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Update: Mr & Mrs Smith Publicly Opens Crowdcube Round; Already Surpasses £3.7 Million

Just one week after opening its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to private investors, luxury travel business, Mr & Mrs Smith, has not only surpassed its £1 million funding target, it has secured £3.7 million from more than 1,000 investors. The funding round has also… Read More

Mr & Mrs Smith Books Crowdcube for Equity Crowdfunding Raise: Ready for Growth

Mr & Mrs Smith, a global luxury travel business, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign through Crowdcube to raise £1,000,000+ for 3.66% equity. Pre-valued at £26,341,500, Mr & Mrs Smith has quickly raised over £235,874 from 44+ investors — this is one of those exciting campaign that each refresh… Read More

Crowdcube Tops £500 Million in Pledged Crowdfunding Investment

Crowdcube, a leading UK crowdfunding platform, has topped £500 million in “pledged investment” for listed early stage and growth firms. The company reports that half a billion pounds pledged has resulted in 700 successful funding rounds which include some high profile names. Crowdcube was founded… Read More

Crowdcube Says £47.4 Million Raised in Q2 is Best Quarter Ever

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube is reporting strong numbers for Q2. According to the platform, 58 businesses raised £47.4 million during the quarter. In aggregate since platform launch in 2011, Crowdcube says that £490 million has been invested via their platform. Providing additional insight into their… Read More

Crowdcube Touts 19X Returns Generated by Early Investors in Revolut

Revolut is a Fintech unicorn and a prominent digital only challenger bank with global aspirations. In July, Revolut announced it had signed up 1 million UK customers and were adding new business accounts at a pace of around 120 a day. Revolut founder and CEO… Read More

The UK Financial Conduct Authority Looks to Update Rules for Loan Based Crowdfunding which is “Increasingly Complex,” Opens New Consultation

Investment Crowdfunding Rules Deemed Satisfactory. The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finally released its long awaited post-implementation review of crowdfunding regulation. As has been widely rumored for quite some time, the FCA is looking to adjust rules governing loan based crowdfunding, also labeled peer… Read More

Crowdcube Posts Record Q1 as 49 Businesses Successfully Funded on Platform

Crowdcube is reporting a record breaking quarter for the first three months of the year· According to the crowdfunding platform, 49 businesses successfully funded with £22.8 million during Q1 – more than any other previous quarter. This includes 20 businesses that funded in March alone –… Read More

Revolut: A Big Win for Early Investors on Crowdfunding Platforms

Revolut revealed its most recent funding round today as it raised $250 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion. In many ways, the success of Revolut is emblematic of the power and potential of investment crowdfunding. Until today’s Series C round, each successive funding round… Read More

Crowdcube Looks to Double UK Deal Flow with New Partnerships Focused on Backing Startups Outside London

Crowdcube, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has announced a new initiative to boost deal flow by supporting startups and growth businesses outside London. The goal is to double equity crowdfunding deals in under 5 years by partnering with six supporters of regional SMEs. Luke Lang,… Read More

Crowdcube Reports £95 Million Raised During 2017

Crowdcube, the UK’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, has reported that during 2017 £95 million was raised for seed through growth phase companies. Quoting numbers from Beauhurst, Crowdcube said it surpassed its nearest competitor by over £10 million. This number tops 2016 when Crowdcube raised approximately… Read More

Parcel Delivery Comparison Site Parcel2Go Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube

Parcel2Go, described as the UK’s largest parcel delivery comparison website, is crowdfunding on Crowdcube to raise a minimum of £500,000.  The offer is said to be part of a wider fundraising program, and, after giving an exclusive early registration period to Parcel2Go customers over the… Read More

Crowdcube Reports 70 Crowdfunding Offers Listed in Q3, 42 Launched in September Alone

Crowdcube, the UK’s largest crowdfunding platform, is reporting another strong quarter of performance in 2017 along with over £1 million generated in company revenue. According to the platform, Crowdcube launched 70 offerings in Q3 of 2017 – 3X more than same period year prior. Platform… Read More

Mindful Chef Overfunding on Crowdcube at £1.27 Million

Mindful Chef has provided an update on their ongoing crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Launched late last month, Mindful Chef sought £1 million for an equity stake of 15.36% at a pre-money valuation of £7 million. Today, the offer has raised £1.27 million backed by 427… Read More

Usain Bolt’s Insole Enertor Crowdfunding Campaign Closes at £1.03 Million on Crowdcube

Enertor, the insole company endorsed and worn by track star Usain Bolt, has completed its crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The offer closed at £1.03 million having received the backing of 1025 investors. The crowdfunding campaign went live on August 7 and easily topped its £750,000… Read More

Enertor to Finish Crowdcube Round With More Than £1 Million in Funding

UK-based shoe insole brand Enertor is officially set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1 million in funding, thanks to over 1,000 investors. The company launched the campaign last month, seeking £750,000. Enertor, which is endorsed and worn by Olympian runner Usain Bolt, stated… Read More

Ready, Set, Comfort!: Usain Bolt-Backed Shoe Insole Developer Enertor Aims to Raise £750,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Enertor, an insole company that is endorsed and worn by Olympian Usain Bolt, is now seeking £750,000 through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube as part of its growth and expansion plans. The company stated that its insole uses pioneering technology to reduce shock and impact injury… Read More

Crowdcube Co-Founder Luke Lang Shares His Insight on Start-Up Challenges & Entrepreneur Lifestyles

This week, Luke Lang sat down with his Crowdcube co-founder, Darren Westlake, to discuss start-up challenges and the entrepreneur lifestyle. The interview’s description reads: “Listen to Luke’s perspective about the challenges of starting a business in a new sector, in the tail end of a… Read More

WiseAlpha Founder & CEO Rezaah Ahmad Comments on Successful Crowdcube Round

“I’m both thrilled and unsurprised that they have overfunded on their original target. Fintech is in rude health and continues to be unperturbed by Brexit,” stated Crowdcube Co-Founder & CMO Luke Lang. WiseAlpha, a UK first online lending platform that gives investors access to high yield… Read More

Secondary Market: Crowdcube Facilitates First Secondary Share Trades

Crowdcube has announced the completion of its first batch of secondary transactions on their crowdfunding platform. The serviced was initially tipped for release last year during Crowdcube’s self-crowdfunding round that raised £6.6 million.  Incorporating secondary transactions is an important step in the crowdfunding platform as… Read More

Good Exit: Crowdfunded Company Celixir Delivers 2.7X Returns for Early Shareholders in Buy-Back Offer

Biotech company Celixir has initiated a share-back for early investors. The company is offering shareholders a 2.7x return if they accept the offer. According to the company, 18% of Celixir shareholders have decided to accept the offer with the remaining holding their shares with the… Read More

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