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

energie 2Just 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 expand to a network of 583 clubs with a network of 1 million members.

To date, the company has achieved the following:

  • UK Market leader in fitness club franchising and third largest fitness brand measured by clubs trading
  • Energie Jan Spaticchia[2][1]Over 150 franchises secured, 93 clubs trading, 31 in the current pipeline for opening and new franchisees coming on board at a rate of 40 per year and growing
  • Largest fitness club operator in Ireland, with 12 clubs and c. 21,000 members
  • Multi-award winning brand in both the fitness & franchising sectors, including wins & finalist positions in the UK Active Flame Awards, HCM Members Choice Awards & BFA Franchise Awards.
  • Demonstrated transportability of our brands with with 21 clubs across four countries outside of England & Wales

energie 4During a recent update, the énergie team stated:

“We have been asked by the team at Crowdcube to present at their investment event on the 9th of June and as a consequence of this together with the significant number of business plan requests we have received over the last 48 hours, we have agreed to keep the campaign open until midnight on the 12th June.”

Lara Morganénergie’s initiative has attracted over 200 investors, including British entrepreneur Lara Morgan, who offered up £100,000 towards the brand’s expansion efforts. She previously explained why she decided to back the company:

“I only consider investing in businesses that are ethical and which make a difference to people’s lives. I’m convinced that énergie has the capability both to meet its ambitious growth targets and to help many thousands of people lead a more active and healthier life.”

 


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