An interview with Startups Awards winner LOVESPACE

LOVESPACE founder Brett Akker discusses business highlights and why beating off stiff Startups Awards competition helped boost team morale… LOVESPACE won the Startups Awards’ Crowdfunded Business of the Year in 2014 after securing £1.2m in early-stage funding and an additional £1.6m – both via Crowdcube. Launched by Brett Akker in 2012, who successfully founded and exited Streetcar for $50m, LOVESPACE is a… Read More »

Moody’s Analytics data set to help investors assess bonds on Crowdcube

We will now be presenting investors with output from Moody’s Analytics’ private company risk model to help them assess the bond investment opportunities listed on the site. Square Pie and Vanarama are the first to display the new Probability of Default (POD) figure that represents a probability that the business issuing the mini-bond will default on… Read More »

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#FundedClub News: HAB Housing

HAB Housing was established by Kevin McCloud in 2007 and launched a crowdfunding raise to continue building sustainable and contemporary communities, whilst becoming the nation’s developer of choice for a one-stop-shop for self-build and custom finish projects. The company launched a crowdfunding round on the site two years ago and raised over £1.9 million thanks to… Read More »

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#FundedClub News: The Eden Project

The Eden Project is an educational charity and visitor attraction in Cornwall, famous for its biomes housing the world’s largest rainforest in captivity. The company raised £1.5 million through a Crowdcube Mini-Bond in less than 24 hours; the fastest raise for a Crowdcube Mini-Bond to date. 354 investors backed this venture and were offered 6% gross interest… Read More »