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Crowdcube Investor Event

Once again we’re holding one of our popular investor events and we’d love you to come along. We will be showcasing a number of businesses that are currently pitching on Crowdcube. This is your opportunity to meet the entrepreneurs behind the businesses, find out more about their story, what makes their business tick and what… Read More

Alchemiya Becomes First Sharia’h Compliant Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider reported on Alchemiya, a premium online subscription-based video on demand platform for Muslim entertainment, which launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £60,000 so that it may expand its already growing services. It was known as the first Muslim media company to debut a public equity crowdfunding campaign. Alchemiya aims to… Read More

Debrett’s Dubs Crowdcube’s Co-Founder Darren Westlake One of Britain’s Most Influential Entrepreneurs

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Debrett‘s, an online source on British social skills, etiquette and style, recently announced its annual Britain’s 500 Most Influential List. This list features very well known people in British society and is carefully complied by independent panels of specialists in each field who has provided nominations for selections. Co-founder of Crowdcube, Darren Westlake, was selected… Read More

Crowdcube Announces Annual Award Recipients

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Crowdcube has gotten in the habit of handing out rewards to some of the more interesting and more creative companies that have raised capital via their platform each year.  It is a bit of the “best of the best” sort of thing where individual campaigns are recognized for their accomplishments during the past 12 months. Crowdcube… Read More

Mama Mia! UK’s Pizza Rossa’s Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign OverFunds & Captures Nearly £154,000 on Crowdcube

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Last month, London-based pizzeria Pizza Rossa debuted its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000 to expand. Now, with only a few days left, the project has officially surpassed its initial goal and is currently sitting at nearly £154,000. As previously reported, Pizza Rossa is seeking to create a chain of Italian-style quick service… Read More

Monthly Wine Subscription Company Vinoa Turns to Crowdcube For £450,000

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Vinoa, a London-based wine subscription company, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £450,000 so it may scale the business throughout the UK. Vinoa reportedly offers its subscribers a monthly sample box of great wines that are delivered via mail. Customers are also able granted access to an interactive smartphone app to help them… Read More

Alchemiya Dubbed First Muslim Media Company to Launch Public Equity Crowdfunding Project

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On Tuesday (January 20th), Alchemiya, a premium online subscription-based video on demand platform for Muslim entertainment, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £60,000 so that it may expand its already growing services. According to the campaign, Alchemiya aims to present the world’s best content about Muslim life; the positive side, showing the… Read More

Raizers Targets Ambitious Pan-European Equity Crowdfunding

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  The 28 countries of the European Union are a very long way from offering a homogeneous regulation environment for crowdfunding. This is particularly true of equity crowdfunding which touches on multiple heavily regulated areas of finance such as investment advice, securities trading, retail banking and corporate finance. Few European countries have, like France, issued… Read More

Crowdcube Hires CFO: Former Ask.com & MySpace Exec Bill Simmons Joins Equity Crowdfunding Leader

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Exeter based Crowdcube has just boosted its executive bench with the hire of Bill Simmons. The new Chief Financial Officer will be assisting the young company in managing its growth as it looks towards the crowdfunding future. Simmons actually quietly came on board at the tail end of 2014.  Crowdcube stated  this is the first of several… Read More

Aussie-founded, Britain-based Specialty Coffee Company Taylor St. Baristas Tops Funding Target on Crowdcube

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For specialty coffee company Taylor St. Baristas, the crowdfunding cup runneth over. The London-based enterprise is now overfunding on Crowdcube, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, with less than a day left in the campaign. Taylor St. Baristas’ mini-bond, with an 8 percent interest rate, has raised £1,692,000 of its £1,500,000 target, and has 481 investors… Read More

London’s Business First Magazine Hits Crowdcube to Raise £75,000 in Equity

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Earlier this month, London-based Business First Magazine debuted its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £75,000 so that it may expand it’s already growing publication. The publish is an established magazine that is seeking to celebrate the “spirit of enterprise” in the same way as U.S.’s Forbes and Fortune magazine do. According to its campaign, The… Read More

Venovate Comments on Successful Crowdfunding of Bitreserve

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Venovate, a new approach to alternative asset classes, participated in the cross border equity crowdfunding offer of Bitreserve.  Investors backed the project on Crowdcube in the UK and Venovate in the US.  The total funding topped $10 million and will officially close on January 19th on the Venovate platform. Bitreserve, founded by Halsey Minor has… Read More

Growler Beers UK Announces Crowdcube Campaign to Raise £120,000 For Brewing Expansion

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Ready to expand its already growing business, Scotland-based Growler Beers UK announced it is set to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube in a couple of weeks and will be seeking £120,000. According to The Scotsman, Growler Beers UK debuted in the Morningside District of Edinburgh in 2013 and has since built up a customer… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube States 246% Growth for 2014 as Over £35 Million is Raised

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In a company statement UK based investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube shared it assisted 105 businesses raise £35.9 million in funding for 2014.  This represents a 246% increase compared to 2013 and means Crowdcube maintains the title of UK’s largest equity crowdfunding site.  Registered investors jumped from 65,000 to approximately 122,000 as investor interest increased.  The… Read More

Bitreserve Raises £6.3 Million Crowdfunding on Crowdcube & Venovate

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Side by Side US / UK Investment Offer Called Fundraising Record by Crowdcube. Innovative bitcoin financial service company Bitreserve has raised £6.3 million ($9.527 million) according to a statement by company representatives. The offer was simultaneously posted on Crowdcube in the UK and Venovate in the US. The amount raised is said to be the… Read More

Universal Business School Oxford Launches £150,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube For Expansion

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Seeking to expand its MBA program from Northampton University to other schools through the UK and internationally, Universal Business School Oxford has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Currently seeking £150,000, the school is offering 20% equity to those who help fund the project. According to its campaign, Universal Business School Oxford is licensed… Read More

Crowdfunding Bypasses Party Finance Laws, Warns Spain’s Audit Court

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Today El Pais posted news reguarding Spain’s Audit Court’s about a loophole in party financing legislation that could be used to circumvent legal restrictions on donations: “The problem lies with financial contributions made through crowdfunding websites, which make it difficult to identify individual donors. The report noted that €50,000 in donations were not properly identified… Read More

Update: UK’s Good Egg Restaurant Quickly Nears £180,000 on Crowdcube

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Continuing to be a huge success of equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, UK-based The Good Egg has successfully raised nearly £177,000 through its campaign. As previously reported, The Good Egg, which was inspired by Californian deli Wise Sons, has not only drawn the attention of London brunch lovers, it has been noticed by various UK media outlets such as… Read More

London’s Good Egg Brunch Restaurant Debuts £180,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

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Ready to expand its already successful business, Hackney, London-based The Good Egg has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £180,000. The restaurant is offering up 24% in equity to those who wish to help fund its project. Since January 2013, The Good Egg, which was inspired by Californian deli Wise Sons, has… Read More

Craft Beer Subscription Service DeskBeers Seeks Funds Through Crowdcube Campaign For Expansion

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Earlier this month, UK’s craft beer subscription service DeskBeers launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £80,000 for expansion. The company is offering backers 17% in equity and has even raised well over half of its initial goal. According to its campaign, Deskbeers’ key focus is to deliver great beer to different workplaces. Each… Read More