Tagged: energy

Overfunding: Circuitree Cirrus Quickly Raises £100,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

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Just days after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Circuitree Cirrus successfully secured its initial £100,000 funding target and is nearly £150,000 thanks to nearly 180 investors. Circuitree Cirrus, which was founded in 2015, stated it created a smart battery allows intermittent solar energy to be captured and… Read More

EnergyFunders COO Casey Minshew Discusses How 2017 is the Year of Oil Investing

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Crowdfund Insider had a chance to interview EnergyFunders COO Casey Minshew about the online marketplace’s mission to evolve the way that capital investment and energy projects come together. Founded in 2013 and based in Houston, EnergyFunders describes itself as an online investment marketplace disrupting the energy… Read More

Oil & Gas Crowdfunding Platform Crudefunders Completes First Reg CF Offer

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Investment crowdfunding is not just for startups. While originally anticipated as a vehicle to fund the next cool startup, crowdfunding is being utilized to finance a growing variety of businesses – large and small – and industries. So why not Oil & Gas? Crudefunders has… Read More

Solar Roadways Founders Talks Crowdfunding Success & Arrow Electronics’ Partnership (Video)

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Less than two months after installing the first Solar Roadways panels in Sandpoint, Idaho, creators of the Indiegogo project, Julie and Scott Brusaw, sat down to discuss the project and working with the crowdfunding platform’s partner, Arrow Electronics. Back in 2014, the project surfaced on… Read More

Brief: Mayan Energy Secures £750,000 on PrimaryBid

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PrimaryBid, an online platform that provides private investors the opportunity to create their own placings on their own terms, announced on Friday that oil and gas energy company Mayan Energy Limited (AIM: MYN) has raised  £750,000 and has been dubbed the largest fundraising since its portal went live in 2015…. Read More

EnergyNest Seeks 5,000,000Kr on Invesdor to Grow Cost-Efficient Energy Storage Business

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EnergyNest, a cost-efficient energy storage business based out of Norway, has launched an equity crowdfunding on Invesdor to raise 5,000,0000kr as it prepares for expansion. The company notably uses an energy storage system that has material known as HEATCRETE. This material was developed in cooperation with HeidelbergCement and has… Read More

Citizenergy Calls on European Union to Support Crowdfunding for Renewables & Energy Efficiency

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“We encourage the European Commission’s endeavour to support Crowdfunding as a mean to access to finance for SMEs, especially regarding innovative businesses in the field of renewable energy.” Sustainable energy crowdfunding platform Citizenergy, along with multiple other stakeholders in the crowdfunding industry have come together… Read More

Powervault Extends Third Crowdcube Campaign: Has Raised Over £1.2M From Nearly 700 Investors

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Last week, UK-based Powervault announced that it has decided to extend its third Crowdcube campaign for two more weeks. This news comes after the energy company successfully secured £1 million. The company announced in a recent update: “We have decided to extend our campaign until 10th June…. Read More

Crowdfunding the European Transition to Renewable Energy

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The transition to sustainable energies, away from fossil fuel, is a political agenda that creates a huge need for capital investments. The role of crowdfunding in funding this transition was the topic of the 2nd annual European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) CrowdCamp that gathered 200 representatives… Read More

ECN Crowdcamp Will Tackle Investments in Renewable Energy at Forthcoming Event

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Climate change and renewable energy are two hot topics today. Policymakers and other stakeholders continue to debate the specifics while a growing majority of people view clean energy as an important and strategic goal for the world. The United Nations in their most recent report… Read More

Update: Powervault’s Third Crowdcube Initiative Smashes £750,000 Goal in Less Than A Week

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Success! Less than a week after launching its third Crowdcube initiative, UK-based Powervault successfully secured its £750,000 goal. As previously reported, 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 technology which could save… Read More

WTT Energy Overfunds: Surpasses £900,000 During Crowdcube Initiative

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With nearly two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, WTT Energy has successfully secured over 900,000 for its patented fully scalable innovative energy harvesting system. As previously reported, the company created the system that converts any motion on land, sea and air into electricity. It as noted:… Read More

UK’s Ergoe Energy Seeks Funds on Seedrs For New Energy Smartphone App

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Ergoe Energy Ltd, a UK-based energy startup, announced on Monday it has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 to develop its new app. The company is offering 13.49% in equity.  According to Ergoe Energy, the app enables domestic and small business users to switch energy… Read More

Christmas Bonus: P2P Lender Abundance Investor Payouts Hits £1.2 Million

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Peer to peer lender Abundance has just paid investors, an bi-annual event with one payment occuring towards the end of each year. The renewable energy funding platform states it paid £312,000 to 1700 investors in 6 of 15 projects financed to date. This brings the… Read More

China Looks to Crowdfunding to Finance Clean Energy

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Developer of solar projects Kong Sun Holdings based in Hong Kong went to the banks to finance a project in Mongolia.  Banks said no thanks so Kong Sun went online and raised a $161 million loan from Solarbao.  This is according to a recent report… Read More

SolarPVExchange: Asia – Pacific’s New Solar Marketplace

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SolarPVExchange is the newest entry into the renewable energy crowdfunding space.  Launched on May 28th, the company just held its “Sunvest” launch party in Singapore this past week.  The platform is a crowdsource / crowdfunding hybrid and claims first in the region.  The site allows… Read More

Novalogy Hits Indiegogo With New Wearable Technology that Helps Improve Sleep & Increases Energy

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Novalogy, a wearable tech company, unveiled AYO, an advanced, scientifically backed wearable device which uses clinically backed lighting technology to actively improve sleep, increase energy levels and minimize jet lag. In tandem with its U.S. debut at Wearable World Congress 2015, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has launched to… Read More

Electric Scooters Clean Mobility Startup Johanson3 Surpasses $1.3M Through Crowdfunder

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Electric scooter technology startup company Johanson3 has taken in its first tranche of funding — announcing a $1.3 million Investment on Crowdfunder. The company aims to make commuting easier and safer; currently, the company is taking on new investors for launching its startup internationally from the… Read More

Bid On Energy Seeks Investment Capital Through Crowdfunding Initiative on EquityNet

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Bid On Energy LLC, an energy brokering and consulting firm, is seeking investment capital from accredited investors through its EquityNet campaign. The company introduced its new reverse auction and aggregation platform for businesses in 2014. The system substantially lowers the rising cost of commercial electricity and… Read More

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platform Launch: GridShare Targets Early Stage Clean Tech Companies

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GridShare, a new renewable energy crowdfunding platform, has just launched and they are targeting all aspects of clean tech by facilitating debt, equity and donations based funding.  There is growing interest in renewable energy crowdfunding. Investments that package a social good with a return on… Read More