Tagged: shaving

Shaving Company Cornerstone Raises £3.5 Million from Calculus Capital, Previously Crowdfunded on Crowdcube

UK shaving supplier Cornerstone has completed a new £3.5 million funding round led by private equity firm Calculus Capital. Cornerstone said that e-commerce veteran William Reeve (previously on the boards of Graze, Lovefilm, Zoopla & Paddy Power) has also joined the Cornerstone team. Other angel… Read More

Overfunding: Men’s Grooming Brand Hommage Surpasses £500,000 Goal on Crowdcube

Just two weeks after launching its Crowdcube campaign, UK-based men’s grooming brand, Hommage, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding goal. The company currently offers over 100 different men’s-only shave, face and body skin care products, along with a range of shaving accoutrements, and men’s grooming accessories. Its… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Cornerstone Shares Details About Company Growth & Progress

This week, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube caught up with its #FundedClub member, Cornerstore to discuss the company’s and progress since launching its initial campaign last July. The Crowdcube team noted: “Having launched their shaving products and online subscription service in June 2014, Cornerstone raised… Read More

Questionable Crowdfunding Project Skarp Lazer Razor Secures Over $412,000 & Joins Indiegogo InDemand Program

Well, despite being one of the most questioned projects, the Skarp Lazer Razor has secured over $412,000 and has joined Indiegogo InDemand. Skarp, which originally launched on Kickstarter last month, uses lasers to clip the unwanted hair. The creators (Skarp Technologies) promise an irritation free… Read More

Update: Kickstarter Suspended Project “Skarp” Captures Nearly $350,000 on Indiegogo

Despite the recent suspension on Kickstarter, it seems that some Indiegogo backers still believe in the laser razor, Skarp. According to its original description, Skarp uses lasers to clip the unwanted hair. The creators (Skarp Technologies) promise an irritation free and incredibly close shave.  All with a… Read More

Update: Skarp Laser Razor: $0 to $1.8 Million in Days.

Laser Razor, a crowdfunding campaign we covered last weekend, has encountered a bit of a success. Signing up on Kickstarter to raise a mere $160,000, the campaign now stands at over $1.8 million. Launched on September 21st, the Skarp product has now captured over 10,000… Read More

Cornerstone Quickly Overfunds on Crowdcube: Aims to Expand Monthly Shaving Subscription Services

Earlier this week, London startup Cornerstone took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube with a mission to raise £500,000 so that it can start expanding its monthly men’s shaving subscription services. Within just days of its launch, the campaign successfully raised well over its initial goal and is… Read More

Crowdfunding Shave Oil: “Kind” Offers a Better Way to Shave

Update: Since publishing, KIND* Shave Oil has changed its name to TICO* Shave Oil, and can now be found at www.ticoshaving.com. KIND shave oil is crowdfunding an alternative to shaving cream.  Shaving is not something I have ever looked forward to doing.  But then I happened to… Read More

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