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Veluba is a zero-emission transport solution for London. It is an application-hailed and pedal-powered eco-cab service for Central London which aims to provide a faster and cheaper solution for its over-polluted and over-congested capital city. The company has 30 Veluba cabs ready to go with and have just launched their app. The vehicles are designed and driven with safety at the forefront and drivers are fully insured. Each Veluba® is provided with digital signage screens, giving prominent ad space, and the possibility for an additional revenue stream. Veluba aims to expand beyond the first depot to reach more of London and become a key part of the city’s growing eco-transport infrastructure. The investment will enable the company to employ additional drivers.

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pledged: 60% days to go: 24 investment: £30,150
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.

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pledged: 59% days to go: 17 investment: £147,810
Medic Bleep is a simple, secure and innovative patient-focused solution to communication challenges that healthcare professionals and the wider team in the UK National Health Service (NHS) face while going about their everyday work. It is saving each nurse & each junior doctor an estimated 48 minutes per shift. This coincides with the UK's Department of Health calling for a ban on pagers. If implemented across the NHS, it could free up the time to care for an estimated 11,000 nurses. To ensure data privacy and safety, the company allows communication to occur via the app. As a result of these safeguards and its user-friendly portal, the company's app has been downloaded 16,000 times by UK doctors and nurses. With the funds raised, the company will aim to solve looming technology gaps for over 30% of the NHS in the next 3 years and expand globally.
pledged: 93% days to go: 19 investment: £466,240
Lister's Brewery brings forth traditional styles of beer to the mass market. Launched in 2014, Lister's has onboarded many stockists and has sold more than 500K pints, supplying customers across the UK. Moreover,  Lister's is passionate about quality, consistency and customer service. Their in-house and fully-automated brewery allows for greater control and consistency of their beers. The company's 'Best Bitter' is sold at CAMRA’s UK Pub of the Year in St Helens. With the investment, the brewery will: work on increasing brewing capacity and the number of delivery hubs, grow and wholesale its own barley on the 6700-acre Duke of Norfolk’s Sussex estate, and bottle its beers in-house to reach new markets.
pledged: 109% days to go: 16 investment: £81,840
Body Rocket is a company that aims to revolutionise athlete performance by developing real-time aerodynamic analysis. Its proprietary wind tunnel sensor can be fitted discreetly on any roadgoing or track bike. The device measures drag and gives relevant data that can be used to reduce aerodynamic force whilst cycling. In a $2.1billion market, Body Rocket aims to bring forth this technology to individuals and organisations. In December 2019, the company's patented system was validated in the University of Southampton wind tunnel, an industry-first achievement, which attracted considerable interest from industry press, pro teams, and university researchers. With the investment, the brand will formalise strategic partnerships with pro teams, build its current prototype to a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) by the end of 2020 and launch its commercial product at Eurobike 2021.

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pledged: 158% days to go: 13 investment: £126,464
envoPAP is a company that specialises in manufacturing printing and packaging materials from agricultural waste. Started in 2015, the company has achieved £7.3 million in revenues across 45 countries. The European packaging market is valued at over £100 billion and the European Union (EU)are looking to ban some single-use plastic products with effect from 2021, envoPAP aims to capitalise on these developments. The year 2019 saw envoPAP introducing its product 'envoBarrier’- a material resistant to oil, water, and grease which won the 'Packaging Innovation of the Year' at the Business Green Technology Awards. In 2020, envoPAP became a certified B Corporation rendering it a business that balances purpose and profit. The investment will be used to protect its Intellectual Property (IP) and expand its team.
pledged: 31% days to go: 13 investment: £93,082
Reef Knots is a direct-to-consumer menswear brand that was launched in 2013. Inspired by the ocean and summer, the brand has grown its reputation with silk ties and innovative print design but has now ventured into multiple categories, including upcycled ocean plastic swim shorts and knitwear using 50% recycled plastic. Since April 2014, the brand has made sales worth £2 million catering to more than 22,000 orders. Moreover, Reef Knots is now a profitable business with 108% online growth. With the investment, the brand will accelerate online sales through digital marketing channels and invest in a core team to generate further sales in wider demographies. 

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pledged: 102% days to go: 3 investment: £152,760
Brewbroker is an online platform that makes buying, selling & sourcing anything in beer an easy process. Thanks to its Intelligent DealFlow software that uses algorithms to match demand with supply instantly, the company aims to eliminate fragmentation across the beer industry. With the number of UK breweries having reached 2,274 in 2018 from 1,352 in 2013, Brewbroker aims to enrol a major chunk of these establishments on its platform. Post launch of their beta application in July 2018, a quarter of the UK’s brewers became members. 750 entities signed up and completed 373 tenders on the platform. 2020 saw the company launching Version 2.0 of its platform. With the funds received, the company plans to scale marketing further and onboard more clients.

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pledged: 51% days to go: 12 investment: £154,340
AEVHA London is a luxury fashion brand that makes beautifully crafted handbags at an accessible price. Their handbags have been used by celebrities including Beyoncé, Jessica Biel, and Amy Adams. AEVHA London has a wide global wholesale distribution and is stocked by Harvey Nichols and Yoox-Net-A-Porter. The brand has also been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair, Grazia, Marie Claire & Elle. AEVHA acquired 45,000 followers on Instagram without a dedicated digital marketing budget. With the investment, the company will allocate a digital marketing budget and build an experienced team to execute an efficient paid media strategy to drive more sales.
pledged: 107% days to go: 12 investment: £266,494
Vyomm is a property platform based in London for sellers, buyers and agents of Prime and Super Prime properties. Vyomm aims to become a preferred destination for Luxury, Exclusive, and Off Market Properties in London. Their engaging platform has gained substantial traction with several hundred Prime Central London properties. They have featured in Tatler, PrimeResi, Mirror and 12 other publications. With the investment, Vyomm plans to onboard top estate agents in London, expand into Asia, Europe and the USA, marketing and developmental operations.
pledged: 59% days to go: 8 investment: £178,170
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