Tagged: crowdcube

BlueGem Capital Partners Aquires Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Wool and the Gang

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On Tuesday, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced the acquisition of its #FundedClub member, Wool and the Gang. The London-based DIY fashion brand was acquired by BlueGem Capital Partners. Crowdcube also reported since 2013 more than 5 million has been returned to investors following the exits… Read More

Mondo Team Reveals Top 10 Potential Names After Rebranding to Monzo

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Last week, Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Mondo, announced it has rebranded to Monzo during a live video presentation. The company declared earlier this summer it was changing its name after an undisclosed company with the similar name challenged it and the company allowed its fans to… Read More

Womenswear Brand BirdSong Seeks Funds on Crowdcube to Expand Team and Continue Product Development

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BirdSong, a London-based womenswear brand, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise 75,000 as it prepares for expansion of both its products and team. Founded just two years ago by feminists Sarah Beckett and Sophie Slater, the ethical women clothing company has made… Read More

Hybrid Air Vehicles Confirms: Airlander 10 Made Contact With Power Line Outside Airfield Before Crash Landing

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Following the Airlander 10 crash landing during its second test flight yesterday, Hybrid Air Vehicles announced what happened to the aircraft just before it made that rough ground contact. The wing-shaped aircraft is notably able to fly for up to five days at a time if… Read More

Creators of gamesGRABR Return to Crowdcube: Seeks £250,000 For New SaaS Social Platform “GRABR”

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The creators of the platforms gamesGRABR and bookGRABR, have returned to equity crowdfunding portal Crowdcube to raise £250,000 for its new SaaS social media platform, GRABR. The new site is set to allow brands to create their own social network and engage directly with consumers.  Those that use… Read More

Hybrid Air Vehicles’ Airlander 10 Crashes During Second Test Flight (Video)

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Just one week after its exciting and highly anticipated first flight, Hybrid Air Vehicles’ Airlander 10 experienced an issue and crashed during the final minutes of its second test flight on Wednesday. Airlander 10 is a wing-shaped aircraft that can fly for up to five… Read More

On The Go: Family Transportation Mobile Service OneLane Captures Over £80,000 on Crowdcube

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Last week, creators of the app-based family transportation service OneLane launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £200,000 for growth. Founded just one year ago, the app initially operates in London and its team consists of alums from JustEat, Groupon and E-Car Club. OneLane employees… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member LUMO Set to Launch Kickstarter For Three New Products

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Crowdcube #FundedClub member, LUMO, is set to return to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise funds for three new products next month. The company took to its Twitter account to announced the big news on Tuesday. The countdown is on. New things coming your way on… Read More

Marketplace LawyerFair Seeks £360,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Online Legal Services

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LawyerFair, a curated marketplace for buying and selling of commercial legal services, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £360,000 as it looks to expand its legal services and team. Founded in 2014, LawyerFair states it helps companies save legal fees by matching the… Read More

Innovation Birmingham Announces Strategic Partnership With Crowdcube

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On Monday, Innovation Birmingham announced it formed a strategic partnership with equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube as a way to encourage successful fundraising efforts for startups and early stage businesses. This announcement comes just after the completion of Innovation Birmingham’s iCentrum building and the launch of Serendip… Read More

Crowdcube Reports: “We’re Excited to Announce That Our 300,000th Member Has Joined” (Infographic)

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Following the success of its recent self-running crowdfunding campaign, Crowdcube announced it now officially has 300,000 members on its funding portal. The website confirmed on Friday: “We’re excited to announce that our 300,000th member has joined Crowdcube. Our ever-growing crowd of everyday, sophisticated and high net… Read More

Mondo Set to Announce New Name Next Thursday

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Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Mondo, may have officially picked its new name! Earlier this summer, the company announced plans to rebrand after “an undisclosed company with a similar name” was challenging them. Mondo previously stated: “It can be painful to change the name of a product, but… Read More

Hybrid Air Vehicles Chief Test Pilot: “It Was a Privilege to Fly the Airlander For the First Time & It Flew Wonderfully”

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Following Airlander 10’s first flight on Wednesday (August 17th), Hybrid Air Vehicles revealed more details about its highly-anticipated aircraft’s maiden voyage. Last year, Hybrid Air Vehicles debuted its first campaign on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £2 million for the Airlander 10. During the round, the… Read More

Location App Wave Raises Over £375,000 Two Days After Crowdcube Debut

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On Tuesday, Spanish startup Wave launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise 500,000 for its location smartphone app. Within just two days of its debut, the initiative scored over £375,000 from more than 100 investors. Wave is described as a free smartphone app… Read More

Hybrid Air Vehicles’ Airlander 10 Makes First Flight From Cardington Sheds (Video)

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And we officially have lift off! Hybrid Air Vehicles’ highly-anticipated aircraft, Airlander 10 has officially made its first maiden voyage from Cardington Sheds in Bedfordshire. This news comes just a few days after the company had to reschedule the launch due to technical difficulties.  Hybrid Air… Read More

Crowdcube Alum The New Craftsmen Announces Burberry Partnership For Makers House During London Fashion Week

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On Tuesday, Crowdcube success, The New Craftsmen, announced it has teamed up with famous fashion brand, Burberry, on Makers House, which is described as a temporary space in central London during London’s Fashion Week. Back in spring 2014, The New Craftsmen successfully raised £171,580 from… Read More

Hybrid Air Vehicles Preps For Airlander 10’s First Flight

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Following the unexpected delay of Airlander 10’s maiden voyage, Hybrid Air Vehicles announced on Wednesday that the highly-anticipated aircraft is almost ready for its first flight. As previously reported, Airlander 10 is described as a wing-shaped aircraft that can fly for up to five days at… Read More

Crowdcube Finishes Self-Crowdfunding Round With Over £8M From More Than 3,700 Investors

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Following the closing of its latest equity crowdfunding round, the team at Crowdcube announced they have successfully secured over £8 million from more than 3,700 crowd investors. Last month, Crowdcube launched the campaign and due to the size of the funding round, the equity crowdfunding platform had to… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Hybrid Air Vehicles Delays Airlander 10’s First Flight Due to Technical Issues

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Over the weekend, Crowdcube #FundedClub member Hybrid Air Vehicle announced the Airlander 10’s maiden voyage was officially canceled due to a reported technical issue. The situation happened just a few days after the aircraft completed its first hangar exit.  Airlander 10 is described as a wing-shaped aircraft… Read More