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After an interesting dicussion with the Founder of Pedalme, we look at why all of Crowdcube's fianancial projections for 10 years have over egged the pitching company's prospects. The conclusions...
Friday December 9, 2022
Director and Founder of Thyngs Neil Garner tells his SHs he is liquidating the company to remove its debts so it can be sold in a pre arranged deal
Wednesday December 7, 2022
Fullgreen has used Crowdcube 7 times - so far. Before that the founder. Gem Misa, used Crowdcube 2 times for Righteous. The outcomes for both are not clever.
Thursday November 3, 2022
Listening to Doug Stephenson, founder of Travelnest, is a reminder of the fine line between genuis and hapless.
Wednesday October 12, 2022
Having failed earlier in the year at a valuation of £700mn, the new unvalued attempt is to raise £30mn on a CLN.
Wednesday September 7, 2022
Geroge Spencer founded and ran Rentify and now the Administrators latest filings show just how poorly he performed and how potentially he broke several laws.
Thursday September 1, 2022
Take for Example The Funding Crowd set up recently by Hannah Forbes.
Friday August 19, 2022
Dont rely on the FCA or the FOS. Do do your own due diligence and do it thoroughly. If you are not sure dont invest money you cannot afford to lose.
Thursday August 18, 2022
Looking down our database at some of the still open failures that have used Crowdcube and Seedrs and looking down the Future Fund list you come across far too many of the same names
Saturday August 13, 2022
Ignoring the ridiculous cries of the Founder, Juggle is another reason Crowdcube should be closed down by The FCA. Simply not fit for purpose
Friday August 12, 2022
White and Co have questions to answer. But as it's an offshore deal and our systems allow and even encourage this type of thing, we wont get any answers.
Friday June 17, 2022
It has taken 4 years but finally jusitce is served. The completely misleading information or lie given by Crowdcube to investors in Sugru has now been accepted by the Financial Ombudsman and...
Wednesday May 25, 2022
Pay peanuts get monkeys. The Woolworths model doesnt work.
Friday May 13, 2022
Havebike used Seedrs to take £571k of 360 investors in summer 2021. Now the operation is is in Administartion with huge debts.
Saturday April 30, 2022
You wouldnt spend £1000 for a day on the best beat of Tweed if you didnt know how to caste a fly or anything about that great river and its Salmon. Unless you were an idiot.
Tuesday April 26, 2022
Financial projections face both ways. They act as a guide to the future for potential investors and as a template for management to help prevent the company slipping into insolvency in its early...
Thursday April 7, 2022
Nutrifix used Crowdcube 3 times to take over £700k off investors using SEIS and EIS. It has been a complete flop. But its founder Joel Burgess has managed to repay his loan to the company leaving...
Tuesday April 5, 2022
Something smells at Crowdcube's Rentify and the source isnt clear even with the first filings of their administration completed.
Thursday March 31, 2022
As Seedrs funded Havebike sinks into the quagmire of failed equity crowdfunded companies, we ask how did they take £571k off investors on the FCA regulated platform in November 21 and then enter...
Sunday March 27, 2022
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.