Tagged: crowdcube

Brief: City A.M. Teams Up With Crowdnetic to Launch a Website Dedicated to UK Crowdfinance data

City AM

On Thursday (March 5th), media outlet City A.M. announced it has partnered with Crowdnetic to launch a new website, CityAmCrowdwatch, which is dedicated to UK crowd finance data. According to City A.M., CityAMCrowdwatch features information on private UK-based companies that are publicly raising capital online through crowdfunding portals. Through the website, investors are able to… Read More

Crowdcube’s Investor Community Now Over 145,000. Tops £ 9 Million in Funding in February

Crowdcube on Taxi

UK based investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has shared they experienced the best month ever for number of registered users.  For the month of February over 15,000 joined the funding portal.  This jump in users has now boosted their “investor community” to over 145,000 individuals. While not all of those users may invest the platform’s growth… Read More

Online Menswear Retailer The Idle Man Quickly Raises £500,000 Equity Crowdfunding

The Idle Man

Menswear retailer The Idle Man quickly jumped out of the gate topping £500,000 in just two days of equity crowdfunding on Crowdcube.  The funding round benefited from a single private equity group that committed £449,990.  The balance was invested by 73 individual investors.  New investors were also given a perk of receiving 20% off all… Read More

Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms Join Ben & Jerry’s Hunt for Entrepreneurs

Ben & Jerry's Join Our Core

Yesterday Crowdfund Insider announced that Symbid has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2015 competition.  Now several UK crowdfunding platforms have revealed a similar partnership in the hunt for the “brightest social entrepreneurs in Europe”. As noted on the Join Our Core page; Seedrs, Crowdcube and Crowdfunder.uk are all participating in the event. Ben… Read More

Record Number of Investors Back JustPark on Crowdcube as Campaign Goes Into Overfunding

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JustPark has broken a funding record on Crowdcube. The App company has captured over 2400 investors attracting 3x more backers than any other offer in Crowdcube’s history. JustPark, a company that already lists BMW and Index Ventures as early investors, had sought a funding round in the amount of £1 million but easily passed that… Read More

Update: London’s Camden Town Brewery Continues to Find Success on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, London’s fourth largest brewery, Camden Town Brewery launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1.5 million for its booming business. Within nearly three weeks, the project has successfully captured over £855,000 thanks to nearly 860 investors. As previously reported, Camden Town Brewery was established in 2006 when founder Jasper Cuppaidge took over… Read More

Crowdcube Announces New Hires: Dean Mayer & Stuart Nicol Join Largest UK Equity Crowdfunding Platform

Dean Mayer Stuart Nicol

UK based Crowdcube has announced  two new hires as part of its strategic expansion of its senior team. According to a report from the crowdfunding platform, Dean Mayer has been appointed as Head of Debt and Stuart Nicol as Growth Director. Dean will develop Crowdcube’s new debt business, including its increasingly popular mini-bond offering. Stuart will… Read More

Crowdcube’s Luke Lang in Agreement with FCA Recent Regulatory Review

Luke Lang Crowdcube Quote

Last week Crowdfund Insider published a write up on the regulatory review completed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom. At that time Crowdfund Insider quoted the FCA document that summed things up: “We have seen the crowdfunding market continue to grow rapidly. We recognise that it is still early but, at present, we see no need to change… Read More

Enclothed Gets Dragons Den Boost. Doubles £400K Equity Crowdfunding Goal

Enclothed Founders Levi Young Dana Zingher

Enclothed, a bespoke shopping service that just closed its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube, raised £800,000 from 378 investors following a popular pitch on Dragons Den. The company initially intended on raising £400,000 but investor demand propelled the offer into overfunding boosted by the visit to the popular UK show. The largest single investment was… Read More

London’s JustPark Seeks to Grow Its Already Successful Parking Services Through £1 million Crowdcube Campaign

