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The Crowdcube Team watching the record-breaking raise

Crowdcube sets World Record raising £1.2 million in 16 minutes

We opened and closed our own bid to raise £1.2 million today after taking just 16 minutes to hit its target. This was 12 times faster than the previous record for the fastest crowdfunded pitch and set a World record for the fastest equity crowdfunding raise. The crowdfund, hosted on our own website, followed the announcement last week… Read More »

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Balderton Capital invest £3.8m in Crowdcube

One of Europe’s largest venture investors, Balderton Capital, leads a £5m round with a £3.8 million stake in Crowdcube, the world’s first and leading investment crowdfunding platform. Crowdcube will complete its Series B round by offering a £1.2 million crowdfunding, which opens at midday on Tuesday 22 July. Darren Westlake, CEO and co-founder comments, “We’re… Read More »

River Cottage

River Cottage serves up £1m in mini-bonds to investors via Crowdcube in just 36 hours

River Cottage, the restaurant and food business, made famous by co-founder Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall for championing home-grown, seasonal food, has raised £1m on crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, attracting 283 investors in less than 36 hours. Mexican restaurant chain, Chilango, was the first to launch its ‘Burrito’ mini-bond on Crowdcube last week and has also raised more than… Read More »

Lend to established brands – mini-bonds are the new way to invest

Just as we changed the face of equity finance for start-up and early stage businesses, we’re about to revolutionise how more established companies can borrow growth capital – £1m plus – from the crowd and give investors another ground-breaking way to invest in British businesses. Why launch Crowdcube Mini-Bonds? Crowdcube Mini-Bonds allow investors to lend… Read More »

VC invests in LOVESPACE via Crowdcube

LOVESPACE hits £1.6m on Crowdcube as the VC firm that’s backed the likes of Shazam, the mobile App phenomenon, DN Capital invests alongside the crowd to raise second largest amount on Crowdcube LOVESPACE, a distinctive storage company founded by Streetcar co-founder and entrepreneur Brett Akker, has attracted major venture capital firm, DN Capital, alongside the… Read More »