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Ripley, Surrey
  • EIS

Earwig Academic Timelines

Earwig is a software business that brings school technology into the 21st century, enabling teachers to create vivid, image-based timelines showing the progress of each pupil and allowing parents to track the progress of their children. Earwig has a strong recurring revenue model with over 80 schools signed up so far with 10 new schools signing up every month. Read full pitch

  • 104% funded
  • £158,940 invested
  • £152,000 target
  • 65 Investors
  • 8.00% equity
  • 16 days left

London
  • EIS
  • Investor & Partner:
  • LCIF

    The London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) proposes to invest, subject to contract and a minimum fund raise.

  • Angel Lab

    AngelLab is a London-based VC firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs who build category-defining tech businesses. Since 2012 AngelLab has invested in 27 start-ups and the valuation of those start-ups grew to £125m as of October 2012, an increase of 2.5 times. The portfolio includes one of Europe's fastest growing FinTech businesses, an Adtech start-up that raised $7.5m Series A follow-on funding in record time, a global award-winning leader in talent mobility and a pioneer of social commerce. AngelLab has designed a unique portfolio strategy to both capture and nurture outliers.

StaySafe - lone workers security solution

London
  • EIS
  • Investor & Partner:
  • LCIF

    The London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) proposes to invest, subject to contract and a minimum fund raise.

  • Angel Lab

    AngelLab is a London-based VC firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs who build category-defining tech businesses. Since 2012 AngelLab has invested in 27 start-ups and the valuation of those start-ups grew to £125m as of October 2012, an increase of 2.5 times. The portfolio includes one of Europe's fastest growing FinTech businesses, an Adtech start-up that raised $7.5m Series A follow-on funding in record time, a global award-winning leader in talent mobility and a pioneer of social commerce. AngelLab has designed a unique portfolio strategy to both capture and nurture outliers.

Award-winning lone worker safety solution StaySafe Business is an app and cloud-based monitoring service that turns your smartphone into a safety device. Launched in 2014, it now has over 80 business clients including Countrywide, Ericsson and Huawei (>1500 potential users per business). Backed by an experienced board and investors, StaySafe is looking to increase its market share in the £3 billion lone worker security industry. Read full pitch

  • 53% funded
  • £266,890 invested
  • £500,000 target
  • 75 Investors
  • 16.67% equity
  • 22 days left

Glasgow, Glasgow City
  • EIS

Nameloop

Nameloop is an app that allows you to share contact and personal information with people and businesses. With users in 48 countries and winning a ‘Best use of Technology’ Award, the Company is now growing its business product channels to seed a strong revenue model. With current conversations including a major high street bank, Nameloop is well placed to become the way people store and share their personal data across the world. Read full pitch

  • 28% funded
  • £72,140 invested
  • £250,000 target
  • 60 Investors
  • 12.82% equity
  • 18 days left

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • SEIS
  • Investor & Partner:
  • Taste Awards

    The Yorkshire Post & Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards in association with Asda

  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Savvy Foods

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • SEIS
  • Investor & Partner:
  • Taste Awards

    The Yorkshire Post & Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards in association with Asda

  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Savvy is an innovative sweet spread and dip range created from tahini and carob syrup. Savvy is stocked in independent stores across the UK and abroad. The range has won a taste-award and has proven appeal to the specialist food sectors including diabetics, free-from and the aged population. Read full pitch

  • 125% funded
  • £62,860 invested
  • £50,000 target
  • 95 Investors
  • 10.00% equity
  • 6 days left

Southwark, London
  • EIS

A Suit That Fits

A Suit That Fits believes the bespoke experience should be available to many, offering quality tailored garments at high street prices, with studios all over the UK (and internationally). This vertically integrated operation, made a net profit of 185k in 2014 and has produced more suits than Savile Row annually. The team includes Simon Calver (CEO - Lovefilm, Mothercare) and Gi Fernando (Investor - City Mapper) Read full pitch

  • 30% funded
  • £150,620 invested
  • £500,000 target
  • 82 Investors
  • 5.00% equity
  • 35 days left

