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Crowdcube Highlights from 2018, Including an Exciting Focus on Spain

This week UK based crowdfunding platform Crowdcube touted its best year to date when measured by multiple metrics; Q4 was said to be the most successful quarter in the history of the platform. Crowdcube channelled 166 million euros in 198 capital campaigns for European companies this… Read More

Let Me Read! Fintech Leaders Share Book Recommendations

During the new few weeks, readers will hopefully have some more time to not only catch up on their own reading but also time to explore some new books. Need some fintech, fiction, or non-fiction recommendations? Not sure how to explain crypto and blockchain in… Read More

BCN Nanotecher Nanusens Closes €1M+ Crowdcube Funding Round

Barcelona-based Nanusens nanotechnology company has closed a €1,073,800 financing round through the Crowdcube investment marketplace, aided by a Inveready seed capital fund and 785 private investors. This campaign marked the fifth capital increase carried out by Nanusens.  Caixa Capital Risc Dieco Capital and its shareholders…. Read More

Crowdcube Spain Tops €20 Million in Crowdfunding for Spanish Firms

Crowdcube Spain, the Spanish iteration of the UK based investment marketplace, has topped €20 million in funding for Spanish firms. According to the platform, since 2014, Crowdcube Spain has helped 61 companies in 72 offerings to raise money online. According to data from the Spanish Association… Read More

Crowdcube Aligns with ISDI & Eatable Adventures to Boost European Tech & Gastro Startups: Making an IMPACT

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Crowdcube and digital business school ISDI have signed a collaboration agreement to boost the financing of startups in the technological sector across Europe and attract investment. The operation will be carried out through IMPACT, the ISDI startup accelerator. “We are proud to be able to weave… Read More

Crowdcube Spain Shares Fantastic Updates: Zank Exit, Wave & Vita Overfunding, Pyckio & Easygoband Near GOOOALS….

What a year for Crowdcube Spain! According to the Crowdcube Spain blog, crowdfunding alum Zank has reached an agreement with the personal finance management platform Fintonic, which will become a shareholder in the business. The exit provides more than just good news for Zank’s 252 Crowdcube… Read More

2017 Success: Crowdcube Spain Raised €7 Million for 21 Spanish Companies (Infographic)

Crowdcube Spain posted its 2017 recap today, celebrating 7,062,000 euros raised for 21 Spanish companies, nearly doubling the 3.6 million euros raised on the platform in 2016. During 2017, Crowdcube Spain also successfully closed several international rounds which  enabled global  investors to invest in Spanish companies. “The new… Read More

Crowdcube Has Now Topped €10 Million in Crowdfunding for 47 Companies in Spain

  Crowdcube Spain is reporting it has no crowdfunded € 10,079,728 for 47 different Spanish companies since the Barcelona based platform launched in July 2014. Additionally, Crowdcube shares that momentum has increased as during the first 6 months of 2017 the platform has funded €3.185 million –… Read More

Aligned! ESADE BAN Partners with Crowdcube Spain for Startup Coinvestment

ESADE BAN, the business angels network of Barcelona business school ESADE Alumni, has partnered with the online investment platform Crowdcube Spain to enable coinvestment in startups and growing businesses in Spain. Under this agreement, the entire ESADE community (including alumni, students, faculty, recent graduates and staff)… Read More

Crowdcube Spain: Grupo DIR Closes €450,000 Crowdfunding Round

Grupo DiR, one of the first established Spanish established companies to use investment crowdfunding, has closed a €450,000 investment round through the crowdfunding platform Crowdcube Spain. The additional capital will be used  to fund its twentieth club, DiR Mallorca, which will open in the first quarter… Read More

Crowdcube Spain’s Pepe Borrell: Creating & Growing an International Portfolio

  Managing Director Pepe Borrell has been a force behind financial disruption and innovation in Spain, navigating Spanish, Catalan and British financial regulations and raising international funding for national startups and SMEs. Borrell entered the crowdfunding sector with experience garnered from time spent as a consultant for RJCE,… Read More

Focused: Fitness Center DiR Now Overfunding on Crowdcube Spain

During the last week Spanish fitness center DiR‘s crowdfunding campaign has gained traction. With 18 days remaining on its Crowdcube Spain campaign, the fitness center chain DiR founded in Barcelona by CEO Ramon Canela in 1979 is now 120% overfunding, having raised over 432,475€ of its initial 360,000€ goal. The largest investment to date has… Read More

First! Crowdcube Spain Receives Regulatory Approval as Crowdfunding Platform

Crowdcube Spain has received approval by the Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), the regulatory body of the Spanish Stock Market. Management believes the approval has strengthened Crowdcube’s position in Europe following the Brexit decision for the UK to depart the EU. Crowdcube Spain… Read More

Big & Bold in Barcelona: Garage Beer Overfunding on Crowdcube Spain

In the green… Barcelona-based Garage Beer Co  swiftly surpassed its 400,000€ Crowdcube Spain campaign goal for 11.81% capital, having raised over 479,765€ with 39 days remaining until close.  The brewer is in the works to build a bigger plant and taped the crowd — not banks –to help will this next stage… Read More

Mammoth Hunters Returns to Crowdcube Spain for Second Round, Repeat Investors Alongside Angels

Fitness App Mammoth Hunters is fundraising for the second time in eight months on Crowdcube Spain, the platform’s first raise was overfunded by 166 investors. Half of Mammoth Hunters’ investors are investing again, alongside with Angels, according to Crowdcube Spain Co-Founder Pepe Borrell. “It is exciting to see… Read More

Crowdcube Spain Brief: Garage Beer Co. Taps Crowd for Campaign Preregistration

After just 11 months of brewing Barcelona-based Garage Beer Co “maxed out” their brewery capacity. Jointly announced by Crowdcube Spain MD Pepe Borrell and Garage Beer’s website, the brewer is in the works to build a bigger plant and is looking to the crowd —… Read More

Live Campaigns from Crowdcube Spain: De Bien, Eurakos, Abouit, BKIE & PymeLegal

Earlier this month Crowdcube Spain joined the Spanish Association of Fintech and Insurtech (Asociación Española de Fintech e Insurtech) and received the new quality certification from the Catalan Government.  The Association was created with the support of more than 50 companies, with the goal of creating a favorable… Read More

Crowdcube Spain Receives Catalan Government Accreditation, Joins Fintech & Insugetech Association

Crowdcube Spain has announced that is has received Catalan government accreditation from the Ministry of Business and Knowledge (ACCIÓ) as a quality platform for alternative funding. Crowdcube Spain is affiliated with Crowdcube UK – the largest investment crowdfunding platform in Great Britain. Since 2014, the… Read More

Crowdcube Spain Closes Biggest Round of Biotech Equity Crowdfunding

  Mind the Byte, a bioinformatics company operating in the Barcelona Science Park and the Copenhagen Bio Science Park, has concluded its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube Spain. The offer closed with 115 private investors raising €234,310 which is the largest crowdfunding round ever in Spain… Read More

Spain Updates Crowdfunding Regulations, Crowdcube Spain Shares Perspective

Crowdfunding has bee legal in Spain for some time now but the first run at creating a viable regulatory regime endured several challenges.  Regulations published in february 2014 were broadly criticized for being overly restrictive and the new rules are being described as an improvement having eliminated several restrictions… Read More

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