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CatchApp

Status: Active

Aug 6th 2020 - Sep 20th 2020

CatchApp is a scheduling software that aims to fulfil the scheduling needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), professionals, and enterprise users. CatchApp has 15,000 users using its application. It has featured in the US 'Appstore's' home screen and selected by Apple as 'App of the Day'. CatchApp is used by organisations like Microsoft, CERN, PwC, Harvard, and NHS. Calendars from Google, Apple, and Microsoft Outlook are compatible with the software. The business productivity software market will grow from $98 billion in 2018 to $106 billion in 2021, and CatchApp aims to be a major contender in this segment. The company will use the investment to build up marketing, business development and technical teams, accelerate revenue from SMEs via the company’s newly-launched Software as a Service (SaaS) product, launch CatchApp Enterprise solutions, and global partnerships.

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CatchApp Rating Review

Rated on 12/08/2020

Pitch Rated

80%

Gold

Management

87%

Product

79%

Investment

73%

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    65-79%
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    80%+
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Management 87%

Skills 91%
CatchApp is managed by a diverse and qualified team that includes specialists in entrepreneurship, technology, finance, and marketing. The founder is an award-winning technology and eCommerce entrepreneur with leadership and business development skills. He was picked as Newsweek's 'Top 6 Business people under 30' in 2002 and was nominated as an Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2003. The CTO has a flair for software development, iOS development, and start-ups. He has been the winner of ‘Silicon Valley Comes to Cambridge’ Awards, ‘Lloyds TSB Enterprise Award’ Finalist, and featured in Wired Magazine and BBC News. The COO is a proficient entrepreneur, advisor and mentor in marketing, digital advertising, mobile applications, mobile gaming, social media, consumer goods and retail marketing. The acting CFO is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management Science, Economics, Real Estate and has expertise in finance, strategic and financial planning, financial analysis, investment banking, private equity, and project management. The company has also appointed a Lead developer who is skilled in web and application development and a Brand & Design Consultant.

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  • £832,102
    pledged
  • 166%
    of goal

    £500,000
    target

    £4,336,048
    pre-money valuation

    10.34%
    equity available

    594
    investors

    £1,401
    pledge per investor

    09777752
    company number

    Active
    company status

    15/09/2015
    incorporated 5 years

    £0.30
    share price

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    06 Aug 20 Crowdcube £832,102 / 166% 79.67%
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