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Sibstar, a Debit Card and Fintech App for Dementia Patients, Acquires £125,000 from Dragon’s Den

Founder of Sibstar, which is a debit card and app for dementia patients and their families to safely manage their funds, has acquired £125,000 from Dragon’s Den investors Sara Davies and Deborah Maiden. The BBC reality series reportedly sees a number of budding entrepreneurs pitch… Read More

Update: GripIt Surpasses £1.1 Million in Funding During the Final Days on Crowdcube

Dragon Den alum GripIt is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.1 million thanks to over 600 investors. The funding round, which comes less than two years after the company raised more than £2 million through its second… Read More

Overfunding: Dragon Den Alum GripIt Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Dragon Den alum GripIt has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round was launched last month and has attracted more than 500 investors. As previously reported, GripIt describes itself as the World’s Ultimate… Read More

GripIt Returns to Crowdcube: Seeks £1.5 Million For Further Development & New Product Launch

Less than one year after successfully securing nearly £2 million from over 600 investors through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Dragons Den alum GripIt made its return to the funding portal earlier this week and is seeking £1.5 million. GripIt describes itself as the… Read More

NCFA Canada Announces Dragon’s Den Golden Ticket Winners

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) recently held its annual event in Vancouver. VanFUNDING 2016 incorporated a “pitching showcase” and the winning companies were: ChatterHigh, Glance, My Green Space and Starling Minds. VanFUNDING was created to be all about boosting online and alternative… Read More

Oppo Ice Cream Shares Path to Crowdfunding & Business Success

  Oppo Ice cream is a bit like the Holy Grail of food: Ice cream that tastes great, is low calorie and is good for you.  The creation of two brothers, Charlie and Harry Thuillier, the duo were exposed to many different natural foods while… Read More

Battle Dragons: Three Dragons’ Den Stars Back Businesses on Crowdcube

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has gained some high-profile investors. Three Dragon’s Den stars are “battling it out” on Crowdcube as they invest in companies listed on the platform. GripIt is being backed by Deborah Meaden as it cruises past its £1.5 million at £2 million… Read More

Update: GripIt Fixings Captures Over £1M Within Days After Crowdcube Initiative Launch

Less than one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based DIY company, GripIt Fixings, has already hit £1 million thanks to over 350 investors. GripIt is the ‘World’s Ultimate Plasterboard Fixing.’ Its products hold extreme loads of up to 225kg and is designed to be the only… Read More

UK Cargo Bike Maker Boxer Cycles Launches Seedrs Initiative to Expand and Grow Worldwide Sales

In order to start expanding, Poole-based cargo bike manufacturer, Boxer Cycle, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a mission to raise £48,000 with a 7.41% per equity. The company stated: “Boxer Cycles are based in Poole, Dorset and use local manufacturers and… Read More

Legendary Musician & Entrepreneur Dave Stewart, Shares Insight on FAB Financial, Ideas Britain, Crowdfunding & Forthcoming Projects

    Known for sporting a natty brown fedora, Stewart literally wears many hats. Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dave Stewart is a producer, author, director, photographer, filmmaker, and philanthropist whose music career spans three decades and more than 100 million album sales, highlighted by his collaboration with Annie… Read More

Foodist Returns to Companisto for its Third Crowdfunding Campaign; German Delectable Food Delivery Startup Overfunds in Hours

Hamburg-based delicacy box start-up Foodist, which was co-founded in 2012 by Alexander Djordjevic and Ole Schaumberg, has experienced strong growth over the last two years and has increased the number of monthly subscribers from 350 to as many as 14,000. As Foodist wants to keep… Read More

Dragons’ Den Kelly Hoppen Shuts Down Crowdcube Initiative After Failing to Raise £1.1M For Her Home Decor Website

Last month, Dragons’ Den judge, Kelly Hoppen, and her board, took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £1.1 million for her self-titled online affordable luxury homewares business, Kelly Hoppen London. From launch in January 2014 to February 2015, the Kelly Hoppen London attracted circa 1 million… Read More

Enclothed Gets Dragons Den Boost. Doubles £400K Equity Crowdfunding Goal

Enclothed, a bespoke shopping service that just closed its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube, raised £800,000 from 378 investors following a popular pitch on Dragons Den. The company initially intended on raising £400,000 but investor demand propelled the offer into overfunding boosted by the visit… Read More

London’s Shopping Website Enclothed Quickly Nabs Nearly £560,000 in Equity on Crowdcube

Earlier this month, London-based Enclothed, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £400,000. The website is considered a virtual “personal shopper” to men that are looking to avoid busy department stores and crazy clothing prices. Sharing details about the website, the Enclothed team stated, “Here… Read More

Torch Bike Safety Gear 248% Overfunds on Seedrs: Ride Stylishly and Safely

Creating stylish safety gear for cyclists, Torch Apparel has ignited investor interest on Seedrs, securing over £124K for the 21.66% equity offered.  The campaign is currently overfunding, surpassing its modest initial £50K goal. Torch Apparel focuses on stylish safety for cyclists, featuring its hugely-successful 2012 Kickstarter hit T1 helmet and upcoming… Read More

Torch Apparel Illuminates Seedrs: Chic Safety Cyclist Apparel Overfunds

Creating stylish safety gear for cyclists, Torch Apparel has ignited investor interest on Seedrs, securing over £87,800 for the 16.33% equity offered.  The campaign is currently overfunding, having swiftly surpassed its initial goal by over 75%. Torch Apparel focuses on stylish safety for cyclists, featuring… Read More

Frame Again Quickly Funds on Seedrs After Turning Down Dragon’s Den Offer

Frame Again hit the “biggest mover by percentage raised” status soon after appearing on BBC’s Dragon Den.  The startup up quickly surpassed their £20,000 crowdfunding goal on Seedrs. Co-founders Jake Hayman and Joe Kenyon appeared on the long running show offering up 20% equity in… Read More

Dragon’s Den in Detail (Infographic)

Dragon’s Den is a British television show on BBC which allows a group of entrepreneurs to pitch their concept to wealthy investors.  These 5 wealthy “Dragons” then decide whether to invest in any of these companies and the negotiations commence.  Of course drama may ensue… Read More

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