Bishopsteignton, Devon
  • EIS

Powered Now

Powered Now aims to revolutionise field trade industry (plumbers, gas engineers, builders, electricians, roofers, joiners and many more), and is introducing mass computerisation of administration in this field. Powered Now is a software application, aimed at making the working lives of this industry easier, currently available for iPhone, iPad and Android. It is being used by over 500 paying customers and has been downloaded 25k times. Read full pitch

  • 69% funded
  • £244,600 invested
  • £350,000 target
  • 57 Investors
  • 10.77% equity
  • 36 days left

Liverpool, Merseyside
  • EIS

E-Sign

E-Sign is a Pay As You Go advanced electronic signature, audit trail, compliance record and securely encrypted storage service. Digital signatures are on the rise worldwide and enable companies to cut operational costs, improve transaction times and help prevent fraud at the cost of only £1+VAT per document. Read full pitch

  • 16% funded
  • £32,600 invested
  • £200,000 target
  • 12 Investors
  • 4.88% equity
  • 42 days left

Norwich, Norfolk
  • SEIS
  • Partner & Award:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

  • Shell Live Wire

    Established in 1982, the Shell LiveWIRE programme offers free online business advice and funding to young entrepreneurs in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Holly and Beau - colour changing rainwear

Norwich, Norfolk
  • SEIS
  • Partner & Award:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

  • Shell Live Wire

    Established in 1982, the Shell LiveWIRE programme offers free online business advice and funding to young entrepreneurs in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Holly and Beau is a brand for colour changing children rainwear. Winner of several awards including Best Innovation of the year 2014 and Bronze in Best Children Fashion Brand from Loved By Parents. The collection is stocked in over 21 countries and in retail stores such as Harvey Nichols (HK) and Bentalls. Holly & Beau aims to use the funds to scale up its marketing and production capacity in order to keep up with customer demand. Read full pitch

  • 59% funded
  • £29,580 invested
  • £50,000 target
  • 44 Investors
  • 15.00% equity
  • 34 days left

Southwark, London
  • EIS
  • Investor:
  • LCIF

    The London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) proposes to invest, subject to contract and a minimum fund raise.

Big Sofa

Southwark, London
  • EIS
  • Investor:
  • LCIF

    The London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) proposes to invest, subject to contract and a minimum fund raise.

Big Sofa is a technology platform for managing visual content. Video and images are at the heart of modern life, and Big Sofa seeks to provide the tools to curate, manage and use visual content across any language, on any device, in any country. With clients such as British Airways, Volkswagen & Unilever, Big Sofa is led by veterans of the marketing industry from Avon Cosmetics, lastminute.com and the former CEO of Research International (TNS) Read full pitch

  • 85% funded
  • £599,080 invested
  • £700,000 target
  • 75 Investors
  • 14.40% equity
  • 2 days left
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Grind Bond
London

Grind Bond

Grind is an established group of Espresso and Cocktail Bars in London with a loyal following and a burning ambition to revolutionise the coffee drinking experience. Born from a desire to find ‘real’ coffee - Melbourne born DJ and musician Kaz James and his entrepreneur buddy David Abrahamovitch teamed up to develop a group of beautiful spaces in London for eating, meeting and drinking – to a killer soundtrack. Read full pitch

  • 161% funded
  • £1,210,500 invested
  • £750,000 target
  • 413 Investors
  • 8% interest rate
  • 5 days left
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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
  • EIS

Mara Seaweed

Mara produces an award-winning range of shake-on seaweed seasonings – healthy salts – marketed as "Flavours of Scotland". Best Producer Finalist in 2015 BBC Food & Farming Awards, Mara® launched in Harrods in 2014 and is now on sale in M&S nationwide. Filling the Western demand for high flavour, healthy salt alternatives, Mara is now making inroads into the Asian market, where seaweed is part of the daily diet. Read full pitch

  • 70% funded
  • £354,800 invested
  • £500,000 target
  • 69 Investors
  • 13.72% equity
  • 34 days left

Hotcha Bond
Bristol, City of Bristol

Hotcha Bond

Hotcha, is a branded Chinese takeaway chain with big ambitions based upon being fast, friendly and fresh. We are a fast growing company operating 10 stores across the South West of England with the aim of becoming a national chain over the next 5 years. Founded in 2011, we achieved c. £4 million turnover and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation of c. £265,000 in the financial year ending 31 March 2015. Read full pitch

  • 55% funded
  • £554,250 invested
  • £1,000,000 target
  • 58 Investors
  • 8% interest rate
  • 18 days left
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Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
  • EIS
  • Partner:
  • Pilot Cottage

    Pilot Cottage is an independent consultancy providing critical business navigation and investment readiness advice and inspiring entrepreneurs to connect with potential investors and raise capital to realize their dreams .

