Tagged: sports

Overfunding: Football Traveling Platform Homefans Quickly Surpasses £200,000 Through Latest Crowdcube Round

Less than three years after raising £109,550 through its first Crowdcube round, football travel experience brand Homefans has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and surpassed its initial £200,000 funding target 72 hours after the initiative’s debut. As previously reported, Founder Luke Verbeek founded Homefans… Read More

CaixaBank Partners With Football Team RCD Espanyol de Barcelona to Launch New Mobile App

CaixaBank, a retail banking group based in Spain, announced on Monday it has teamed up with RCD Espanyol de Barcelona to launch the Spanish football team mobile app. The duo reported that the app will include an integrated “wallet” in order to boost commercial services,… Read More

UK Sports Club Platform Playfinder Completes Crowdcube Round With More Than £730,000 in Funding Secured

Playfinder, a UK-based sports club platform and mobile app, has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a total of £733,550 in funding secured. The funding round attracted 224 Crowdcube investors. Since launching in 2014, Playfinder has reportedly helped 2.3 million of its platform’s… Read More

Overfunding: AFC Wimbledon Surpasses £2 Million Funding Target on Seedrs For New Stadium

Less than a month after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Kingston’s professional football club AFC Wimbledon has successfully secured its initial £2 million funding target from more than 3,600 investors. The initiative made its debut with a mission to raise the funds for… Read More

AFC Wimbledon Is Now Seeking £2 Million on Seedrs to Help Finance Return to a New Stadium on Plough Lane

Kingston’s professional football club AFC Wimbledon has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to help finance its return to a new stadium on Plough Lane. The organization is offering 7.67% in equity at a £24,071,520 pre-money valuation. AFC Wimbledon described itself as a continuation… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform StormGain Named Official Sponsor For Newcastle United

StormGain, a UK-based crypto trading platform, announced on Monday it is now the official sponsor for Newcastle United, The English Premier League FC. According to StormGain, all fans of the team in Europe, Latin America and Asia and other countries of the world will be… Read More

Update: Natural Sports Nutrition Brand TRIBE Now Nearing £1.4 Million Through Latest Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

UK-based sports nutrition brand, TRIBE, has secured nearly £1.4 million through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which was launched just two years after securing more than £1 million through its previous Crowdcube initiative, quickly surpassed its initial £1 million funding… Read More

Natural Sports Nutrition Brand TRIBE Returns to Crowdcube & Quickly Raises £1 Million Funding Target

Just two years after securing more than £1 million through its previous equity crowdfunding round, UK-based sports nutrition brand, TRIBE, has returned to Crowdcube to raise £1 million, which the company quickly raised. Prior to launch, the campaign achieved  £759,000 from 20 existing investors. TRIBE… Read More

UTRUST Partners With S.L. Benfica to Allow European Football Club at Accept Cryptocurrency

UTRUST, a cryptocurrency payment solution designed to modernize the finance and payments industry, announced on Friday it has teamed up with Portuguese football  S.L Benfica to allow them to accept cryptocurrency.  Thanks to the collaboration, Benfica supporters now have the option to use cryptocurrency to… Read More

Tennis Coaching Mobile App Aceify Now Seeking £200,000 Through New Seedrs Funding Round

Aceify, a UK-based tennis coaching mobile app startup, is now seeking 200,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Launched by grand slam tennis coach, Charles Homewood, and tennis player, Malcolm Graham, in 2017, Aceify is described as a booking, scheduling and payment solution for… Read More

Fantasy Sports Provider FanDuel Announces Partnership With Digital Currency Portal Dash

FanDuel, a U.S.-based daily fantasy sports provider, announced earlier this week it has formed a new partnership with digital currency platform for payments and e-commerce Dash. Launched in 2009, FanDuel offers a multitude of one-day, weekly and season-long game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Golf,… Read More

Click & Collect Service SwipeStation Surpasses £400,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

SwipeStation, a click and collect service that allows users to create an order from anywhere in sports stadiums and is proven to reduce service time at the bar from more than a minute to under 15 seconds, has successfully raised more than 400,000 through its… Read More

Pledge It Introduces 0% Platform Fee For All Crowdfunding Campaign Organizers

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform Pledge It announced it was introducing 0% platform fees for all campaign organizers. The funding portal reported that it will no longer charge a platform fee based on the amount raised by a campaign and instead of charging organizers a fee,… Read More

Extreme Sports Brand Ruroc Launches Third Funding Round on Crowd2Fund; Seeks £200,000 Crown Loan To Develop New Products & Double Down On International Sales

Extreme sports brand Ruroc announced on Tuesday it has returned to Crowd2Fund to raise £200,000 of new debt finance (estimated APR of 10%) to facilitate its expansion into a number of new overseas markets, alongside their continued efforts to develop a range innovative products. Founded in… Read More

Ready to Play? FaceOff Social Gaming Site to Introduce Ethereum-Based Token iCash

FaceOff, a social gaming site which allows players to make P2P social challenges and win cash prizes based on the outcome of skill-based contests, has announced its upcoming launch. Players may visit gofaceoff.com to register and learn more about social gaming. In December, consumers will… Read More

Tifosy CEO Fausto Zanetton’s Game Plan on Founding, Fanfunding & Future Growth

  Fausto Zanetton, the founder and CEO of Tifosy, is living a sports fan’s dream. He helps athletic clubs raise funds online by connecting them with their global fanbase.  He works with the some of the most revered clubs in the most celebrated stadiums in… Read More

GOOOOAAAL! Fanfunding Platform Tifosy Pitches £1M Equity Raise & Offers Pro Sports Club Investments

Tifosy, a sports crowdfunding platform co-founded by former Italian footballer and manager GianLuca Vialli and CEO Fausto Zanetton, a former investment banker/ sports, media and tech specialist from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, aims to spearhead “a sports finance revolution” by allowing supporters to invest… Read More

Crowdcube Teams Up With London’s New Sport Tech Hub

Crowdcube announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with London’s brand new Sport Tech Hub, a hub that creates a platform for both startups and entrepreneurs within the sports tech space. The equity crowdfunding platform stated it offers Sport Tech Hub member teams the… Read More

Update: Jonty Evans Secures £500,000 in Order to Keep Olympic Horse

Last month, Irish Olympian Jonty Evans launched a self-running crowdfunding campaign to raise £500,000 in order to keep his beloved horse, Cooley Rorkes Drift (AKA Art). Within a matter of a couple weeks, the initiative successfully secured its initial funding target thanks to nearly 3,500… Read More

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