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We spoke to the Founder Alex Hunter. He gave everything to the Gull he told us and its was killed by Covid.
Wednesday March 9, 2022
Lawbit first used Crowdcube in 2014 , then in 2015 and recently 2020. Back in 2014 there were few services like theirs. Now there are many.
Saturday March 5, 2022
It would seem so. The failure of Sourced Market, which has gone straight into Liquidation, was predicted by us in 2018. There are several similar pitches which have received funding on Crowdcube...
Wednesday March 2, 2022
Here is the pathetic excuse for comms sent by Crowdcube to its investors in failed Moneydashboard. Again someone needs to go to jail
Tuesday February 22, 2022
£57,000,000 is the current black hole left by Ben Pugh and team - hundreds of good supppliers left unpaid and Crowdcube investors penniless.
Monday February 21, 2022
Olivia's Livias was valued by Seedrs at £13m after 1300 investors put in £2m. It was sold 18 months later for £350k - only a fraction of this in cash. Investors lost the lot.
Saturday February 19, 2022
Plenty of Fools out there and easy to be deceived. Get the plan wrong and the idea dies
Wednesday February 16, 2022
Crowdcube employees and Directors involved in investing in and promoting Crowdcube pitches. So where is the line for demarcation of wrongful influencers?
Friday February 4, 2022
We know it's been happening for years but this case is caste iron proof of just how rigged this system is aginst investors and the UK taxpayer.
Sunday January 30, 2022
A recent email string with a company about to launch a £1m+ equity crowdfunding round has revealed the real issue - these guys hadnt a clue how to value their company.
Wednesday January 12, 2022
This is an interesting piece of research and should provide valuable info on why so many people continue to invest when they know the ROI is next to zero!
Friday January 7, 2022
After Theranos we hope it may be soon. Both Crowdcube and Seedrs are promoting large numbers of start ups that are going to fail - it is bleeding obvious.
Wednesday January 5, 2022
If you were in any doubt about whether Crowdcube is full of lies then read on................
Thursday December 30, 2021
Valued at £24m in 2016 and £45m in 2019 both on FCA regulated Seedrs, WeSwap.com has just been handed over for £101,000 in a prepack. A black hole of over £36m remains unpaid.
Thursday December 30, 2021
Farmdrop would never have existed without its early £750k funding via Crowdcube. £30m of losses later it has finally failed leaving many small suppliers out to hang just before Christmas.
Saturday December 18, 2021
No. Not really.
Thursday December 2, 2021
It costs nothing to open a Linkedin page give yourself a business name and tell people about your services. You can lie as much as you want. There is no sanction.
Wednesday November 24, 2021
This is yet another Internet fudge up. Free Webinars are rife - like the pox in 16c London. You dont want the pox.
Tuesday November 23, 2021
Six months after using Crowdcube and being valued at £7.5m, rewards gizmo failure Swipii has entered Liquidation. Even we didnt think that level of incompetence was possible
Wednesday November 17, 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.