Innovation Makers

Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
  • EIS
  • Partner:
  • Pilot Cottage

    Pilot Cottage is an independent consultancy providing critical business navigation and investment readiness advice and inspiring entrepreneurs to connect with potential investors and raise capital to realize their dreams .

Innovation Makers’ bridgehead product, OmniO Rider, is a lightweight, innovative, wearable stroller. Since raising funds on Crowdcube in 2014, this patent-pending business has secured interest from over 20 countries, won 5 awards, now primed to take the nursery sector by storm.(market worth £900 million in the UK alone). Multiple USPs, including its highly agile omni-wheels, with a planned product launch for spring 2016. Read full pitch

  • 49% funded
  • £198,790 invested
  • £400,000 target
  • 98 Investors
  • 20.00% equity
  • 4 days left
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Square Pie
Tower Hamlets, London

Square Pie

Square Pie started in Old Spitalfields Market in London’s East End and we are now a leading name for gourmet pies in the UK. We have a fast growing restaurant and grocery business and last year over 700,000 people enjoyed our food. We’ve always been obsessed by quality and never cut corners, winning 7 awards at the most recent Great Taste Awards and we’re on track to hit sales of £5 million in FY2015. Read full pitch

  • 38% funded
  • £285,500 invested
  • £750,000 target
  • 139 Investors
  • 8% interest rate
  • 26 days left
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Islington, London
  • EIS

Lingos

Lingos helps language learners find teachers to purchase their digital & in-person courses. With over 2,400 teachers and 2,600 learners already registered, Lingos takes the marketplace model and applies it to the $56bn language learning industry. The platform is set to launch in China, targeting the rapidly growing English learning market. Lingos is planning to disrupt the language industry in a similar way to AirBnb with the hotel industry. Read full pitch

  • 57% funded
  • £86,200 invested
  • £150,000 target
  • 30 Investors
  • 8.08% equity
  • 20 days left

Camden, London
  • EIS

Moixa Energy Holdings

Moixa is a leading UK residential energy storage company, pioneering new utility and grid services based on patented technology and finance models. Their MASLOW® Energy Storage System stores spare solar or night electricity to reduce peak demand and costs. Moixa have been compared to Tesla by the BBC, are currently in over 250 sites nationally, generated over £2m from their USBCELL batteries, and accompanied the PM on a trade mission. Read full pitch

  • 15% funded
  • £138,310 invested
  • £875,000 target
  • 104 Investors
  • 6.48% equity
  • 13 days left

Old Street, London
  • EIS

Togethera

Togethera is engineered to bring your family closer together with its private, family photo-sharing and messaging capabilities. Radically simple, it’s designed to be usable across platforms and generations. Downloaded more than 65,000 times, it has been featured by Apple and Google. The company was started by Sokratis, founder of TrustedPlaces, and Matt, ex-design at Facebook, and it's backed by a group of top-tier investors. Read full pitch

  • 109% funded
  • £219,200 invested
  • £200,000 target
  • 164 Investors
  • 5.00% equity
  • 1 day left

Lambeth, London
  • SEIS

451Life.com

From Gold medal winning garden designer Dan Pearson to ground breaking new Ukrainian chef Olia Hercules, 451life.com is an online club that features the most credible lifestyle talent. For £10 per month members get exclusive access through our beautiful films, bespoke gifts and live events while our contributors get a dedicated audience that cares and shares. We aim to create a new global lifestyle brand founded on this powerful combination. Read full pitch

  • 24% funded
  • £36,500 invested
  • £150,000 target
  • 34 Investors
  • 14.63% equity
  • 18 days left

Hackney, London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Shirtly

Hackney, London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Shirtly is a London based software company facilitating on demand shirt cleaning. We connect premium shirt cleaning and delivery providers through a simple and intuitive mobile app. We have built our own technology and we have focused on reducing and removing steps for our users to make ordering, pick up and delivery as smooth as booking a cab or as easy as reading a text. Read full pitch

