Portugal-based startup, Corkbrick Europe, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is seeking €150,000 for its “Lego-like” like system where users can build any structure, wall, or furniture without any tools, screws, or glue.
The company, which was founded in 2012 by father-daughter duo Miguel Reynolds Brandão and Catarina Reynolds Brandão, states it sells a unique, useful, trendy, and sustainable product. It was revealed:
“With only 7 different brocks you can build whatever you imagine in any direction. The innovation of the whole system relies on its simplicity, both in terms of usage and production, which makes CORKBRICK a highly attractive and sustainable business. It’s a solution soon available in the market that empowers creative minds that cannot face DIY solutions. It goes beyond the DIY market to reach all those with a passion and enthusiasm to create unique and innovative solutions in their home and office. In 20 minutes you can build a wall, a bookcase or a bed… your imagination is the only limit! There is no comparable solution on the market. All with your bare hands, with very light components, it can be handled by any person from 8 to 88 years old!… ”
Since its launch, Corkbrick has established three strategic alliances:
- July 2014: NOVACORTIÇA, a cork industry expert, to secure manufacturing capacity;
- January 2015: (Idea)ology group to prepare the expansion to the US market
- December 2015: INAUTOM, that excels in automaton, to support in the development of the production line, molding processes and quality control.
So far, the campaign has raised over €32,000. It is set to close later this summer.
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