Tagged: crowdcube

Beauhurst Asks Questions about easyProperty Valuation

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Beauhurst recently posted a comment about the successfully equity crowdfunding raise of easyProperty on Crowdcube.  After Private Equity Guru Jon Moulton” questioned the valuation of the not yet live platform quoted at £67 million it appears that research firm Beauhurst dug a bit further to do a comparison. Beauhurst stated; “… it’s notable that in return for… Read More

UK’s Rollasole Surpasses £150,000 Equity Crowdfunding Goal on Crowdcube; Nears £175,000

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Bristol-based Rollasole launched a Crowdcube equity crowdfunding campaign earlier this month to raise £150,000 for the expansion of its shoe company. Within a few weeks, the campaign reached well over its initial goal and has raised over £174,000 thanks to 87 investors. Rollasole is dubbed a “form of rolled footwear designed to be compact enough… Read More

Edinburgh’s SuperJam Launches £250,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube; Jumps to Nearly £91,000

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Setting out to expand its franchise, Edinburgh-based company SuperJam turned to Crowdcube for its £250,000 crowdfunding campaign. The company is said to be known for its delicious jams and popularity in the UK region. Funds from the project will help SuperJam make its way into other countries such as China and Japan. According to the Herald… Read More

AltFi Awards Recognizes New Financial Innovators

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AltFinance News celebrated innovation in finance yesterday with their AltFi Awards 2014. The ceremony was held at the Vinopolis in London and recognized a diverse group financial industry participants including crowdfunding and peer to peer lending sites.  The big winner for the night was RateSetter who took home three different trophies. The companies receiving awards… Read More

easyProperty is Easily Funded on Crowdcube

EasyProperty

easyProperty, the most recent addition to the easyGroup, has successfully closed their equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube.  The startup was founded by Robert Ellice, with the support of Stelios Haji Ionnou, the billionaire founder of easyJet.  The offer on Crowdcube had an initial goal of raising £1 million but closed over-funded at £1.42 million with the… Read More

UK Self Serve Frozen Yogurt Company Launches £285,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube For Expansion

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Seeking to expand its frozen yogurt business, UK-based company Samba Swirl launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £285,000. Samba Swirl, a trading name of Obal Solutions, Ltd., reportedly opened the first ever self-serve frozen yogurt shop in the UK in 2010. With much excitement, fun customer experience, and over 50 flavors/topping, the company… Read More

Crowdcube Partners with Escape the City on “Escape School”

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Escape the City was an early equity crowdfunding success on Crowdcube. The team at Crowdcube acknowledged their unique success, of quickly raising £600,000 in just 14 days, by crowning Escape the City “Pitch of the Year” in 2012.  Escape the city is a a website that helps professionals to make career transitions – leave the drab cubicle… Read More

Chilango’s £2.16 Million in Burrito Bonds (Infographic)

Chilango Mini Bond Successfully Funded

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has created a cool infographic sharing some insight into the first mini-bond ever to be offered online.  Chilango, a hugely popular London restaurant chain, launched the mini-bond offering earlier this year to lead the way.  Dubbed the “Burrito Bond” the securities offer raised £2.16 million while ushering in a new type… Read More

EasyProperty Looks to Raise £1 Million Equity Crowdfunding

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Billionaire founder of Easy-Jet, Sir Stelios Haji-Iannou, is going the equity crowdfunding route to finance his latest venture – online real estate startup EasyProperty.  Sir Stelios has offered 1.5% ownership in the new company for a substantial £1 million.  The offer, listed earlier today on Crowdcube, is scheduled to run for only two weeks.  Sir… Read More

EMR Detector Company “Sensory Perspectives” Lists Share Offer on Crowdcube

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Sensory Perspective Ltd, is offering 25% equity in the small company for £1.15 million on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.  The offer, only recently launched, has so far captured the interest of 23 investors -with the single largest coming in at £75,000. Sensory Perspective has developed a consumer, handheld device that can detect, and measure electromagnetic… Read More

