.  The company had revealed last month that it was nearing $16 million in funding. The equity crowdfunding campaign, under Regulation A+, had sought to raise $25 million.  While short of that goal, Elio has… Read More

COIN Tossed Into Class Action Lawsuit by SF Lawfirm

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COIN, the one card to rule them all, has been slapped with a class action lawsuit filed by Kronenberger Rosenfeld, a San Francisco-based law firm that specializes in internet, tech and media law.  The suit was filed against COIN alleging they “knowingly marketed a defective product”…. Read More