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Been there, done that, got the…funding!

Been there, done that, got the…funding! by Pippa Murray, Founder of Pip & Nut It’s been just over three weeks since my business, Pip & Nut raised £120k from 80 investors in just nine days. Having finally come down from Cloud 9 I’ve also had some time to reflect back on the process. Now I’m… Read More »

Eden Project Bond raises £1.5m in less than 24 hours

The Eden Project Bond surpassed its initial funding target of £1m from 175 investors within just five hours and went on to reach its upper target of £1.5m in less than 24 hours. 355 people invested in multiples of £500 and in return will receive six per cent per annum over the four-year term of… Read More »

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Scottish Launch Party

The launch of our Scottish office was celebrated on Thursday October 9th. Headed up by Craig McKenna, the office will promote the opportunity for access to finance that Crowdcube provides to Scottish businesses. According to the Federation of Small Businesses , the number of new businesses in Scotland registered with Companies House rose to more… Read More »

Eden Project launch mini-bond on Crowdcube to fund learning village

The Eden Project is aiming to raise £1m through a mini-bond to create a ground-breaking new learning village at its home in Cornwall. Eden, acclaimed world-wide for its famous plant Biomes, is teaming up with Crowdcube to give investors the opportunity to grow one of the UK’s best education centres. Since fully opening in 2001,… Read More »

The evolution of early stage investing in the UK

We’re really pleased to host this guest blog from Nic Brisbourne, Managing Partner at Forward Partner. Two developments have changed the face of startup investing in the UK in recent years. The first development is increased capital efficiency. Entrepreneurs can now achieve an awful lot with very little money. We see this all the time… Read More »