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#FundedClub News: Farmdrop closes £3m funding round

Farmdrop, which raised £748,880 in 2014, thanks to 352 investors, has just closed a £3m funding round led by Atomico, the investment company founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. Farmdrop is an award-winning online marketplace allowing local food producers to sell direct via a “click-and-collect” farmers’ market. It aims to save customers money and increase revenue… Read More »

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Interview with AutoTrip Co-Founder & Serial Entrepreneur

AutoTrip has returned for its second round of investment after successfully raising £146,000 a year ago. We spoke with the chairman and co-founder, Andrew Wordsworth to find out more about AutoTrip, how the capital in the last raise has helped the business develop and what’s next for this sustainable transport company. Andrew Wordsworth is the founder and… Read More »

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Blanco Nino

Blanco Nino, based in Ireland, launched its crowdfunding campaign in the summer of 2014, with the aim to establish Europe’s first real corn Tortilleria. The company raised £121,550 from 87 investors, which helped to bring its plans to life. We caught up with Founder, CEO and Chief Tortilla Expert, Philip Martin, to find out how things have been going. Could… Read More »

Proud of our Crowd: an interview with a Crowdcube investor

Proud Of Our Crowd: An Interview With A Crowdcube Member

Following on from our first Proud of Our Crowd blog, we now have an interesting insight into the world of crowdfunding with our second spotlighted investor. Our next investor is Rick Fish, who is 39 and lives in North London. After spending almost 20 years of his career working in the Financial Services sector, he… Read More »