Tagged: sports

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

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans Seeks £500,000 Through Self-Running Crowdfunding Campaign to Keep Beloved Horse Art

Jonty Evans, an Irish equestrian, has launched his own self-running crowdfunding campaign to raise  £500,000 for his beloved horse, Cooley Rorkes Drift (also known as Art). The campaign’s description reads: “Nations cup, Olympics, Badminton – the success that Art and I have achieved has not gone unnoticed,… Read More

Recoup Fitness Syncs with WeFunder for First Capital Raise, Already Counts NHL, NBA, NFL & MLB Players as Clients

Recoup Fitness founder and CEO Matt Hyder has partnered with WeFunder, a US regulation crowdfunding portal, for his company’s first capital raise.  The Colorado-based fitness company aims to raise $1.07 million, having quickly secured over $20K from 7 investors. Funding will be used to increase manufacturing and… Read More

Overfunding: Sports Nutrition Brand TRIBE Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Less than one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based sports nutrition brand, TRIBE, has surpassed its initial £1 million funding target thanks to nearly 850 investors. The company reported that in the past 18 months since the founders quit their jobs to… Read More

CALIA by Carrie Underwood & Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation Partners to Fund Girl’s Sport Team Projects on DonorsChoose

On Tuesday, The DICK’s Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood announced they have teamed up to fully fund girls team sports projects on education crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose. The organizations will pledge $200,000 to go towards an estimated 100 teams across the country throughout the… Read More

Gooooooal!: Fantasy Football Platform Premier Punt Completes Seedrs Initiative With Nearly £225,000 in Funding

Fantasy football social gaming website and app, Premier Punt, has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. The website successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding target and finished the round with nearly £225,000. Premier Punt was founded in 2013 and describes itself as a Daily Fantasy Sports… Read More

Overfunding: Fantasy Football Website Premier Punt Surpasses £200,000 on Seedrs

Fantasy football social gaming website and app, Premier Punt, has successfully secured its £200,000 funding target through equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs. The company, which was founded in 2013, describes itself as a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operator based in Edinburgh, UK that provides fantasy football enthusiasts… Read More

University Sports Platform Rivalled Hits Crowdcube & Seeks £125,000 for Expansion

Rivalled, a platform that connects university students with one another through sports, is now seeking £125,000 through its newly launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The platform, which was launched in 2015 by Charlie Scott and Matt Jarosy, describes itself as a new sports platform aimed at… Read More

Yanto Barker’s Le Col Closes Crowdcube Initiative With Over £1.1 Million in Funding

Yanto Barker’s cycling apparel brand, Le Col, officially closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company launched the initiative in November seeking £1 million in funding and finished the funding round with more than £1.1 million from nearly 360 investors. Le Col, which was founded by… Read More

Overfunding: Le Col Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Yanto Barker’s cycling apparel brand, Le Col, has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target on Crowdcube thanks to over 280 investors. The company made its debut on the equity crowdfunding platform in November, seeking the funds for brand awareness and team growth.  Le… Read More

Gotham Ballers Basketball Team Seeks a Minimum of $50,000 Through StartEngine Initiative

Gotham Ballers, a New York basketball team that is set to be a part of the new Champions Basketball League, has recently launched a StartEngine Reg CF campaign. The team is seeking a minimum of $50,000 (max $1 million) as it prepares to make its… Read More

Creators of FitnessTech App “Train My Athlete” Looks to Raise £150,000 on Seedrs to Begin American Sports Marketing Efforts

This week, creators of the FIFA-backed tech platform and fitnesstech app, Train My Athlete, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £150,000 as they prepare to start marketing efforts to the American sports market and nonsporting institutions, including the NHS and private orthopedic… Read More

Overfunding: Spontly Successfully Secures £200,000 Funding Goal on Seedrs

  Spontly, a fan app platform that specializes in football, rugby, golf and tennis, has successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding goal on Seedrs. The platform, which enables sports fans to stay up-to-date with their favorite club teams and eliminate the inconvenience of having to check multiple… Read More

Sports Fan App Spontly Nears £200,000 Funding Goal on Seedrs

Spontly, a fan app platform that specializes in football, rugby, golf and tennis has raised 93% of its £200,000 funding goal with less than two weeks on the equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The platform enables sports fans to stay up-to-date with their favorite club teams and… Read More

Extreme Sports Brand Ruroc Returns to Crowd2Fund: Seeks £400,000 For New Road & Motor Certified Helmet

UK-based extreme sports brand, Ruroc, has launched a new equity crowdfunding on Crowd2Fund to raise £400,000 for the design and launch of its road and motor certified helmet, along with the company’s other new products. The brand is known for its integrated ski helmet, goggle, and mask…. Read More

Hench Nutrition Seeks £300,000 on Crowdcube For Sports Products & Accessories Expansion

Norwich-based Hench Nutrition has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £300,000 as it prepares to expand its sport nutritional products and accessories. The company, which was launched in 2011 by John Horwell, offers a range of premium quality sports nutrition products that have been advertised… Read More

Going For the Gold: GoFundMe Announces $10,000 Global Competition For Olympic Athletes

Seeking to help athletes from all over the world reach their Olympic dreams, GoFundMe announced on Monday its new global competition for those looking to achieve the gold at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.  The crowdfunding portal revealed the Olympian who secures the most… Read More

Update: Football INDEX Captures Over £1M Through Seedrs Initiative

Smashing success! Football INDEX, a football gambling platform, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs at the end of March to raise £800,000 as it preps to become world’s first football stockmarket. Since its launch, the initiative has successfully secured over £1 million. The company revealed that its… Read More