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Equity Crowdfunding Pitches

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Nusa Caña Rum (NCR) produces a white rum, a spiced rum, and a range of ready-to-drink cocktails that reflect the spirit of Bali, Indonesia where the brand was conceived. NCR asserts that it has sold over 34,000 4.2-litre cases since its inception and aims to be a contender in the rum market that is forecast to be worth £1.2 billion by 2025. NCR has partnered with award-winning distributor Kingsland Drinks. The company has also partnered with specialist distributors to maximise its reach to target customers, including notable names such as Coles and Woolworths in Australia, Marriott Group in South East Asia, and Amazon and Master of Malt in Europe. It won two gold medals at the 2020 Spirits Business Rum and Cachaça Masters respectively. NCR will use the investment to support its existing business and increase its presence in the UK and EU.
pledged: 129% days to go: 19 investment: £519,950
Horse Guards Gin (HGG) aims to revive heritage spirit brands and re-introduce them to modern consumers. The company owns eight heritage trademarks including its latest brands 'Pink Gin' and 'Wing Walker Rum.' HGG intends to become a contender in the Gin and Rum markets that are forecast to grow to $17.36 billion and $21.5 billion by 2025. The company aims to launch two new premium spirits in 2021 and is in early talks around licensing to spirits businesses, including 'Ready To Drink' cocktails. HGG sold 9,000 bottles in 2020 and onboarded distributors who have access to more than 500 outlets. The company is in discussions to sign up distributor agents in Canada, South Africa, and the Middle East. The company's celebrity ambassadors include cricketing legend, Phil Tufnell. It will use the investment to accelerate new brand launches, grow its sales/marketing team, and build strategic alliances to extend brand reach.
pledged: 81% days to go: 17 investment: £245,132
White Peak Distillery (WPD) is a whisky distillery that aims to change the way whisky is made and create authentic flavours. It has so far invested £1.4 million in tried and tested plant equipment producing 400,000 bottles of maturing whisky. The company aims to become a contender in the $60 billion global premium whisky market. WPD has received 'Gold Awards' from The Wizards of Whisky World Whisky Awards. It has come out with programs to monetise its maturing whisky including its Cask Sales program, Temperance Club membership and its Prologue 2.1 release 2-year aged single malt spirit, that has been received with positive feedback. WPD has also been awarded visitor business in The Peak District, which receives 13 million+ visitors per annum, boosting its Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) model. It will use the investment to grow its business across different verticals.
pledged: 204% days to go: 11 investment: £1,021,170
Fightback is a beer and cider brand on a mission to save music venues with support from across the live music industry. The company claims that every pint sold contributes to Music Venue Trust (MVT), a UK-registered charity, which acts to protect, secure, and improve Grassroots Music Venues. It argues that it has sold 10,000 pints and 10,000 cans in 61 venues before the COVID-19 lockdown. Fightback asserts that it has agreed on a new national distribution deal to make the brand more accessible amidst the lockdown. It intends to supply 900+ venues affiliated with MVT when venues reopen. Fightback will use the investment to roll out beer and cider to help secure the long-term future of the venues that ensure that the music culture is kept alive.
pledged: 26% days to go: 11 investment: £52,793
Gunna Drinks (GD) manufactures and sells craft soft drinks, consisting of natural juices with less than 5% sugar having zero artificial colours or flavours. The company asserts that it has outshone established competitors like Gingerella, Fentimans and FeverTree in taste tests. GD is stocked in major supermarkets and convenience stores across the UK such as Co-ops, Sainsbury’s, Amazon, Ocado, and JD Wetherspoon. The company won the prestigious 'Great Taste Award' in 2020 and witnessed more than doubled revenues in 2018-2020, with a 23% growth in 2020 despite COVID. The company will utilise the investment to boost consumer advertising to accelerate the growth of its online store, focus on trade investment to further increase the rate of sale, and concentrate on New Product Development (NPD).
pledged: 123% days to go: 19 investment: £617,681
Fullgreen offers a range of 100% plant-based products that are low-carb and preservative-free alternatives for people looking to eat fewer carbohydrates, add more vegetables to their meals, or manage health issues such as obesity and diabetes. Fullgreen also claims that its products are shelf-stable negating the need to refrigerate. The company's catalogue includes non-Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) riced veggies, cauliflower risottos, and oat free plant-based breakfast meals, to name a few. Fullgreen points out that its products are listed in over 9,000 UK and US retailers. The company has dedicated production lines in the UK and US with a capacity of over 18 million pouches per annum. It has sold over 12 million pouches to date and earned £5.4 million in 2020. Fullgreen will use the investment to improve in-store promotions and activations, develop sampling activities for its target consumers, and boost geotargeted advertising and other digital marketing activities.
pledged: 111% days to go: 12 investment: £669,228
Jack’s Shack is an automotive conversion company that creates and sells bespoke campervans and custom trucks to match the dreams and specifications of its customers. The company earns its revenue by customising a customer's campervan or buying, converting, and selling a van to the next potential customers through retail partners. It is aiming to capitalise on the ‘staycation’ trend, with an estimated 83% of British holidaymakers stating they would prefer to holiday in the UK in 2021. Jack's Shack states it has grown annual revenues to £1.5 million+ in 2020. The company is also planning to introduce new custom designs to boost margins from 2021. It will use the investment to move to a bigger site, grow its team, create space to hold more vans at a given time, and generate faster revenues.
pledged: 61% days to go: 2 investment: £152,562
Ruby Violet (RV) creates ice cream flavours, vegan sorbets and iced delights. It asserts that it has grown from a market stall in 2011, to two parlours and an accompanying vintage van, tricycle and trolley, almost doubling its revenue from 2016 to 2019. RV aims to become a contender in the ice cream industry that is worth £1.4 billion in the UK and £44 billion worldwide. It asserts that 90% of the packaging used by the company is either recyclable or compostable. It has featured in press entities like The Times, The Guardian, Vogue and the BBC, to name a few. RV has also collaborated with noted gin company, Gin Mare, creating gin ice cream and sorbet specific to their infused botanicals. RV's clients include Costa Coffee, Nike, McVitie's, and Moet & Chandon. It will use 75% of the investment for capital expenditure, 15% for marketing activities, and 10% for hiring key personnel.
pledged: 152% days to go: 9 investment: £305,174
Nix & Kix creates and sells a range of drinks low in calories, completely natural and without any added sugar. It asserts that its products are stocked across 3,000+ shops, restaurants, bars and offices. It also claims that its products are housed across 7,500 distribution points such as Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Nando's, BP, Morrisons, and Holland & Barrett, to name a few. Nix & Kix has sold over 5 million of its cans to date. It has also secured a listing with Matthew Clark, the biggest distributor of restaurants, pubs and bars in the UK. The company has applied for a B-Corp accreditation. Nix & Kix has also won numerous awards and has been called 'Addictively tasty' by the press (Time Out 2019). It will use the investment to expand into the convenience channel, grow its e-commerce platform, boost brand awareness, and scale operations.
pledged: 154% days to go: 5 investment: £774,930
The Juggling King (TJK) is one of the UK's first Seed-to-Bottle rum production companies from Guernsey. TJK argues that its product is the first rum ever to be distilled with cultivated sugarcane grown under glass in Guernsey and to be produced on the island. The company has appointed English former footballer Michael Owens as its global brand ambassador and featured on James Martin's Saturday Morning show. TJK has also onboarded 18 trade customers including hotels, restaurants and bars since its launch in August 2020. It will use the investment for working capital, customs & excise duty expenses, input costs, and other verticals.
pledged: 255% days to go: Stretch investment: £382,795
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