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Landbay: From Prelaunch to Established Platform, How Crowdfunding Fueled Business Growth

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  John Goodall and Gray Stern launched their company, Landbay, with the help of Seedrs.  Before their website was even live, Goodall and Stern were raising seed capital on the crowdfunding platform for their vision of mortgage finance.  Their first funding round was for only £50,000… Read More

Dollar Shave Club Raised Money on AngelList & Just Sold for $1 Billion

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AngelList is not always pounding the table on the many successful companies that have graced the pages of the accredited crowdfunding platform. But this past week there was a pretty big exit and some AngelList investors were fortunate enough to get in early. Dollar Shave… Read More

Crowdcube Declares: We’ve Just Welcomed the 3,000th Person To Our Crowd of Investors

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Just a few days after launching its new equity crowdfunding round, Crowdcube announced it has officially welcomed the 3,000th person to its crowd of investors. The company launched its highly anticipated campaign earlier this week and within the first 24 hours, the platform raised over £6… Read More

Overfunding: SuperMeat Surpasses $100,000 Target Goal on Indiegogo

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Less than two weeks after launching its Indiegogo campaign, collaborative startup SuperMeat has successfully secured its $100,000 funding goal. The company, which consists of scientist, conscious meat eaters, vegans, environmentalists, and health advocates, launched the crowdfunding campaign to create a new system that will end… Read More

SeedUps Canada First Funded Company Partners with NewLeaf Airline

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Jump On Flyways has inked a partnership with NewLeaf, a Canadian discount airline, a nice validation of their business. Jump On Flyways was the first offer funded on SeedUps Canada several years back. Jump On Flyways will provide technology to allow potential airline passengers to… Read More

Ten Year Celebration: Rock Band Buckcherry Launches PledgeMusic Campaign to Re-Release “15”

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This week, American rock band Buckcherry launched a new PledgeMusic campaign to raise funds so that they may re-release their hit platinum album 15 on its tenth anniversary. The album features some of the band’s biggest hits, including Crazy B*tch and Sorry.  The group, which consists of current bandmates Josh Todd,… Read More

Bitmap Books’ NES/Famicom Kickstarter Relaunches Despite Nintendo Copyright Block

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Despite Nintendo issuing a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) again Bitmap Books over its Kickstarter-funding NES Famicom Book, the initiative was able to relaunch and successfully secured over $265,000 USD. Earlier this month, the gaming giant announced the DMCA notice, which stated the copyrighted materials in… Read More

Turning Android Smartphones Into Laptops: Andromium Scores Over $400,000 on Kickstarter For Superbook

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On Thursday, California startup Andromium launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for The Superbook, which turns Android smartphones into laptops. The device is described as a smart laptop shell that consists of an 11.6″ HD screen, keyboard, and multi-touch trackpad. It offers over 8… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Hosting LiveStreamed Ignition Event for Companies Raising Capital Online

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NextGen Crowdfunding will be holding its next “Ignition” event next week (July 27) featuring several interesting companies using crowdfunding to raise capital.  NextGen pioneered its Ignition format at SXSW this past year.  Presenters will be raising capital under either Reg CF or Reg A+ (Title… Read More

Internet Incubator WebStart Bristol Returns to Seedrs to Raise £50,000

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WebStart Bristol has returned to Seedrs with a mission to raise £50,000. The internet incubator opened in January 2014 following its first campaign on the equity crowdfunding platform in 2013. The incubator revealed that after its first two successful Seedrs initiatives, the first cohort of ten companies… Read More

Pokemon Go Lovers: Indiegogo Shares Five Crowdfunded Projects For Catching Pokemon

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With Pokemon Go continuing to be a huge success in the app world, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo revealed five crowdfunded projects for those aspiring Pokemon trainers looking to catch em’ all. The funding portal shared: “Have you found yourself crawling under small spaces, running down… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunder UK Success Wildcraft Brewery Named Instantprint’s July Instant Love Winner

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Crowdfunder UK alum Wildcraft Brewery was selected as Instantprint’s July Instant Love winner. Last month, the crowdfunding platform announced it teamed up with InstantPrint to provide projects with some “Instant Love” each month. The duo is set to provide campaigns with a free poster design… Read More

Vana Koutsomitis’ DatePlay Quickly Surpasses £120,000 Funding Goal on Seedrs

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Success! The Apprentice runner-up Vana Koutsomitis’ dating app, DatePlay, has surpassed its initial £120,000 funding goal and has raised over £146,000 from nearly 100 investors on Seedrs. DatePlay is described as an app that combines dating and games. It uses fun, easy-to-play games to learn more about… Read More

Peak Design Returns to Kickstarter & Secures $1M in 24 Hours For Everyday Line

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California startup Peak Design returned to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter earlier this month to raise $500,000 for four new bags of its Everyday line. Within 24 hours, the company’s initiative not only surpassed its initial goal but also went on to captured over $1 million. It is… Read More

Nightdive Studios Confirms: “System Shock” Remake on Track For PS4 Release Following Kickstarter Campaign

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With seven days until System Shock Kickstarter closes, Nightdive Studios announced the remake is on track for PlayStation 4 (PS4) video game console release. As previously reported, The studio took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for the video game and surpassed $450,000 in less than 24 hours. The… Read More

Kenna Cybersecurity Fundraises on OurCrowd: Vulnerability Management

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Among other sentiments, cybersecurity with particular reference to email and servers, have been buzzwords throughout the RNC that’s been occupying Cleveland these last days. Cybersecurity, seeking protection from having privacy compromised at home or at work both nationally and globally, remains a top priority. Large corporations face millions of… Read More

Piece of Cake: London’s Bakery Genuine Cakes Launches AngelsDen Campaign to Expand Operations

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London bakery, Genuine Cakes (also known as GC) has recently launched an AngelsDen campaign to raise £250,000 as it prepared to expand into the central part of the city. The company, which is owned by cake designer Marie Sinclair and business partner Sach Singh, provides… Read More

De La Soul Releases New Single “Royalty Capes” As They Prepare For Kickstarter Album Launch (Video)

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With nearly a month until De La Soul releases their highly anticipated Kickstarter album, And The Anonymous Nobody, the group has unveiled a new single track called Royalty Capes.  Back in 2015, the hip-hop group, which consists of Vincent Mason, David Jude Jolicoeur, and Kelvin “Posdnous” Mercer, took… Read More

Overfunding: Mindful Chef Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target Just One Week After Seedrs Launch

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One week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, London-based healthy meal delivery service, Mindful Chef, has successfully secured its initial  £400,000 funding goal. As previously reported, Mindful Chef is described as a young company that makes healthy eating easy by delivering all the good-for-you ingredients to create… Read More

Brief: RealtyShares Investors Raise $2.6M For Arlington, Texas Multi-Family Complex Purchase

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Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday investors on its website have raised a total of $2.6 million for Parkside Townhomes, a 144-unit multifamily complex in Arlington, Texas. It was revealed a 98 accredited investors participated in the equity offering, averaging more than $25,000 per investment…. Read More