Tagged: crowdcube

Update: Powered Now Takes Just 12 Days to Raise £350,000

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Powered Now Raises Equity on Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube. Tech start-up Powered Now, a mobile administrative app for tradesmen, has cruised by its equity crowdfunding target of £350,000 after just 12 days and is now overfunding. The additional capital will be used to further market and develop its app for tradesmen and field trade companies, simplifying… Read More

FarmDrop is Equity Crowdfunding for Online Farmers Market

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FarmDrop backed by ASOS and Street Car founders. FarmDrop, a new way to buy and sell local and seasonal food is raising capital on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.  The digital farmer’s market has launched a campaign to raise £400,000 representing 17% equity in the company.  The funding round has quickly raised over £170,000 backed by… Read More

Cauli Rice Seeks to Raise £300,000 in Equity For Low Calorie Alternative Meal

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Ready to bring an alternative to white rice, UK-based Cauli-Rice launched a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign to raise £300,000 in equity for its low calorie meal. Cauli-Rice is considered a rice replacement product that has 80% less calories but with the same level of taste and satisfaction as ordinary white rice. The company noted, “We beleive it… Read More

1Rebel Fitness Venture Crowdfunding £1.15 Million on Crowdcube

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New fitness concept 1Rebel is looking to raise £1,150,000 on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube and they have already surpassed the half way mark standing at over£700,000 raised as of today.  The campaign has attracted the interest of 61 investors so far – with a single very significant investment at £575,000 boosting the offer towards their… Read More

Brief: Lovespace Recognized at UK Business Angel Association

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The best equity crowdfunded – Angel deal award was present to Lovespace at the UK Business Angels Association award ceremony last night.  Lovespace overfunded on Crowdcube easily exceeding their £600,000 objective and then found additional capital from DN Capital who added a significant £250,00 to the till.   The company had been previously recognized as one of the “UK’s… Read More

App for Tradesmen “Powered Now” Looks to Raise £350,000 on Crowdcube

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Devon, UK based tech start-up, Powered Now, has announced the launch of its investment pitch on Crowdcube equity crowdfunding platform. Aiming to raise £350,000 from the crowd, the pitch is open to anyone interested in supporting Powered Now’s new technology. The young company will use the capital for marketing and further development of its award-winning… Read More

Odyssey Equity Crowdfunding: The First of Many Cross Border Offerings

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As we recently reported in Crowdfund Insider, Odyssey Airlines is the first company ever to offer equity crowdfunding in two different countries simultaneously.  This is the second part in a series about this “first” for the crowdfunding world.  In the United Kingdom, Odyssey is currently offering £1 million in equity for their company while concurrently… Read More

Chilango “Burrito Bond” Beats £1 Million Goal, Now Overfunding

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The Chilango “Burrito Bond” has trotted past their £1 million funding goal in “mini-bonds” and is now over-funding.  As of this writing the debt based crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube stood at £1,073,500 funded by 318 investors.  This is the second successful mini-bond offering from the UK based Crowdcube. The first was River Cottage; an offer for £… Read More

Odyssey Airlines Offers Tandem Equity Crowdfunding in UK & US

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Odyssey Airlines is a UK-based company that wants to offer business class travel, at a decent price, on transatlantic routes. When so many airlines are cutting back on already dismal service – Odyssey is innovating by seeking to provide better service – at a fair value.  Not only is Odyssey setting out to challenge the… Read More

Skincare Company Scaramouche & Fandango Secures Nearly £85,000 During Crowdcube Campaign

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London-based Scaramouche & Fandango has raised £84,510 for the 12.50% equity offered on its crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, securing funds from 29 investors towards its £150,000 goal. According to the campaign’s website, Scaramouche & Fandango launched with a small and core range of health products for men, maxing out their credit cards, buying 6000 units as a… Read More

£1 Million in Mini-Bonds in 36 Hours for River Cottage

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Raising capital on Crowdcube, River Cottage, a restaurant and food business founded by Hugh Feamley-Whittingstall & Rob Love, quickly raised £1 million in min-bonds – a new type of security offering for the crowdfunding platform.  It took just 36 hours for 283 investors to scoop up these bonds which pay holders a 7% fixed rate… Read More

Hatched.co.uk is Equity Crowdfunding to Support Growth

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Hatched, an online low cost estate agent with offices across Wales and England, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £250,000 for a 5% equity stake in the company.  Just recently launched the campaign has already attracted the interest from 29 investors.  With the real estate market picking up in the UK,… Read More

Beauhurst: Q1 UK Equity Investment Review Shows Encouraging Growth

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Data analytics company Beauhurst has released their Q1 numbers for equity investments in the UK and the numbers are pretty encouraging.  Recently the UK has reported positive economic numbers on multiple fronts and the Beauhurst report mirrors this trend.  This trajectory may be continuing as Beauhurst just published May data indicating a record breaking month… Read More

Brief: Burrito Bond is Hot on Crowdcube

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Crowdcube’s very first min-bond offering from London based Mexican food chain Chilango – dubbed the Burrito Bond – has rocketed out of the gate.  The security offering quickly leaped past £350,000 ($590,000 USD) raised as it sprinted towards the £1 million final goal.  The bond offering was just announced earlier this week. According to an… Read More

Crowdcube Enters Spain

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Crowdcube has announced expansion into multiple markets beyond their UK base.  The most recent big move was opening up shop in Spain where they have put a local team of managers in place.  This southern European country has not been known for their entrepreneurial environment but Crowdcube intends on altering this dynamic by facilitating capital… Read More

Crowdcube Launches “Mini-Bonds”: Chilango Burrito Bond is First Offer

Chilango Burrito Bond Crowdcube

Crowdcube, the UK based investment crowdfunding platform, has announced a new type of assert for the crowdfunding platforms investors: the Crowdcube Mini-Bond.  Crowdcube now offers three paths to investing online:  equity, venture fund and the mini-bond. The investment crowdfunding platform that has offered only equity offers up to now is moving into the debt markets… Read More

RollerScoot Cruises Past £200K Equity Crowdfunding Goal

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The RollerScoot is an award-winning, patented powered mobility vehicle which creates a new, much needed concept in the mobility market. Invented by Ian Gray, a physiotherapist with design and retail of mobility equipment experience, and backed by an advisory team with experience in international business development, growth acceleration, intellectual property and the mobility market, Rollerscoot… Read More

Bienvenidos España! Crowdcube is Ready for Spain

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Crowdcube has made it no secret they intend on a broad global expansion – in Europe and around the world.  They have mentioned previously their plans to  start a site in Spain – and in a recent email to followers Crowdcube shared they are preparing a launch over the coming weeks.  Apparently with the changes… Read More

Crowdcube Staff Set to Double in Coming Months

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Equity crowdfunding platform  Crowdcube is growing rapidly and they need additional staff to handle the increase in crowdfunding demand.  According to a recent report, UK based Crowdcube currently has a staff of 20 and they expect this number to double during 2014. The crowdfunding platform recently shared their site has raised over £10 million so… Read More

5 Companies Crowdfunded on Crowdcube Listed on Startups 100

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Described as the  “the definitive list of the United Kingdom’s 100 most exciting and innovative new companies launched in the last three years.”  The Startups 100 is a prominent group of young companies that are viewed having great potential for their innovative ways.  Crowdcube is part of the list but in a sign of becoming an… Read More