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Funded in Summer of 2018, withing a year it was caput taking 98% of Crowdcube investors cash with it. Was it a scam?
Thursday June 25, 2020
When your only source of income is from the investors who fund the pitches on your platform, providing them with consistently awful options and almost zero ROI is insane.
Tuesday June 16, 2020
This doesn't look good. For the first time since their first accounts in 2012, Crowdcube have not celebrated with inventive news stories on Altfi and Businessinsider and Crowdfundinsider. Even...
Saturday June 13, 2020
Etergo took £3.25m euros off Seedrs investors in 2017. In 2020 the company was sold, returning these same investors just 10% of their money. No Scooters were ever made.
Saturday June 6, 2020
Cranes Drinks shows how good Equity Crowdfunding could be if it was given a chance
Sunday May 31, 2020
Seedrs funded fintech struggles with FCA licence and claims it didnt raise £841k as Seedrs state.
Friday May 29, 2020
Closing tonight, Rightangle have raised over £500k on Crowdcube from 1200 plus investors on a £50k target. Based largely on their contentious Covid 19 home test kits
Wednesday May 20, 2020
Entrepreneurs behind the Funky Appliance Co are looking to raise £1m.
Thursday May 14, 2020
How one failed Seedrs funded compnay has managed to obtain a Government Bounce Back Loan
Wednesday May 13, 2020
Smiling and making soothing noises is not going to help our start ups. Yet again Sunak has produced a non workable solution that sounds good.
Tuesday April 21, 2020
We examine a real equity crowdfunded business that has been caught in the lockdown. Anon for obvious reasons this is a real example of what many SMEs and start ups are experiencing.
Monday April 6, 2020
Even before the Time of Covid, Cheeky Panda were doing well. Now they have increased monthly revenues by more than 10 times in 2 years.
Saturday April 4, 2020
Carried out sensibly and with a plan , self isolating can be a highly productive and creative time.
Tuesday March 31, 2020
We are helping to sell a going concern with pcm revenues of £40k. London based but neednt be. Possible bargain!!
Wednesday March 18, 2020
The Coronavirus will smash a very large hole in the UK SME market. We need this Government to show a way forward.
Monday March 16, 2020
York Cocoa House enters CVA, Orca Money closing down and MyShowcase eventually stops telling porky pies and is rendered showless
Wednesday February 19, 2020
Wild Beer doesnt build venue. Chirp loses investors a song and Podpoint sells out to give investors their money back.
Monday February 17, 2020
Something for nothing is the new gold. But does it really work? Lots of people seem to think so.
Tuesday January 21, 2020
Ben's Canteen Founder Ben Walton has posted on FB so long, adieu, nice knowing you. After taking £499k off Crowdcube investors 3 years ago.
Saturday January 18, 2020
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.