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Occuity seeks to develop revolutionary non-invasive screening and monitoring devices for chronic diseases like diabetes and Alzheimer's. It argues that its device safely shines a low power beam of light into the eye and then collects and analyses the return signal to accurately measure structures within the eye and detect changes associated with the onset of the aforementioned diseases. Occuity is targeting three distinct markets, namely Ophthalmology, Disease Screening and Disease Monitoring, which is worth an estimated $35 billion per year. It claims that its 'Occuity Indigo' product enables earlier detection of diabetes and provides a non-contacting, pain-free glucose monitor. Occuity was awarded over £1.5 million as part of the Innovate UK grant for the development of technology within Occuity Indigo. It has also signed a partnership with one of the UK's leading ophthalmic distributors, Birmingham Optical, to distribute its PM1 pachymeter device. It states it will use 42% of the investment towards Research and Development (R&D), 23% towards sales and marketing, 20% towards management and finance, 9% towards managing CAPEX and NRE, and 6% towards paying fees.
pledged: 142% days to go: 3 investment: £2,557,844
The SidebySide Partnership is a London based Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Venture Capital (VC) firm. Its purpose is to finance and control the management teams of its investee companies enabling them to become a developed corporate entity. The SidebySide Partnership's focus is on fast-growing technology businesses with £1 - 10 million in revenue. It provides 100% EIS relief on investment with zero initial/ongoing fees charged to investors. The SidebySide Partnership's investment experience of 20+ corporate acquisitions totalling more than $200 million, 20+ private investments, and a rate of interest of 12x over the last 35 years has enabled it to become a dependable platform for upcoming tech businesses. It will use the investment to grow its business across different verticals.

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pledged: 300% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,500,000
GRNDHOUSE is a fitness company specialising in the strength training vertical. The company hosts live strength training classes with metrics delivered to its community-centric app. The app allows users access to a weekly structure of low- and high-impact classes that focus on each body part to ultimately condition the entire body throughout the week. Users can even post their results on their user feed to champion and inspire each other, win badges and awards for their progress and gather their health data over time to see their improvements. GRNDHOUSE argues that it has acquired 1500 paying members to date via organic marketing on its portal. The company has also earned revenue worth £266,000 since its launch and featured in the Telegraph, Cosmopolitan, Business Insider and others. It states it will use 30% of the investment to develop its film studio and equipment, 45% towards paying salaries of its technology, marketing, sales, and instructor teams, 20% towards marketing, and 5% towards hardware stock.
pledged: 177% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,453,745
Lenderwize provides working capital to telecom wholesalers. It asserts that large telecom operators pay on sixty days whilst suppliers are paid on seven days; hence the middleman suffers an average -53 day Cash Flow Gap (CGP). Lenderwize also argues that banks do not understand the telecom industry because a phone call is not a tangible asset such as real estate; hence they provide little help. Lenderwize solves this problem. It has developed a financial technology platform that certifies 'Proof of Service' that includes real phone calls, real invoices and the quality of delivered services. Its typical clients are mid-sized operators having annual revenue of 50-300 million USD. Lenderwize sells to large Tier 1 Operators (Originators) and buys from smaller (Terminating) Operators. It has identified 1350 wholesalers in need of $96 million. Lenderwize intends to exit within four years and sell its business to potential buyers such as large telecom operators, alternative finance funders, and banks seeking innovation.
pledged: 655% days to go: 23 investment: £1,311,120
Itasca Wines is a Hampshire-based vineyard and winery that produces fine English wines. The company is raising funds for its contract winemaking facility, to fulfil the growing demand from vineyards. There are over 760 vineyards in the UK currently, 111 have their own winery and only a handful of these provide contract winemaking services to other vineyards. Itasca Wines aims to become a major winemaker and create award-winning wines at Penn Croft. The company planted its first vineyard of 16,000 vines in May 2019 and has featured in Vineyard Magazine in February and May 2019.

