Tagged: luke lang

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

Celebration Time! Crowdcube Surpasses 500 Successful Raises

With an investor community of over 376,300 members and more than £233,663,983 invested, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube co-founded by CEO Darren Westlake and CMO Luke Lang celebrated over 500 successful raises today, 512 to be exact. With Floom closing in quickly on £390,000 and Sugru and Bedrock Learning… Read More

Crowdcube Has Crowdfunded 50 £1 Million Funding Rounds as Cauli Rice Raises £1.4 Million

  Leading investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has now crowdfunded 50 deals of £1 million or more. Cauli Rice, a company that has used Crowdcube to raise capital in the past, closed its funding round at £1.4 million backed by 1038 investors.  Crowdcube pointed out that… Read More

Crowdcube: Investment via Crowdfunding Platform Up 20% Since Brexit Vote

Ahead of a forthcoming Beauhurst report, investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube says it has seen a strong upswing in investment through the platform since the Brexit decision last June. Crowdcube reports it finished 2016 on a high note with its best ever quarter since platform launch… Read More

Biggest Ever Crowdfund: BrewDog’s £10 Million Mini Bond Raise on Crowdcube

  Boxing Day delivered a special gift to BrewDog and Crowdcube. The Scottish craft brewer closed the largest ever UK crowdfunding round at £10 million.  The funding was listed on Crowdcube and stands as the largest to date. Crowdcube also points out that their record… Read More

Luke Lang of Crowdcube is Pleased with Autumn Statement, but Wants to See More for Crowdfunding

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement contained various boosts to business including acknowledgment of the importance of early stage companies for the UK economy. Chancellor Philip Hammond stated; “By injecting an additional £400m into venture capital funds through the British Business Bank, unlocking £1… Read More

Crowdcube Calls for Common Set of Benchmarks to Measure Platform Performance

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has called on the industry to create a common set of rules and principles to measure platform performance and the returns generated by crowdfunded companies. The statement comes on the heals of a report by AltFi on the status of companies… Read More

Crowdcube Reports Increasing Deal Sizes as Average Amount Raised Jumps 40%

The UK’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, is getting bigger.  The company is reporting a solid 40% jump in average funding amounts during the past 12 months.  This increase may be indicative of later stage companies taking advantage of the efficacy of raising capital online…. Read More

Crowdcube Names Self-Running Campaign Largest Raise on a UK Crowdfunding Platform

Just three days before its self-running campaign is set to close, Crowdcube announced the initiative is considered the largest raise on a UK crowdfunding platform. The company launched its highly anticipated campaign last month and within the first 24 hours, the platform raised over £6 million… Read More

Crowdcube Declares: We’ve Just Welcomed the 3,000th Person To Our Crowd of Investors

Just a few days after launching its new equity crowdfunding round, Crowdcube announced it has officially welcomed the 3,000th person to its crowd of investors. The company launched its highly anticipated campaign earlier this week and within the first 24 hours, the platform raised over £6… Read More

Wow. Crowdcube Receives £39 Million in Investor Interest for Self-Crowdfunding Round

Crowdcube is queuing up for a self-crowdfunding round and this may end up being the largest investment crowdfunding round ever. Crowdcube initially set the bar at £5 million but apparently, this was a bit too low as investors have blitzed the Crowdcube platform to register… Read More