Tagged: london

Next Generation UK Rental Platform Movebubble Nears Halfway Crowdfunding Goal on Seedrs

Currently available in London, in 24 months Movebubble has connected over 150,000 renters with properties. Pre-valued at £3,907,392, Movebubble has synced with Seedrs to raise £800,002 for 16.99% equity; to date, over £383,487 — more than 47% — of its goal has been reached with the help… Read More

Fintech Startup Callsign Named Winner of Temenos Innovation Jam London

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, announces that the audience of Innovation Jam London named Callsign the winner of the regional competition. According to Temenos, the fintech startup was one of 10 contestants to showcase their solution to an audience of banking and technology leaders. Founded… Read More

Baringa Partners Announces Partnership With SteelEye to Invest in London’s RegTech Market

On Wednesday, European independent management consulting firm Baringa Partners announced its as formed a partnership with UK-based compliance and data analytics firm  SteelEye to make its way into the regtech industry. The company stated it believes that the regtech market will continue to grow and… Read More

Seedrs Success Hiyacar Launches New Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

Less than two years after completing its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, peer-to-peer car rental platform Hiyacar is now seeking £500,000 on Crowdcube. HiyaCar, formerly known as Ascendia Drive, states it is on a mission to change the way we own and use cars. Its online platform allows car… Read More

Invesdor Joins Forces With InvestorConnected to Launch PitchPerfect Competition

Equity crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced on Thursday it has teamed up with InvestorConnect to launch a new competition called PitchPerfect. The funding portal describes the competition as a “Dragons Den meets strictly come dancing for a fun and innovative pitching competition.” The event will take place on… Read More

Investment Platform Motive Partners Opens Innovation & Investment Center in London to Serve Next Generation Fintech Companies

Motive Partners, an investment firm focused on technology-enabled companies that power the financial services industry, announced on Wednesday it was opening of its new European Innovation and Investment Center in London. According to Motive Partners, the 14,000 sq. ft. space that will facilitate and drive collaborative… Read More

LATTICE80 Opens New Global Headquarters in London

Global Fintech Hub LATTICE80 announced on Friday it has strategically relocated its global headquarters from Singapore to London. The hub also reported that it is planning to expand into several cities globally, which includes London, New York City, and Seoul. This news comes just days after… Read More

London Fintech Humaniq Launches New Version of Mobile App

On Friday, London-based FinTech firm Humaniq revealed it is marking the milestone of its mobile app reaching its first 50,000 downloads by unveiling a new, improved version. The company reported: “Humaniq announced a Free Secure Chat & Crypto-Wallet App and a new referral program for its… Read More

Hop Stuff Brewery Completes Latest Crowdcube Round With More Than £775,000 in Funding

London-based Hop Stuff Brewery has completed its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with more than £775,000 in funding from more than 1,000 investors. The campaign was launched last month and quickly secured its initial £400,000 funding target. The funding round made its debut less than five years after… Read More

Funding London, UBS, & CAN Invest in Change Please Fund to Support London’s Homeless

Funding London, the Mayor of London’s SME investment organization, announced on Thursday it has invested in Change Please, which is described as a social enterprise which helps lift people out of homelessness by providing coffee vans, barista training, and accommodation. The investment has been through… Read More

London Insurtech Inzura Secures $1 Million For International Expansion

Last week, London-based insurtech firm Inzura announced it secured a $1 million investment, which will enable the company to continue its international expansion. Founded in 2015, Inzura stated it offers a cloud-based platform as a service (PaaS) and white-label mobile apps that are designed to… Read More

Update: Hop Stuff Brewery to Close Crowdcube Round Upon Achieving £800,000

Just after its equity crowdfunding campaign surpassed £675,000 on Crowdcube, London-based Hop Stuff Brewery announced it is set to close the funding round once it reaches £800,000. The brewery launched the initiative last month and quickly attracted its initial £400,000 funding target. Founded in 2013, Hop Stuff Brewery revealed it… Read More

Overfunding Hop Stuff Brewery Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target Less Than A Week on Crowdcube

Just two days after launching its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, London-based Hop Stuff Brewery has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding target from more than 450 investors. As previously reported, Hop Stuff Brewery was founded in 2013 and revealed it is currently on a mission to make… Read More

Hop Stuff Brewery Returns to Crowdcube; Quickly Nears £400,000 Funding Target

Less than five years after securing £58,120 through its first Crowdcube campaign, London-based Hop Stuff Brewery has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform, seeking £400,000. Founded in 2013, the brewery states its on a mission to make craft beer more “approachable” to everyday people. “We focus on social… Read More

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