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pledged: 286% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,147,003
Buy me once (BMO) researches and sells long-lasting products, providing value for money for customers and a way for brands to compete on quality while also tackling climate change driven by overconsumption and waste. It claims that conventional appliances break at twice the rate of 2004, with the UK dumping 22 million furniture items with more than half of it being fast fashion. BMO aspires to change this and dominate the £100 billion sustainable consumerism market. The company raised £780,000 with Crowdcube, private investors and Green Angel Syndicate in 2019-2020. It claims to have grossed £680,000 for its 2020-2021 year sales with a 332% YoY growth. BMO has 38,000 email subscribers with a social media presence of 67,000 followers. The company states it will use the investment to accelerate its marketing activities, develop its website and expand its product range.
pledged: 180% days to go: 7 investment: £904,412
Wi-Fi Securities Limited is a cyber security company that aims to revolutionise the security of public access Wi-Fi. To realise this vision, the company is developing a unique patent-protected system called SpriteGuard™ which will protect you and your data from hackers by stopping you connecting to fake hotspots. The system is targeted towards the $550 bn worldwide hospitality industry and has the ability to expand to other large global markets like city-wide free Wi-Fi, airports and coffee shops. Moreover, Wi-Fi Securities Limited has a highly experienced Wi-Fi Securities management board that has a track record of delivering multi-million-pound projects from concept to successful commercial deployment.

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pledged: 60% days to go: Extended investment: £903,272
Market Halls (MH) takes unloved public spaces and transforms them into destinations for all-day drinking and dining. MH claims to offer something for everyone, taking visitors seamlessly from breakfast through to late-night snacks. It argues that it has established three venues in Fulham, Victoria and the West End that have attracted crowds in excess of 1.04 million in 2019. MH asserts that it received a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 62, generated £15 million in revenue in 2020, and has featured in publications such as The Telegraph, The Guardian and Independent. MH also stresses that it has a ‘Best in Class’ retention rate of 80% repeat business. It states it will use the investment to scale up its business with a new identity, new gold-dust venues and an improved customer offering.

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pledged: 130% days to go: Stretch investment: £784,704
SkiBro is a leading business-to-customer (B2B) Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that aspires to become a contender in the €2 billion ski lessons market. The platform has onboarded 8,000 ski schools and 150,000 ski instructors to date. SkiBro's marketplace encompasses 350 resorts in 7 countries across Europe and North America, with over 6,000 ski instruction products. SkiBro intends to expand into ski hire. The platform has 350 independent ski instructors (250 last year) and 400+ ski schools, with notable ones including ESF La Plagne, ESF Courchevel, Evolution2 (France), Skischule Alberg (Austria), and Ski and Snowboard School Courmayeur (Italy). The company claims that despite COVID-19 hampering business in March 2020, the platform hosted 8.467 lesson bookings worth €1.35 million, recording a 500% YoY growth with an average booking value of €453. SkiBro is seeking £1.5 million of equity funding to accelerate company growth and deliver profitability in 2023-2024.
pledged: 99% days to go: 68 investment: £749,825
HelloDone automates conversations across messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram for the transportation, home delivery and utility sectors. HelloDone stresses that its Software as a Service (SaaS) enables more than 80% of inbound queries to be resolved automatically between customers of retailers and global carriers. HelloDone states that its portal drastically reduces the customer service burden and creates new dialogues with the customer for enhanced revenues. The company claims that it launched its portal in October 2020 and onboarded its first client in four months, followed by signing large online retailers such as Charles Tyrwhitt and Footasylum. It has also signed contracts with leading UK fast fashion groups and major US retailers. HelloDone is tracking £330,000 worth of Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) for 2021 and forecasting revenues of £65 million by 2025. They state they will use the investment to arrange flagship brands signed, build on evidence/success metrics and build scale and pace ready for a planned Series-A in mid-2022.
pledged: 116% days to go: 100 investment: £700,003
Zentraxa is focused on precision bioengineering to produce peptides with predictable properties tailored towards purpose. The company points out that peptides are amino acids that are the building blocks of certain proteins needed by the skin, like collagen and elastin. It has come out with a synthetic biology platform, Zentide, that designs, produces and tests novel peptides. Zentraxa argues that Zentide can circumvent previously existing bio-design limits imposed by conventional peptide synthesis and produce tailor-made biomaterials for healthcare, personal care and industrial uses. Zentraxa is initially targeting healthcare with its first biomaterial, a debondable adhesive, for use in wound care. The company asserts that the material has other uses such as cosmetics and industrial applications due to its ability to bond strongly while still being easily and painlessly removable. Zentraxa will use the investment to create a portfolio of other biomaterials for licensing to global businesses in the health and industrial sectors via its Zentide platform. 
