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Equity & Bond

Bonds

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Vanarama Bond

Vanarama Bond

Vanarama is the van leasing arm of Autorama, one of the leading independent car leasing brokers in the country. It is on a mission to become a respected and trusted Great British brand and as such, it is looking to raise financing to further consolidate its position.

21%
£323,500 invested
  • Target £1,500,000
  • Interest rate 8%
  • Investors 55
  • Days left 33
Mini Bond Mini-bonds are a way for you to get a regular return on your savings by lending money to more established brands over a set period. #investaware
Square Pie Bond

Square Pie Bond

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.

52%
£396,000 invested
  • Target £750,000
  • Interest rate 8%
  • Investors 212
  • Days left 36

Equity

Growing Underground

Growing Underground

  • EIS

Backed by celebrity chef Michel Roux Jr, Neil Sanderson the MD of Florette (the UK's largest branded salad company) Glen Fernandes a Director of HSBC and Ed Gillespie the sustainability pioneer, the Growing Underground team have compiled a board capable of delivering expansion and growth. Their sustainable farm utilises redundant underground spaces to produce leafy greens, herbs and micro herbs using the latest LED and hydroponic technology.

52%
£104,810 invested
  • Target £200,000
  • Equity 8.00%
  • Investors 137
  • 4 Days left
Evogro

Evogro

  • EIS

Evogro make indoor plant growing systems for chefs – making it easy to grow perfect microgreens, salad leaves and herbs. Using hydroponics, horticultural LED lighting & video monitoring: Evogro cabinets are internet connected and are already used by Claridge’s and The Ritz amongst others. Evogro seek to conquer the professional catering market before expanding internationally and, in time, to consumers.

72%
£181,290 invested
  • Target £250,000
  • Equity 16.50%
  • Investors 97
  • 6 Days left
Alquity

Alquity

  • EIS

Alquity is a $100m high growth UK based Asset Management Company with a mission to deliver great returns through responsible, sustainable investment practice in emerging markets. Led by veteran fund managers, Alquity donate up to 25% of their fee revenue to support local entrepreneurs in their target markets, outperform their peers, are already listed on several platforms, and plans to be a $1 billion fund by 2019.

52%
£262,850 invested
  • Target £500,000
  • Equity 4.78%
  • Investors 28
  • Days left 27
Clippings.com

Clippings.com

  • EIS

Clippings.com is a curated marketplace for beautiful furniture, lighting and homeware. We are on a mission to redesign the design industry, by empowering brands to connect with their customers directly. The team includes industry leaders such as Carson Roen (former marketing director, made.com) & David Begg (founder of Tom Dixon). We have over 300 brands and 8000 products on the platform, and have grown 21% month-on-month since our last round.

81%
£406,470 invested
  • Target £500,000
  • Equity 10.53%
  • Investors 62
  • Days left 12
eMoov.co.uk

eMoov.co.uk

  • EIS

Named a ‘Disruptor of the Year’ by the Financial Times, eMoov is an online estate agent backed by James Caan, Maxfield Capital and Episode 1, the VC behind Zoopla and LOVEFiLM. Challenging the property sector, the company charge a fixed-rate, lower fee, which so far this year has saved its customers £6m. Led by a team hailing from the likes of Groupon and Rated People the company’s bespoke platform is built for scale.

64%
£640,640 invested
  • Target £1,000,000
  • Equity 5.00%
  • Investors 134
  • Days left 26
Synap

Synap

  • EIS

Synap uses scientific insights into how the brain works to enhance the way students learn. Its award-winning mobile app and website have already attracted thousands of users from across the world who rely on Synap’s intelligent algorithms to learn more in less time. The team are now looking to scale Synap and establish it as a leading player in the exciting personalised learning market.

35%
£64,190 invested
  • Target £180,000
  • Equity 12.00%
  • Investors 46
  • Days left 18
HonestBrew

HonestBrew

  • EIS

HonestBrew brings the world of craft beer into your home. We're an online retailer working with some of the best craft breweries around the world and delivering their beers to thousands of customer’s homes and workplaces across the UK. HonestBrew is averaging 28% monthly growth and shipping tens of thousands of beers every month. We're now looking for more Honest Investors to join us.

