Tagged: crowdcube

WiseAlpha Set to Complete Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.1 Million in Funding

WiseAlpha, a UK online lending platform that gives everyday investors access to high yield institutional bond and loan investments, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.1 million secured from nearly 1,000 investors. As previously reported, WiseAlpha’s online lending platform aims… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Primo Toys Returns to Kickstarter to Raise Funds For Cubetto Play Maps

Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Primo Toys, has launched its third reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for maps and activity books, called Polar Expedition and Swarmy Swamp, that expand play and STEM learning around its multi-award winning coding system, Cubetto. This initiative comes just one year after the company… Read More

UK Startup Deals: Total Raised Jumps, Number of Deals Tank for Month of May

Beauhurst is out with some research on early stage deals in the UK for the month of May. While the total raised for these startup deals jumped dramatically to £941 million (the most ever tracked by Beauhurst in a single month) the number of deals… Read More

Personal Styling Service The Chapar to Finish Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million

Online premium personal styling service for men, The Chapar, is set to complete its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.2 million in funding. The company, which launched the initiative in April, sought to raise £1 million as it prepares to expand. The Chapar… Read More

Overfunding: Redchurch Brewery Hits £400,000 Funding Target During the Final Days on Crowdcube

With its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube set to close later this evening, London-based Redchurch Brewery has secured its initial £400,000 funding target thanks to more than 600 investors. This funding round comes less than one year after the brewery company secured nearly £500,000 through… Read More

Ireland-based Galvanic Seeks £700,000 on Crowdcube For Stress Management Device “The Pip”

Ireland-based Galvanic has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £700,000 for its product, the Pip, which is described as a  wireless, hand-held device that accurately measures stress and allows users to manage their stress through a suite of gaming apps.  According to the… Read More

Overfunding: Craft Distillery Santamanía Quickly Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Spanish “urban craft distillery,” Santamanía, has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding goal and is now nearing £585,000 thanks to more than 200 investors. As previously reported, Santamanía’s spirits are sold throughout Spain and in 19… Read More

Update: Powervault Surpasses £750,000 Funding Target Through Latest Crowdcube Campaign 

Just a little over two weeks after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowedcube, UK-based Powervault has successfully secured its initial £750,000 thanks to more than 440 investors. As previously reported, this is the fourth Crowdcube raise that Powervault has launched. The home battery system… Read More

Techstars Alums drfocused & PlanSnap Seek Funds on Crowdcube

Techstars accelerator program alums, drfocused and PlanSnap, have recently launched campaigns on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. drfocused, which has designed software to help doctors complete their work faster, is currently seeking £300,000, while social planning app PlanSnap is looking to raise £250,000. drfocused helps doctors complete their work faster… Read More

Leather Bag Company Beara Beara Returns to Crowdcube to Raise £380,000 For New Factory & London Expansion

Less than three years after successfully securing £203,000 through Crowdcube, leather bag company, Beara Beara, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £380,000 as it plans to establish a new factor and open a larger store in London. Beara Beara currently has shops… Read More

Craft Distillery Santamanía Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube

Spanish “urban craft distillery,” Santamanía, is seeking £400,000 (€460,000) in an equity crowdfunding campaign launched on Crowdcube. The offer is for a 5.41% equity stake at a pre money valuation of just under £7 million.  The crowdfunding round is already partially funded at 46% of… Read More

Overfunding: Online Personal Styling Service The Chapar Secures £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

With nearly one week until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, online premium personal styling service for men, The Chapar, has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target thanks to more than 570 investors. As previously reported, The Chapar describes… Read More

Crowdcube Files Annual Report. Shows 48% Growth in Revenue

Crowdcube, the UK’s largest investment crowdfunding platform by total raised (£312 million), filed its annual report for the fiscal year ending September 2016 at the end of last week. According to the document, Crowdcube experienced a 48% growth in top line revenue versus year prior… Read More

Crowdcube Partners with WeWork to Boost European Expansion

UK crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has announced a new partnership with fast-growing shared workspace company WeWork.  The new partnership will help boost Crowdcube’s European expansion goals.  Crowdcube will be opening offices in both Paris and Amsterdam within the next two months and will continue to roll… Read More

Did You Know That More Than 100,000 Women are Investors on Crowdcube?

There has been much discussion about the potential of investment crowdfunding to empower women and minorities. Occasionally we receive data or research that shares encouraging information that underserved communities are benefiting by newfound sources of capital. Recently, I saw a datapoint on Crowdcube, the largest… Read More

Overfunding: Sports Nutrition Brand TRIBE Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Less than one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based sports nutrition brand, TRIBE, has surpassed its initial £1 million funding target thanks to nearly 850 investors. The company reported that in the past 18 months since the founders quit their jobs to… Read More

Sugru Secures £2 Million During Second Crowdcube Funding Round

Moldable glue company Sugru secured £2 million during its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The round, which was originally seeking £1.5 million, was completed on Friday evening. Sugru currently has its products being sold and used in more than 170 countries with patents granted in Europe, the… Read More

Update: Derby Brewing Co. Extends Crowdcube Funding Round

UK-based Derby Brewing Co. announced on Friday it has officially extended its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. This news comes just a couple of weeks after the brewery increased its equity offering from 3.86% to 6.5% through the funding round and decreased its initial valuation from £12,459,364… Read More

TeachPitch Returns to Crowdcube to Raise £400,000 to Accelerate Commercial Growth in Asia

Just one year after securing £300,000 through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, education technology company, TeachPitch, has returned to the funding portal, seeking an additional £400,000 as it prepares to expand commercially into Asia. According to its description, TeachPitch was created to tackle… Read More

Success: Women’s Clothing Brand Hope’s Crowdcube Campaign Overfunds

On Thursday, British womenswear fashion brand Hope surpassed its initial £500,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. This news comes just a few day after the company announced the initiative’s extension. Founded in 2015, Hope aims to attract women of all shapes, sizes, and ages… Read More