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EPMs is welfare which helps the player to get a contract and assist them with the off-field plan by preparing them for the day they retire. The company has professionals who help their players. It has negotiated over 40 contracts including Lions (Super Rugby), Padova & Rovigo (Top 12), Cornish Pirates and many more. The company has appointed working partners with a particular skill set Future Smart (University Of Sheffield, Northumbria University, University Of Essex) and other partners. The company will use the funds to hire a full-time team and scale up business and growth.
investment: £147,787 target: £140,003 pre-money valuation: £1,200,600
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YoungPlanet is a platform and an app that is creating a circular economy where one child's unused toy can become another's new adventure, for free. The company allows families to put outgrown kid's toys to good use and live positively and sustainably without compromise, making the business model as exciting as the social impact. YoungPlanet has been a finalist of UK App awards as well as Digital Entrepreneur. With the proceeds, the company will support its potential & expansion across London & other places all over the world.
investment: £340,840 target: £325,000 pre-money valuation: £4,500,000
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Vercida aims to be Europe's largest diversity and inclusion-focused careers website. Vercida's AI integrated system offers candidates with more reliable search results and job matches based on what they truly want from a workplace. The company has drawn 2 million+ visits from 136 countries, has strong comeback rates from high profile clients like Virgin and Home Office, and has won multiple awards. Vercida is driving innovation backed by technology to set new standards to attract, progress, and retain the best candidates for the job.
investment: £238,630 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £3,900,000
status: Active 16 days
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Lightvert has created the technology for high value advertising which uses high power imaging systems by use of a 3 inch reflective strip on the side of any building displaying unique optical imaging technology to project digital images.
investment: £392,830 target: £670,000 pre-money valuation: £3,075,109
Laundryheap is a fast-growing laundry and dry-cleaning service with delivery. Laundry Heap believe that they are unique, as they are the only major on-demand laundry company to our knowledge that offers same-day collection and delivery within 24 hours as a standard service.
investment: £899,087 target: £850,040 pre-money valuation: £14,949,960
Trigger is a brandtech company helping brands create advertising content better, faster and cheaper. We’ve created content for brands like Tesco, Renault and Capital FM.
investment: £133,474 target: £250,006 pre-money valuation: £4,000,814
Storemates match people looking for cheap storage space with people who have storage space. This allows for discounted rates compared to commercial storage.  
investment: £39,832 target: £160,017 pre-money valuation: £1,440,153
After a successful fundraise with Funding Tree last year and subsequent growth since, specialist wedding planning service Bespoke Weddings Ltd is raising funds for a second time as it seeks to finance further growth and expansion. Note to investors: This loan is underwritten by Jeff Sills who has provided us with a personal net worth statement which exceeds the amounts outstanding on Funding Tree loans. Business growth Prior coming to Funding Tree in June the business only covered one UK region, bringing in around 73 bookings. One venue in particular, Shottle Hall, generated £42,120 for the business from 52 weddings in the time prior to the Funding Tree loan. Since securing said loan from 31 Funding Tree investors in June 2015, Bespoke has been scaling the business in line with its long-term strategy to cover more UK regions. As part of developing a network of venues and planners, the business hired a new divisional coordinator and four new regional coordinators. It also trained 18 new wedding planners and appointed a further 9 wedding venues in the East Midlands. Furthermore, the business created a new wedding website for all the Brides & Grooms. This has enabled the business to increase bookings from 73 to a forecasted 180 a year, which the planners are on target to achieve. Revenue Model Under the name The Platinum Wedding service, Bespoke charges the Bride and Groom £500 for each booking plus a booking fee for the wedding suppliers, which is £185 (on average), plus ‘on the day’ wedding planning which is a minimum of £125. Each wedding booking is bringing in around £810. Further revenue streams include the business offering ‘exclusive offers’ at venues, which brings in a commission of £500 per booking. Looking ahead Jeff Sills and his team are now targeting further growth opportunities in the Midlands and London/South East, followed by the South West and North of England. To carry out expansion plans, the business is seeking a further loan of £25,100 over 36 months. This will be used to raise the number of venues in each region to 20. With more wedding venues on his books, Jeff expects to increase the number of enquiries into the business to around 800 each month per region, with around 600 bookings expected per year. Case study The growing success of the business is evident from the following case study. In just 12 months The Platinum Wedding Service achieved the following for one of Bespoke’s wedding venues - Shottle Hall, Derbyshire: 52 Additional Wedding Bookings (an increase of over 50%) Increase in Sales of over £300,000 Increase in Net Profit of £167,423 Increase in Net Profit of over £600%
investment: £10,040 target: £25,100
Street Stream is a start-up business based on same-day delivery couriers. Street Stream currently have around 50 full time couriers and have around 500 customers.    
investment: £149,450 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £602,247
Skins are a creator of sports compression garments and are aiming to grow their business into key markets. Skins have created products that really do make a difference to an athlete’s performance.     
investment: £333,810 target: £2,000,002 pre-money valuation: £18,000,018
Connect directly to your local Garment Care Professional. The Dry Cleaner App removes the everyday hassle of organising the collection, processing & delivery of customers' dry cleaning, laundry and more on their mobile.
investment: £2,475 target: £50,000 pre-money valuation: £1,801,852
Handsome have created a brand of products that are solely designed to prevent and relieve back pain. They are currently stocked in the top two UK pharmacy's Boots and Superdrug as well as the top two US pharmacy's Walgreens and CVS. 
investment: £71,840 target: £400,000 pre-money valuation: £4,373,270
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