56%
£168,760 invested
  • Target £300,000
  • Equity 15.00%
  • Investors 97
  • Days left 27
NAVMII

NAVMII

  • EIS

Navmii is a free smart navigation and traffic app for drivers. The company is headquartered in London UK, with offices in San Francisco and St Petersburg, Russia. Navmii launched Navfree in September 2010 and was the very first free navigation app on iPhone. Navmii has been downloaded over 26m times and is enjoyed by registered users across 85 countries with an average 4 out of 5 star rating.

17%
£185,740 invested
  • Target £1,050,000
  • Equity 3.87%
  • Investors 48
  • Days left 26
Mara Seaweed
Overfunding

Mara Seaweed

  • EIS

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.

102%
£510,550 invested
  • Target £500,000
  • Equity 13.72%
  • Investors 197
  • Days left 13
Hochanda

Hochanda

  • EIS

HOCHANDA, the “Home Of Crafts Hobbies AND Arts”, has launched its new TV shopping channel on Sky, Freeview, Freesat and IPTV. Formed by a team who have successfully built and sold similar businesses to achieve a significant market share in the growing £3.4bn UK craft, hobby and art market, the offering provides enthusiasts and trade suppliers with an opportunity to invest and own shares in HOCHANDA enjoying exclusive shareholder benefits.

96%
£1,827,252 invested
  • Target £1,900,000
  • Equity 16.21%
  • Investors 149
  • Days left 20
Himachal

Himachal

  • SEIS

The Himachal master cider makers have produced an authentic Indian cider using only the finest Himachali apples & pure Himalayan mountain water to satisfy the 9500+ Asian restaurants throughout the UK. The hand-made cider has been crafted specifically to accompany and compliment Indian food, a beverage that Himachal believe is deficient in the current market. At this early stage stock has already been sold to a regular customer on launch.

22%
£14,600 invested
  • Target £65,000
  • Equity 15.12%
  • Investors 46
  • Days left 19
StaySafe

StaySafe

  • EIS

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.

79%
£399,810 invested
  • Target £500,000
  • Equity 16.67%
  • Investors 147
  • 4 Days left
A Suit That Fits
Overfunding

A Suit That Fits

  • EIS

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)

122%
£613,760 invested
  • Target £500,000
  • Equity 5.00%
  • Investors 255
  • Days left 15
ioLight

ioLight

  • EIS

Laboratory microscopes produce beautiful images, but often cost over £3,000 and can be difficult to use. Cheap microscopes do not have enough resolution for professional use or teaching. ioLight has invented a portable microscope, with a resolution of better than 1μm, which produces beautiful pictures of animal and plant cells and displays them directly onto your tablet or mobile phone.

27%
£40,590 invested
  • Target £150,000
  • Equity 10.00%
  • Investors 45
  • Days left 26
Lingos

Lingos

  • EIS

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.

89%
£134,390 invested
  • Target £150,000
  • Equity 8.08%
  • Investors 60
  • Days left 9
Earlybird

Earlybird

  • EIS

Following its successful funding round in 2014 EarlyBird are back to accelerate and grow its snack subscription business. The EarlyBird TasteBox is delivered to over 1000 subscribers every week and it is experiencing growth of 20% week on week. Each TasteBox contains 5 snacks, delicious EB Tea, wonderful artwork from unknown artists and access to new music, it’s like a festival delivered to you.

7%
£21,620 invested
  • Target £300,000
  • Equity 15.79%
  • Investors 21
  • Days left 27
Powered Now
Overfunding

Powered Now

  • EIS

Crowdcube start up of the year 2014, aims to revolutionise the field trade industry (plumbers, builders, electricians etc.) with a system currently available on iPhone, iPad and Android. Led by a highly experienced team with previous exits, Powered Now already has over 30,000 registered users (latest numbers). Customers have recently highly rated the company with an NPS of 54%.

