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Success: The Wild Beer Co. to Close Crowdcube Campaign With More than £1.78 Million in Funding

Success: The Wild Beer Co. to Close Crowdcube Campaign With More than £1.78 Million in Funding UK-based The Wild Beer Co. is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.78 million in funding from nearly 2,000 investors. The brewery launched the initiative last month and quickly raised its initial £1 million funding target. […]

Cotswolds Distillery Secures Over £1 Million During Latest Crowdfunding Initiative

Cotswolds Distillery Secures Over £1 Million During Latest Crowdfunding Initiative On Friday, the Cotswolds Distillery announced it raised more than £1 million in just one month during its latest crowdfunding initiative. The company previously secured £1 million through the Angels’ Share campaign on Crowdbnk.  As previously reported, the Cotswolds Distillery was founded in 2013 and… […]

Seedrs Launches New Office in Lisbon

Seedrs Launches New Office in Lisbon On Thursday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced the opening of its new office located in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. This news comes just a couple of weeks after Seedrs revealed plans to hit “aggressive growth targets” and appointed two executives, Jeff Kelsey and Ricardo Brízido, to… Read More The post […]

Nutrition App Nutrifix Successfully Secures £150,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

Nutrition App Nutrifix Successfully Secures £150,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube Less than three weeks after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, nutrition app, Nutrifix, has successfully secured its initial £150,000 funding target from nearly 200 investors. As previously reported, Nutrifix was founded by qualified personal training and former semi-professional rugby player, Joel Burgess and claims… […]

Kniterate Running More than Stitches on Kickstarter: Producing Knitware on Demand, Without the Wait

Kniterate Running More than Stitches on Kickstarter: Producing Knitware on Demand, Without the Wait With the hope of bringing an affordable and compact version of industrial knitting machines to backer’s workshops and homes, Kniterate has synced with Kickstarter. The Kniterate automatically turns user’s digital designs into knitted garments and enables small-scale runs to test swatches and […]

Bahrain Economic Development Board Announces Agreement With Singapore Fintech Consortium & Truical Investment Partners

Bahrain Economic Development Board Announces Agreement With Singapore Fintech Consortium & Truical Investment Partners The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC) and Truical Investment Partners to develop a fintech ecosystem and regulatory frame for the kingdom. According to EDB, the partnership aims to […]

Are GoFundMe’s “Buy Congress’ Internet Data” Crowdfunding Campaigns Scams?

Are GoFundMe’s “Buy Congress’ Internet Data” Crowdfunding Campaigns Scams? In votes this and last week that were largely along party lines, US Congress moved to dismantle the landmark internet privacy protections for consumers, a strike against Obama’s telecommunications and technology regulations.. At this writing GoFundMe is hosting fourteen concurrent crowdfunding campaigns that supposedly offer donors the opportunity to buy Congress… Read […]