Tagged: crowdcube

Overfunding: Proprietary Software Platform Pepper Secures £500,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Pepper, a software platform that creates merchant branded apps to drive loyalty and increase customer spending, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target from more than 150 investors on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The company, which was launched in 2015, is currently live in… Read More

Fashion Brand ME+EM Nears £1.25 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With its Crowdcube campaign set to close this upcoming Friday, fashion brand ME+EM is nearing £1.25 million thanks to more than 750 investors. Prior to the campaign’s debut, ME + EM secured £400,000 from lead investors. ME+EM describes itself as a UK fashion in the direct-to-consumer… Read More

Overfunding: ioLight’s Second Crowdcube Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target

UK-based microscope company ioLight has successfully secured its initial £250,000 funding target during its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. ioLight, which was founded in 2014 by Andrew Monk and Richard Williams, is the maker of a high-resolution portable microscope that displays images directly on tablets or smartphones…. Read More

Update: Cocoon Nears £2.3 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With its Crowdcube initiative set to close this upcoming weekend, UK-based home security company Cocoon is nearing £2.3 million thanks to 925 investors. The company previously captured $252,538 from 860 backers in 2014 through reward-based crowdfunding portal, Indiegogo, for its one device home security system. Prior to the… Read More

Update: ioLight Nears£250,000 Funding Target During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With less than one week until its second Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, ioLight is currently nearing its initial £250,000 funding target. This initiative comes just two years after the company raised £242,180 from 249 through the equity crowdfunding platform. The company, which was founded in… Read More

Success: Love Cheesecake Secures £75,000 Crowdcube Funding Target

Just a little over a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based Love Cheesecake has not only secured its initial £75,000 funding target; it is now nearing £90,000 thanks to more than 140 investors. Founded in 2011, the company states it designs, manufactures and sells… Read More

Online Florist Marketplace Floom Seeks £390,000 on Crowdcube

Floom, an online marketplace that connects consumers with independent florists, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The website is currently seeking £390,000 to continue growth and expansion. The platform, which was founded by Lana Elie, was designed to solve the problem of finding… Read More

Monzo Completes Pre-Registration For Second Crowdcube Initiative: We’re Tallying the Exact Final Total Now!

App-only bank Monzo (formally know as Mondo) has completed the pre-registration portion of its second equity crowdfunding campaign. The company sought to raise £2.5 million, and by the end of the pre-registration round, it secured £12 million. A total of 41,267 people pledged to invest. More than £12… Read More

Elite Training Experience Nears £140,000 During the Final Hours on Crowdcube

Elite Training Experience (aka ETE), a provider of warm weather triathlon training camps, is nearing £140,000 in funding during the final hours of its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company launched the initiative last month, seeking £125,000.  ETE, which was founded by Julian Hucker in 2016, is looking… Read More

London Restaurant Ben’s Canteen Quickly Nears £400,000 Through Crowdcube Initiative

London-based Ben’s Canteen launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube last week. The company secured £150,000 from friends, family and a small group of Canteen customers before publicly launching the initiative. It is now nearing £400,000. Founded in 2011 by experienced multi-channel marketer, Ben Walton, Ben’s… Read More

Update: Tutora to Finish Second Crowdcube Campaign Round With Nearly £700,000 in Funding

With just 24 hours left until its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, online tutor marketplace Tutora is set to close the funding round with nearly £700,000 in funding. The company launched the initiative last month seeking £350,000. Tutora was launched… Read More

Success: GripIt’s Second Crowdcube Campaign Raises £1.5 Million Funding Goal

Dragons Den alum GripIt has successfully secured its second Crowdcube campaign’s initial £1.5 million funding target from 900 investors. This initiative comes less than one year after the company raised nearly £2 million from over 600 investors through its first equity crowdfunding campaign. GripIt describes itself as… Read More

Overfunding: Home Security System Cocoon Surpasses £2 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

With nearly two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, UK-based home security company Cocoon successfully secured its new £2 million funding target (originally £2.5 million) from nearly 750 investors. Before launching the initiative, the company raised £1,025,000 from Aviva Group Holdings and Breed Reply… Read More

Crowdcube Has Crowdfunded 50 £1 Million Funding Rounds as Cauli Rice Raises £1.4 Million

  Leading investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has now crowdfunded 50 deals of £1 million or more. Cauli Rice, a company that has used Crowdcube to raise capital in the past, closed its funding round at £1.4 million backed by 1038 investors.  Crowdcube pointed out that… Read More

Just in Time For International Women’s Day: Crowdcube Celebrates Female Entrepreneurs

On International Women’s Day, Crowdcube celebrated female entrepreneurs that have previously or currently participated on its equity crowdfunding platform The funding portal stated: “We’ve previously written about how crowdfunding is redressing the balance of traditional finance and this still rings true for 2016 and 2017,… Read More

Overfunding: The Wild Beer Co. Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Just one week after launching its Crowdcube equity crowdfunding campaign, The Wild Beer Co. has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target thanks to nearly 850 investors. As previously reported, The Wild Beer Co. launched in 2012, stated that during its first four years… Read More

Overfunding: Tutora Surpasses £350,000 Funding Target During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With less than a week until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, tutor marketplace Tutora has successfully surpassed its initial £350,000 and has secured nearly £425,000 from more than 450 investors. Tutora was launched by co-founders Scott Woodley and Mark Hughes less than two years ago…. Read More

The Wild Beer Co. Nears £1 Million Funding Target First Week on Crowdcube

Earlier this week, UK-based The Wild Beer Co. launched an equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The brewing company is currently £1 million as it prepares to expand and build a new 50,000 square foot, 12,000,000 1/yr capacity, destination brewery at the Bath and West Showground, which… Read More

Update: Online Tutor Marketplace Tutora Nears £350,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

With nearly one week until its second Crowdcube initiative is set to close, online tutor marketplace Tutora is nearing its £350,000 funding target. The campaign was launched at the end of January and has so far raised £340,000 from more than 375 investors. As previously reported,… Read More

Pod Point Secures £1.5 Million & Closes Third Crowdcube Campaign In Less Than Two Weeks

Less than two weeks after launching its third equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, POD Point not only secured its initial 1.5 million funding target, it also closed the latest funding round, which was part of a larger £9 million fundraise led by venture capital firm Draper Esprit, who… Read More