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London-based JustPark, formerly known as ParkatmyHouse.com, is seeking to raise £1 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The project launched earlier this month and has already captured over half of the initial goal thanks to nearly 1,200 investors. JustPark is apparently leading the disruption of the £50 billion global parking market by allowing its customers… Read More

London’s Shopping Website Enclothed Quickly Nabs Nearly £560,000 in Equity on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, London-based Enclothed, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £400,000. The website is considered a virtual “personal shopper” to men that are looking to avoid busy department stores and crazy clothing prices. Sharing details about the website, the Enclothed team stated, “Here at Enclothed, we believe the traditional shopping experience doesn’t work… Read More

investUP launches New Platform at Finovate Europe

Finovate Europe

investUP (known as UP), the crowdfunding supermarket, launches its platform at Finovate Europe. UP brings the P2B (P2P and equity coming soon) crowdfunding market together in one place, enabling users to invest via one centralised portfolio. It allows investors to search for deals from all their favorite crowdfunding sites, uniquely invest in these without leaving the… Read More

British Biotech Cell Therapy Successfully Raises Nearly £690,000 For Heart Medication on Crowdcube

Heart

Cell Therapy, British biotech company co-founded by Nobel Prize winner Sir Martin Evans, announced that it has raised £689,246 through crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to help cell-based regeneration medicine for heart trauma get to the market. The project’s description reads,”Cell Therapy Limited (CTL) has developed a breakthrough stem cell medicine, Heartcel that regenerates heart muscle damaged as a… Read More

Brief: Caterham F1 Racing Team Set to Auctioned Off Assets Just a Few Months After Crowdcube Success

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Last November, Caterham Formula One racing team took to crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £2.3 million to get to the season finale in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The project became super popular and even raised 1.1 million during its first three days on the platform. Unfortunately, Reuters reported that all hopes of securing the failed racing team looks… Read More

Compare & Share Returns to CrowdCube for Round 2

Compare and Share one stop

Compare & Share, a website that aggregates the sharing economy, has returned to the pages of Crowdcube for a second round of funding. The young company first raised capital on Crowdcube back in October of 2013.  The first crowdfunding round sought a raise of £50,000 but closed over 3 times that goal – claiming a… Read More

One Month into 2015: Die, Survive or Thrive? What Platforms Will Be The Winners of 2015?

The Crowd Quote

One month into 2015 and we’ve seen a lot of predictions being made.  But what is much harder to predict than exponential growth, is a selection of crowdfunding platforms that will be the winners of 2015! What are the platforms that we’ll have to watch and what qualities must these platforms display in order to… Read More

Taylor St Baristas Raises £1.8 Million in Mini-Bond Offer. Dividends Paid in Coffee or Cash.

Perfect Coffee Taylor St Baristas

  Raising capital on investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube, London based coffee perfectionists Taylor St Baristas has closed its mini-bond offer having topped its £1.5 million funding target.  According to Crowdcube, 504 investors contributed £1,864,000 for a security that generates an 8% annual rate of return on the 4 year bond.  Investors may also choose to… Read More

Crowdcube Investor Event

Once again we’re holding one of our popular investor events and we’d love you to come along. We will be showcasing a number of businesses that are currently pitching on Crowdcube. This is your opportunity to meet the entrepreneurs behind the businesses, find out more about their story, what makes their business tick and what… Read More

Alchemiya Becomes First Sharia’h Compliant Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider reported on Alchemiya, a premium online subscription-based video on demand platform for Muslim entertainment, which launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £60,000 so that it may expand its already growing services. It was known as the first Muslim media company to debut a public equity crowdfunding campaign. Alchemiya aims to… Read More

Debrett’s Dubs Crowdcube’s Co-Founder Darren Westlake One of Britain’s Most Influential Entrepreneurs

Darren Westlake CEO Crowdcube

Debrett‘s, an online source on British social skills, etiquette and style, recently announced its annual Britain’s 500 Most Influential List. This list features very well known people in British society and is carefully complied by independent panels of specialists in each field who has provided nominations for selections. Co-founder of Crowdcube, Darren Westlake, was selected… Read More