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Alex Hunter founded Bonnie Gull and a few other companies. He used Crowdcube to take £225k off investors. The PR was fantastic but the rest - chip paper on a waning tide.
Tuesday September 14, 2021
Kammerlings, Kamm and Sons or whatever you choose to call it is a basket case. 10 years after the intial Crowdcube funding it is a zombie
Thursday September 9, 2021
The guys at Ideavate took £500k off Crowdcube investors in 2017. In 2019 they sent this email to customers. In 2021 they filed their Nov20 accounts. What a mess but where did that cash go?
Wednesday August 18, 2021
It is truly pathetic that after 10 years the FCA have only the comments below to make about the failuer of Equity Crowdfunding as run by Crowdcube and Seedrs.
Tuesday August 17, 2021
In recent months we have helped two excellent companies raise £1.2m using equity crowdfunding. Want to know how? Well here is a brief outline but if you really want to make a success of your...
Wednesday August 4, 2021
We helped Loanpad at the start of the year raise £440k on Seedrs. We only help companies we feel are honest, hard working and have a good chance. So we are delighted with this first report to SHs.
Tuesday July 13, 2021
UK Building Products and VPS Group are the children of Jordan Daykin. Both used Crowdcube. Both have been in some serious trouble and have let down investors. Should Crowdcube have caried out some...
Tuesday July 13, 2021
Making £100k plus profits each year is the dream of most investors in start ups. But when the founder uses your cash as an interest free loan for 7 years and then tries to buy back those shares...
Thursday July 8, 2021
More claims of profits by Darren Westlake on top of past claims by Luke Lang make Crowdcube look so foolish when all they deliver are huge losses.
Sunday July 4, 2021
Piss poor jounalism has now moved Wooha Brewing - a complete disaster for all involved - into the realms of myth and fantasy. Facilitated by Crowdcube this cannot go unchallenged.
Sunday June 6, 2021
Beegood Enterprises took £250k off Crowdcube investors in March 2019. Put simply they lied and Crowdcube allowed them to. Another stickey mess for the FOS.
Saturday May 22, 2021
Following the landmark ruling by the FOS in the case of Mr P who invested £18k in Zing Zing via Crowdcube, we have made claiming against the platforms easier.
Friday May 21, 2021
Landmark decision long overdue by FO reveals lack of any real due diligence by Crowdcube Paint Brush Dept. Zing Zing - the failed company in this claim took £1.7m off 702 investors via Crowdcube....
Tuesday May 18, 2021
The collapse of yet another Wonder in the world of equity crowdfunding proves one thing - As Crowdcube and Seedrs run it, it does not work. When will the Government wake up?
Saturday May 15, 2021
The on going saga of Seedrs funded Den Automation keeps on giving. It's a classic example of why equity crowdfunding doesnt work and why the Government really needs to get with the plan.
Monday May 10, 2021
Two Heads took £375k off Crowdcube investors in July 2018. By March 2019 half of the units in the pitch deck had gone into liquidation. By 2020 all the others had closed. The accounting between the...
Friday April 23, 2021
You could add in the many investors who gave Dr Theo £700k to buy shares in Ethos Global via Crowdcube or the £450k in unpaid creditors. This has now run since 2016 and it is still running....
Wednesday April 7, 2021
We are led to believe that the founding CEO of Wordsmith and Pierre Lagrange have been friends or associates for a while so this pre pack is hardly a hands off situation. The company used to buy...
Friday March 26, 2021
It is pathetic.
Thursday March 25, 2021
Hardman and Co’s Brian Moretta in conversation with ECF Buzz Founder Rob Murray Brown on start up investing, equity crowdfunding and what’s a good read.