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Growing Underground: two years and two rounds

Growing Underground is a sustainable farm that utilises redundant underground spaces to produce leafy greens, herbs and micro herbs using the latest LED and hydroponic technology. Zero Carbon Food, which has been trading as Growing Underground since 2015, nearly doubled its funding target two years ago, raising over £580,000. Growing Underground went on to run… Read More »

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Our rapidly growing crowd of 300,000 members

We’re excited to announce that our 300,000th member has joined Crowdcube. Our ever-growing crowd of everyday, sophisticated and high net worths’ have collectively invested £185m on Crowdcube to date in a true demonstration of the power of the crowd. To date, 435 raises have been financed through Crowdcube, helping businesses to boost UK exports by… Read More »

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Thanks to the crowd, we’ve raised over £8million

Thank you to more than 3,700 crowd investors, alongside prominent venture capital firm Balderton Capital, for collectively investing over £8 million in growth capital in our business, the UK’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. This is more than double the previous record for the largest equity crowdfunding raise on a UK platform, also on Crowdcube, of £4m for… Read More »

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Stockbrokers turned entrepreneurs turn to the crowd

This month we welcomed ISO Spaces into the Funded Club after successfully reaching their maximum target. We caught up with Ben to hear more about the bespoke shipping container business, ISO Spaces and how they found their crowdfunding experience. Written By Ben Treleaven – co-founder of ISO Spaces Gregg and I met when we both… Read More »

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Tech Start-Ups Should Be The Number One Priority Post-Brexit

Written by Laurence Kemball-Cook, Founder of Pavegen, which raised £1.9m on Crowdcube in 2015. Starting a tech-company in 2009 was never going to be easy. The recession meant there was a shortage of funding from the government, making it harder for new companies to bring ideas to life. This was especially the case when I… Read More »

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Latest industry data now available

Beauhurst, a leading source of data tracking the UK’s private high-growth companies, has released a new report today showing that Crowdcube “facilitated the most transactions directly from the crowd to the companies” on the platform. We completed 64 deals that the crowd invested in the first half of 2016, with Seedrs at 41 and Syndicate… Read More »

Why I'm investing in Crowdcube

Hear from Alex Zivoder, CEO of goHenry

As one of the 3,200+ people to join our growing crowd of investors, we spoke to Alex Zivoder, the CEO of recent #FundedClub member goHenry, to find out why he’s backing Crowdcube in our latest round of funding. Why did you turn to crowdfunding and what impact do you think crowdfunding has had on businesses… Read More »

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Hear from Erik Fairbairn, founder of Pod Point

We spoke to Erik Fairbairn, co-founder and CEO of Pod Point one of Crowdcube’s #FundedClub businesses, to find out why he’s choosing to invest and become a shareholder in Crowdcube. Why did you turn to crowdfunding and what impact do you think crowdfunding has had on businesses in the UK? Crowdfunding has had a significant… Read More »

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Hear from David Abrahamovitch, co-founder of Grind

We caught up with David Abrahamovitch, co-founder of Grind, a growing group of Espresso and Cocktail bars in London, about our raise and his support of us and of crowdfunding. Why did you turn to crowdfunding and what impact do you think crowdfunding has had on businesses in the UK? Grind already had locations in London… Read More »