Tagged: ireland

Crua Outdoors Returns to Seedrs & Quickly Surpasses £125,000 Funding Target

Just a little over six months after launching its second Seedrs campaign, Ireland-based tent brand Crua Outdoors has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and has already surpassed its initial £125,000 funding target thanks to nearly 150 investors. As previously reported, Crua Outdoors’ first equity round secured £85,371… Read More

Update: Irish Grocery Delivery Service Buymie to Complete Crowdcube Round With Nearly £400,000 in Funding

Buymie, an Ireland-based grocery delivery service, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £400,000 in funding from more than 290 investors. As previously reported, Buymie was founded in 2015 and is described as an on-demand grocery delivery platform that allows consumers to order goods… Read More

Overfunding: Ireland’s Grocery Delivering Service Buymie Surpasses £350,000 Through Crowdcube Campaign

Buymie, an Ireland-based grocery delivery service, has successfully secured its initial £350,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2015, Buymie described itself as an on-demand grocery delivery platform that allows consumers to order goods from local grocery stores and have them delivered… Read More

Irish P2P Flender Close to Raising Over €2 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Irish peer-to-peer lender Flender has reported attracted close to more than €2 million through its latest funding round. This news comes less than a year after the lending platform secured £501,700 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. As previously reported, Flender is authorized and regulated by the… Read More

B2B Payment Provider Transfermate Secures €30 Million Investment From Allied Irish Bank

Ireland-based B2B payment provider TransferMate announced on Monday it received a €30 million investment from Allied Irish Bank (AIB).  Founded in 2010, TranferMate stated it is on a mission to provide businesses with a faster, cheaper, and easier solution for sending or receiving funds globally.TransferMate… Read More

Linked Finance Secures €2 Million Equity Investment

Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending company Linked Finance announced on Thursday it secured €2m in equity funding to support its plans for expansion. The funding round was led by the company’s original venture capital backers, Frontline Ventures. The platform has now lent over €34.5 million to Irish SMEs since… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lending Platform Linked Finance Launches Pension Investment Product

Linked Finance, Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending company, announced on Monday the launch of its new type of pension account. The account allows holders of self-managed pensions to make P2P lending to Irish SMEs part of their pension investment portfolio. According to Linked Finance, the accounts have… Read More

Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Funds One Thousandth Loan

On Thursday, Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance announced it has funded its one one thousandth loan. The platform was launched in 2013 and is seeking to lend more than £350 million to SMEs by the end of 2019.  This news comes less than two months… Read More

Update: Jonty Evans Secures £500,000 in Order to Keep Olympic Horse

Last month, Irish Olympian Jonty Evans launched a self-running crowdfunding campaign to raise £500,000 in order to keep his beloved horse, Cooley Rorkes Drift (AKA Art). Within a matter of a couple weeks, the initiative successfully secured its initial funding target thanks to nearly 3,500… Read More

Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Secures More Than €1 Million for Waterford-Based Businesses

Irish peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance has successfully secured more than €1 million for Waterford-based businesses. According to the Muster Express, over 30 businesses in Waterford have raised funds through the lending platform to facilitate their business growth. Mark Bergin, Founder, Coffee House Lane and who has sought… Read More

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans Seeks £500,000 Through Self-Running Crowdfunding Campaign to Keep Beloved Horse Art

Jonty Evans, an Irish equestrian, has launched his own self-running crowdfunding campaign to raise  £500,000 for his beloved horse, Cooley Rorkes Drift (also known as Art). The campaign’s description reads: “Nations cup, Olympics, Badminton – the success that Art and I have achieved has not gone unnoticed,… 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

Second Time Success: Tent Brand Crua Outdoors Surpasses £100,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Ireland-based tent brand Crua Outdoors has successfully surpassed its second equity crowdfunding campaign’s £100,000 funding target on Seedrs. The initiative was launched last month and is currently offering 8.16% in equity. As previously reported, Crua Outdoors’ first equity round secured £85,371 in 2015, and last year, the company raised $300,003 through its… Read More

The Importance of Being in a Fintech Sandbox: Assure Hedge CEO Comments on FCA Cohort 2 Selection

As reported, the UK Financial Conduct Authority named its second cohort of 24 Fintech firms that are ready to begin testing shortly.  What exactly is a sandbox and why is it important for countries to utilize these to engender innovation and spark disruption? Startups and nubie platforms… Read More

UK P2P Lending Market Researcher Orca Dives into P2P Provider Rating Services

Orca, a leading independent data, research and analysis providers on the UK P2P lending market has announced its plans to launch its own four-factor rating service for individual P2P providers, the Orca Rating. The rating will be designed in partnership with Dublin City University’s Irish Centre for… Read More

Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Receives FCA Authorization, Ready for UK Expansion

Linked Finance, an Irish P2P lending platform, has received full authorization by the UK Financial Conduct Authority which will enable the platform to actuate growth into the UK market, according to multiple Irish news sources. In late April, the Ireland government announced a Public Consultation on the Regulation… Read More

Citi’s Tech for Integrity Challenge Recognizes Fintech Developers

Citi (NYSE: C) has announced award recipients for their Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Demo day which took place in Dublin yesterday. According to Citi, Fintech developers from eight different countries participated to present working prototypes of their Fintech applications. The award recipients from the… Read More

Ireland-Based Tent Brand Crua Outdoors Launches Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Ireland-based Crua Outdoors, also known as Thermo Tents, announced on Wednesday the launch of its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Crua Outdoors’ first equity round secured £85,371 in 2015, and last year, the company raised $300,003 through its reward-based Kickstarter campaign. The company stated: “Great ideas happen… Read More

Flender Brief: Irish P2P Lender FCA Authorized, Plans for UK Launch

Irish P2P lending platform Flender, which secured £501,700 from more than 230 investors during its Seedrs equity crowdfunding round this past January (reportedly the first Irish Fintech platform to successfully complete an equity crowdfunding round), is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under Registration Number… Read More