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Cloud enabled ClearBank to Offer Access to the UK’s Faster Payments Network, Allowing Payments to be Settled within Minutes

Cloud-based clearing bank ClearBank will be offering access to the United Kingdom’s Faster Payments network, allowing payments that would normally take three working days to be settled within minutes. Cloud-powered ClearBank will be teaming up with Manchester Credit Union in order to streamline digital payment… Read More

Fintech B-North, which Lends to SMBs and Is Pursuing Banking License, Acquires Investment from Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Fintech firm B-North, which facilitates loans for small businesses and is currently seeking a banking license, has reportedly entered a deal with Channel 4 Ventures. Manchester-headquartered B-North confirmed that it has acquired a follow-on investment of £250,000 from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The challenger… Read More

Klara Expansion: Announces Second UK Office in Central Manchester

Payment processing brand Klarna announced on Wednesday the expansion of its UK operations with a new office located in Manchester. According to Klarna, the new office will open in Summer 2019 and will be located at the Old Granada Studios, which is a payments and… Read More

The House Crowd Raises Over £1.3 Million in 24 Hours For Housing Developments in Greater Manchester

The House Crowd, a UK property crowdfunding platform, announced on Wednesday raised just over £1.3 million over a 24-hour period for housing developments in Lees, Greater Manchester. The funding portal reported that this is the first time it has broken the £1 million mark in a day…. Read More

46,326+ Supporters Making a Positive Impact on JustGiving/British Red Cross’ Manchester Campaign

Shortly after the terrorist attack, The Manchester Evening News partnered with the British Red Cross to launch a donations campaign on JustGiving to raise £2 million to support the families of the victims killed and wounded in the tragic Manchester Arena attack. The campaign has… Read More

McCafferty Asset Management Launches PROSPI to Pitch Residential Real Estate

 PROSPI, a new shared property investment platform launched by Manchester-based property expert McCafferty Asset Management, seeks  to enable investors with as little as £500 to take a proportionate holding alongside other stakeholders in specific, fully-tenanted residential properties managed by McCafferty’s team of experts. Investors will benefit from predictable… Read More

Crowdcube Celebrates Manchester Office’s Six Month Anniversary

Happy six month anniversary, Crowdcube North! The equity crowdfunding platform celebrated its Manchester office by revealing some facts about the location’s already success. Before opening the office, Crowdcube stated that it helped nine businesses in the North West to raise more than £1.4 million in the… Read More

Manchester-Based Property Crowdfunding Platform Transcendent Real Estate Opens For Investors

Last week, property crowdfunding platform, Transcendent Real Estate (TRE), officially opened its doors for investors. The Manchester-based company currently offers direct equity investments in commercial real estate assets through the UK. Its first property is 43-45 Lever Street. The 13,182sq property is located at the… Read More

Manchester’s Craft Brewery Seven Bro7hers Looks to Raise £150,000 On Crowdcube For New Brewing Equipment

Seven Bro7hers, a Manchester-based craft brewing company, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise a minimum of £150,000. The company is currently offering 16.84% in equity to those who invest. The brewery stated: “Our vision for SEVEN BRO7HERS is committed to becoming one of the… Read More

Crowdcube Officially Opens New Manchester Office

On Friday, equity crowdfunding portal, Crowdcube, opened its new Manchester office. The website revealed details about the location earlier this year and noted it has already helped at least nine businesses in the North West to raise more than £1.4 million in the last two years. Sharing details… Read More

Crowdcube Announces Manchester Office Opening Event

On Friday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced it will be celebrating the opening of its new Manchester office on April 28th at 6:00 p.m. While sharing details about the event, the Crowdcube team stated: “We’re inviting you to come along and meet some of our… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Chilango Set to Open New Manchester Location

Just a few months after its funding campaign on Crowdcube at £3,433,010, Chilango announced that it will be opening its new Manchester location next month. The company was looking to raise £1 million during the round to continue its expansion throughout the UK. Chilango was found in the UK… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member ioLight to Demonstrate Mobile Microscope at Museum of Science & Industry

On Monday, Crowdcube alum and #FundedClub member ioLight announced that it will be demonstrating its Magnificent Mobile Microscope at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester on January 21st and 22nd. As previously reported, ioLight took to Crowdcube in September for the microscope and surpassed its initial £150,000… Read More

Crowdcube Expands Operations By Opening New Manchester Office

Crowdcube announced on Monday that it is seeking to expand operations into Northern England by opening its new Manchester Office next month. The UK-based equity crowdfunding platform revealed that it has already helped nine businesses in the North West to raise more than £1.4 million in… Read More

UK’s Redfoot Seeks £400,000 on Seedrs For Shoe Brand Expansion

Redfoot Shoes Limited, a Manchester-based shoe company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £400,000 so that it may begin expansion.     Redfoot shared that it has developed a number of “successful” footwear products under its two brands – Redfoot and Goodwin. The… Read More

London’s Restaurant Wrap It Up! Quickly Smashes £400,000 Goal on Crowdcube

London-based gourmet wraps shop, Wrap It Up!, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a goal to raise  £400,000 (with an 6.25 % equity offer) to continue expansion. Since its launch, the project has raised nearly £480,000 from close to 250 investors. Established in 2006, Wrap It Up! is known… Read More

Manchester-Based Veeno Hits Crowdcube to Raise £210,000 for Expansion

Seeking to expand their already successful business, founders of Manchester’s Italian wine café Veeno, Nino Caruso and Andrea Zecchino, have launched a new equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £210,000 to create ten new locations. According to the campaign’s website, Veeno is an Italian… Read More

Creators of Video Game “Flagship” Cancel Kickstarter Campaign Five Days Before Closing; Refuses to Give Up

During the final days on the crowdfunding giant, Kickstarter, the creators of the single player real-time strategy game video game Flagship, Brad Jeffery and Matt J, announced they decided to pull the plug on the project’s campaign after only raising £48,945 out of its £95,000 goal. Although putting it on hiatus,… Read More

Manchester’s Wedg Surpasses £71,000 Goal on Indiegogo; Shares Expansion Plans

Last month, Manchester-based tech startup WEDG launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise £71,000 for its self-titled personal cloud sharing device. Within only one week, the project surpassed its initial goal and is currently at £83,832 from 539 backers. Now the company announced its ready to start… Read More

CrowdfunderUK Local Rollout Helps People to Power the Funding Revolution (Infographic)

CrowdfunderUK is rolling out UK-wide campaigns after the success of the campaign for Crowdfund Cornwall. The next four cities immediately benefiting from a region-specific campaign rollout will be Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh. Crowdfunding projects across the cities have already raised substantial funds in their respective… Read More

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