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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

Seedrs Unveils 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Offering some last minute holiday ideas for its platform’s users, UK-based Seedrs unveiled its 2015 holiday gift guide. The website stated: “Still looking for the perfect gifts for your loved-ones this holiday season? Looking for yummy goodies to stock up on for your family and… Read More

Small Business in Washington, DC: Could Santa be Coming to Town this Year?

  December 2, 2015, seemed no different than any other day in Washington, D.C. With a light rain falling, it was a rather dismal day for sightseeing in our Nation’s Capitol – yet the sun seemed to be shining for our small and emerging businesses… Read More

Naturally Smart Foods, a One Spark Success, Goes from Back of Car to Global

One Spark has claimed a significant success story. One Spark is described as the “world’s largest crowdfunding festival” and hosts an annual event in Jacksonville, Florida that features business creators seeking crowdfunding support.  Naturally Smart Foods, launched in 2013, entered the One Spark crowdfunding festival… Read More

UK’s Savvy Overfunds on Crowdcube; Seeks to Expand Its Food Preserve Brand

Earlier this month, Sheffield, South Yorkshire-based Savvy Foods took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with a mission to raise 50,000 for its preserved spreads brand. The brand, which was launched in 2013 by Jonathan Drury and Katie Owens, is described as a delicious and nutritious food source, designed… Read More

The Scoop on Crowdfunding – London

The scoop on crowdfunding This year Ben & Jerry’s trained, funded and publicised 10 social entrepreneurs across Europe to crowdfund. Over some ice cream, at this event you can find out what happened and discuss what the lesson are for social enterprises, organisations who support social enterprises, crowdfunding… Read More

Tossed Healthy Eating Celebrates 10th Birthday with £750,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Tossed, a unique dining establishment that delivers healthy and tasty cuisine, is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. As part of their hard earned success, Tossed is allowing its fans to share in its success with an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is… Read More

‘Making Renting An Airplane As Easy As Renting A Car,” OpenAirplane Is Now Crowdfunding on SeedInvest

Glimmering just ahead, summer offers the hope of beach days, picnics, hikes, ice cream until it hurts and, if the petsitter is available, travel. The minor (major) hassles of transportation–airplane delays or cancellations, a sea of brake lights–will be worth it. Certainly. But if one could reduce… Read More

Interview: Funding Circle Co-Founder Sam Hodges Talks Regulations, Factors Driving P2P Lending In The US

  Skim the peer-to-peer lending headlines over the last few months, and Funding Circle is a regular part of the news cycle. This year alone, the 5-year-old company received a capital boost to the tune of $150 million (the equity funding round was led by DST Global with participation from Baillie Gifford,… Read More

Owner of Crowd2Fund Success Hummus Bros. Talks Crowdfunding & UpComing Seedrs Campaign

Earlier this year, founders of the London-based Levantine restaurant Hummus Bros., Christian Mouysset and Ronen Givon, issued a bond on crowdfunding platform Crowd2Fund to raise £150,000.  During the course of the campaign, Hummus Bros. successfully captured over £174,000 from 54 investors. Now, Mouysset is ready to share details about the restaurant’s experience… Read More

Are We in a Peer to Peer Bubble?

I’ve always said that you can gauge the success of an industry by the growth and enthusiasm of its annual convention. It’s also a great barometer of market peaks and bubbles – especially when you have the chance to really get into the psyche of… Read More

Luxury Milkshake Company Mr. Sherick’s Shakes Increases Equity Offered on CrowdCube

Waking up in Tuesday’s territory, your day may have started with good intentions: a proper breakfast, replying to all your work emails by noon, a brisk noon run…and avoiding ending the day with a slurp of instant ramen and Wednesday headache already in place. Congratulations if any or… Read More

Popular UK Frozen Yogurt Startup Lick Looks to Raise £200,000 on Crowdcube

Seeking to expand its quickly growing (and already popular) business, central Brighton-based frozen yogurt startup, Lick, has hit crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £200,000 and is offering  6.25% in equity. Lick  is all-natural, fat-free and made from 100% yogurt using the special method that its co-founders,… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter’s RiffTrax Teams Up With Fathom Events & IGN to Present All-New Hilarious Commentary on Four Movies

The fans have spoken and RiffTrax has listened. Based on overwhelming fan demand, the San Diego company, Fathom Events and IGN are thrilled to announce multiple events, all at once, to keep devoted followers laughing throughout the year. Fans recently contributed through a Kickstarter campaign to help RiffTrax reach… Read More

Forte Gelato: Healthy, High-Protein Gelato Crowdfunding on CircleUp

“But it has protein!” may be the sole health-redeeming trait of delicious treats such as ice cream and gelato. Of course, the protein often comes with a hefty side of fat and added sugars. Throw in a few preservatives and artificial coloring, and it takes a… Read More

Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms Join Ben & Jerry’s Hunt for Entrepreneurs

Yesterday Crowdfund Insider announced that Symbid has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2015 competition.  Now several UK crowdfunding platforms have revealed a similar partnership in the hunt for the “brightest social entrepreneurs in Europe”. As noted on the Join Our Core page; Seedrs,… Read More

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