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Update: énergie Extends Crowdcube Initiative After Smashing £500,000 Goal

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Just days after securing £500,000 through its Crowdcube campaign, UK fitness brand, énergie Fitness, announced on Saturday that it has decided to extend its highly successful initiative. énergie, which has three brands of fitness clubs in 93 locations across 5 countries, currently has over 110,000 club members and is looking… Read More

Overfunding: Global Photography Community PhotoCrowd Smashes £450,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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Success! With less than two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, Photocrowd, a global photography community, has surpassed its initial £450,000 funding goal and is currently sitting at £544,250 thanks to 431 investors. The company’s platform, which is looking to become the Etsy for photography, connects, inspires,… Read More

UK’s Tap Coffee Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube to Expand & Take Coffee Philosophy to Bigger Audience

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Seeking to expand its coffee brand, UK-based Tap Coffee recently launched a Crowdcube with a mission to raise a total of £400,000. Starting in 2010 by Richard Lilley, the company was created to fix what he believed to be a “lack of cafe culture” in the UK. The company stated it… Read More

énergie Overfunds: Exceeds £500,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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With only seven days left until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, UK fitness brand, énergie Fitness has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding goal. énergie, which has three brands of fitness clubs in 93 locations across 5 countries, currently has over 110,000 club members and is looking expand to… Read More

Success: UK’s Idler Academy Overfunds During the Final Week on Crowdcube

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Crowdcube has a new #FundedClub member! Last month, UK-based Idler Academy took to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £125,000 as it prepared to expand its new online course programs. During the final week, the initiative surpassed the initial goal and finished the round with nearly £140,000 from… Read More

UK’s Virtual School-Gate Classlist Quickly Raises Over £400,000 on Crowdcube 

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Classlist, a UK-based virtual school-gate community, has recently launched a Crowdcube initiative with a mission to raise £550,000 for its website’s growth and development. According to the company, Classlist enables parent communities to work together on a wide range of family related activities. It also offers a private social network for… Read More

UK’s Venue Marketplace Hire Space Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube to Continue Growth & Development

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Hire Space, the dubbed “Airbnb for event spaces,” has recent launched a Crowdcube initiative to raise £500,000  as it continues to grow and develop its venue marketplace platform. Founded in 2013 by teacher Will Swannell and speechwriter Edward Poland, Hire Space assists brands, agencies, corporations and the public to… Read More

Crowdcube Milestone: 400 Companies Have Been Funded

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UK based investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has announced it has topped 400 successfully funded projects as of today. The milestone event came as Tyne Bank Brewery hurdled its funding target of £150,000 by closing with £213,320 raised from over 350 investors. Tyne was one of… Read More

British Entrepreneur Lara Morgan Invests £100,000 Towards énergie’s Crowdcube Initiative

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With less than two weeks until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, UK’s fitness club franchise, énergie, announced that it has received a £100,000 investment from founder and former CEO of Pacific Direct, Lara Morgan. énergie, which has three brands of fitness clubs in… Read More

Powervault’s Campaign Nears £1M During the Final Week on Crowdcube

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With just seven days until its third Crowdcube initiative comes to an end,UK-based energy company Powervault has secured nearly £1 million from over 480 investors. Powervault’s product reportedly reduces electricity bills and helps customers during black-outs. According to the company, the government says that energy storage is a game-changing… Read More

Men’s Grooming Brand Hommage Secures Nearly £475,000 Just Hours After Crowdcube Launch

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Hommage, a men’s grooming brand, debuted its Crowdcube campaign on Tuesday to raise £500,000 as it looks to launch a monthly subscription service. Within just hours of its launch, the initiative has successfully secured nearly £475,000 from 29 investors (with the largest investment being £300,000).  The company currently offers over… Read More

Brief: Crowdcube Introduces New Funded Company Profiles

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  On Tuesday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube introduced its new funded company profiles. This new feature pull data from a variety of sources to enable investors to easily browse #FundedClub portfolios. Crowdcube’s product management director, Will Collins, stated the funding portal listened to the investors and businesses and… Read More

LOVESPACE’s Founders on Returning to Crowdcube: “Many of Our Investors Have Followed On In Subsequent Rounds “

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Earlier this month, LOVESPACE, a distinctive storage company founded by Streetcar co-founder and entrepreneur Brett Akker, launched its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company debuted its first initiative nearly two years ago and raised £1,562,960, easily exceeding its £600,000 goal with the support of 257 investors. Now,… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Pavegen Announces Product Upgrade & Collaboration With Tribal Planet

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Earlier this week, Crowdcube success Pavegen announced its product upgrade during an event at BAFTA. Last summer, the company secured over £2 million during the equity crowdfunding round. Its technology converts footsteps into electricity, making it possible to power services in high-footfall locations, as well as provide real-time data for analytics. Pavegen revealed its… Read More

Crowdcube Puts IPO Market Plans On Hold

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On Wednesday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced that it has decided to put its IPO market plans on hold for now. Following a £6 million funding round, led by Numis, last year, Crowdcube revealed that it was planning to leverage over 200,000 registered users and introduce them… Read More

British Woman’s Knitwear Brand Blake LDN Aims to Raise £125,000 on Crowdcube

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Blake LDN, a UK-based women’s luxury knitwear brand, has debuted its crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is looking to raise £125,000 as it continues to develop its website and hire key employees for U.S. and Asia locations. Launched in 2012, Blake LDN was founded by British designer… Read More

Chinese Takeaway Zing Zing Surpasses £1.2M During the Final Days on Crowdcube

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With less than 24 hours until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, Chinese takeaway Zing Zing has successfully captured over £1.2 million from 600 investors. Zing Zing, which was founded by Josh Magisdon, offers up Chinese cuisine that has a modern and healthy twist. Each… Read More

Brief: Crowdcube Success Cell Therapy Receives £12.5M in Japan Rights Deal

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On Tuesday, Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Cell Therapy (CTL), announced it has received £12.5M in a Japan Rights Deal. The Welsh biotech company, co-founded by Nobel Prize winner Sir Martin Evans, raised £689,246 through the equity crowdfunding platform to help cell-based regeneration medicine for heart trauma get to… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Vivobarefoot Launches Kickstarter to Bring Barefoot SAN-dals to the U.S.

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Just a couple months after successfully securing £1,362,780 through its Crowdcube initiative, UK-based shoe brand Vivobarefoot has launched a Kickstarter campaign with a mission to raise $100,000 so that it can bring its shoe, SAN-dal, to the U.S. To date, Vivobarefoot has reportedly sold over 1 million pairs of shoes…. Read More

Brief: Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Lickalix Reveals Business Timeline

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Just 18 months after successfully securing £230,000 on equity crowdfunding portal, Crowdcube, natural popsicle Camden-based startup Lickalix has unveiled its very own business timeline. Lickalix  is an augural ice lolly company that debuted in May 2014. The company’s products take natural ingredients to make tasty, healthy, great looking and… Read More