Tagged: crowdcube

Popular UK Frozen Yogurt Startup Lick Looks to Raise £200,000 on Crowdcube

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Seeking to expand its quickly growing (and already popular) business, central Brighton-based frozen yogurt startup, Lick, has hit crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £200,000 and is offering  6.25% in equity. Lick  is all-natural, fat-free and made from 100% yogurt using the special method that its co-founders, Ky Wright and Owain Williams, invented and spent many years developing. The yogurt is… Read More

London’s Camden Town Brewery Gains Over £2M on Crowdcube

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With less than two weeks until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, London’s Camden Town Brewery has successfully raised over £2 million from close to 1,900 investors. The brewery was established in 2006 when founder Jasper Cuppaidge took over The Horseshoe Pub in Hampstead. He grew frustrated by the standard of London lager… Read More

Crowdcube Receives Business of the Year Nomination For 2015 Express & Echo Business Awards

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On Thursday, Express & Echo, Exeter’s local newspaper, announced the nominees for its 2015 business awards. The media outlet stated: “The competition – now in its fifth year – attracted a phenomenal 133 entries from companies and entrepreneurs in Exeter and the surrounding area. The high volume and calibre of entries meant all those who have made… Read More

Crowdcube Spain Has Now Raised Over € 1 Million for SMEs

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Launched last summer, Crowdcube Spain has surpassed € 1 million raised for small companies hitting a milestone for the young company.  To date 6 companies have successfully raised funds on the site. One of the companies raising capital on Crowdcube was HEMAV, a Barcelona based drone company which now claims the title of largest equity… Read More

Crowdcube Unveils Numbers Behind JustPark’s Record Breaking Equity Campaign (Infographic)

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In celebration of JustPark’s successful and record breaking equity crowdfunding campaign, which captured over £3.7 million from 2,900 investors, Crowdcube has unveiled a new infographic that shows off the parking innovator’s exciting funding progress. As previously reported, JustPark, formerly Parkatmyhouse.com, is a website and app that allows private parking space holders to rent their space. The crowdsourced… Read More

JustPark Breaks Crowdfunding Records on Crowdcube, Hits £3.7 Million

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Parking innovator JustPark has closed its highly successful equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube having raised £3.7 million from 2916 investors purchasing 15.61% equity in the firm in 34 days.  According to Crowdcube, investors came from around the world including Hong Kong, Costa Rica and Monaco. Approximately 1/3 of investors were users of the product. The… Read More

Investiere Publishes List of Top 5 European Investment Crowdfunding Platforms

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Switzerland based Investiere has published as list of the top 5 investment crowdfunding platforms based on total funding volume.  The rankings were released earlier this month.  Investiere only included platforms that publicly publish data on their site so platforms like Seedrs and SyndicateRoom, two leading UK sites, were excluded from the list (and may have been included… Read More

Time to Sparkle: UK Jewelry Startup DiamondGeezer Seeks £250,000 on Crowdcube To Expand & Promote New Portal

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DiamondGeezer, a jewelry manufacture, has launched an equity crowdfunding project on Crowdcube to raise £250,000 for growth and expansion. Diamond Geezer, which appeared on Dragons’ Den back in 2008, offers customers access to the world’s diamond. They are able to match their diamond with designer jewelry of their choice. Due to its popularity, the company… Read More

Crowdcube Talks Crowdfunding with JustPark & the Business of Sharing (Video)

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The CEO of JustPark, Alex Stephany, and Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang teamed up yesterday to talk about crowdfunding and the sharing economy. JustPark is raising capital on Crowdcube right now and their funding round has hit it out of the park. JustPark connects drivers in need of convenient and affordable parking with property owners who want… Read More

New Mini-Bond Offer as Housing Developer Pocket Targets £1.5 Million Raise on Crowdcube

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Pocket, a new type of property developer, is seeking a raise of £1.5 million on Crowdcube offering investors the ability to earn 7.5% gross interest rate starting at £500.  The “Pocket Bond” is set for a 4 year term at which time investors may choose to receive cash for their principle or hold the bond… Read More

