Tagged: crowdcube

One Year Later: Fourex Offers Up A Progress Update For Crowdcube Backers

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This week, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube sat down with #FundedClub member, Fourex, to discuss the company’s progress since its successful campaign last year. Back in March 2015, Fourex secured £670,760 from 424 investors during its Crowdcube run. The company’s self-service multi-currency note/coin exchange machines use image recognition technology… Read More

Powervault Returns to Crowdcube: Scores Nearly £650,000 in Less than a Week

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Earlier this week, UK-based Powervault launched a Crowdcube campaign to raise £750,000 for its already award-winning home energy storage product. This initiative comes nearly two years after the company secured £150,000 on the equity crowdfunding portal. Powervault’s product reportedly reduces electricity bills and helps customers during black-outs. According to the… Read More

Crowdcube Officially Opens New Manchester Office

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On Friday, equity crowdfunding portal, Crowdcube, opened its new Manchester office. The website revealed details about the location earlier this year and noted it has already helped at least nine businesses in the North West to raise more than £1.4 million in the last two years. Sharing details… Read More

Goldman Sachs’ Michael Sherwood Backs Chinese Takeaway Zing Zing on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, London-based Chinese takeaway restaurant, Zing Zing, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £350,000. Within a matter of a weeks, the initiative surpassed its initial goal and is currently nearly £500,000 thanks to over 275 investors. Among those who have pitched in… Read More

Community for Photography Photocrowd Seeks £450,000 Through Crowdcube

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Photocrowd, a global photography community, has recently launched a Crowdcube campaign to secure £450,000 for upcoming expansion products. The company’s platform, which is looking to become the Etsy for photography, connects, inspires, and gives photographers of all abilities an e-commerce platform from which to sell their best… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Adzuna Launches Best British Workplace of 2016 Competition

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This week, UK-based job search engine, Adzuna announced it has launched its Best British Workplace of 2016 competition. The company previously secured over £2 during its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. It has already attracts six million visitors a month, but wanted to increase that as part of… Read More

Brief: Camden Town Brewery Announces Second North London Location

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  Less than six months after it was acquired by mega brewer AB InBev, Crowdcube success Camden Town Brewery announced details about its second North London location. Camden Town Brewery revealed that it has signed a lease for a facility in Enfield, which will be… Read More

UK’s Idler Academy Seeks £125,000 on Crowdcube to Continue Online Education Course Program Expansion

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Over the weekend, Idler Academy took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £125,000 as it prepares to expand its new online course programs. Founded by author Tom Hodgkinson, The Idler Academy is an publishing and events business that now offers on-demand education, which includes online courses in the liberal arts… Read More

Pavegen’s Laurence Kemball-Cook on Crowdcube Success: “Crowdfunding Was Unpredictable”

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Offering up his other insights on Pavegen’s highly successful Crowdcube initiative, founder Laurence Kemball-Cook shared details about the campaign with the equity crowdfunding platform. Last summer, Pavegen secured over £2 million during the equity crowdfunding round. The company’s technology converts footsteps into electricity, making it possible to power services in high-footfall… Read More

Online Banking Solution for Children goHenry Smashes £2M Funding Goal in 48 Hours on Crowdcube

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goHenry, an online banking solution that helps children manage their money responsibly, launched a Crowdcube initiative over the weekend to raise £2 million as it prepares to expand its services throughout Europe. Within just 48 hours of its debut, the campaign not only secured its initial… Read More

Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake Offers Up An Entrepreneurs Guide to Looking After Investors

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This week, Crowdcube co-founder and CEO, Darren Westlake, revealed his very own entrepreneurs guide to looking after investors. Westlake shared: “The people who have invested in a company have a right to know how their money is being spent and have a vested interest in… Read More

Overfunding: UK’s Billy Franks Surpasses £145,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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Billy Frank, a London-based artisan jerky brand, has successfully secured £145,000 funding goal during its initiative’s final days on Crowdcube. The company, which Mail on Sunday Magazine named “The Aston Martin of Jerky,” is low in carbohydrates and is made by only British meats (native brand, grass fed). It also… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Celebrates WITT Energy’s Successful Crowdcube Initiative

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While its equity crowdfunding campaign was held on Crowdcube, WITT Energy reportedly received some support from reward-based platform, Crowdfunder UK. Last month, the company launched the initiative to secure £750,000 for its patented fully scalable innovative energy harvesting system. During its first week on the equity crowdfunding platform, the UK tech company… Read More

UK’s Haughton Honey Hits Crowdcube to Raise Funds For Third Party Distribution & New Flavors Expansion

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Haughton Honey, a distributor of English honey, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a mission to raise £80,000 as it prepares to expand its third party distribution and new flavors development. The company is currently offering 18.60% in equity. The business, which has… Read More

Crowdcube Announces First Quarterly Edition of “Cubed” Magazine

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Last week, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced its first quarterly edition of Cubed magazine. The publication reportedly demonstrates the power of the crowd and all that can be achieved thanks to backers’ investment. The portal revealed: “Crowdfunding came into existence just five years ago when Luke Lang… Read More

UK’s Steakout Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube to Speed Up Restaurant Expansion

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London-based restaurant, Steakout, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £400,000 as it prepares to open new locations throughout the UK. Steakout, which was founded in 2008, serves celebrity-endorsed steaks from its 8 franchised restaurants around in London, Slough, Woking, Leicester, Southall, and Harrow…. Read More

Former Virgin Galactic President Will Whitehorn Backs Billy Franks’ Crowdcube Initiative

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With less than two weeks until Billy Franks’ crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, it was revealed that former Virgin Galactic president, Will Whitehorn has backed the artisan jerky company’s initiative. The company, which Mail on Sunday Magazine named “The Aston Martin of Jerky,” is… Read More

UK’s Clothing Brand North South Seeks £100,000 Through Crowdcube Initiative

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North South, a sustainable lifestyle brand for adventurous urbanites and young professionals, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £100,000 as it continues to develop its products. The company revealed that it is aiming to provide high-quality, stylish clothing by using sustainably… Read More

ILoveGorgeous Overfunds: UK Clothing Brand Quickly Smashes £300,000 Goal on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, ILoveGorgeous, a fashion brand that’s dedicated to offering clothing for girls, has recently launched a Crowdcube campaign to raise £300,000 for its new line for boys. Within just days of its debut, the initiative successfully secured its initial goal. The brand, which was founded in… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Taylor St. Baristas to Open London & New York City Sites

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Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Taylor St. Baristas recently announced that it will be opening two new sites, Chancery Lane, London and Madison Ave, New York City. The company secured £1,805,500 from 493 investors during its mini bond round on the equity crowdfunding platform last year. Established in 2006, Taylor… Read More