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Crowdcube Co-Founder Luke Lang Talks Crowdfunding & Its Benefits

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Offering up his insights about crowdfunding, Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang sat down with International Business Times to share details about the funding method and why so many are turning to it for their businesses/projects. While discussing the difficulties entrepreneurs have to finding angel investors to give to their… Read More

Plymouth Car Brand Wildcat Seeks £1.5M on Crowdcube For New Off-Road Vehicles

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Ready to expand its line of motorized vehicles, Plymouth-based Wildcat has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1.5 million for its new off-roadsters, the W22 and MV-LSV.  The raise represents a 15% equity stake in this 35 year old company.  There is also a tired reward program… Read More

Outdoor Product Designer FieldCandy Overfunds in Two Weeks on Crowdcube

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Earlier this week, Derbyshire-based FieldCandy recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £200,000 to continue growing its business. FieldCandy is described as an exciting design-led brand of outdoor lifestyle products. The company currently stocked in the UK, USA and Asia in leading retailers such as Harrods, Heal’s,… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Receives Recognition From the UK Business Angels Association

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Following its “Pitch to Rich,” equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced that its #FundedClub has been recognized by the UK Business Angels Association. The website shared: “The UKBAA Angel Investment Awards is a celebration of the acievements of some of the UK’s most exciting angel-backed businesses and angel investors. This… Read More

Darren Westlake Talks Crowdcube Success & Crowdfunding Growth

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Giving others an insight on the crowdfunding industry, Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake sat down with Business Money to discuss the UK platform and the funding method’s growth. During the interview, Westlake revealed that he is on a mission to bridge the gap between old school investors and new… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Italian Wine Cafe Veeno Turns to Funding Tree With a Mission to Raise £150,000 for Seven New Cafe Locations

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Going a different direction when it comes to its latest funding round, Crowdcube alum and Italian Wine Cafe, Veeninvest Ltd. (trading as Veeno) has launched a Funding Tree campaign to raise £150,000 for seven new locations. Veeno is described as a chain of premium Italian wine bars… Read More

Update: Job Search Engine Adzuna Captures Over £1.7M During the Final Days on Crowdcube

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With less than a week until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, UK job search engine Adzuna has surpassed its initial £1.5 million goal and has secured £1.7 thanks to 450 investors. Adzuna, which was co-founded by Andrew Hunter and Doug Monroe, has already attracts… Read More

Cornerstone Quickly Overfunds on Crowdcube: Aims to Expand Monthly Shaving Subscription Services

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Earlier this week, London startup Cornerstone took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with a mission to raise £500,000 so that it can start expanding its monthly men’s shaving subscription services. Within just days of its launch, the campaign successfully raised well over its initial goal and is… Read More

Pitch to Rich: JustPark, Fourex & Kino-Mo are Winners in Richard Branson’s Competition

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Richard Branson’s Pitch to Rich competition completed today with each finalist competing to share over £1 million in cash and prizes. Competing for the recognition were three crowdfunded companies: JustPark, Fourex and Cauli Rice. Each of these companies raised capital on Crowdcube so this is… Read More

Legendary Musician & Entrepreneur Dave Stewart, Shares Insight on FAB Financial, Ideas Britain, Crowdfunding & Forthcoming Projects

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    Known for sporting a natty brown fedora, Stewart literally wears many hats. Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dave Stewart is a producer, author, director, photographer, filmmaker, and philanthropist whose music career spans three decades and more than 100 million album sales, highlighted by his collaboration with Annie… Read More

First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign On Crowdcube NZ Launches; Features Cloud Software Firm Collect Group

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In the first equity crowdfunding deal for Crowdcube NZ, an extension of Crowdcube UK, cloud software firm Collect Group seeks to raise funds for its marketing and loyalty software, according to New Zealand publication Stuff. Crowdcube NZ is being run in New Zealand by Wellington boutique investment bank Armillary Private… Read More

Biggest Single Equity Crowdfunding Investment Ever? One Investor Backs Sugru with £1 Million

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Sugru, raising equity on Crowdcube, rocketed past £1 Million in just 4 days earlier this month.  The crowdfunding campaign benefitted by a solid consumer base of users and an expanding retail network.  Sugru is moldable glue, described as 21st century duct tape.  Early on in… Read More

London’s Albion Tea Hits Crowdcube With A Mission to Raise £180,000 Pub For Tea “Brew”

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London-based Albion Tea has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £180,000 to bring its pub for tea “Brew” concept to the market. Albion Tea is currently on a mission to restore prestige to the UK’s national drink by converting consumers to loose-leaf tea. It… Read More

Cauli Rice, JustPark & Fourex Still in the Running for Pitch to Rich

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  On June 26th three winners will be announced in Richard Branson’s Pitch to Rich competition.  There are 9 finalists in the running, three of which are crowdfunding alumni. Cauli Rice, JustPark and Fourex each raised capital on investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The nine in the… Read More

Motorcycle Clothing Line Arc-On Launches Crowdcube Initiative For New Gloves

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Earlier this month, established British motorcycle clothing company, Arc-On, took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £65,000 to continue the development of its new gloves. The company was launched by Ian Gillett to design and manufacture top quality motorcycle clothing. Its description reads: “[Arc-On is] an established,… Read More

UK Coffee & Cocktail Group Grind Opens £750,000 Mini-Bond on Crowdcube

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Grind, the coffee and cocktail company behind UK shops Shoreditch Grind, Soho Grind, Holborn Grind and London Grind, recently launched a mini-bond on Crowdcube  to raise 750,000 for expansion and to take control of its supply chain. Grind was established in London by coffee enthusiasts David Abrahamovitch and… Read More

16 Year Old Raises Capital on Crowdcube for “Social Marley” a Social Media Management Tool

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Ben Towers may now claim Crowdcube’s youngest ever individual to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign.  Ben is a 16 year old that has created a social media platform called Social Marley and he is hoping to raise £100,000 for a 15% stake in his startup…. Read More

Camden Town Brewery Reportedly Receives Offer to Be Purchased Far Above Crowdfunding Valuation

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Camden Town Brewery ran a successful crowdfunding round on Crowdcube raising £2.8 million from over 2200 investors recently. The initial pitch was to raise £1.5 million for a 3% equity stake.  The funding round raised a bit of a stir though as the valuation was… Read More

UK Startup Ikee Debuts Crowdcube Campaign For New Device That Is An All-In-One Phone & Tablet Accessory Solution

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This week, Newcastle-based company Ikee launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise 80,000 for its self-titled compact phone and table accessory. The Ikee is described as an all-in-one solution for phone and tablet accessories. It is compact in size and is packed with technology that allows users to… Read More

Richard Branson’s Pitch to Rich Competition Has Multiple Crowdfunded Companies in the Running to Win

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Winning a £1 million prize is no small thing.  On June 26th, Richard Branson will reveal the winning company in each category in a live event in London.  Pitch to Rich 2015 is now in the semi-finalist round after winnowing it down from thousands to… Read More