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Status: Extended

Jan 25th 2021 - Feb 8th 2021

HUN Wines sources premium quality wine from Stellenbosch, South Africa, to create the UK's first Fairtrade, wine in a can. It aims to become the largest canned wine brand in the world. The company asserts that its products are fully recyclable and vegan friendly. HUN Wines claims that it is backed by industry titans including James Bailey, current Waitrose CEO, Andy Shaw, previously Brewdog Beer CEO and RedBull MD, Formula racing legend David Coulthard and RedBull executives. The company has successfully canned 300,000 units of its products consisting of flavours like Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rosé Bubbles (one of the lowest-calorie wines in the UK). It accepted its first order via a Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) site in May 2020, launched nationwide in Tesco Supermarkets in June and expanded onto the e-commerce platform, Amazon, in July. HUN Wines will use 15% of the investment towards staff expenses, 40% towards marketing, 25% towards festival activations and listings, and 20% towards New Product Development (NPD).

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HUN Wines Rating Review

Rated on 02/02/2021

Pitch Rated

67%

overall

Management

67%

Product

68%

Investment

66%

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  • £600,761
    pledged
  • 150%
    of goal

    £400,000
    target

    £4,019,130
    pre-money valuation

    9.05%
    equity available

    456
    investors

    £1,317
    pledge per investor

    12097240
    company number

    Active
    company status

    11/07/2019
    incorporated 2 years

    Previous Funding rounds
    25 Jan 21 Seedrs £600,761 / 150% 67.00%
    News

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  • 49% and under
    We suggest potential investors carry out further study of their own
    50-64%
    Room for improvement
    65-79%
    Worth considering
    80%+
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Management 67%

Skills 55%
The management team includes skilled professionals with expertise in their functional areas, streamlining its overall operations. The team is led by the CEO/Co-Founder, who is proficient in fashion design, recruiting, project management, start-ups, and account management. The company has not appointed a Product Developer and the responsibility for the same lies with the CEO. The Head of Marketing has skills to build the brand and increase brand awareness through social media content creation, social media marketing, copywriting, and brand awareness. The company's finances are overseen by their first Board Member/Investor who specialises in financial analysis, financial ratios, ratio analysis, mergers, and acquisitions.

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    pledged
  • 150%
    of goal

    £400,000
    target

    £4,019,130
    pre-money valuation

    9.05%
    equity available

    456
    investors

    £1,317
    pledge per investor

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    Active
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    11/07/2019
    incorporated 2 years

    Previous Funding rounds
    25 Jan 21 Seedrs £600,761 / 150% 67.00%
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