Tagged: crowdcube

Crowdcube’s Luke Lang on Brexit Decision: We Remain Confident the Economy is Fundamentally Strong

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With the UK’s unexpected decision to leave the European Union (EU), co-founder of Crowdcube, Luke Lang, shared the equity crowdfunding portal’s reaction to the decision. As previously reported, the UK continues to remain in collective shock as the largely unexpected result of the EU referendum will… Read More

Pittsburgh Tech Startup Digital Dream Labs Files Lawsuit Against Crowdcube & Kickstarter Alum Primo Toys For Patent Infringement

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Just a few months after Crowdcube #FundedClub member Primo Toys raised nearly $1.6 million through its Kickstarter initiative for educational toy Cubetto, Pittsburgh tech startup, Digital Dream, announced it was officially filing a lawsuit against the UK toy maker for reportedly marketing and selling an… Read More

Porky’s BBQ Receives Funds Through Crowdcube From Saracens Players Alistair Hargreaves & Chris Wyles

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Following the launch of its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Porky’s BBQ announced that it has received funds from Saracens players Alistair Hargreaves and Chris Wyles. The company, which is currently looking to raise £650,000, was founded by husband and wife, Joy and Simon Brigg, who were former owners… Read More

UK’s Matchmaking Brand Relevant Mix Hits Crowdcube to Raise £150,000 For User Acquisition & Feature Developments

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Relevant Mix, the company behind Temptr, DatingBeyond and JustTXT, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000 for user acquisition and feature developments. The company was founded in 2013 by Jack Knowles, a Dating Awards’ British entrepreneur of the year finalist. Relevant Mix… Read More

Remaining Crowd10 Launch on Crowdcube As First Program Initiative Overfunds

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On Friday, Crowdcube announced that the remaining Crowd10 campaigns have officially launched on its equity crowdfunding platform. This news comes just after one of the program’s initiatives, Local Vets, has successfully overfunded. Earlier this month, Crowdcube announced the launch of Crowd10, a new initiative from the funding platform’s affiliate, IdeaSquares. The… Read More

Mondo’s Tom Blomfield Weighs In on Lloyds Banking Group Acquisition Rumors

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Following the announcement that Mondo is planning to change its unique name, digital only challenger bank is now dealing with rumors that it may be acquired by London-based, Lloyds Banking Group. As previously reported, Mondo Bank secured £1 million from investors through its Crowdcube initiative in… Read More

énergie Closes Crowdcube Initiative; Captures Nearly £630,000 in Total

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UK fitness brand, énergie Fitness, announced on Wednesday it has closed its highly successful Crowdcube campaign, which secured nearly£629,300 from 283 investors (including  British entrepreneur Lara Morgan, who offered up £100,000 towards the brand’s expansion efforts). énergie, which has three brands of fitness clubs in 93 locations across five countries, currently has over 110,000… Read More

Classlist Announces Three Marketing Appointments As Crowdcube Campaign Raises Over £600,000

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Just days after successfully securing its initial £550,000 crowdfunding goal on Crowdcube, virtual school-gate community, Classlist, announced three new employees to its team. Classlist enables parent communities to work together on a wide range of family related activities. It also offers a private social network for each school with messaging, events,… Read More

Founders of Crowdcube #FundedClub Member E-Car Club Discusses Crowdfunding Success & Exit (Video)

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Nearly one year after announcing E-Car Club’s exit, founders of the company, Christopher Morris and Andrew Wordsworth sat down to discuss the company’s Crowdcube success and more details about its acquisition. E-Car Club raised £100,000 on Crowdcube back in 2013 (campaign opened in Fall 2012). The company… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Vivobarefoot Secures Over $130,000 For SAN-dals Project on Kickstarter

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UK-based shoe brand and Crowdcube alum, Vivobarefoot, has successfully captured its initial $100,000 Kickstarter funding goal for the production of original bushman SAN-dals in Namibia As previously reported, the company launched the new crowdfunding campaign last month bring its shoe, SAN-dal, to the U.S. To date, Vivobarefoot has… Read More

Name Change: Mondo is Looking for Help in Rebranding Digital Bank

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Mondo, the digital only challenger bank that raised an astounding £1 Million in 96 Seconds on Crowdcube earlier this year, is changing its name. While the term “Mondo” embodies something utterly different from traditional banks, the label is being challenged by “an undisclosed company with a… Read More

Buzzbike Launches Crowdcube Initiative to Create New Bike Sponsorship Program in the UK

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Buzzbike, a London-based bicycle manufacturer, is seeking £350,000 through its Crowdcube campaign has it prepares to launch a sponsorship platform specifically for bike brands. The company, which has formed a partnership with Cooper (the brand behind the Mini Cooper), will offer riders a leased free premium bike… Read More

British Journal of Photography’s Crowdcube Campaign Awarded Gold Rating From Crowdratings

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Less than a week after launching its already successful Crowdcube initiative, British Journal of Photography announced that Crowdratings has awarded the campaign with a gold rating. The publication revealed that it received with Gold (88%) for management, Gold (79%) for product, and Silver (69%) for investment… Read More

Record Breaking Crowdfund: goHenry Raises £3.99 Million on Crowdcube

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Digital bank solution for kids, goHenry, has become the largest ever crowdfunding round on Crowdcube closing at £3.99 million topping JustPark that raised £3.5 million in 2015.  Crowdcube states this is the 38th deal on their platform that has raised more than £1 million. The… Read More

Porky’s BBQ Hits Crowdcube: Seeks £650,000 For Two New Restaurant Locations

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Porky’s BBQ, a London-based restaurant, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £650,000 as it prepares to open two new locations. The company was founded by husband and wife, Joy and Simon Brigg, who were former owners of Fogg’s Restaurant. They started Porky’s after traveling to… Read More

Crowdcube Points to Off Platform Fraud in 88 Delicious Pitch

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88 Delicious Brands Limited listed an offer on Crowdcube back in 2013. The crowdfunding round had raised a substantial amount of funding before Crowdcube pulled the plug and removed the campaign.  Crowdcube states that no funds were taken or transferred via their platform. Apparently Alan Colton Jr.,… Read More

Overfunding: ClassList Surpasses £550,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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On Friday, virtual school-gate community, Classlist, announced that it has successfully secured its initial funding goal of £550,000 through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, As previously reported, Classlist enables parent communities to work together on a wide range of family related activities. It also offers a private social network for each school… Read More

Overfunding: LOVESPACE’s Second Crowdcube Initiative Surpasses £500,000 Goal During the Final Week

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Success! storage brand, LOVESPACE, has secured its initial £500,000 from over 200 investors through its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company announced on Thursday that it decided to extended the initiative for another week. The company, which debuted its first initiative nearly two years ago and raised £1,562,960,… Read More

British Journal of Photography Smashes £150,000 Funding Goal Just Hours After Crowdcube Launch

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British Journal of Photography, a publication that has been dedicated to photography for over 160 years, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000. Within hours of its debut, the initiative has successfully smashed its initial goal and secured over £220,000 from nearly 145… Read More