Update: Squirrel Announces Partnership With HM Government & Nesta While Crowdcube Campaign Nears £450,000

Squirrel, a personal finance app designed to help users have more control over their money, announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with the HM Government and Nesta. While sharing more details about the partnership, the Squirrel’s team stated: “The Partnership is run by… Read More

Success: Online Artisan Food Marketplace Yumbles Surpasses £170,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

Yumbles, a UK-based online marketplace for artisan food, has successfully secured its initial £170,000 from more than 220 investors through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The platform launched the funding round earlier this month and is now seeking the funds for growth and expansion…. Read More

Uh Oh!: “Star Citizen” Developers Slapped with Lawsuit By Crytek For Breach of Contract

Big trouble for a crowdfunding success. Star Citizen, a highly anticipated video game that has surpassed more than $170 million in funding, is facing some legal issues. Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) and Roberts Space Industries (RSI), the creators of the game, have been slapped with a lawsuit by… Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Centra ICO that Was Pumped by Floyd “Crypto” Mayweather

Initial Coin Offerings are fat targets for attorneys representing disgruntled investors. Tezos is the most prominent example of an ICO gone bad due to the very public internal infighting, the fact that creators attempted to describe investments as donations and the hundreds of millions of… Read More

First Republic ICO Sees Strong Demand as Platform Introduces New Securities Structure “Token DPA”

Republic, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform, listed its first Initial Coin Offering (ICO) this past week. Republic Crypto offered the security in conjunction with CoinList that is hosting the offer for accredited investors under Reg D (506c). Both CoinList and Republic are the creation of… Read More

Overfunding: Ireland’s Grocery Delivering Service Buymie Surpasses £350,000 Through Crowdcube Campaign

Buymie, an Ireland-based grocery delivery service, has successfully secured its initial £350,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2015, Buymie described itself as an on-demand grocery delivery platform that allows consumers to order goods from local grocery stores and have them delivered… Read More

Overfunding: MarketsFlow Surpasses £210,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Digital wealth management platform MarketsFlow has successfully secured its initial £210,000 funding target from more than 250 investors on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. The initiative was launched last month, seeking the funds for growth and expansion. As previously reported, MarketsFlow was launched earlier this year by technologist and entrepreneur Tom… Read More

Everybody is Going to Do It: Indiegogo / Microventures Lists first Initial Coin Offering with Fan Controlled Football League

The opportunity is simply too strong to resist. The rapid rise of tokenized securities and the booming initial coin offering market is compelling crowdfunding platforms to reposition provide issuers the platform they demand. As the United States is the top ICO issuer in the world,… Read More

Glovebox, an Online Marketplace for Car Parts, Crowdfunds £180,000 in Just Three Days on Crowdcube

GloveboxDirect, an online marketplace for car and bike parts, has raised £180,000 in 3 days crowdfunding on Crowdcube, according to the company. The offer represented an 18.51% equity stake in the firm at a pre-money valuation of £800,000.  Reportedly, 119 investors participated in the offer…. Read More

Props Token Sale Now Open on CoinList, Republic Investors See ICO Sell Out Immediately

Props, a decentralized video network operated by YouNow, Inc., has opened its public token sale on CoinList. The Initial Coin Offering (ICO) expects the offer to close on December 22nd making it the third ICO to fund on the AngelList founded platform. YouNow’s community that is… Read More

Update: JustPark Nears £2.3 Million Through Latest Crowdcube Round & Announces New Contract With Central Bedfordshire Council Car Parks

With its latest Crowdcube campaign set to close in less than two weeks, UK-based parking innovator JustPark is nearing £2.3 million from more than 1950 investors. The company launched the funding round last month and quickly raised its initial £1.5 million funding target.  Founded by entrepreneur Anthony Eskinazi, JustPark is… Read More

Gute Reise! Travel Platform itravel Utilizes Blockchain & AI, Live on Companisto

Ready for a new investment or for a vacation? Oh, the places you will go! itravel could be the first digital travel agency that uses data analysis, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology in order to provide customers with individually personalized trips. itravel seeks to remove the… Read More

Overfunding: UK Rental Car Brand Whitecar Surpasses £650,000 Funding Target During Crowdcube Round

Whitecar, a UK-based new rental car brand, has successfully secured its initial £650,000 equity crowdfunding target through Crowdcube. The company originally sought to raise £850,000 but has decided to lower the funding goal after closing funds through a subscription that cannot be reflected on the Crowdcube progress bar…. Read More

Here is the SEC Order that Halted Munchee ICO

Today, the Securities and Exchange Division announced it had halted an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) as an unregulated securities offering. Munchee, a food review App based on Blockchain, agreed to refund all investors without accepting nor denying the allegation. The ICO was seeking $15 million… Read More

Munchee Halted: SEC Shuts Down Initial Coin Offering as an Unregistered Security

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has shut down an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) as conducting an unregistered securities offering. This is the first time the SEC has has halted an ICO where there were no allegations of fraud representing a new shift in approach… Read More

Natural Skincare & Healthcare Product Dr Sannas Launches IPO on Invesdor

Dr Sannas, a natural skin care and health care product brand from Sweden, announced last week the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) on equity crowdfunding platform, Invesdor. The company revealed that it is planning to list on NGM Nordic MTF Marketplace and is… Read More

Digital Wealth Management Platform MarketsFlow Nears £210,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Digital wealth management platform MarketsFlow is quickly nearing its £210,000 equity crowdfunding target on Crowdcube. The portal launched the campaign less than two weeks ago and has raised more than £200,000 from nearly 250 investors.  Launched in January 2017 by technologist and entrepreneur Tom Nash, MarketsFlow describes itself as a… Read More

Former Gawker Employees Launch Kickstarter to Purchase Website

Just a little over a year after Nick Denton’s Gawker ceased all operations, a group of former employees of the popular website has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $500,000 in order to purchase Gawker through auction. Gawker shut down after Hulk Hogan sued the website… Read More

Update: Squirrel Extends Crowdcube Campaign After Achieving £400,000 Funding Target

Squirrel, a personal finance app designed to help users have more control over their money, has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding target from 450 investors through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. As previously reported, Squirrel is an FCA-authorised business that issues users with a… Read More

Overfunding: Snaptrip Achieves £900,000 Funding Target & Now Nearing £1.2 Million Through Seedrs Campaign

SnapTrip, a marketplace for people to discover the best last-minute self-catered holiday deals in the UK, has secured its initial £900,000 funding target and is now nearing £1.2 million from nearly 100 investors through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2014, SnapTrip offers users a… Read More