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18th June 2018

Farmdrop close £10m funding round

Farmdrop has closed a £10 million Series B investment, at roughly five times the share price of the 2014 Crowdcube round, in which the company raised just under £750k from 352 investors.  FarmDrop is an award-winning ethical online marketplace working with local producers to fix the food chain. By cutting out middlemen, producers receive a  much more generous price than supermarkets would offer, and customers receive farm-fresh produce to their door.

11th June 2018

Stakeholderz successfully closes first venture deal

Unique equity crowdfunding platform Stakeholderz has announced the success of its first fundraising campaign. This first venture deal saw Welsh start-up Vortex IoT raising £500k to fund its work in delivering innovative "Internet of Things" solutions into the Heavy Industry, Smart Infrastructure and Rail Infrastructure sectors.

7th June 2018

Crowdcube funded Bidstack to list on AIM

Bidstack, the in-game advertising software company which raised £137,000 via Crowdcube in December 2015, is seeking to list its shares on AIM via a Reverse Takeover (RTO) of Kin Group Plc.

4th June 2018

WeSwap - one-man start-up now trading over £130m in holiday money worldwide

Equipped with an impressive arsenal of global industry firsts, the P2P platform last year announced that it had surpassed a staggering £130m in global currency traded since its inception.

30th May 2018

Halma Partners with OurCrowd to Catalyze Life Protection Technologies

Halma, a global group of life-saving technology companies, and OurCrowd, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, today announced a new business partnership, which will help to catalyze life protection technologies focused on hazard detection and digital health. 

25th May 2018

Amberside ALP sponsor Great British Private Investor Summit 2018

The Amberside ALP team were delighted to sponsor the Great British Private Investor Summit run by Angel News.  The level interest in their ISA qualifying bonds was overwhelming.

16th May 2018

BrainQ Technologies Raises $8.8 Million to Treat Neurodisorders with AI

BrainQ, developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered technologies to treat neurodisorders in innovative ways, today announced the completion of a financing round, making the total investment in the Company to date stand at $8.8M. The financing included Qure Ventures, OurCrowd.com, Norma Investments, IT-Farm, and other strategic angel investors such as Founder and CEO of Valtech Cardio Amir Gross, acquired by Edwards in a $990M deal in November 2016.

 

11th May 2018

OurCrowd backed BriefCam To Be Acquired by Canon Inc

BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® and Deep Learning solutions, today announced its acquisition by Canon Inc., a world leader in digital imaging solutions. The addition of BriefCam to Canon’s market leading Network Video Solutions products portfolio complements the Canon Group’s previous acquisitions of AXIS Communications and Milestone Systems with a breakthrough, innovative video content analytics solution.

10th May 2018

OurCrowd and Bangkok Bank Announce Strategic Alliance

OurCrowd, a global leader in equity crowdfunding, has announced its further expansion in Asia, with an innovative partnership with Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited (“BBL”), one of Thailand and Southeast Asia’s premier commercial banks.

OurCrowd and BBL have already launched their cooperation in support of Thailand’s tech ecosystem which will create key relationships for Thailand’s major corporations seeking next generation technology. The collaboration empowers OurCrowd to deliver deeper exposure for BBL’s SME and major corporate clients to Israeli and global technologies.

9th May 2018

How to motivate investors in your equity crowdfunding campaign

Have you ever wondered what investors are looking for when deciding whether to invest in an equity crowdfunding campaign? What makes the difference in their decision to invest or not? The answers to these questions depend a lot on their motivations behind investing via crowdfunding.

3rd May 2018

Crowdcube kicks off 2018 with record first quarter

Crowdcube, the world’s first and largest crowdfunding platform, has had its most successful Q1 since its launch seven years ago.

3rd May 2018

Intelligence specialist ready for growth

Technology business Intelligence Fusion, IF, is set to scale after successfully raising £487,000 to further develop its online global intelligence and risk management platform.

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