Tagged: london

InvestHK Reveals Details About UK Fintech Awards 2018

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) announced on Monday details of its UK Fintech Awards 2018, which is organized in conjunction with the UK’s Department for International Trade. According to InvestHK, the Awards are open for submissions from January 22nd (today) and will close on February 23rd…. Read More

Applied Blockchain Secures Funding from Shell Trading International & Calibrate: Ready, Set, Grow!

Applied Blockchain Ltd, a London-based blockchain start-up, has secured its first funding round with investments from Shell Trading International Ltd and Calibrate Partners LLP for minority stakes in the company, its first entry into the energy industry. The initial funding for an undisclosed amount will be used… Read More

London Food Hub Mercate Metropolitano Surges Past £400,000 Funding Goal Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs

Mercate Metropolitano, a London-based food hub, has achieved its crowdfunding campaign’ initial £400,000 funding goal on equity platform Seedrs. Mercate Metropolitano is described as a new, sustainable and inclusive food hub with the allure of a farmers’ market. The hub revealed: “Mercato Metropolitano represents a revival… Read More

London Theatre App Stagedoor Closes Seedrs Round With Nearly £350,000 Secured

Stagedoor, a London-based theatre app startup, successfully secured nearly £350,000 over the course of its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, greatly surpassing its original funding target of £200,000. The company revealed that its community of 20,000 users contributed enormously to the success of this campaign, investing… Read More

London Fintech Curve Announces Full Consumer Launch

Curve, a London-based fintech company that’s software allows customers to link their bank cards to one Mastercard, has recently announced its full consumer launch. As previously reported, Curve was founded in 2015 and proclaims itself to be the next generation of payments after the “humble” bank card…. Read More

London Insurtech Digital Fineprint Raises $2.7 Million During Latest Funding Round Led By Pentech Ventures

Digital Fineprint, a London-based insurtech startup that notably harnesses social media to supercharge insurers online propositions, announced this week it secured $2.7 million during its latest funding round, which was led by Pentech Ventures with participation from existing and new investors, including Force Over Mass, and… Read More

London Insurtech Urban Jungle Secures £1 Million During Seed Funding Round Led By Rob Devey

Urban Jungle, a London-based insurtech startup that seeks to revamp insurance for young people, announced on Wednesday it raised £1 million during its Seed funding round, which was led by former CEO of Prudential UK and HBOS insurance, Rob Devey with participation from angel investors… Read More

Challenger Bank Monzo Seeking to Open New Office in Cardiff

On Friday, Monzo announced it is seeking to open a new office in the city of Cardiff. According to the challenger bank, its London office is currently bursting at the seams, with 171 people working in its headquarters and 67 working remotely. “To help us… Read More

Overfunding: Central London Seafood Restaurant Group Bonnie Gull Quickly Raises £200,000 Through Crowdcube Campaign

Bonnie Gull, a seafood restaurant group based in Central London, has successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Launched in 2012, the restaurant brand started its pop-up concept in Hackney before launching permanently in Fitzrovia. It claims to be… Read More

Overfunding: Healthy Food & Nutrition Business Press London Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Press, a UK-based health food and nutrition business specializing in Cold-Pressed juices, snacks, smoothies, soups, and supplements, has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.  As previously reported, the company stated its products bring healthy, delicious recipes to the hands… Read More

London-Based Startup Bond Launches £3.75 Million Blockchain-Based Digital Equity Offering

Bond, a brainchild of a group of London-based business and cryptocurrency aficionados, announced on Friday the launch of its £3.75 million blockchain-based digital equity offering in a convention asset fund. The offer is now available to accredited investors worldwide and gives investors the opportunity to purchase securities, known… Read More

Healthy Food & Nutrition Business Press London Quickly Nears £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Press, a UK-based health food and nutrition business specializing in Cold-Pressed juices, snacks, smoothies, soups, and supplements, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is currently seeking £1 million as it prepares for expansion. The company stated its products bring healthy, delicious… Read More

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