Tagged: crowdcube

Founder of Kickstarter & Crowdcube Alum LUMO Reveals Details About the Company’s Growth

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Founder of Kickstarter and Crowdcube alum LUMO, Doug Bairner, recently sat down to discuss the company’s recent crowdfunding success and clothing popularity. LUMO designs jackets and bags for cyclists that subtly incorporate ultra-high brightness LEDs. These lights are waterproof, washable and powered by a detachable USB-rechargeable battery… Read More

Brief: #FundedClub Member Pavegen Celebrates Crowdcube’s Birthday By Offering Up 100 Cupcakes

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Joining in on Crowdcube’s fifth birthday celebration, #FundedClub member Pavegen offered up some delicious cupcakes to the equity crowdfunding platform. Last summer, the London start-up successfully secured over £2 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company’s technology converts footsteps into electricity, making it possible to power services… Read More

FitMiBODY’s Founder Talks Growth & Expansion Following Crowdcube Success

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This week, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube caught up with founder and director of #FundedClub member FitMiBODY, Matt Lo, discuss the company’s growth and expansion. FitMiBODY is a personal training and fitness company that provides training services and outdoor fitness classes in London. Its mission is to create… Read More

InvestUP Officially Comes Out of Beta at Finovate Europe with Full-Featured UK Retail Crowdlending Portal

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At a time when many a crowdlending platform focuses on attracting institutional investors, it is very refreshing to see a startup go back to the roots of crowdfunding by addressing the needs of the crowd, the 99%, the retail investors. investUP is a crowdfunding portal… Read More

Darren Westlake Sets the Record Straight About Crowdcube’s Platform Performance

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While in the midst of celebrating Crowdcube’s fifth birthday, co-founder and CEO of the crowdfunding platform, Darren Westlake, took some time to address issues and rumors that have surfaced over the years. In recent news, sources claimed that the crowdfunding platform misled investors by “drip-feeding” money… Read More

Crowdcube Celebrates Fifth Birthday By Putting Together a Timeline of Significant Events & Milestones

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On Tuesday, UK-based Crowdcube celebrated its fifth birthday by unveiling a timeline of significant events and equity crowdfunding milestones. Sharing his thoughts about the portal’s successes so far, co-founder of Crowdcube, Darren Westlake, stated: “The past five years have been amazing. To think that we’ve created… Read More

Update: Luxury Marketplace Luxtripper Overfunds on Crowdcube

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With less than two weeks left until its second Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, luxury marketplace, Luxtripper has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding goal. As previously reported, Luxtripper, which secured £152,000 on Crowdcube last year, uses propriety tech to present travellers with their personalised… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Lovespace Releases New London Notting Hill Moving Guide

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Offering up some advice to those looking to move to London’s famous neighborhood Notting Hill, Crowdcube #FundedClub member and storage company Lovespace has released a new moving guide for new or soon-to-be residents. The company, which was founded by Streetcar co-founder and entrepreneur Brett Akker, won the… Read More

Rebus Called Biggest UK Crowdfunding Failure to Date as Firm Files for Bankruptcy

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Rebus, a company that raised over £816,790 on Crowdcube in 2015, has gone into administration making it one of the largest equity crowdfunding failures in the UK to date.  According to data provided by Crowdcube, the company sold a 6.63% stake in the firm to 109… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Bellfield Brewery is Moving Into the Production Stage

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Crowdcube #FundedClub member Bellfield Brewery recently announced, nearly a year after the closing of the company’s equity crowdfunding campaign, it is officially moving into the production stage. As previously reported, the new craft brewery with a mission: to make Gluten Free (GF) beers and lagers that taste… Read More

Crowdcube Reveals the Importance of Investors Relations

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Offering up some advice for potential and existing crowdfunding campaign organizers, Crowdcube and Eureka Communications consultant, Ariane Comstive, revealed the importance of investors relations in a new blog post. The UK-based equity crowdfunding portal and Comstive shared: “You spent a lot of time and effort… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Farmdrop Completes £3M Funding Round Led By Atomico

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Continuing to find success wherever it goes, Crowdcube #FundedClub member and award-winning online marketplace in the UK, Farmdrop, announced this week that it has completed its £3M funding round led by Atomico, which was reportedly founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. As previously reported, Farmdrop hit Crowdcube in… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Blanco Nino Talks Business Growth & Future Plans

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Less than a year and a half after securing £121,000 on Crowdcube, CEO and founder of UK startup Blanco Nino, Philip Martin, sat down with the equity crowdfunding platform to share details about the company’s growth and future plans. During the interview, Martin offered up… Read More

UK Startup Founder Rick Fish Discusses His Experience as a Crowdcube Member

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This week, Crowdcube caught up with one of its members, Rick Fish, to discuss his investing experience through the UK-based crowdfunding platform. The Crowdcube team shared: “Our next investor is Rick Fish, who is 39 and lives in North London. After spending almost 20 years… Read More

ioLight & The Eden Project Form a #FundedClub Collaboration

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On Monday, Crowdcube announced #FundedClub members, ioLight and The Eden Project, have teamed up for a special collaboration. The equity crowdfunding platform stated: “Eden Project are enthusiastic supporters of fellow #FundedClub member ioLight and were excited by the opportunity to test the ioLight microscope. ioLight,… Read More

Crowdcube Alum JustPark Teams Up With Waze For New Android App

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This week, Crowdcube #FundedClub member JustPark announced it has teamed up with traffic and navigation app Waze to create its brand new Android app. Speaking about the app, the parking innovator shared in its blog: “The whole app has been completely redesigned and it’s crammed full… Read More

Round Two: AutoTrip Returns to Crowdcube & Seeks An Additional £350,000

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Earlier this month, AutoTrip took to Crowdcube for the second time with a mission to raise an additional £350,000. AutoTrip, which is led by E-Car Club founder Andrew Wordsworth, captured £146,030 during its last Crowdcube round and is known to create a connected device which automates the recording… Read More

Luxury Marketplace Luxtripper Returns to Crowdcube For An Additional £400,000

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Earlier this month, London’s online luxury marketplace, Luxtripper, took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £400,000 so that it can complete its quote building/booking and hire additional personnel. Luxtripper, which secured £152,000 on Crowdcube last year, reportedly uses propriety tech to present travellers with their… Read More

Bloomberg Names Crowdcube One of UK’s Most Innovative Businesses

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On Tuesday, Crowdcube announced it was named of UK’s most innovative businesses by Bloomberg in its inaugural Business Innovators List. The equity crowdfunding platform declared in its blog: “Bloomberg unveiled its inaugural Bloomberg Business Innovators list, naming Crowdcube as one of the breakthrough businesses disrupting the… Read More

UK’s Red Squirrel Brewing Co. Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube to Open New Shop Outlets

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Last week, UK-based Red Squirrel Brewing Co. launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a mission to raise £500,000. RedSqurriel, which was founded in 2010 by Greg Blesson and Jason Duncan-Anderson, is “comprised” of a modern brewery in the Hertfordshire countryside, a chain of 3 craft… Read More