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Crowdcube Announces New Partnership With Level39

Just one day after announcing its partnerships with Global Invest Her and Central Research Laboratory, Crowdcube revealed its new collaboration with Level39. The partnership will provide a platform for startups and entrepreneurs within Level39 to access knowledge, coaching, and venture opportunities. “As a leader in… Read More

Exmo Cryptocurrency Exchange Lists on WAVES

EXMO, a UK-based cryptocurrency exchange has added WAVES to its list of offered coins. EXMO said that it recognizes the growing popularity of the custom token platform in the crypto-domain, as well as the potential for continued interest and sustained growth of the WAVES token… Read More

Crowdfunder & Santander Renew Partnership

Santander UK and Crowdfunder have jointly announced a renewal of their partnership that provides funding for social enterprises and community projects across the UK. Santander UK will provide an additional £200,000 in funding for projects sourced by Crowdfunder following a successful pilot. “At Santander supporting the… Read More

Yoyo Wallet Announces £12 Million Series B Round

European multi-retailer mobile wallet in Yoyo Wallet has announced a £12 million Series B round. The funding was led by the METRO Group Wholesale & Food Specialist Company, an international specialist in wholesale and food retail with top line revenue of about €37 billion a year. METRO… Read More

Overfunding: UK Beverage Brand Tåpped Birch Water Surpasses £200,000 Funding Goal on Seedrs

London-based Tåpped Birch Water has successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding target on Seedrs. The company launched the initiative earlier this month and has so far attracted more than 180 investors. As previously reported, Tåpped makes natural, healthy hydrating drinks from birch water, which is… Read More

Lendy Expands: Appoints Three New Senior Hires to Team

Peer-to-peer lending platform Lendy recently announced it has appointed three new senior hires to its growing team. Shane Lewin was named compliance officer, while Shaun Reynolds was appointed development finance support manager, and Pamela Guillamon was appointed international marketing manager. According to Lendy, Lewin previously… Read More

Update: Powervault’s Latest Crowdcube Nears £1 Million From More Than 600 Investors

With its fourth equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Crowdcube in less than two weeks, Powervault is close to securing 1 million from more than 600 investors.  The home battery system company, which was founded in 2012, currently has a pre-money valuation of more than £8… Read More

London Fintech Firm Blockchain Secures $40 Million During Series B Funding Round Led By Lakestar & GV

London-based fintech startup Blockchain announced on Thursday it has secured $40 million during its Series B funding round, which was led by Lakestar and GV (formerly Google Ventures). The company claims to be the world’s leading software platform for digital assets. It offers a large production… Read More

WiseAlpha Set to Complete Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.1 Million in Funding

WiseAlpha, a UK online lending platform that gives everyday investors access to high yield institutional bond and loan investments, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.1 million secured from nearly 1,000 investors. As previously reported, WiseAlpha’s online lending platform aims… Read More

London Fintech Firm TrueLayer Captures $3 Million During Series A Funding Round

London-based fintech startup TrueLayer, successfully raised $3 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by Anthemis Group, with participation from Connect Ventures. The company, which was launched in a private beta earlier this year, seeks to help developers build innovative financial services… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Primo Toys Returns to Kickstarter to Raise Funds For Cubetto Play Maps

Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Primo Toys, has launched its third reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for maps and activity books, called Polar Expedition and Swarmy Swamp, that expand play and STEM learning around its multi-award winning coding system, Cubetto. This initiative comes just one year after the company… Read More

UK Startup Deals: Total Raised Jumps, Number of Deals Tank for Month of May

Beauhurst is out with some research on early stage deals in the UK for the month of May. While the total raised for these startup deals jumped dramatically to £941 million (the most ever tracked by Beauhurst in a single month) the number of deals… Read More

UK Explores Possibility of New US Trade Agreement Following Brexit

The US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, met with the UK International Trade Secretary Dr. Liam Fox yesterday. This was the first visit between the two trade reps since the UK election. According to the UK government, discussions included the possibility of a new trade arrangement… Read More

London Fintech Startup CityFALCON Returns to Seedrs

Just a little over six months after securing more than £205,000 on Seedrs, London-based fintech startup CityFALCON has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform. The company, which was seeking to raise 150,000, has already achieved its initial funding target and is now nearing £185,000 thanks… Read More

Relendex’s Secondary Trading Platform Tops £1 Million

Relendex, a secured peer to peer lending platform, has announced that its secondary market trading has surpassed the £1 million mark. Specific details on the number or size of trades was not provided. Relendex lists loans secured by both residential and commercial property. Lenders are… Read More

Deepbridge Syndicate is a New Online Investment Platform for Healthcare Innovation

Deepbridge Capital has announced the newest entry into the investment crowdfunding space. Deepbridge Syndicate, launched this week, will provide access to investment in healthcare innovation. Deepbridge Syndicate is open to experienced investors and High Net Worth Individuals who qualify and choose to be treated as an Elective… Read More

Seedrs Wants to Boost UK’s Startup Ecosystem with Alumni Club Re-Launch

Seedrs, “the most active investor in UK private companies” is rebooting its Alumni Club portal to reposition the value proposition for early stage businesses in the UK. According to Seedrs, this relaunch comes with some prominent names dedicated to boosting UK entrepreneurs. The partner companies… Read More

Personal Styling Service The Chapar to Finish Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million

Online premium personal styling service for men, The Chapar, is set to complete its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.2 million in funding. The company, which launched the initiative in April, sought to raise £1 million as it prepares to expand. The Chapar… Read More

Overfunding: Redchurch Brewery Hits £400,000 Funding Target During the Final Days on Crowdcube

With its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube set to close later this evening, London-based Redchurch Brewery has secured its initial £400,000 funding target thanks to more than 600 investors. This funding round comes less than one year after the brewery company secured nearly £500,000 through… Read More

UK Fintech Company PayBreak Secures 24.5 Million Investment Through Fundraising Round

London-based fintech company, PayBreak, announced it raised £24.5 million during its latest fundraising round. According to the company, the round was supported by existing shareholders and saw new investors as well. Speaking about the round, managing director of PayBreak, Julia Throop stated: “The fundraising shows… Read More