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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
Pretty certain both platforms cannot survive independently despite what CMA said. Question is - which one goes?
Wednesday March 24, 2021
Winebuyers used Crowdcube in 2018. Now with several CCJs, angry out of pocket customers and a CEO who would give Walter Mitty a good run, we ask why this has been allowed to happen by the FCA...
Thursday February 25, 2021
We think these guys have something - so we are helping them with their up and coming Seedrs investment round.
Wednesday February 24, 2021
Fullgreen is misnomer. They cram perfectly healthy, fresh vegetables into non recyclable sealed bags for long shelf life unimaginative lazy people who cant cook. And the product stinks - literally
Saturday February 20, 2021
Easy Property which was, back in 2015, on Crowdcube is now struggling to complete its Seedrs round as the NewCo Easy Property. We can see why! Apologies to Iris Dement for borrowing the title of...
Friday February 19, 2021
It's coming to a head - well thats the way we read it. Many of the companies now late filing accounts have been struggling for years. Is Covid now killing them.
Tuesday February 2, 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.