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GreenKey Technologies and Red Box Recorders partner to launch integrated trading voice collaboration and compliance recording solution
Leading light in British HealthTech, Network Locum, rebrands to Lantum
SteelEye announces regulatory tech specialist Matt Smith as CEO

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London-based startup Vita Mojo raises £3.28m on Crowdcube
posted on June 13, 2017

London-based software firm Vita Mojo has raised £3.28m on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.

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EXCLUSIVE: London EdTech startup Zzish secures £1.5m
posted on May 31, 2017

EdTech startup Zzish has closed a £1.5m funding round, bringing the London-based firm’s total funds raised since its 2014 launch to £3m.

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Why are more and more tech firms turning to crowdfunding?
posted on May 29, 2017

What is crowdfunding and should your startup use a crowdfunding platform to raise money? We take a look at some of the winners and losers of crowdfunding and explore why this method of fundraising is growing in popularity.

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: IKEA Bootcamp, Nesta’s ShareLab Fund and much more
posted on May 26, 2017

Here’s your weekly roundup of news about startup competitions, awards, accelerators, and any other exciting developments in the UK tech sector.

Startup loses potential backers in crowdfunding disaster
posted on May 17, 2017

British tech firms received a stark warning about the dangers of relying on crowdfunding this week, after one startup founder spoke of his “eye-watering” experience of losing potential backers due to a false fraud alarm.

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

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When crowdfunding pitches go wrong
posted on March 26, 2016

Darren Westlake is the founder of Crowdcube. In this article, he discusses some of the pitfalls startups should avoid when crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is a flexible and convenient way of raising finance that enables businesses of all stages, from a range of sectors to bypass traditional routes to finance. Despite its relative infancy, crowdfunding is now…

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Mobile-first challenger bank Mondo gets £5m from Passion Capital
posted on February 15, 2016

Mobile-first challenger bank Mondo has landed £5m in funding from Passion Capital, which also invested £2m in the company last year. “We’ve been called a bank for people who hate banks,” said Tom Blomfield, CEO of Mondo. “We’re using the power of the smartphone to put our customers back in control of their finances. You…

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Tech City UK adds 15 firms to Future Fifty programme
posted on December 16, 2015

Tech City UK has announced 15 new members for its Future Fifty programme, including delivery platform Deliveroo and ecommerce solutions provider Yieldify. Other companies in the new intake of the programme, which supports 50 of the UK’s leading growth-stage digital companies, include crowdfunding venture Crowdcube and mobile gaming company Space Ape Games. Ecommerce is the…

Kabbee offers shares to investors
posted on November 27, 2015

Kabbee, the minicab price comparison and booking app, is offering a 2.71% stake of the business as part of its latest funding round, to help with expansion plans. Earlier this month Kabbee launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, in a bid to raise £1m, for expansion plans. Investors will receive a 2.71% stake in the…

eMoov: How to bag a £2.6m crowdfunding round
posted on October 15, 2015

My company, the online estate agency eMoov.co.uk, recently ran a successful crowdfunding campaign, which ended up raising £2.6m for our business and being the fourth biggest equity share raise in Crowdcube’s history. I have since been asked by a number of entrepreneurs to share my experience… The preparations I first thought about crowdfunding in January as part of our…

eMoov smashes £1m crowdfund target and plans for 2016 IPO
posted on September 23, 2015

Online estate agent eMoov has smashed its £1m target on Crowdcube with eight days left to go of its campaign. Initially offering 5% equity to its investors, along with an EIS tax-relief opportunity, the amount raised so far values the company at more than £20m. “Having now reached our target, it’s become evident that some…

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Limejump closes £3m Series A to disrupt the energy utility market
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FinTech startup Cleo gets £2m in round led by LocalGlobe
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