Erin Hobey

LGBTQ Traveler App Misterb&b’s Wefunder Convertible Note Campaign Surpasses $800K

The gay travel platform misterb&b has just surpassed $800K with the help of 1240+ investors, easily bypassing its minimum target last month, with its $1M Wefunder campaign target goal in site. Last year the 500 Startups alum celebrated an $8.5M Series A round, raising $13.5M USD… Read More

Medford Brewing Company Taps Wefunder for Crowdfunding Campaign: Ready for Expansion

Last week, when Crowdfund Insider covered Crate Brewery’s Crowdcube campaign,  several successful beer crowdfunding campaigns were highlighted, including BrewDog, Garage Beer, Sly Fox, BeerBods, The Bottle Shop. On Crowdcube alone, Chadlington Brewery, Crowns and Hops Brewing Co, Redwell Brewery and Crate Brewery are currently raising funds. Lots of… Read More

Bee Good Now Overfunding: Beautiful, Cruelty-Free Skincare Buzz from the Crowdcube Hive

When Bee Good, a British business using local honey, wax and propolis to create award-winning natural skincare, synced with Crowdcube, Co-Founder Simon Cavill set the initial goal for £100,000.  Over 465 Crowdcube investors quickly helped the skincare company pre-valuated at £1,785,348 surpass £258K for 12.69%… Read More

Q&A: Spur Founder + CEO Glenn Clayton Discusses $8M Series A Funding, Gig Economy & EaaS

Spur, a new Employment-as-a-Service (EaaS) platform, raised $8 million in a  Series A funding round led by Third Prime, with participation from Mark Bezos and Blue Ridge Capital Founder John Griffin. Spur also appointed Bezos to its Board of Directors. This investment marks one of the… Read More

Travel Upgrade Marketplace Upgrade Pack Soaring on Seedrs: Now Overfunding

UK-based fintech startup Upgrade Pack, a closed marketplace for global user access to discounted flight and hotel upgrades, has surpassed its Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign target goal, swiftly surpassing £500,000 with the help of over 425 investors. To date, over £545,000 has been raised for 4.1% equity at… Read More

Social Crypto Exchange Blockport Partners with Tokeny & Sets Date for STO Launch

Blockport, a social crypto exchange, plans to launch its Security Token Offering (STO); the first round issued through Tokeny will take place on 15 April with the goal of raising EUR 5M from investors in both Europe and the United States. The round is part… Read More

Como Audio (& Tivoli) Smart Speaker CEO + Founder Thomas DeVesto Launches Wefunder Campaign: Listen to the Music

Does the name Tivoli Audio sound familiar?  Thomas DeVesto, the CEO, Founder, and Designer of Tivoli Audio (acq. 2015) and Cambridge SoundWorks (acq. 2000), recently launched his newest company, Como Audio, which designs, manufactures, and sells smart speakers. After successfully Kickstarting this past March (973 backers pledged $268,142 and… Read More

Crate Brewery & Pizzeria Surpasses £565K Mark on Crowdcube: Cheers!

As many Crowdfund Insiders know, beer campaigns have raised incredible amounts of funding over the years — who can forget BrewDog, Garage Beer, Sly Fox, BeerBods, The Bottle Shop? On Crowdcube alone, Chadlington Brewery, Crowns and Hops Brewing Co, Redwell Brewery and Crate Brewery are currently raising… Read More

Y Combinator Alum & Online Grocer Move Campaigning on Wefunder

Move, a new digital supermarket that just launch this year, internationally sources groceries and ships them under its own brand. By taking out the middlemen and the markup, we’re making incredible groceries available to everyone. In the last two years, Move has built a nationwide supply… Read More

Festicket Rocks & Rolls on Crowdcube, Swiftly Surpasses £4M Goal

Festicket, one of the world’s largest marketplaces for music festival experiences which is backed by Edge Investments, Beringea and Channel 4 and with over 1M customers to date,  allows customers to discover, plan and book their festival experiences in one place. Last month Festicket initiated… Read More

Phoenix PharmaLabs Celebrates Successful Netcapital Equity Offering for Non-Addictive Opioid Pain Treatment

Phoenix PharmaLabs, Inc., a private company developing what is reportedly the world’s first non-addictive opioid for treatment of moderate to severe pain, recently celebrated a successful equity offering of more than $1.1 million via Netcapital, an SEC-approved equity funding portal. A combination of accredited and… Read More

Exclusive: BlueVine CEO Eyal Lifshitz Shares Insight on New Simple Term Loan Financing (No Origination Fees)

Fresh from its new partnership with Nationwide, BlueVine, a provider of online working capital financing for small and medium-sized businesses, is adding term loan financing to its suite of online financing solutions. The BlueVine Term Loan seeks to provide small and medium-sized business owners fast… Read More

Chattanooga Football Club Scores Some Serious Funding on Wefunder

As Chattanooga Football Club enters a new era of growth, the club decided to share the opportunity with Wefunder investors… and the crowdfunding fans went wild.  Launched with a modest $50,000 goal, Chattanooga Football Club has raised more than $648,450 from 2360+ investors. Pre-money valued at $2.95M, the… Read More

Fenixera Shifts Gears to Launch Crypto-Accounting Platform

Fintech innovator Fenixera has launched its reporting and tracking platform. Fenixera, a global debt recovery platform tool designed to protect people from having to write-off international debt, is based in Norway. The platform account software aims to enable users to check people’s credit and payment history… Read More

JIVR Folding, Electric and Chainless Bikes Cycling Toward €1M on Seedrs

€1 million….now in sight!  JIVR, the UK-based foldable, electric and chainless bike brand, has exceeded €944,670 during its Seedrs campaign with the confidence of more than 252 investors. To recap, funding from Seedrs will be used to establish a comprehensive sales channel mix of B2C, B2B and… Read More

Tokeny Aligns with DLA Piper to Provide Blockchain Compliance Solutions

Tokeny, the Luxembourg-based fintech compliant tokenization platform delivering institutional grade solutions in the issuance, lifecycle management and secondary trading of security tokens, has partnered with global law firm DLA Piper. Hedera Hashgraph recently cited DLA Piper as first members of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council,… Read More

GeoDB Raises Funds on Crowdcube to Grow Big Data Marketplace

Fintech startup GeoDB aims to provide a big data marketplace that includes an encrypted, safe, transparent, verified, accurate and decentralized datapool and also to solve the existing problems of the growing big data industry. The platform has recently begun £750,000 crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube for… Read More

Cruelty-Free & Vegan Subscription + Retailer Petit Vour Thriving on Wefunder

Petit Vour, an award-winning monthly beauty box + lifestyle shop for the modern, ethical woman, showcases a luxurious collection of 100% cruelty-free, plant-based and non-toxic products. Petit Vour Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Madeline Alcott and Ryan Miner have synced with Wefunder to crowdfund a Future Equity Agreement with… Read More

Interview: CoolBitX Founder and CEO Michael Ou on What’s Happening in Wallets, Blockchain & Cryptoassets

In mid-March, Taiwan-based blockchain security company CoolBitX, creator of CoolWallet S, a Bluetooth mobile hardware wallet for digital assets, has created a tech partnership with the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association (ABACA), the appointed Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) of the Philippine government agency Cagayan Economic Zone Authority… Read More

Quick Q&A: Exscudo Founder & CEO Andrew Zimine Highlights New Credit Card, Growth Plans & Transparency

Exscudo, a blockchain platform which helps users to manage, hold and transfer digital as well as traditional financial assets, recently announced an upcoming credit card linked to the Channels app that will support support EUR, BTC and EON, with plans to add BCH, EHT, ETC,… Read More

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