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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
Autotrip took a total of over £1m off investors in 3 rounds on Crowdcube and Seedrs and it helped itself to the Seedrs backed Sustainable Accelerator Fund
Sunday January 12, 2020
Crowdcube investors scratch their heads as they yet again they see the failure of the platform to carry out proper due diligence lose them all their cash.
Friday January 10, 2020
Skinny Tonic's Resurrection from Natural Drinks Company's Liquidation makes an interesting read.
Thursday January 9, 2020
How the Daykin story has rolled out since funding in Crowdcube.
Sunday January 5, 2020
A recent Crowdcube pitch illustrated the reasoning behind its valuation by using apples and oranges; resulting in a lemon.
Saturday January 4, 2020
The Daily Mail printed this and it is almost all lies and misinformation. WHY?
Friday January 3, 2020
Econnect Cars funded via Crowdcube. Investors lost the lot.
Thursday January 2, 2020
Disaster Discovery Yachts took £2.2m off Crowdcube faithfuls in 2019. Now what hope is there?
Thursday January 2, 2020
In a new funding round TVC have valuued Revolut at around £5bn - more than 100 times the price paid by Crowdcube investors. HNY!
Friday December 27, 2019
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.