Chupamobile Raises $1.3M on Crowdcube for Expansion

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Chupamobile, wants to be the one-stop destination for anyone dreaming to launch an app or a game.  The company announced today (September 2nd) that it has completed a $1.3 million equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube in the 20 days since the launch. This is the second crowdfunding round the company has completed on Crowdcube having successfully funded a… Read More

Fitness Venture 1Rebel Tops £1.5 Million Equity Crowdfunding

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UK based fitness startup 1Rebel has successfully raised £1,559,370 on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.  The offer was launched this past July and quickly jumped towards their final goal.  A single investor contributed £575,000 in the funding round giving it a substantial boost. The round closed overfunded at 136% of goal. 1Rebel was founded by the… Read More

Crowdcube Accepting Applicants for Accelerator Program

Crowdcube Accelerator

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube is now accepting applicants for its accelerator program.  The program is looking for companies that expect to raise capital in the next few months.  Selected companies will get assistance in prepping their business to become investment ready – and of course an opportunity to list on Crowdcube. The last Accelerator program… Read More

Astar Pets Raises Equity to Bring Services to Pet Lovers Everywhere

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Seeking to help pet lovers with their needs, Astar Pets is seeking to raise £400,000 through the crowdfunding platform CrowdCube for its extensive services for those who love their fur babies. According to the campaign’s website, Astar Pet’s is on a mission to help pet lovers find everything they need to truly enjoy every moment… Read More

Odyssey Airlines, First Cross Border Offering, Passes £1 Million on Crowdcube

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Odyssey Airlines, a UK based airlines that will offer business class only, transatlantic flights, has passed the £1 million mark crowdfunding on Crowdcube.  This represents 104% of their targeted raise on Crowdcube.  As of today the amount stood at £1,049,230 for over 5% equity in the company. Odyssey is currently doing a simultaneous equity crowdfunding… Read More

Chilango Talks Mini-Bonds with The Economist

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Chilango, a UK based Mexican restaurant chain, was the first mini-bond ever to go the crowdfunding route.  Called the “Burrito Bond” the offer for the 4 year security with an 8% coupon launched this past June and quickly funded hitting its initial goal of raising £1 million on Crowdcube. The campaign is now in over-funding mode… Read More

Hubbub, Crowdfunding for Universities, Raises Equity on Crowdcube

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Hubbub is a crowdfunding platform.  They offer their services to universities and other educational entities to fundraise for student projects, faculty or just about whatever the institution desires.  Their core product is a white label offer that is branded to work with engaged communities. Now they are looking to expand.  So what do they do?… Read More

Crowdcube Shares Advice on Equity Crowdfunding

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Offering up some words of wisdom when it comes to equity crowdfunding, Crowdcube shared strategic insight in a post titled 7 Points Investors Should Consider. The platform provided advice for a wide range of equity topics including how to handle risk and skeptical investors. Investing on crowdfunding sites is increasing in popularity. Crowdcube has seen… Read More

Water-to-Go Secures Its Initial £125,000 And More on Crowdcube

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Caddington-based Water-to-Go Ltd surpassed its crowdfunding target of £125,000 (US$ 210,000) on Crowdcube and closed to £167,000 with more than three weeks left for further investment. This was after major high street banks refused to lend against property assets valued at several multiples of the requested funding amount. Per the campaign’s website, Water-to-Go is a personal water… Read More

Chilango Co-Founder Eric Partaker Talks Burrito Bonds (Video)

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Eric Partaker, co-founder of UK restaurant chain Chulango, recently hit the studios of SkyNews to chat up their “Burrito Bond” offer listing on Crowdcube.  Chilango was the first ever “mini-bond” offer on the crowdfunding platform paving the way for other companies to leverage the internet with debt crowdfunding. The offer was originally seeking to raise… Read More