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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
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
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.