Tagged: equity

Alternative Ads Firm Giftgaming Secures £100,000 During Second Funding Round on Seedrs

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Last fall, UK’s alternative ads firm, Giftgaming, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise funds for expansion of its alternative ads solution. During the campaign, the startup successfully captured £35,000. Giftgaming is a patent-pending in-game ad service and startup supported by Accelerate Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business… Read More

Crowdcube: Key Statistics and Facts About Its Growth (Infographic)

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With the recent prediction that it’ll have a “record breaking” year, Crowdcube unveiled a new infographic to reflect the key statistics and facts about its investment crowdfunding platform’s growth. Last week, Crowdcube announced that it is expecting to have an exciting 2015 following the success of Q1 funding.  The first quarter saw… Read More

MobCraft Beer Turns 52 Wisconsin Customers into Owners Through Its Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on CraftFund

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MobCraft Beer, an award winning Madison craft brewery, announced that it has closed one of the first intrastate equity crowdfunding campaigns in the U.S. The campaign received an initial commitment of $75,000 from 57 investors, topping the Kickstarter brewery record of $71,000. The round ultimately… Read More

London Wine Bar Vini Italiani Seeks £250,000 Through Seedrs For Expansion

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Last month, London wine bar, Vini Italiani, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to capture £250,000 with an equity offering of 11.25% so that it can continue expansion to other locations throughout the UK. Vini Italiani’s owners, Matteo Berlucchi and Bruno Cernecca, noted that the UK is one… Read More

CornerDrop Hits Seedrs to Raise Funds For New Online Shopping Parcel Collection Service

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Ready to introduce a new stress-free service for online shopaholics, Windsor, UK-based CornerDrop took to equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, with a mission to raise funds for a parcel collection point service that will be available to all online retailers, locations and customers. According to its campaign, CornerDrop seeks… Read More

Symbid Announces The Funding Network Received $40M in Investments First Month

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Symbid, an online funding platform for start-ups and small businesses, today announced its transaction volume since launching The Funding Network on March 4th. Over 50 companies were funded via The Funding Network™ for a total of $40.1 million in 22 days, creating the potential for future Symbid… Read More

Podtime Launches Seedrs Campaign to Bring Sleep Pod Hotel to UK’s Gatwick Airport

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Tired of having to lounge on uncomfortable chairs during a long layover? Anxious about missing a flight due to a “power nap?” Worry no more travelers, Podtime is ready to make its way to one of the busiest airports in the UK, Gatwick. The company launched an equity… Read More

Israel’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform iAngels Successfully Captures $2.25M Seed Round led by Billionaire Roman Abramovich

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iAngels, an angel investing equity crowdfunding  platform that enables private investors to co-invest with Startup Nation’s leading angels and gain access to exclusive early-stage opportunities, announced today that it has raised a solid $2.25 million seed round led by Roman Abramovich’s fund, Millhouse Capital.   #Roman Abramovich… Read More

AppVested Debuts Website to Help Mobile App Inventors Crowdfund their Ideas

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AppVested, an equity crowdfunding platform that connects serious accredited investors to carefully-vetted mobile application ideas, also known as AppIdeas, in need of funding. By carefully selecting only the most opportune app ideas brought forth by willing and creative-minded entrepreneurs, AppVested looks to develop, launch and market… Read More

investUP Announces New Partnerships with Five Equity & Peer-to-Business Crowdfunding Platforms

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investUP (known as UP), the crowdfunding supermarket, today announces partnerships with five new equity and Peer-to-Business (P2B) crowdfunding sites, joining the eight crowdfunding sites already on the investUP platform. These partnerships will allow investors to search for the most suitable investments from a greater choice of… Read More

On the Move: OurCrowd’s CEO Announces New Office in Toronto

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Last week, Israel-based OurCrowd announced it is planning to open a new office in Toronto. Now TechVibes has revealed more details about the equity crowdfunding platform’s move to Canadian borders. During the Canadian Crowdfunding Summit, CEO of OurCrowd Jon Medved shared information about the platform’s new… Read More

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Support for New Crowdfunding Legislation

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Last month, Crowdfund Insider reported that a drafted crowdfunding legistation for Colorado was presented that will facilitate crowdfunding by authorizing on-line intermediaries to match Colorado investors with a state-based business. Authors of the Colorado Crowdfunding Act, have attempted to improve on some of the glaring deficiencies that… 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

Brief: New Equity Crowdfunding Platform Crudefunders Launches; Set to Offer Texans Oil Wells & Gas Products

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Houston-based Crudefunders recently debuted its crowdfunding platform that offers Texans a chance to own some of the state’s oil wells. It has become the first out of two funding portals to be approved by the Texas State Securities Board. According to Dallas Business Journal, Crudefunders Portal… Read More

Brief: truCrowd Registers as a Texas Equity Crowdfunding Platform

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truCrowd Texas, officially announced its application has been approved by the Texas State Securities Board. They are now legally registered as a Texas equity crowdfunding portal (TCP) and open for business. truCrowd enables local startups and businesses from any industry to raise up to $1 million per… Read More

Shark Tank Competitor Seeks Startups For New Equity Crowdfunding TV Show (Video)

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The Startup Hour, a new business-themed reality program, will let everyday TV viewers watch entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas — and then invest in them from the comfort of their living room. The show, set to debut in six television markets in May 2015 and simultaneously stream worldwide,… Read More

London’s Shopping Website Enclothed Quickly Nabs Nearly £560,000 in Equity on Crowdcube

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Earlier this month, London-based Enclothed, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £400,000. The website is considered a virtual “personal shopper” to men that are looking to avoid busy department stores and crazy clothing prices. Sharing details about the website, the Enclothed team stated, “Here… Read More

Mama Mia! UK’s Pizza Rossa’s Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign OverFunds & Captures Nearly £154,000 on Crowdcube

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Last month, London-based pizzeria Pizza Rossa debuted its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000 to expand. Now, with only a few days left, the project has officially surpassed its initial goal and is currently sitting at nearly £154,000. As previously reported, Pizza Rossa… Read More

Victory Park Capital Announces Investment in Assetz Capital to Help Lending Platform Fund Small UK Businesses

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Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, announced today that it will invest up to £150 million in loans originated by Assetz Capital under a new five year contract. Assetz Capital is a peer-to-peer lending platform that combines traditional… Read More

London’s Business First Magazine Hits Crowdcube to Raise £75,000 in Equity

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Earlier this month, London-based Business First Magazine debuted its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £75,000 so that it may expand it’s already growing publication. The publish is an established magazine that is seeking to celebrate the “spirit of enterprise” in the same way as U.S.’s… Read More