120%
£421,600 invested
  • Target £350,000
  • Equity 10.77%
  • Investors 244
  • Days left 22
CarGo Seat

CarGo Seat

  • EIS

CarGo Seat is a booster seat for children that converts to a roller travel suitcase. The suitcase will act as travel storage with a foldaway handle and carry strap. It will have enough storage to accommodate clothing, books and don’t forget Teddy. Once placed on the car seat, two release buttons within the wheels will allow the pop up seat belt guides to engage turning the suitcase into a booster seat. For kids going places.

31%
£44,020 invested
  • Target £140,000
  • Equity 23.53%
  • Investors 48
  • 1 Day left
Love my Lotto

Love my Lotto

  • EIS

Lovemylotto.com a profitable UK-based professional lottery syndicate organiser company operating in the reputed £200 Billion lottery market. Their purpose is to devise and run online lottery syndicate systems that increases the chances of scooping jackpots and other cash prizes in major national and international lotteries. The founders were directors at Mecca Leisure and have experience in IPOs and exits.

25%
£46,300 invested
  • Target £180,000
  • Equity 16.74%
  • Investors 29
  • Days left 11
Seadog Productions

Seadog Productions

  • EIS

Founded by one of the UK's best known adventure presenters, writers, and broadcasters, Monty Halls, Seadog Productions aims to produce world class television and video content targeting a national and international audience. Based in the South West, our plan is to create a regional centre of excellence, to ultimately create television programmes and films that will be in demand on a global scale.

9%
£27,130 invested
  • Target £275,000
  • Equity 22.00%
  • Investors 28
  • Days left 20
Snugs

Snugs

  • EIS

Snugs make bespoke earphones for everyone, are created using 3D image scanning technology, and are custom moulded to the user’s ear. Snugs earphones are designed to provide perfect, comfortable sound and seek to make a product that was previously only used by professionals accessible to all. Led by a successful entrepreneur and veteran of the yo-yo craze, Snugs has been described as “probably the best consumer headphone in the world".

27%
£33,280 invested
  • Target £120,000
  • Equity 7.75%
  • Investors 45
  • Days left 11
E-Sign

E-Sign

  • EIS

E-Sign provides a record of transactions that is safe and secure. Every signatory is verified to ensure that when someone places a signature on anything, you can be sure of its authenticity. Digital signature solutions are quickly replacing paper-based signatures and have the potential to dominate signature-related processes. The primary benefits of this technology include increased efficiency, lower costs and increased customer satisfaction.

28%
£57,320 invested
  • Target £200,000
  • Equity 7.31%
  • Investors 24
  • 7 Days left
Blind Spot Gear

Blind Spot Gear

  • SEIS

Blind Spot Gear design and manufacture the Scorpion Light – an affordable, flexible & professional-grade lighting system for photographers and film makers and the wider content creation market. Founded by an award winning cinematographer, Blind Spot raised over 200% of their Kickstarter goal last year and have already secured a distributor in North America.

43%
£34,980 invested
  • Target £80,000
  • Equity 9.00%
  • Investors 32
  • Days left 11
Nameloop

Nameloop

  • EIS

Nameloop is a mobile platform 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.

46%
£117,040 invested
  • Target £250,000
  • Equity 14.29%
  • Investors 84
  • Days left 11
451Life.com

451Life.com

  • SEIS

451life is an online business with a vision to transform the lifestyle sector. Its subscription based model gives its member’s access to exclusive lifestyle content, live events and quarterly gifts. Other companies in this sector have seen recent valuations of $115m. Backed by Sir Terence Conran, founder of Habitat and serial entrepreneur, 451life aims to launch and scale up to 140,000 members in 2020.

52%
£79,440 invested
  • Target £150,000
  • Equity 18.00%
  • Investors 71
  • Days left 9
The Natural Weight Loss Company

The Natural Weight Loss Company

  • SEIS

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.

79%
£43,750 invested
  • Target £55,000
  • Equity 10.00%
  • Investors 20
  • Days left 13
Phlok

Phlok

  • EIS

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.

40%
£88,360 invested
  • Target £220,000
  • Equity 10.48%
  • Investors 72
  • Days left 8

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