  • 4% funded
  • £3,570 invested
  • £80,000 target
  • 33 Investors
  • 10.00% equity
  • 18 days left

Plymouth, Devon
  • EIS

Wildcat Automotive Holdings

Wildcat specialise in the design and manufacture of all-terrain vehicles, defined by their extreme on and off road performance. Since 2005 when Top Gear’s Richard Hammond declared himself A Driving God, Wildcat have sold vehicles into over 16 countries, been to Buckingham palace and supplied BAE for their driverless car project. Underpinned by their racing pedigree, Wildcat are now expanding into the Luxury SUV and military vehicles market. Read full pitch

  • 8% funded
  • £121,910 invested
  • £1,500,000 target
  • 48 Investors
  • 20.00% equity
  • 15 days left

Richmond, Greater London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

ZigZag Global

Richmond, Greater London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Retailers selling abroad have a common problem- handling costly product returns that they are obliged to accept. ZigZag aims to solves this problem by offering a local solution which gathers and resells unwanted products. By utilising an innovative network of warehouses and distribution links, retailers can effectively manage their global distribution whilst minimising waste and preserving customer experience. Read full pitch

  • 39% funded
  • £39,420 invested
  • £100,000 target
  • 41 Investors
  • 10.00% equity
  • 26 days left

Belfast
  • EIS

Phlok

Phlok is a co-operative loyalty & payments platform that uses digital currency worth real money to incentivise & reward consumers for shopping with local independent businesses more often. Phlok payments are Fee Free for merchants. The business has raised over £800,000 to date and currently there are 600 member businesses and 900 free listings on Phlok, along with 30,000 user accounts. Read full pitch

  • 32% funded
  • £71,160 invested
  • £220,000 target
  • 61 Investors
  • 7.33% equity
  • 22 days left

Southampton
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Cape Fisheries

Southampton
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

We have an exciting opportunity to develop a sustainable and profitable fishing community operation in the Western Cape region of South Africa. We are based in the UK, but utilising a strong local team to unite fully-stocked fishing vessels with experienced local fisherman in an enterprise which helps individuals become self-sufficient whilst also providing a highly scalable business model for investors. Read full pitch

  • 31% funded
  • £31,500 invested
  • £100,000 target
  • 26 Investors
  • 15.00% equity
  • 28 days left

Enfield, London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

The Natural Weight Loss Company

Enfield, London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Obesity is a global problem costing $2 trillion, and making Britain one of most overweight countries in Europe. The Natural Weight Loss Company has pioneered a range of healthy meal shakes as an innovative method of losing weight without compromising on taste and enjoyment. The Company is now looking for investment to roll out a full range of products, and help thousands more lose weight. Read full pitch

  • 15% funded
  • £8,580 invested
  • £55,000 target
  • 11 Investors
  • 10.00% equity
  • 34 days left

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Loco Sports

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London
  • SEIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Loco Sports sets out to engage the global tribe of action sports enthusiasts and capitalise on the combined rapid growth of compact cameras, the selfie trend, and the evolution of action sports into mainstream media. Since launch it has brought together 1000+ subscribers, had 500+ uploaded videos, received 68,500+ video views on YouTube alone, and built a Facebook following of almost 40,000 people. Read full pitch

  • 36% funded
  • £18,040 invested
  • £50,000 target
  • 49 Investors
  • 10.00% equity
  • 15 days left

Camden, London
  • EIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Your10

Camden, London
  • EIS
  • Partner:
  • Sprint Programme

    It’s estimated by Beauhurst that half of all seed-stage equity deals will involve crowdfunding platforms. And with Crowdcube being the leading platform for seed-stage investment by a factor of three, you have a far greater choice with us.

Your10 is striving to become the platform for trusted experts, brands & users to share market insights and showcase their own top10 personal product recommendations. Expert partnerships are already in place with companies such as Evans Cycles, Snow & Rock and Athlete Lab. Your10 has a number of key advisors, including the founder of Navmii and a director of Google Play. Read full pitch

  • 13% funded
  • £13,070 invested
  • £100,000 target
  • 19 Investors
  • 10.00% equity
  • 19 days left

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