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Crowdfunding & Peer-to-Peer Lending

Oxwash secures GBP500k in 15 hours

Putting a sustainable spin on laundry, Oxwash, a UK-based startup backed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has raised GBP500,000 in equity investment through a public crowdfunder. The company founded in 2018 by ex-NASA scientist and Forbes Europe’s 30 under 30 alumni, Dr Kyle Grant and Oxford engineer Tom de Wilton,

Crover Ltd announces first funding round through Crowdcube

Crover Ltd, the Edinburgh based start-up and developer of the first robotic device able to “swim” deep in granular bulks such as cereal grain, has announced its first funding round through Crowdcube, the equity crowdfunding platform.  After “bootstrapping”, raising more than GBP600,000 in innovation prizes and grants (including the likes

Taurus Private Markets raises USD112m debut private equity fund

  Taurus Private Markets, a Pennsylvania based private equity firm, has held the final close of Taurus Private Markets Fund, LP with USD112 million in capital commitments.  The fund secured capital commitments from a diversified investor base including public pension plans, Taft Hartley plans, and family offices. “We are incredibly

ENSO secures funding from UK Future Fund

ENSO, which is developing a revolutionary EV tyre that can increase the distance that an electric vehicle can travel and at the same time reduce tyre pollution (air and micro plastic pollution), has launched a crowdfunding campaign via the Crowdcube platform. The Crowdcube campaign, to support the R&D and commercial

MunchFit fuels up with GBP1.2m through equity crowdfunder

MunchFit, the healthy food provider to luxury gym Equinox and elite studio Barry’s Bootcamp, has closed GBP1.2 million in funding through a recent crowdfunding campaign via Crowdcube, after attracting substantial investor interest. Helping to accelerate training results by taking the guesswork out of what to eat, the upmarket goal-based meal

Grocery delivery service Grocemania raises over GBP170,000

Same-day grocery delivery startup Grocemania has raised more than GBP170,000 on the crowdfunding platform Seedrs.  The London-based business has exceeded its funding target of GBP100,000 at a valuation of GBP2.4 million. In this latest funding round, which concluded on 29 March 2021, more than 340 investors invested a combined GBP173,000

YEO Messaging launches private messaging app and opens crowdfunding

YEO (Your Eyes Only) Messaging, an ultra-secure private messaging platform, has launched after completing a successful pilot phase. Users can now download the beta iOS App from the App Store and an Android version is also available. To coincide with the App launch, YEO Messaging opened their crowdfunding round to

Passion Capital opens third fund to crowd investors through Seedrs platform

Early-stage tech venture capital firms Passion Capital is opening up its latest GBP45 million fund, Passion Capital Fund III, to investors registered and qualified by the Seedrs platform.  Passion Capital will make an allocation available to the public, making it the first time retail investors can be part of a


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