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Crate Brewery & Pizzeria Surpasses £565K Mark on Crowdcube: Cheers!

As many Crowdfund Insiders know, beer campaigns have raised incredible amounts of funding over the years — who can forget BrewDog, Garage Beer, Sly Fox, BeerBods, The Bottle Shop? On Crowdcube alone, Chadlington Brewery, Crowns and Hops Brewing Co, Redwell Brewery and Crate Brewery are currently raising… Read More

Securitize Expansion: Opens New Offices in NYC & London; Announces Asia Services

Securitize, a platform that facilitates security token offerings, announced last week it has opened new offices in NYC and London, as well as expanded its services into Asia. As previously reported, Securitize describes itself as a compliance platform and protocol for issuing and managing digital… Read More

Barclays announces 2019 London Accelerator class

Barclays announced on Friday it has welcomed the ten companies that will join the 2019 London Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars class, which is the sixth London programme to date. The Barclays Accelerator reportedly provides successful applicants with a Financial Technology (FinTech) focused, 13-week programme. Each of the… Read More

Update: UK Bike Retailer Velorution Surpasses £500,000 Through Latest Seedrs Round

UK-based bicycle retailer Velorution has successfully secured more than £500,000 through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The round, which was launched last month and originally seeking £400,000, comes just two years after Velorution raised £625,744 through its first Seedrs initiative. As previously reported, Velorution describes itself as one… Read More

Eat Square & Dandy on Seedrs: Because It’s Lunchtime Somewhere

It’s time to eat somewhere… and Seedrs has some live campaigns that will make readers stomach’s growl with hunger! Take Dandy and Seedrs’ alum Eat Square pies… In 2017, after crowdfunding £40,000 on its first Seedrs raise, Eat Square’s reportedly turnover has more than doubled in 2018…. Read More

UK Bicycle Retailer Velorution Returns to Seedrs; Now Seeking £400,000

Just two years after securing £625,744 through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK-based bicycle retailer Velorution has returned to the funding portal to raise an additional £400,000. As previously reported, Velorution describes itself as one of London’s leading premium urban cycling retailers. It is looking to… Read More

BBVA Forms New Partnership With Anthemis to Create Venture Studio in London

BBVA announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with fintech venture investor and builder Anthemis Group (Anthemis) to build a venture creation studio in London. According to BBVA, this new studio will create value by deploying capital and resources to building businesses that address untapped user… Read More

iZettle Teams Up With British Fashion Council to Bring Contactless Payments at London Fashion Week

Swedish fintech iZettle announced this week it has partnered with the British Fashion Council to bring contactless payments to the London Fashion Week festival. All designer stands were reportedly equipped with iZettle readers, which allows customers to tap and pay for items using contactless and… Read More

Following Seedrs Success, Investly Opens Invoicing Marketplace

Less than six months after securing £679,085 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, London-based peer-to-peer lender and invoice finance provider Investly announced it has opened its platform to help partners such as banks, working capital providers, e-invoicing platforms and retail/wholesale marketplaces serve their business customers the financing they need. As… Read More

London Proptech Firm Goodlord Forms New Open Banking Partnership With TrueLayer

Goodlord, a UK-based proptech platform, has formed a new open banking partnership with TrueLayer. Founded in 2014, Goodlord reports that its cloud-based platform is trusted by hundreds of agencies across the UK. The company has created a one-stop-shop by providing access to a dynamic suite… Read More

Overfunding: Oddbox Quickly Surpasses £350,000 on Seedrs

Just two weeks after launching its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs, London-based veg box scheme exclusively focused on wonky and surplus produce, Oddbox, has successfully raised its initial £350,000 funding target. As previously reported, the company revealed it is on a mission to fight food waste… Read More

Goldex Launches Peer-to-Peer Gold Trading Platform in London

Goldex, UK-based trading technology platform that allows users to invest in physical gold, announced on Monday it has launched in London. According to Goldex, retail customers may now have the chance to easily invest in physical gold at the best prices and use it as… Read More

Aussie Fintech Trade Ledger Announces European Launch; Appoints Key Officers to Head New Office

On Tuesday, Australian fintech and open banking platform, Trade Ledger, announced the opening of its new European operation headquartered in London, and the appointment of two key management positions to help drive the expansion. The company reported that the expansion will boost Trade Ledger’s international traction and… Read More

Take Me to Your Feedr: Artisan Eatery Marketplace Overfunds on Crowdcube

With nine days remaining on its Crowdcube campaign, Feedr delivers success on its now overfunding equity crowdfunding campaign. Pre-valued at £2,800,000, Feedr, a London-based catering marketplace connecting offices with the best artisan eateries, will use funding to continue disrupting the corporate catering and the food-delivery industries with… Read More

Revolut Adds XRP & Bitcoin Cash: Offering “Frictionless” Cryptocurrency Exposure to Mainstream Population

Earlier this week Digital challenger bank Revolut asked customers to help name its new and exclusive metal card. Now the maverick platform has moved again from metal to crypto: Revolut customers can buy, hold and sell two more cryptocurrencies instantly within the app. In December last year,… Read More

Hosting Management Service Airsorted Raises More Than £2.1 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

UK-based hosting management service Airsorted successfully secured more than £2.1 million in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round raised its original £1 million target within just four days of its debut. With this additional funding, Airsorted’s Series A exceeds £7 million…. Read More

Following Crowdcube Extension, Hiyacar Achieves More Than £1.1 Million

Just days after extending its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, peer-to-peer car rental platform Hiyacar has secured more than £1.1 million and is quickly nearing £1.2 million thanks to more than 670 investors. The funding round made its debut last month and quickly secured its initial… Read More

Update: East London Liquor Surpasses £1 Million First Week on Crowdcube

Less than one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, East London Liquor Company has successfully surpassed £1 million from more than 450 investors. The funding round has already gained popularity, with securing its initial £750,000 target within 24 hours. As previously reported,  East London Liquor… Read More

Overfunding: Real Estate Source Platform Infabode Secures £750,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Real estate source platform, Infabode, has successfully secured its initial £750,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs from more than 150 investors. Founded in 2013, Infabode reported that it connects its community of users with industry information from the real estate sector on one customizable online platform. Infabode’s… Read More

Overfunding: East London Liquor Company Quickly Secures £750,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Less than 24 hours after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, East London Liquor Company secured its initial £750,000 and is now nearing £880,000 thanks to more than 275 investors. The company sought to raise the funds to further drive key growth pillars, including English… Read More

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