Tagged: crowdcube

EMOOV Closes at £2.6 Million, 2.5X Over Initial Crowdfunding Goal

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Online estate agency firm eMoov closed its equity crowdfunding campaign at £2,615,530, trouncing their initial goal of £1 million for a 5% stake in the firm. eMoov ended up selling 12.1& of the firm. eMoov stated the offer was the highest amount ever raised on… Read More

17 Funding Initiatives Providing Alternative to Traditional Banking Endorsed by Catalan Government

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In the days since the 27 September vote, Catalonia’s call for independence and regional election results have reignited debates against the Spanish government’s longstanding refusal to allow an independence referendum.   There has also been a call for freedom in finance, specifically a call for… Read More

EMOOV Jumps Over £2.2 Million as VCs Increase Investment

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eMoov, crowdfunding on Crowdcube, has jumped to over £2.282 million as two venture capital groups increased their investment in the online estate agent firm.  Both Episode 1 Ventures and Maxfield Capital Partners have added to their original commitments.  Swiss VC firm Startive Ventures has also… Read More

Crowdcube Update: 300 Raises. 200,000 Members (Infographic)

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This week, UK equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced that it has hit a new milestone. The investment platform has now successfully funded 300 raises. The platform explained: “Today we have over 200,000 members and an ever growing network of growth stage businesses approaching Crowdcube, and… Read More

Larger Than Life & Overfunding On Crowdcube: IoLight’s High-Res Mobile Microscope Displays Images On Phone

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Normally, the larger the bug (or worse, spider) that frisks across my path, the stronger my tendency to cringe. But a little–actually, a lot–closer, and aspects of that skittering speck become almost beautiful: a lace wing, a multifaceted eye. ioLight, maker of a high-resolution portable microscope… Read More

Middlewich-Based Amarya Seeks £300,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Online Beauty Marketplaces

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Amarya Ltd.,  the company behind LoveLula.com, Balm Balm 100% Organic Skincare and ManOrganic.com, recently launched a Crowdcube campaign with a mission to raise £300,000 for online beauty website expansions. Amarya’s LoveLula currently has over 200 brands and more than 4,000 different products. It considers itself a multiple-award… Read More

Powered Now’s Second Crowdcube Initiative Captures £575,000

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Over the weekend app developer, Powered Now closed its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, officially raising a total of £574,770. Powered Now surpassed its initial target of £350,000 by 64% and this amount ensured Crowdcube was the first equity crowdfunding platform to smash the £100 million… Read More

Wagging Tail Approved: BorrowMyDoggy Launches Crowdcube Initiative For Matching Dog Lover Services

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BorrowMyDoggy, a Southwark-based startup that connects dog owners with local dog lovers across the UK and Ireland for walks, sitting and happy holidays, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £575,000 to expand its services. The company, which was founded by dog lover Rikke Rosenlund, shared that through… Read More

Crowdcube Success LOVESPACE Moves to New London Headquarters; Unveils JustGiving Campaign For Cancer Research


Continuing to expand its distinctive storage business, Crowdcube success and 2014 Startup’s Crowdfunded Business of the Year Award winner, LOVESPACE, announced it has moved its headquarters from Kennington, South London, to the City. The company, which was founded by Streetcar co-founder and entrepreneur Brett Akker, won the award in… Read More

London’s Workspace Startup Spacehop Seeks £120,000 on Crowdcube to Continue Expansion

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Spacehop, a London-based startup that’s considered to be known as the “airbnb for workspace,” has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £120,000 goal in return for 10.71% equity. Spacehop provides a new and unique opportunity for people to share their homes or… Read More

Fashion for Change Seeks £300,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Online Fashion-Recycling Boutique

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Last week, Stroud-based startup Fashion for Change launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £300,000 for the expansion of its online fashion-recycling boutique. Fashion For Change, which was created by experienced entrepreneur Isla D’Aubigny, is described as an online fashion-recycling boutique dedicated to fundraising. It enables donors to easily… Read More

Obstacle Course Racing Event ROCKSOLID Seeks £350,000 on Crowdcube For Lifestyle Brand Expansion


Brave runners, unite! ROCKSOLID, a themed-obstacle course racing event held in Exeter and Milton Keynes, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £350,000 to expand its lifestyle brand. Much like Tough Mudder and The Warrior Dash (both of which I have participated in), ROCKSOLID… Read More

CrowdRating Launches in UK to Separate “Wheatfromchaff” in Equity Crowdfunding

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CrowdRating, a new platform servicing the equity crowdfunding industry in the UK, has launched operations to provide potential investors with an advisory service for listings on crowdfunding sites. The new platform, founded by Modwenna Rees-Mogg and Alex Heath, went live this week with 30 different reports…. Read More

Brief: Alquity, UK Asset Management Company, Raising Funds On Crowdcube To Become $1B Fund By 2019

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For Alquity, a $100m high-growth UK-based asset management company, the road to becoming a $1 billion fund runs through Crowdcube. The company is raising £500k via the crowdfunding platform to support its growth objective of becoming a $1 billion fund by 2019. Funds raised will be used… Read More

Entrepreneur Anthony Eskinazi Reveals How Record Breaking Crowdfunding Initiative Saved His Business “JustPark”

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Earlier this year, Parking innovator JustPark launched its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube and immediately gained not only funding but a ton of attention. JustPark is seeking to lead the disruption of the £50 billion global parking market by allowing its customers to book off-street parking spaces online wherever and… Read More

UK’s Love Thy Mutt Seeks £250,000 on Crowdcube For Pet Accessory Brand Expansion

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Love Thy Mutt, a Barnet-based pet accessory startup, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is seeking to raise £250,000 to begin its expansion less than a year after its establishment. While sharing details about Love Thy Mutt’s products and services, founder David Davidian shared: “Love thy… Read More

TipsyPud Launches Crowdcube Campaign to Raise £85,000 For Premium Pudding Expansion

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TipsyPud has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £85,000 to expand its UK-based pudding company. Started by entrepreneur, Lucy Anderson, the TipsyPud Indulgence Collections are aiming to take the growing £5billion UK gourmet food and gift markets by storm. The company shared: “Deliciously naughty,… Read More

UK’s Arts & Crafts Shopping Channel “Hochanda” Overfunds on Crowdcube

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Just a few weeks into its Crowdcube campaign, the self-dubbed home of arts and crafts, Hochanda, has successfully surpassed its initial £1.9 million thanks to nearly 200 accredited investors. As previously reported, Hochanda, which its name is an acronym for “Home of Crafts Hobbies and Arts,”… Read More