pledged: 66% days to go: Extended investment: £600,000
OXTO Energy is an energy storage technology provider that intends to transform the way energy is stored. It claims to have developed an innovative energy storage flywheel technology made using 100% recyclable steel, having a low cost of operation, and being easy to manufacture. It argues that it has secured approximately £1.7 million worth of revenues through contracts for 2021 in UK, Kenya, and France, to name a few. It also aspires to become a minority partner of large infrastructure projects by offering its units at a discounted rate, guaranteeing a consistent revenue stream while increasing profitability throughout the project. It wants to dominate the estimated £70 billion energy storage market. The company states it will use 25% of the investment to grow its team, 60% for project delivery, and 15% towards growth and commercialisation of its business.
pledged: 123% days to go: 1 investment: £557,066

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BrewDog is the UK's No.1 craft brewer most famous for their leading craft beer Punk IPA. They have breweries located in Scotland and Ohio, with Australia currently underway. BrewDog has 50 bars globally, of which 37 are in the UK. In 2016, sales grew over more than 99%, with an operating profit increase of over 38% YoY. In 2017, BrewDog generated £111m in revenue. Since October 2017, 41,000 investors have contributed over £20.9m.
pledged: 119% days to go: Expired investment: £26,205,655
Chip is a savings and investment portal. The company has over 250,000 registered users, processed over £165 million in savings, achieved Financial Conduct Authority (FSA) authorisation and launched Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) eligible interest accounts with market-leading rates. It aims to be the go to investment platform for the mobile generation that consists of 100 million customers and 30 trillion assets across Europe. Chip started with autosaving and seamless access to market-leading saving accounts. With its premium account ChipX, the company is venturing into investment funds, savings accounts, and pensions. It will use the investment to open up its investor community to new and existing investors to participate in this convertible round. It will also initiate discussions with venture capitalists to secure a follow up investment.
pledged: 570% days to go: Expired investment: £11,403,860
A money transfer service allowing customers to send money worldwide at a lower cost compared to traditional methods. TransferGo has been gaining 1,000 customers a day since May 2018 and currently has over 700,000 users. They have processed almost £781m on their platform through 1.3m transactions and operate on a gross profit margin of 6.7%. TransferGo has 5 offices located in London, Berlin, Istanbul, Warsaw and Vilnius, with more than 100 employees globally. The company recently launched their new product, dubbed 'NOW', that enables users to send and receive monies in less than 30 minutes across borders. Revenue is generated via fixed transfer fees and currency conversion fees ranging from 0.0% to 2.2% per transaction. These fees are dependent on the currency's origin and the amount being transferred. A free option is available to customers whose transaction may take a couple of days to transfer. Funds are being raised to expand the business into emerging markets and introduce new products and services. This also means that TransferGo is aiming to provide local-language support and build new partnerships to attract more customers to their platform.
days to go: Expired investment: £11,297,362
Paysend is a fintech company which helps in paying, holding and sending money instantly, across the borders, without any fee. With proxy card technology, the company has produced a multi-currency global account that enables customers to easily manage their money and avoid cross border fees. In just two years, Paysend has expanded to over 720,000 users. Further, on an average 2,000 new consumers sign-up to Paysend every day. It is operating in over 70 countries and currencies and, it has been featured in Yahoo Finance, Finextra and many other media platforms. The company will use the proceeds to fund international expansion and build an operational management team.