Brief: City A.M. Teams Up With Crowdnetic to Launch a Website Dedicated to UK Crowdfinance data

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On Thursday (March 5th), media outlet City A.M. announced it has partnered with Crowdnetic to launch a new website, CityAmCrowdwatch, which is dedicated to UK crowd finance data. According to City A.M., CityAMCrowdwatch features information on private UK-based companies that are publicly raising capital online through crowdfunding portals. Through the website, investors are able to… Read More

Crowdcube’s Investor Community Now Over 145,000. Tops £ 9 Million in Funding in February

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UK based investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has shared they experienced the best month ever for number of registered users.  For the month of February over 15,000 joined the funding portal.  This jump in users has now boosted their “investor community” to over 145,000 individuals. While not all of those users may invest the platform’s growth… Read More

Online Menswear Retailer The Idle Man Quickly Raises £500,000 Equity Crowdfunding

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Menswear retailer The Idle Man quickly jumped out of the gate topping £500,000 in just two days of equity crowdfunding on Crowdcube.  The funding round benefited from a single private equity group that committed £449,990.  The balance was invested by 73 individual investors.  New investors were also given a perk of receiving 20% off all… Read More

Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms Join Ben & Jerry’s Hunt for Entrepreneurs

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Yesterday Crowdfund Insider announced that Symbid has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2015 competition.  Now several UK crowdfunding platforms have revealed a similar partnership in the hunt for the “brightest social entrepreneurs in Europe”. As noted on the Join Our Core page; Seedrs, Crowdcube and Crowdfunder.uk are all participating in the event. Ben… Read More

Record Number of Investors Back JustPark on Crowdcube as Campaign Goes Into Overfunding

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JustPark has broken a funding record on Crowdcube. The App company has captured over 2400 investors attracting 3x more backers than any other offer in Crowdcube’s history. JustPark, a company that already lists BMW and Index Ventures as early investors, had sought a funding round in the amount of £1 million but easily passed that… Read More

Update: London’s Camden Town Brewery Continues to Find Success on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, London’s fourth largest brewery, Camden Town Brewery launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1.5 million for its booming business. Within nearly three weeks, the project has successfully captured over £855,000 thanks to nearly 860 investors. As previously reported, Camden Town Brewery was established in 2006 when founder Jasper Cuppaidge took over… Read More

Crowdcube Announces New Hires: Dean Mayer & Stuart Nicol Join Largest UK Equity Crowdfunding Platform

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UK based Crowdcube has announced  two new hires as part of its strategic expansion of its senior team. According to a report from the crowdfunding platform, Dean Mayer has been appointed as Head of Debt and Stuart Nicol as Growth Director. Dean will develop Crowdcube’s new debt business, including its increasingly popular mini-bond offering. Stuart will… Read More

Crowdcube’s Luke Lang in Agreement with FCA Recent Regulatory Review

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Last week Crowdfund Insider published a write up on the regulatory review completed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom. At that time Crowdfund Insider quoted the FCA document that summed things up: “We have seen the crowdfunding market continue to grow rapidly. We recognise that it is still early but, at present, we see no need to change… Read More

Enclothed Gets Dragons Den Boost. Doubles £400K Equity Crowdfunding Goal

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Enclothed, a bespoke shopping service that just closed its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube, raised £800,000 from 378 investors following a popular pitch on Dragons Den. The company initially intended on raising £400,000 but investor demand propelled the offer into overfunding boosted by the visit to the popular UK show. The largest single investment was… Read More

London’s JustPark Seeks to Grow Its Already Successful Parking Services Through £1 million Crowdcube Campaign

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London-based JustPark, formerly known as ParkatmyHouse.com, is seeking to raise £1 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The project launched earlier this month and has already captured over half of the initial goal thanks to nearly 1,200 investors. JustPark is apparently leading the disruption of the £50 billion global parking market by allowing its customers… Read More