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Hoptroff TTaaS® software is a hassle-free compliance solution for financial services under MIFID II and CAT regulations. Traceable Time as a Service (TTaaS®) ensures that timestamp records of computer transactions are accurate to the microsecond, making online transactions trustworthy, reducing fraud, regulatory risk and the cost of business for Financial Services and Media. Hoptroff is building their presence in the US – the largest potential market worth $30bn. They are fundraising with the goals to invest in PoC trials for the growing pipeline of potential global customers introduced by their partners, transitioning from annual up-front fees to monthly payments with BTR and invest in launching IP Media service.
Gold rated by Crowd Rating
79%
pledged: 324% days to go: 29/02/2020 investment: £811,080
Kirk & Kirk is a vibrant fashion brand that produces a distinctive range of eyeglasses and sunglasses. Many celebrity clients such as Naga Munchetty, Prue Leith, Morcheeba, Morrissey, and Sharon Stone are clients of this fashion brand. The company aims at earning a unique position in capitalising on a rapidly-developing market with opportunities to grow in wholesale, fashion and online sales.
Gold rated by Crowd Rating
81%
pledged: 0% days to go: TBC investment: Unknown
Holly and Beau is a kids-wear brand that offers a unique collection of colour changing rainwear and umbrellas. They have applied the colour changing idea to its range of children’s rainwear products to create a fun and exclusive clothing range to become famous. Stocked in two of the largest departmental stores in the United States; Dillard’s and Nordstrom and they have also received Innovation of the Year Award (Nectar Card Business). Funds will be used for marketing, brand awareness and rolling out the production of the swimwear collection.
Gold rated by Crowd Rating
72%
pledged: 188% days to go: 28/02/2020 investment: £131,765
The Funky Appliance Company is the manufacturer of electronic appliances like irons, toasters and kettles. They give popular small domestic appliances a funky twist by designing them in a new stylish and smarter way. The company is working on a new product which will launch in the UK in 2020, and will be sold on its website and dedicated Amazon and eBay stores. They have also finalised arrangements with at least two large UK retailers which will see the new product range go into over 100 stores and online. Funky Iron has got the Good Housekeeping Institute Approval in 2019. The company will use the funds for the tooling and moulds of new products including their certification. The balance of capital will be used as working capital.
Gold rated by Crowd Rating
72%
pledged: 58% days to go: 14 investment: £87,417
Patria Watch Co is a 127-year old luxury Swiss watch brand originally founded in Bienne, Switzerland in 1982. The brand has been revived by Patria Ltd as a UK company and is ready to take on the emerging market for wristwatches. Patria has already produced its first line of watches with its first edition coming out in April, 2020.  The brand has been featured in Forbes and has a partnership with luxury lifestyle publication 'WatchAnish.' The funds raised will be used in marketing and development of online magazines to showcase their range of luxury watches.
Gold rated by Crowd Rating
70%
pledged: 4% days to go: 41 investment: £3,515
Established as a trusted brand since 2017, YPP provides high-quality and bespoke printed products to the public, private, and third sectors. In 2019, YPP launched a site Customgifts.co.uk for year-round gifting, following the success of Santa Sacks, a B2C Christmas brand in 2018. Within six months, they have achieved sales of over £300,000, hold licenses with many world-renowned brands with the likes of Harry Potter, Batman, Loony Tunes and Elf, and a variety of top-flight football clubs. The Custom Gifts site has already processed over 14,000 orders with more than 13,000 customers joining their database. The funds raised will be used for online marketing, new product development, and hiring of new staff.
pledged: 73% days to go: 22 investment: £403,080
Lucy Choi has created an affordable luxury footwear brand that comes with a unique heritage, having learnt her craft from her uncle, the great shoe designer, Jimmy Choo. Lucy Choi London has been featured consistently at London Fashion Week and in the elite fashion press. The brand has been featured in platforms such as The Times, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Grazia, and The Telegraph. It has been worn by A-list celebrities including Hailey Beiber and Sharon Stone. From 2018 to 2019, there has been a 40% increase in the number of shoes sold. Lucy Choi London has also been sold to various UK stockists and wholesaled internationally. Around 5,800 subscribers have subscribed to its website since 2016 (41% CAGR). With the proceeds, the company will refocus on wholesale globally, design a new website, hire new employees, and increase marketing spends.
pledged: 58% days to go: 22 investment: £144,010
Alert Technology Limited is set to transform health and safety best practice for asbestos management by introducing ALERT - a new generation of real-time asbestos monitoring. With the large potential market, Alert will give market priority to the sectors who have demonstrated the greatest need. ALERT is the only solution to the global problem that impacts 30+ industry sectors. Till now, they have successfully launched the ALERT PRO 1000-the first model in the range and won an industry award in the asbestos category. With the investment, they will strengthen their team by recruiting a new Sales Director, Technical Sales Support, Technicians and Service Engineers to boost the in-house team, expand distribution, drive sales, scale-up assembly and service customers.
pledged: 0% days to go: TBC investment: Unknown
Tom & Teddy Limited is a family-centric global swimwear brand started by Bristol-based female-founder. Tom & Teddy is a beachwear brand for men & boys that has sold more than 55,000 shorts in 2018 generating a revenue of approximately US$1.8m. The shorts are made in a quick-dry microfibre fabric with UV protection and a super-soft finish. The company aims to grow to £8m by the year 2023 (with significant upside potential), £1.6m EBIT.
pledged: 0% days to go: TBC investment: Unknown
Richard Brendon is a prominent British design brand that values master craftspeople by creating a platform for contemporary and timeless tableware collections that challenge the expected. It has received extensive media coverage since 2013 including the FT and NY Times. The company has sold to more than 120 B2B customers in 15 countries. It has seen a growth of 75% since 2015 amounting to £2.5m sales to date and more than 3,000 orders delivered. Richard now plans to take his brand global. It has enjoyed a CAGR of 75% from 2015 to 2019, with revenue of £1.12m in 2019. The company plans on opening up new markets, creating four additional collections over the coming years to develop existing channels and territories.
pledged: 73% days to go: 25 investment: £182,960
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