Tagged: awards

Brewdog Vows Revenge Against Diageo For Infamous Industry Awards Snub

Nearly four years after one of the world’s largest drinks companies, Diageo, snubbed BrewDog for an industry award, the perpetually crowdfunding company is officially vowing revenge for the decision. According to The Daily Record, Diageo, who make drinks such as Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker, was forced to apologize… Read More

Forbes Adds Seven FinTech Sandbox Members to Fintech 50 List of 2015

FinTech Sandbox, a nonprofit that helps FinTech startups access data and build great products, announced on Thursday that seven of its community members were recently named to the prestigious Forbes FinTech 50 list for 2015. The winners include four Sandbox residents who rely on critical… Read More

Future Fifty Dubs Crowdcube One of the UK’s Fastest Growing & Most Disruptive Tech Companies

Setting out to end 2015 on the highest note possible, Crowdcube announced it was named one of the UK’s fastest growing and most disruptive tech companies by Future Fifty. The equity crowdfunding platform shared in a blog post: “We’re incredibly proud to announce that we’re now… Read More

Crowdcube Captures Three Crowdfunding Awards Within 24-Hour Period

This has been such a big month for Crowdcube! Along with announcing its new partnership with Amazon Launchpad, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform revealed that last week it bagged not one, not two, but three awards within a 24-hour period. While explaining details about the first… Read More

Brief: RateSetter & Zopa Take Top Customer Service Awards

The Moneywise Custome Service Awards 2015 took place this week.  Described as the “authoritative stamp of approval by the UK consumer” recognition is given to financial service firms for providing exemplary service to their customers.  In recent years as finance has altered direction and moved… Read More

10 Best Production Announces Best Kickstarter Video Production Awards

10 Best Production recently released its Best Kickstarter Video Production awards for February 2015. For each list, the company examines various criteria in order to judge the individual production companies. The company’s panel of judges is comprised of video production experts that collectively have decades of industry… Read More

Crowdcube Announces Annual Award Recipients

Crowdcube has gotten in the habit of handing out rewards to some of the more interesting and more creative companies that have raised capital via their platform each year.  It is a bit of the “best of the best” sort of thing where individual campaigns are… Read More

Zopa Receives 2X Recognition at MoneyFacts Awards

Peer to peer lender Zopa received a nice shout out at the 2015 Moneyfacts Awards. Zopa received awards for both “Personal Loan Provider of the Year” and “Best Customer Service”. The latter award is particularly nice as the P2P space continues to grow and service… Read More

Realty Mogul Named To HousingWire Tech100 List Of Most Innovative Companies

Realty Mogul has been named to HousingWire Tech100 List for 2014, joining companies like Zillow, Accenture, and Auction.com. The annual list compiles the “100 most innovative technology companies” in the Real Estate sector. Innovation represents the center of this contest, and in every application we received,… Read More

Digerati Awards: Realty Mogul Named “Startup to Watch” For 2014

Realty Mogul has been named a “Start-Up to Watch” for 2014 at Digital LA’s Digerati Awards. Digital LA is the founder of Silicon Beach Fest, a biannual start-up entertainment conference. Realty Mogul was recognized alongside other Los Angeles-area startups, including SnapChat and DreamWorks Animation. “We’re truly… Read More

Crowdcube Awards Announced for 2013

Crowdcube, a leading equity crowdfunding site, has announced their awards for 2013.  As one could imagine the competition was challenging as so many cool startups were crowdfunded on the UK based platform during 2013.  There  was one recognition chosen by visitors to the site:  “The… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Occipital’s Structure Sensor Nets Awards From CES, PopSci

On his blog, noted Colorado-based VC Brad Feld shares good news from the Occipital camp: two awards for their “Structure Sensor.” The Structure Sensor is a 3D scanner for the iPad that raised over $1.2 million on Kickstarter. The campaign closed on November 1st of… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platforms Crowdcube and Seedrs Both Up For Awards

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) have announced their short list of award nominees for 2013.  Both Seedrs and Crowdcube, UK based platforms which offer equity crowdfunding, have  made the list.  Crowdcube just announced joining the group earlier this year. The two are competing for… Read More

Crowdfunding 101: “Inocente”

Project: Inocente Funding goal: US$50,000 Amount raised: $52,527 Kickstarter backers: 294 Key takeaway: Know how much you need Husband and wife directorial team Sean Fine (pictured above, right) and Andrea Nix Fine (left) were in post-production on their 39-minute doc Inocente when they decided to turn to Kickstarter for help. The film… Read More

Candace Klein Wins WE Celebrate Award for “Best New Product or Service of the Year”

Award from the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber recognizes Klein for her founding and growth of popular crowdfunding platform SoMoLend.com CINCINNATI—Candace Klein, Founder and CEO of SoMoLend (http://www.SoMoLend.com/), has won the WE Celebrate Award for Best New Product or Service of the Year from the Cincinnati… Read More

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