days to go: Expired investment: £10,709,113
Baanx is a Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C) banking platform that is Application Programming Interface (API) driven and digitaly-friendly. It aims to become a contender in the digital asset financial services market that is estimated to rise to $40 trillion by 2030. Baanx argues that it is disrupting the slow and expensive banking sector by leveraging blockchain to launch secure and low-cost banking products and services, with a few lines of code. The company has witnessed £1.4 million in revenue in 2020. It will start shipping its cards to 30+ EU countries in 2021 and roll-out its ‘plug-and-play’ wallet/card/exchange/mobile app on leading open-source blockchain network, Tezos, targeting the latter's 3 million+ global user base. Baanx will use the investment to increase its staff to 40-50 personnel by the end of 2021, expand into Asian, Middle Eastern, and North American markets with regulatory approvals, and invest in digital asset-backed lending and investing.
pledged: 105% days to go: Expired investment: £9,990,280
Baanx is a Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C) banking platform that is Application Programming Interface (API) driven and digital-friendly. It aims to become a contender in the digital asset financial services market that is expected to rise and expand to over 580 million people or 7+% of the world population by 2022. Baanx argues that it is disrupting the slow and expensive banking sector by leveraging blockchain to launch secure and low-cost banking products and services, with a few lines of code. Baanx offers its users 'Digital wallets' (via API or a custom mobile app), crypto-friendly debit cards in physical and virtual formats, and allows users to send fiat or cryptocurrencies to anyone in their contact list with 'zero' Foreign Exchange (FX) fees, through its proprietary software, TextBit.  
pledged: 98% days to go: Expired investment: £9,500,000
SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company founded in 2002 by Elon Musk that aims to reduce space transportation costs and eventually enable the colonisation of Mars. The company has developed several launch vehicles, rocket engines and Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) landing platforms. Its project, Falcon 9, became the first rocket to accomplish a propulsive vertical landing in December 2015. As of March 2018, SpaceX had over 100 launches on its manifest representing about $12 billion (£9.24 billion) in contract revenue. The company has also ventured into providing satellite internet access by launching its Starlink project. As of 13th June 2020, it has launched 540 Starlink satellites. It will soon launch its Interplanetary Transport System (ITS), Starship, to further inter-planetary travel and colonisation. They will use the investment to grow its projects across various verticals.
pledged: 97% days to go: Expired investment: £8,752,000
Snoop is an application that aims to save a user's money by using data analytics. Snoop falls under the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) regulated Open Banking technology. The company asserts that Snoop can help every household in the UK save at least £1,500 each year. The app lets a user connect his/her bank accounts and credit cards to Snoop to observe all the balances and transactions together from a single portal. Snoop also watches a user's bills and lets the user know if he/she is paying too much or if there’s a price hike. The app also creates a 100% personalised feed of money-saving ideas based on the user's spending patterns. Snoop has grown to over 100,000 downloads and 75,000 customers since early 2020, delivered over 1 million money management tips to customers, and featured in publications like The Guardian, Financial Times, and The Telegraph. It will use 57% of the investment to grow its business, 21% to develop app functionality, and 22% for business operations.
pledged: 168% days to go: Expired investment: £8,445,740
Established in 2011, Crowdcube has become the market leader in the equity crowdfunding sector. The company has a 40% share of the UK market with over 620,000 investors registered on the platform that have invested more than £561m in pitches. This has resulted in nearly 800 successful campaigns and Crowdcube's revenue increasing by 33% from H1 2017 to H1 2018. Funds are being raised to scale the business by expanding further in the UK, as well as overseas.
pledged: 316% days to go: Expired investment: £7,918,180
what3words is a company whose mission is to make finding and sharing exact locations a simplified task. It has divided the world into 3m squares and given each square a unique combination of three words. what3words is backed by organisations such as Mercedes-Benz, Intel Capital and Sony Innovation Fund. The company's app provides a precise location to drones, driverless cars and voice-controlled devices, in turn, boosting businesses. Emergency services and NGOs are also using what3words for critical services and saving lives. Till date, the company has received over £50 million of funding and was the 'App of the Day' in 143 countries. The company will use the investment to become a global standard for communicating location.

