Tagged: london

CommunterClub Returns to Seedrs After Raising £2.3 Million in Venture Capital Funding

CommunterClub has returned to the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs just after it raised £2.3 million in venture capital funding. The company launched its first crowdfunding round in 2015, which during that time had only £25 million pre-money valuation. Its pre-valuation is now up to £11,546,623 and… Read More

London Fintech Divido Announces Germany Expansion

London-based fintech startup Divido announced on Monday it has expanded into Germany. Founded in 2014, Divido describes itself as a young, fast growing, technology company in the process of changing the old school financial services sector. The company revealed that it allows merchants to offer their… Read More

Overfunding: Hybrid Estate Agent Vesper Secures £100,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Hybrid estate agent, Vesper Homes, has successfully secured its initial 100,000 funding target on Seedrs thanks to nearly 100 investors. As previously reported, Vesper stated that it offers users all of the same services as a local estate agent, but with a saving of 50% on fees…. Read More

Dash Grows in Accessibility: Lists on London’s Digital Asset Exchange & Broker CEX.IO

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Friday that it is now listed on the London-based cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO, and is available to buy and sell online using a linked bank account. According to Dash, the partnership means its accessibility is greatly enhanced for consumers with pre-established… Read More

Singapore Fintech Hub LATTICE80 Announces UK Expansion

LATTICE80, a fintech hub owned and operated by Singapore-based private investment firm Marvelstone Group, announced on Monday it is set to open a fintech hub in London as part of its global expansion. The organization revealed that as of August 2017, its UK entity has… Read More

Dash Set to Host Its First Ever Global Conference in London

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Tuesday it will host its first-ever conference, the Dash Conference, set for September 24th at the Oval Space in London, UK. According to Dash, the conference will serve as the precursor to the highly anticipated World Blockchain Forum… Read More

Crowdcube Teams Up With London’s New Sport Tech Hub

Crowdcube announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with London’s brand new Sport Tech Hub, a hub that creates a platform for both startups and entrepreneurs within the sports tech space. The equity crowdfunding platform stated it offers Sport Tech Hub member teams the… Read More

Hybrid Estate Agent Vesper Homes Seeks £100,000 Through Equity Offering on Seedrs

Hybrid estate agent, Vesper Homes, is currently seeking a minimum of £100,000 through its equity offering on crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company is currently offering 8% in equity, with a valuation of £1,150,800. The company stated that it offers users all of the same services… Read More

Curve Co-Founder Tom Foster-Carter Named COO of Monzo

Tom Foster-Carter, Co-Founder of fintech startup Curve, has joined challenger bank Monzo as its new Chief Operating Officer. Foster-Carter’s departure comes less than a month after the London-based company secured $10 million through its Series A funding round. According to TechCrunch, Curve shared details about Foster-Carter… Read More

ICONOMI Names Columbus Capital First Asset Management Partner

ICONOMI, the globally licensed and regulated bitcoin exchange, announced on Friday it has named London-based Columbus Capital its first asset management partner. According to the company, Columbus Capital has been selected to main and grow three funds, comprised entirely of blockchain-based assets. The company also revealed the… Read More

Spacehive Crowd Support Will Make the UK Camden Highline Happen: Build It & They Will Come

Camden Highline has raised £63,980K on Spacehive, almost double its initial target a month after beginning its crowdfunding campaign. The campaign benefitted from a wave of support from the Mayor of London Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Camden Market, who joined over 300 residents, community… Read More

Update: WIT Fitness to Complete Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

With its Crowdcube campaign set to close later this evening, sports retailing brand WIT Fitness has secured more than £1.25 million from over 400 investors. The initiative was launched earlier this month and raised its initial £840,000 funding target within a matter of days. As previously… Read More

Innovate Finance to Host Global Summit in London March 2018

Innovate Finance, the independent membership organization that represents the voice of Britain’s global fintech sector, is set to host its global summit in London on March 20th at the Guildhall. The event’s description reads: “Financial technology has evolved into a powerful global movement that has brought… Read More

Consumer Magazine Time Out Teams Up With GoFundMe to Launch “Make London Better” Challenge

London-based consumer magazine, Time Out, announced last week it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to launch its new “Make London Better” Challenge. Time Out revealed that the challenge was designed for two Londoners (or teams of Londoners) to turn their ideas to improve the… Read More

Update: Gym Retail WIT Fitness Captures £1.2 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Sports retailer, WIT Fitness has successfully surpassed £1.2 million during its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The initiative was launched earlier this month seeking £840,000 and quickly secured 1 million. As previously reported, WIT Fitness describes itself as a unique, multi-brand fitness concept store. Products are… Read More

Update: Leather Backpack Brand Beara Beara Extends Latest Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

London-based leather bag company, Beara Beara, announced over the weekend that it is extending its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The company launched the initiative less than three years after securing £203,000 through its first Crowdcube initiative. It is currently seeking £380,000 to open… Read More

London’s 8O8 Finishes Seedrs Run With More Than £700,000 in Funding

London-based whiskey brand 8O8 completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £700,000 in funding from nearly 300 investors. 8O8 was founded in 2014 by co-founders, Tommy Danvers and Paul Pullinger. The company describes itself as a fresh and modernized whiskey for the younger generation. It is… Read More

Success: Gym Retailer WIT Fitness Quickly Secures Over £1.1 Million on Crowdcube For London Gym Facility

Sports retailer, WIT Fitness, has not only secured its initial £840,000 funding target on Crowdcube, but it has also surpassed over £1.1 million thanks to more than 200 investors. The campaign is seeking to raise funds for the company’s new gym facility located in London. … Read More

Vegan Burger Bar The Vurger Co. Launches Crowdcube Campaign For New London Location

The Vurger Co., a new vegan burger restaurant, is currently seeking funds through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, as it prepares to open its new location in London. The company is currently on a mission to revolutionize fast food forever through the power of plants. It was… Read More

Barclays’ Rise Accelerator to Host Events During 2017 London Fintech Week

Rise London, a European fintech accelerator created by Barclays, is set to host numerous events during the 2017 London Fintech Week, which will take place July 10th-14th. Magdalena Kron, Head of Rise London, revealed on Wednesday: “We’re opening our doors to the community and squeezing nine FinTech… Read More