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Kickstarter Alum nutpods Brings Almond-and-Coconut-Based Dairy-Free Creamer to Seattle

Green Grass Foods Inc. has chosen Seattle for its limited test market launch of nutpods, a dairy-free creamer made from almonds and coconuts. The product, in 300ml Tetra Paks, will be on shelves in 10 PCC markets in the Seattle area in mid-May. Since its Kickstarter campaign was launched in October… Read More

UK-Based Startup Hits Crowdcube to Raise £225,000 Delicious Natural Ice Lollies

Seeking to expand its already successful business, Camden-based startup, LICKALIX launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £225,000 for its natural ice lolly company. According to its campaign, LICKALIX  is an augural ice lolly company that debuted in May 2014. After a successful first… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: TravelCard Charger, LS Cream Liquor, PostyBell & Charity Trip to Malawi

After a rather irritating hardware failure this morning, Crowdfund Insider is back up and running with our weekly feature the Crowdfunding Mailbox. The past few days saw big news in the world of crowdfunding, from Kickstarter surpassing $1 billion in pledges to the FCA announcing… Read More

Seedrs Launches Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Accelerator Program

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Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has added a new program to boost the food and beverage sector of crowdfunding.  Noting that consumer-facing companies in the food and beverage sector have been a popular category for retail investment, Seedrs has launched the FMCG Accelerator program (Fast-Moving Consumer… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Linked Finance Tops €100 Million in Lending

Linked Finance, an Ireland based peer to peer lender serving SMEs, has topped €100 million in lending, according to a note from the company. Management states that this milestone indicates that P2P lending is a proven funding option which is being recognized by Irish SMEs…. Read More

Former SEC Enforcement Chief: Accepting Crypto Payments Adds a More Criminal Than Cool Cachet

Former SEC Office of Internet Enforcement Chief John Reed Stark has used his latest blog post at LinkedIn (“The Bitcoin Plague Spreads to Retail”) to strongly advise American retailers not accept cryptocurrency payments: “Given its complete and utter lack of oversight and meaningful licensure, the… Read More

Loved by Dragon’s Den Receiving Two Offers, Coconuts Naturally is Crowdfunding on Seedrs Instead

Dairy-free ice cream brand Coconuts Naturally pitched their product on Dragon’s Den last year receiving two offers. Peter Jones called Coconuts Naturally the best ice cream he has tasted. Founder Cecily Mills turned them both down. Mills decided to pitch her product on Seedrs instead. The… Read More

Summertime Scoop on Gelateria Naia: Deliciously Crowdfunding on Wefunder

Summertime is synonymous with ice cream. Readers may recall past successful global crowdfunding campaigns for delicious ice creams and treats including several successful Seedrs’ Oppo Ice Cream, Companisto’s Kyl, Gelateria Ice Wave’s Crowdcube Spain or Wefunder’s Venice Beach Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream campaigns. Crowdfunders do indeed… Read More

Pozible Founder Launches New Equity Crowdfunding Platform Birchal in Australia

The investment crowdfunding market is changing in Australia and it is changing for the better. While it has taken policymakers a bit of time to update existing rules, new regulations commence on September 29th ushering a new era of raising capital online. Labeled “crowd-sourced funding”… Read More

Finding Profit in Underinvested People & Places: Venture Capital & Crowdfunding for Community & Economic Development

  Millions of Americans rely on domestic discretionary spending appropriated by the U.S. Federal Government, including everything from affordable housing and education to the arts. Agencies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development provide programs and services that impact neighborhoods and communities across… Read More

Funding the Hoke Poke on NextSeed: That’s What It’s All About

Maybe you remember (or are still trying to forget) doing the Hokey Pokey at a distant cousin’s wedding or at your local roller skating rink… But this Hoke Poke may sound the same, but thankfully, is much different.  Offering a fast-casual restaurant that brings a fresh… Read More

A World Tour of Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns

Nathan Rose is the Director of Assemble Advisory, an agency which specializes in helping businesses raise equity through crowdfunding. Originally from New Zealand, Nathan constantly crisscrosses the planet and speaks to entrepreneurs from around the world who have had success with equity crowdfunding. His insights… Read More

Reg D or Reg A+? Mark Elenowitz of Tripoint Global Equities Explains

Mark Elenowitz, CEO and founder of Tripoint Global Equities, is a firm believer in the potential of Regulation A+.  The updated securities exemption, improved under the JOBS Act, enables companies to raise up to $50 million from both accredited and non-accredited investors. Typically most early… Read More

Florida Court Explains Why Bitcoin is Not Money

Having just gotten around to reading the order granting the motion to dismiss in the proceedings of the State of Florida vs. Michell Abner Espinoza, the document by Circuit Court Judge Teresa Pooler, is pretty interesting.  The case regarding Espinoza has been in the news… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Marketing an Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

  As part of an upcoming book on equity crowdfunding, I have asked past campaigns about their very best marketing tactics. They have used these exact strategies to raise millions of dollars, pounds and euros! In this article, I have distilled their advice into these… Read More

LDF Claims First 24/7 Funding Solution for SMEs: Lendinghive

LDF, pointing to data that indicates SMEs still struggle to raise growth capital, has launched lendinghive; a 24/7 asset backed funding solution for SMEs. LDF has been in business for quite a long time. Created in 1986, LDF was initially established as a credit brokerage… Read More

Brief: Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Lickalix Reveals Business Timeline

Just 18 months after successfully securing £230,000 on equity crowdfunding portal, Crowdcube, natural popsicle Camden-based startup Lickalix has unveiled its very own business timeline. Lickalix  is an augural ice lolly company that debuted in May 2014. The company’s products take natural ingredients to make tasty, healthy, great looking and… Read More

Andy Murray Invests in 5 Early Stage Companies on Seedrs

Andy Murray, a top ranked professional tennis player and advisor to Seedrs, has released his first investments for 2106 via the equity crowdfunding platform.  Murray has reportedly invested in five different early stage companies for undisclosed amounts. Jeff Lynn, CEO and co-founder of Seedrs, said… Read More

Richard Branson’s “Promising Startup of the Year” Oppo Returns to Seedrs: Smashes £150,000 Funding Goal in Six Hours

Oppo, a luxury ice cream brand from London, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £150,000 so that it may continue expansion. The company has created ice cream with fewer calories than an apple. It contains 60% fewer calories than regular ice cream… Read More

AngelsDen Recognizes Best Crowdfunded Deals of 2015

AngelsDen has been on a steady trajectory of growth for the past several years. The migration from analogue funding to digitally raising money online appears to be doing rather well.  In 2015, AngelsDen raised approximately £11 million for 60 deals with the backing of 13,000 investors…. Read More

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