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pledged: 715% days to go: Expired investment: £7,155,716
JustPark assists businesses and homeowners to unlock value in their under-utilised space and improve the parking experience for 3.5 million drivers. It is ready to speed up its ambitious goals with its back up with the leading institutions LocalGlobe (Citymapper), BMWi Ventures (Lime) and Index (Deliveroo). At JustPark, the largest of a decentralised network of spaces are found which are growing continuously. Its digital market place connects underutilized spaces with drivers. The company has received many awards such as Fastest Growing Companies Award (2019), awarded by Sunday Times Tech Track 100 and the Innovator of the Year (2017 & 2018) award given by British Parking Awards. With the proceeds, JustPark will grow its core business, explore its role in the future of mobility, and expand into new markets.

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pledged: 176% days to go: Expired investment: £7,054,270
Freetrade is an award-winning, commission-free investing application. In the investment industry, high commissions and clunky products can make it complicated for people to start their investment journeys. This is where Freetrade comes in by offering a simple, transparent freemium pricing model where the user can pay for the premium features they want. The company is an FCA-regulated stockbroker and a member of the London Stock Exchange. Its new proprietary brokerage platform, Invest by Freetrade, has scaled smoothly while keeping costs low. It also consists of new features such as free Instant Orders & real-time deposits compatible with Apple Pay/Google Pay. The company has also shipped fractional shares, breaking down another barrier to investing. 150,000+ customers are enrolled in the ecosystem with a 500% growth Year-on-Year (YoY). The company's app won the Best Online Trading Platform at the British Bank Awards 2019 and 2020. With the investment, the company aims to grow engineering & marketing and continue expansion into Europe.

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pledged: 701% days to go: Expired investment: £7,015,011

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Buy me once (BMO) researches and sells long-lasting products, providing value for money for customers and a way for brands to compete on quality while also tackling climate change driven by overconsumption and waste. It claims that conventional appliances break at twice the rate of 2004, with the UK dumping 22 million furniture items with more than half of it being fast fashion. BMO aspires to change this and dominate the £100 billion sustainable consumerism market. The company raised £780,000 with Crowdcube, private investors and Green Angel Syndicate in 2019-2020. It claims to have grossed £680,000 for its 2020-2021 year sales with a 332% YoY growth. BMO has 38,000 email subscribers with a social media presence of 67,000 followers. The company states it will use the investment to accelerate its marketing activities, develop its website and expand its product range.
pledged: 180% days to go: 7 investment: £904,412
OXTO Energy is an energy storage technology provider that intends to transform the way energy is stored. It claims to have developed an innovative energy storage flywheel technology made using 100% recyclable steel, having a low cost of operation, and being easy to manufacture. It argues that it has secured approximately £1.7 million worth of revenues through contracts for 2021 in UK, Kenya, and France, to name a few. It also aspires to become a minority partner of large infrastructure projects by offering its units at a discounted rate, guaranteeing a consistent revenue stream while increasing profitability throughout the project. It wants to dominate the estimated £70 billion energy storage market. The company states it will use 25% of the investment to grow its team, 60% for project delivery, and 15% towards growth and commercialisation of its business.
pledged: 123% days to go: 1 investment: £557,066
Occuity seeks to develop revolutionary non-invasive screening and monitoring devices for chronic diseases like diabetes and Alzheimer's. It argues that its device safely shines a low power beam of light into the eye and then collects and analyses the return signal to accurately measure structures within the eye and detect changes associated with the onset of the aforementioned diseases. Occuity is targeting three distinct markets, namely Ophthalmology, Disease Screening and Disease Monitoring, which is worth an estimated $35 billion per year. It claims that its 'Occuity Indigo' product enables earlier detection of diabetes and provides a non-contacting, pain-free glucose monitor. Occuity was awarded over £1.5 million as part of the Innovate UK grant for the development of technology within Occuity Indigo. It has also signed a partnership with one of the UK's leading ophthalmic distributors, Birmingham Optical, to distribute its PM1 pachymeter device. It states it will use 42% of the investment towards Research and Development (R&D), 23% towards sales and marketing, 20% towards management and finance, 9% towards managing CAPEX and NRE, and 6% towards paying fees.
