Tagged: wine

Wine With Spirit Opens in Canadian Market As Seedrs Initiative Secures Nearly £170,000

Wine With Spirit, a Portugal-based wine producer, is officially starting its international expansion. This news comes just a few weeks after the company launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. As previously reported, Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative,… Read More

Cheers: Portugal’s Wine With Spirit Seeks £400,000 Through Seedrs

Wine With Spirit, a Portugal-based wine producer, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The winetech company is seeking to raise £400,000 for growth and development. Founded in 2011, Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative, and exclusive wines… Read More

WineFunding: Equity & Presale Crowdfunding for Engagement & Profit

In France, owning a vineyard is every successful person’s dream. Now WineFunding, the first crowdfunding platform dedicated to the wine industry, makes this dream accessible to you and me. Wine aficionados can become a shareholder of a wine estate and get access to selected wines… Read More

Brief: NakedWines Appoints Antonio Trevino New U.S. Wine & Technical Director

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform NakedWines announced that it has appointed Antonio Trevino as its new U.S. wine and technology director. Trevino was previously chief production officer and director of winemaking at Purple Wines and Spirits, where he managed the U.S. wine portfolio and guided global strategy. He… Read More

Brew Kit Startup Moonshine Drinks Looks to Raise £100,000 on Seedrs For Two New Varieties of Wine

Moonshine Drinks, a Nottingham-based startup that provides home brewed alcoholic drinks, is currently seeking to raise £100,000 on Seedrs as it prepares to expand its wine collection. Launched in 2013, the company currently sells its products for the price of £14.50 to retailers, which includes Lakeland stores and online, Scotts… Read More

Chapel Down Reports “Another Excellent Year of Growth”

On Thursday, Chapel Down Plc (ISDX: CDGP) announced its 2015 financial results. As Crowdfund Insider reported in 2014, Chapel Down became the first publicly traded company to raise capital via an equity crowdfunding platform using Seedrs.  The capital provided from crowdfunding was used to build a new… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding is a Lot of Work. Invivo Wines Shares Story of Success

Invivo Wines raised a respectable $2 million on Kiwi investment crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect last year. Prior to listing shares on the site, Invivo was described as the fastest growing wine brand in New Zealand. The company had set a funding target of $500,000 on… Read More

NakedWines’ Luke Jecks Reveals How the Business Almost Ran Out of Wine & Announced Some Changes

Luke Jecks, CEO of crowdfunding platform NakedWines, recently shared with Business Insider that while the company has been successful, it appear that its become too popular for its own good. Previously, NakedWines aimed to give regular people access to top quality wines without the huge retail markup. The… Read More

Calling All Wine Lovers: Wotwine? Seeks £400,000 on Seedrs to Develop New App That Finds the Perfect Bottle For You

This week, UK-based Wotwine? launched an equity crowdfunding on Seedrs to raise £400,000 for its iPhone and Android app that will help customers find wine at the best price. Wotwine?, which consists of eight Masters of Wine along with Sommeliers, winemakers, retailers and wine educators, is hoping… Read More

Chapel Down Launches New Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs for Curious Drinks

Chapel Down (EPIC: CDGP) has launched a new equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs to support the expansion of the company’s “fast growing beer and cider business” – Curious Drinks.  The share issue seeks to raise a minimum of £1 million  and is said to qualify for… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Solar Paper Charger, Impact Wrap Tells You How Hard You Hit & Üllo Removes Sulfites from Wine

For this week’s #Crowdfunding Mailbox we have Solar Paper, “the worlds thinnest and lightest solar charger”; Impact Wrap a device that measure how hard you punch and Üllo, a wine filter that removes the sulfites from your wine. Using the sun to generate electricity is… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Italian Wine Cafe Veeno Turns to Funding Tree With a Mission to Raise £150,000 for Seven New Cafe Locations

Going a different direction when it comes to its latest funding round, Crowdcube alum and Italian Wine Cafe, Veeninvest Ltd. (trading as Veeno) has launched a Funding Tree campaign to raise £150,000 for seven new locations. Veeno is described as a chain of premium Italian wine bars… Read More

Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar Percolates & Buzzes on Crowdcube

Notes, a coffee shop and wine bar with five prime London locations including Canary Wharf and the West End, is a favorite of customers who attracted by its all-day offering:  the coffee shops transform into wine bars every night. With its four successful openings in the past 12 months,… Read More

Vini Italiani Shows the Value of Liquid Assets: Overfunds on Seedrs, Plans New London Wine Bars

Glass full: London wine bar Vini Italiani  has raised over £308,215 on its Seedrs  equity crowdfunding campaign with its equity offering of 11.63%.  Funding will be used to continue the brand’s undivided focus on Italian wines with the goal that Vini Italiani will be recognised and identified as the… Read More

2,500 Naked Wines Investors Capture £190,000 in Nearly a Week For Unknown French Winemaker Jean Marc

2,500 Naked Wines investors have backed relatively unknown French winemaker Jean Marc Astruc – pre-ordering 30,000 bottles of wine to raise over £190,000 in under a week. For 12 years, Jean Marc was the President of his local wine co-operative. But after a tough couple of… Read More

London Wine Bar Vini Italiani Seeks £250,000 Through Seedrs For Expansion

Last month, London wine bar, Vini Italiani, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to capture £250,000 with an equity offering of 11.25% so that it can continue expansion to other locations throughout the UK. Vini Italiani’s owners, Matteo Berlucchi and Bruno Cernecca, noted that the UK is one… Read More

England’s Oldest Commercial Vineyard Raises Capital on CrowdBnk

England’s oldest commercial vineyard, planted in 1952, is using a new form of finance to raise capital.  Hambledon Vineyard, located in Hampshire South Downs, has listed a mini-bond offer on CrowdBnk seeking £2.75 million in new funding.  The “English Fizz Mini Bond” is a 5… Read More

Burgundy Winery Domaine Chanzy Postpones Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Burgundy winery Domaine Chanzy, which was set to launch what Seedrs CEO Jeff Lynn called “the first crowdfunding campaign for a company’s IPO,” has postponed its campaign on the leading investment crowdfunding portal, according to a recent story on Harpers.co.uk. As Crowdfund Insider reported in February, the… Read More

GrapeSeed Wine Fund Pairs Wine Lovers with ‘Dream Team’ Winemakers

Today, GrapeSeed Wine Fund launched as the first company to marry consumers’ desire for choice and exclusivity with winemakers’ passion for creating distinctive, small production wines. Leveraging a crowdfunding model, GrapeSeed enables members, or “Partners,” to pay a subscription fee to fund one-of-a-kind wine projects… Read More

Invivo’s Tim Lightbourne to New Zealand Herald: We’re Ecstatic to Hit the $2M Mark

Last week, New Zealand-based Invivo Wines announced the excited news that it has raised over $2 million NZD through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Snowball Effect. The wine startup’s campaign launched and almost immediately jumped to $1 million (doubling its initial $500,000 goal). Now, Invivo’s… Read More

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