ORCA Alliance Rokas Mičiuda on Taking Advantage of European PSD2 Directive & Prepping for Token Sale

ORCA Alliance, an Open Banking platform designed for cryptocurrency users aims to unite fiat and crypto in a single convenient interface, is taking advantage of the European PSD2 directive. ORCA Alliance aims to give its users the possibility to keep and track information and to make transactions,… Read More

Overfunding: Digital Only Bank Startup Fiinu Secures £500,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

App-only banking start-up Fiinu, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The initiative was launched last month and sought the funds for a 6.67% equity stake at a pre-money valuation of £7 million. As previously reported, the aspiring digital… Read More

Spanish Cash Back Platform Shoppiday Now Seeking £450,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Shoppiday, a Spain-based cash back platform, is now seeking 450,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2016 and launched last year, Shoppiday currently offers a selection of more than 400 online storms of top brands, which includes Nike, Zealand, Booking, Pull&Bear, and Amazon…. Read More

OurCrowd’s Labs/02 Incubator Company c2a Now Available to Auto Manufacturers Worldwide to Protect Connected Cars Against Cyber Threats

Cyber 2 Automotive Security (c2a),  an OurCrowd Labs/02 incubator company, has announced that its patented Stamper technology, which protects the connected car from cyber threats, is now available to auto manufacturers and suppliers worldwide on a royalty free license basis. The announcement comes just as the US… Read More

Crowd Machine ICO: Like Filecoin but with Functional Technology in Place

Crowd Machine is gearing up for their public crowd sale on April 1st. The private sale is ongoing with minimum participation of $100,000. Accredited investors only. Same holds true for the public sale for US investors – you must be accredited. But the FAQ appears… Read More

Higher Education Comparison Service University Compare Now Seeks £250,000 on Seedrs

University Compare, a cross-platform higher education comparison service that helps universities and students connect, is now seeking £250,000 through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Founded in 2012, University Compare displays university statistics, student reviews, and personalized choices to help students decide which course to choose when… Read More

London Restaurant Brand Redemption Bar Looks to Secure £300,000 Through Crowdcube Campaign

Redemption Bar, a London-based healthy hospitality brand, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is now seeking  £300,000 through the funding round as it prepares for the opening of its two new sites in Covent Garden and Southbank Place, with a future goal of… Read More

Environmental Tech Company CNPPS Now Seeking to Raise Up to £100,000 Through Crowd for Angels Funding Round

Carbon Negative Permeable Pavement System (CNPPS) Limited, an environmentally friendly technology company whose flagship product can potentially save billions in infrastructure expenditure, as well reducing global warming, is now looking to raise up to £100,000 through issuing up to 25% of equity in the company… Read More

Update: TeachPitch Extends Latest Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

TeachPitch, a UK-based education technology company, announced last week it has decided to extend its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding round last month and quickly secured its initial £300,000 target. It is now nearing £340,000 thanks to more than 180… Read More

Free ICO? Social Media site Empowr Says 500 Million Coins to be Airdropped Beginning April 15th

Empowr, a social media startup, says it will airdop 500 million digital coins beginning on US tax day, April 15th. Each month, empowr says it will distribute 10 million coins through its Bounty Program. This “free” initial coin offering (ICO) is said to be a… Read More

Russia Follows USA to Tighten Cryptocurrency Regulation

The Russian Parliament has started finalizing a draft bill on cryptocurrency and digital tokens recognising them as assets that cannot be used in exchange for goods and services. The draft aims to define the scope of the regulations of cryptocurrencies, not their prohibition, according to… Read More

Overfunding: Plant-Based Restaurant Chain Stem + Glory Quickly Surpasses £350,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Stem + Glory, a UK-based restaurant chain, has quickly secured its initial 350,000 equity crowdfunding target on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding on Monday morning and by the afternoon surpassed the funding goal. Opened in October 2016, Stem + Glory describes itself as a… Read More

Mr. Wonderful Says Big Name Hotel to Launch $400 Million Initial Coin Offering (Video)

Kevin O’Leary, one of the sharks on Sharktank who calls himself Mr. Wonderful, was visiting with the team at CNBC Squawk Box yesterday when he discussed a forthcoming initial coin offering for a “very prestigious hotel brand” with the security being offered to global investors. … Read More

Eagle Brewing NZ Seeks $750,000 on PledgeMe to Fund New Kaiapoi Brewpub

  Christchurch craft brewery, Eagle Brewing NZ, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to raise up to $750,000 to fund the fit-out of their new Kaiapoi brewpub, The Port & Eagle. According to Eagle Brewing, the Port & Eagle is the brewery’s new brewpub… Read More

KODAKCoin to Issue SAFT, Seeks $176.5 Million ICO

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, KODAKCoin indicated its intent to raise up to $176.5 million in an initial coin offering. The Reg D 506c filing also indicated that KODAKCoin will be using a SAFT structure or a Simple Agreement for Future… Read More

Northern Monk Brewing Co. Closes Crowdcube Campaign After Achieving £1.5 Million

UK’s Northern Monk Brewing Company has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The brewery completed its funding round less than three weeks after launched and achieved £1.5 million from 2,161 investors. The company previously stated: “Initially based in a parent’s cellar, selling our wares at farmers… Read More

Vice Industry Token: Penthouse Launches Blockchain Platform & ICO for Adult Entertainment

Penthouse Global Media, publisher of the Penthouse magazine, has announced it will create a Vice Industry Token (VIT) for visitors to be able to pay and earn tokens across Penthouse’s original content, as well as comment on and vote for content. The Vice Token is a… Read More

Full Circle Brewing: First Equity Crowdfunded Brewery West of the Rockies

BreakAway Funding has successfully helped Full Circle Brewing complete a Reg CF crowdfunding round. According to the Breakaway website, Full Circle, Fresno, California’s longest running brewery, has raised $809,000. According to the filing with the SEC, the offer was seeking $1 million under Reg CF by… Read More

Emerald Metrics Signs Agreement with Tetracam for Cannabis Specific Tool as it Crowdfunds on SeedInvest with Side by Side Reg CF – Reg D Offer

Emerald Metrics has announced an exclusive agreement with Tetracam for the distribution of spectral imagers targeing the emerging Cannabis market. The partnership with Tetracam is said to allow Emerald to continue to help evolve the Tetracam cameras and build in Cannabis-specific firmware from Emerald Metrics…. Read More

UK Insurtech Honcho Secures £150,000 Investment From the Finance Durham Fund Nearly Two Months After Completing Crowdcube Round

Less than two months after it raised £829,370 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based insurtech Honcho has secured a £150,000 from the Finance Durham Fund.  As previously reported, Honcho is described as a reverse-auction marketplace where insurers enter a competitive real-time bidding process in order to… Read More