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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
It is somewhat of a shock to find that either Nicola Horlick cannot count, doesnt understand basic accounting or has broken the law as defined by 2006 Companies Act. She is supposed to be a Fund...
Monday November 15, 2021
After twice using Seedrs to take £2.2m off punters, the sad death of Mr Lee who majored in all of his promotions on his fight against cancer, shouldnt have meant the end for his company - if any of...
Thursday November 11, 2021
Take £300k off investors using highly dubious information in 2018 and go bust 18 months later. Then sell whats left to another Company, which goes bust big time and is sold to another Company which...
Monday October 25, 2021
Dr Love and his wife just keep on cheating and Hannah Rowe at Crowdcube has been absolutely useless. They have run rings around the liquidators and the Crowdcube interns.
Monday October 18, 2021
Valued at £7.5m on Crowdcube in 2018 and taking £600k off over 700 eager investors, The St Andrews Brewery in all its different forms is in huge trouble.
Tuesday October 5, 2021
A great example of how much BS there is in equity crowdfunding. Funded October 2020. One update in May 21 paints a rosey picture with £100k sales pm then bang - September it's all gone bust. This...
Saturday October 2, 2021
Incredible. A poor idea, poorly executed backed by a poor VC and some very dubious claims. Welcome to Crowdcube.
Thursday September 30, 2021
You might ask what have a convicted criminal, a gambling business and some very stupid entrepreneurs have in common. The answer is Seedrs and Crowdcube
Monday September 27, 2021
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
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.