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Brexit Report: 55% of UK Fintechs Feel Well Prepared for Brexit with a Deal. If No Deal, Percentage Drops to Just 22%

Innovate Finance, an advocacy association for the development and support of the UK Fintech industry, has published a report on Brexit and the impact it may have on UK based Fintechs. According to the report, 55% of Fintechs feel well prepared for Brexit but that… Read More

Fastest Startup to Ever Hit £4 Million Crowdfunding on Crowdcube: Fintech Curve Kills it, Now at £5.5 Million

Curve, a UK based Fintech crowdfunding on Crowdcube, is killing it, according to a note from the company. Curve now claims to be the fastest startup to top £4 million ever crowdfunding on Crowdcube topping the amount in “just minutes” after opening up the offer…. Read More

Crowdcube Reports “Record” Numbers for 2018 as Q4 is “Most Successful Quarter Ever”

UK based crowdfunding platform Crowdcube says it has had its best year ever when measured by multiple metrics. Additionally, Q4 was said to be the most successful quarter in the history of the platform. According to Crowdcube, revenue during 2018 jumped 50% to £6 million… Read More

Mr & Mrs Smith Crowdfunds £6.2 Million in Less Than a Month, First Campaign to Take Advantage of UK Crowdfunding Cap Increase

Mr & Mrs Smith has closed its crowdfunding round on Crowdcube at over £6.2 million raised. The company said it ended its campaign earlier than anticipated due to investor demand. Mr & Mrs Smith is the first crowdfunding campaign in the UK to take advantage… Read More

100 – £1 Million Crowdfunding Rounds: Crowdcube Goes Large

Crowdcube Companies September 2017

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has shared a new milestone: 100 issuers have now raised £1 million or more on their platform. While it is nice to note accomplishments like this, the fact that crowdfunding platforms are listing larger offerings is a natural part of the… Read More

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

rmr & mrs smith

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

James and Tamara Lohan

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 Companies September 2017

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

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