UK’s Gower Brewery Launches Crowdcube Initiative: Seeks £350,000 to Expand Keg Products


This week, UK-based Gower Brewery took to equity crowdfunding portal Crowdcube to raise £350,000 as it prepares to expand its keg products. The brewery has sold more than 700,000 pints of beer across five countries in the past 12 months alone. The company, which was established just… Read More

Canterbury Company Knewe Biosystems Announces Upcoming PledgeMe Campaign For New Cow Prebiotic Supplement

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Canterbury Researchers from Knewe Biosystems Limited announced on Friday they are launching a campaign on New Zealand’s equity crowdfunding platform, PledgeMe. The company is seeking to raise funds to develop and patent a new prebiotic supplement to improve digestive ability in cows and other livestock. Sharing… Read More

Brief: Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Hybrid Air Vehicles Named Nominee of the 2016 Wired Audi Innovation Awards

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  On Friday, Crowdcube alum Hybrid Air Vehicles announced it was nominated for the 2016  Wired Audi Innovation Awards. This award show is designed to highlight and celebrate people (or businesses) achieving extraordinary things. Hybrid Air Vehicles shared the exciting news on Twitter: We’ve been nominated for the #wiredaudiawards… Read More

Söderlund International’s HUONE Hotel Nears €500,000 Funding Goal During the Final Days on Invesdor

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With less than a week until its Invesdor campaign comes to an end, Söderlund International’s HUONE Hotel has secured nearly  €475,000. The unusual hotel is seeking a minimum of €500,000 for its new Singapore location. HUONE is described as a meeting and events hotel, which means NO actual bedrooms. Since its launch in 2012, HUONE… Read More

London Fintech Startup CityFALCON Seeks £150,000 on Seedrs For Expansion & Product Development Efforts


London fintech startup, CityFALCON, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £150,000 as it prepares for expansion of its personalized financial news feed. The company, which has received awards from Twitter, Ontario, UBS, SB, stated it is redefining how financial news is sourced,… Read More

Creators of Popular App “Zombies, Run!” App Return to Kickstarter For New Board Game Version


Earlier this week, the creators of the running app, Zombies, Run! returned to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise £50,000 for its board game version. The team successfully secured over £55,000 for the app in 2011 from 3,464 backers. The new board game will allow 2 to… Read More

Update: Zane Lamprey’s Adv3nture Hoodie Scores Over $700,000 on Kickstarter


With less than three weeks until Zane Lamprey’s ADV3NTURE Hoodie Kickstarter comes to an end, the former Chug’s host has successfully secured more than $700,000 from over 5,400 backers. Lamprey stated that he and his team spent the past two years re-inventing the Drinking Jacket, he secured… Read More

Overfunding: Premium Cranberry Cider Brand Cranes Secures Seedrs Funding Goal

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Just a couple of weeks after launching its Seedrs crowdfunding campaign, premium cranberry cider brand, Cranes, has successfully secured its initial £95,000 funding goal. As previously reported, the company’s drinks are 100% natural and offer a high juice content over 16%, has only 99 calories per bottle,… Read More

Travel Website Vakay Announces Promotional Partnership With Uber After Crowdcube Launch


Vakay, a holiday search platform, recently launched a campaign on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. The company is seeking to raise £100,000 for the development of its website features and marketing. The new travel website, which was incorporated in 2015, offers users destination recommendations based on their budget… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Roster Continues to Grow: Hayes MacArthur, Tyler Labine, & Will Sasso joins Cast (Video)

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On Wednesday, Broken Lizard, the production studio behind the anticipated comedy Super Troopers 2,  announced Hayes MacArthur, Tyler Labine, and Will Sasso has joined the Indiegogo-funded film’s cast. This news comes just days after Rob Lowe and Emmanuelle Chriqui were named as castmates. Broken Lizard successfully secured over… Read More

World of Zing Seeks £150,000 on Crowdcube For New Production Facility


This week, World of Zing debuted its crowdfunding initiative on Crowdcube. The company is seeking £150,000. Launched in 2014 (although the company states it considers itself the pioneers of exotic and fine ingredients since 1968) by Pritesh Mody, World of Zing offers a range of both food… Read More

Bar Chain BurningNight Group Secures Over £500,000 Within First Week on Crowdstacker


BurningNight Group, a city center bar chain, successfully raised over £500,000 within the first week of its crowdfunding campaign on UK’s peer-to-peer lending platform, Crowdstacker. The company is currently offering 7% p.a. interest to those investing in the £3.5 million raise. It is looking to expand its chain… Read More

Big Indiegogo Announcement: Users May Now Use Apple Pay on the Web

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On Wednesday, Indiegogo announced it now supports Apple Pay on the web. Backers may use Apple Pay in the Safari web browser on iPhone, iPad, and Mac to back campaigns on the global crowdfunding platform. This news comes nearly two years after Indiegogo incorporated the… Read More

E-Bike Brand FreeFlow Technologies Surpasses AngelsDen’s Second Funding Goal

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Earlier this month, UK-based startup FreeFlow Technologies returned to AngelsDen, seeking nearly £120,000 for the development of its light power to weight e-bike. The company raised £380,000 on the equity crowdfunding campaign in 2014. Now, it has found success for the second time as it has secured its funding… Read More

Success: London Juice Brand Daily Dose Overfunds First Week on Crowdcube


Last week, London-based juice brand, Daily Dose, launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company was originally seeking a minimum of £75,000 and within a matter of days, the initiative successfully secured the funding goal. It is now nearly £113,000 thanks to over 160 investors. As previously… Read More

Correction: Jibo’s Indiegogo Still Up & Running. Fake Campaign Pulled


Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider published an article on the Jibo (since removed), a home robot that raised funding on Indiegogo back in 2014. A Jibo imposter page was posted on Indiegogo and was subsequently pulled by the crowdfunding platform’s Trust and Customer Happiness team. In error, an… Read More

Indiegogo Announces Arrow Electronics’ $1M Flashing Funding


On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced its partner, Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), is set to offer eligible entrepreneurs $1 million in flash funding. The global crowdfunding platform revealed, starting this October, eligible campaign organizers will have a shot at part of Arrow’s million dollar prize. As previously reported, Indiegogo and… Read More

Crowdcube Success Plumen Announces New Light Bulb “Plumen 003”

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Just a couple months after securing £695,680 from its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based energy-saving light bulb manufacturer, Plumen announced the launch of its new lightbulb, “Plumen 003.” The company has created energy-saving lighting, using design and beauty to inspire adoption of sustainable lighting technology. Plumen reported that an estimated… Read More