pledged: 142% days to go: 3 investment: £2,557,844
FloatWind manufactures mass-produced floating offshore wind turbines. It seeks to disrupt the £20 billion offshore wind energy market. The company argues that conventional offshore wind farms, installed at sea, use expensive and slow installation methods that are also dangerous to the marine environment. It further stresses that the high cost of installation is often borne by the consumer. FloatWind asserts that its business model is different. The company claims to build its products on land and then floats its ready-to-float turbines out to sea. The company points out that this reduces environmental damage, substantially reduces costs, and makes offshore wind energy cheaper. FloatWind was selected for a 6-month UK Innovate Edge business mentoring programme and appeared for SetSquared Business Mentoring Seminar in May 2021. The company has 3,000+ followers on LinkedIn. FloatWind states it will use the investment for product development, expanding its team, IP protection, promoting marketing and PR, and boosting its manufacturing capabilities.
pledged: 101% days to go: 13 investment: £252,517
Market Halls (MH) takes unloved public spaces and transforms them into destinations for all-day drinking and dining. MH claims to offer something for everyone, taking visitors seamlessly from breakfast through to late-night snacks. It argues that it has established three venues in Fulham, Victoria and the West End that have attracted crowds in excess of 1.04 million in 2019. MH asserts that it received a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 62, generated £15 million in revenue in 2020, and has featured in publications such as The Telegraph, The Guardian and Independent. MH also stresses that it has a ‘Best in Class’ retention rate of 80% repeat business. It states it will use the investment to scale up its business with a new identity, new gold-dust venues and an improved customer offering.

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pledged: 130% days to go: Stretch investment: £784,704
ioLight makes microscopes that fit in a user's pocket or inside laboratory incubators and display high-resolution images of cells on any mobile phone. The company claims that climate change is driving scientists to the most remote places on earth to look at its impact on the smallest, most fragile organisms. It also stresses that pandemics are driving bioresearch, which relies on monitoring cell growth in incubators. ioLight argues that its products address the aforementioned objectives. The company has sold 400 units to date and aspires to dominate the global microscope market that is worth $9.5 billion and growing at 7.9%. The company has raised £815,000 in equity funding since its launch in 2014 and has featured in two National Geographic videos on Mount Everest and in the BBC Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. It states it will use the investment to accelerate its company revenue and win new opportunities to expand its business.
pledged: 97% days to go: 14 investment: £194,278
Loopster is a D2C platform that aspires to make selling and shopping for secondhand clothes an easy and sustainable lifestyle process. It argues that fashion is one of the most polluting industries on the planet projected to use one-fourth of the world's carbon budget by 2050. It argues that secondhand shopping offers a way out of this crisis. The company aspires to dominate the secondhand fashion industry projected to be worth $64 billion by 2024. Loopster has processed over 4000 garments and sold over 1900 in June 2021 earning revenue worth £122,000 as of May 2021. It allows sellers to order a Loopster Clear-Out Bag, send in discarded clothes, and the company does the rest, paying them for everything it accepts. For shoppers, Loopster offers hand-checked quality clothes at a quarter or less of high street prices. Loopster has featured in press entities such as The Sun, The Guardian, The Telegraph and Drapers Magazine. It has over 23,000 social media followers and 15,000 newsletter subscribers. Loopster states it will use the investment to continue scaling and building out a service for brands, hire a marketing manager and further optimise its processing technology to scale rapidly.
pledged: 71% days to go: 4 investment: £356,585
GRNDHOUSE is a fitness company specialising in the strength training vertical. The company hosts live strength training classes with metrics delivered to its community-centric app. The app allows users access to a weekly structure of low- and high-impact classes that focus on each body part to ultimately condition the entire body throughout the week. Users can even post their results on their user feed to champion and inspire each other, win badges and awards for their progress and gather their health data over time to see their improvements. GRNDHOUSE argues that it has acquired 1500 paying members to date via organic marketing on its portal. The company has also earned revenue worth £266,000 since its launch and featured in the Telegraph, Cosmopolitan, Business Insider and others. It states it will use 30% of the investment to develop its film studio and equipment, 45% towards paying salaries of its technology, marketing, sales, and instructor teams, 20% towards marketing, and 5% towards hardware stock.
pledged: 177% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,453,745
Sudor is a purpose-built platform for fitness professionals and their clients. The company claims to provide the technology and tools to empower fitness professionals as they build their digital business. Its core vision is to disrupt YouTube's fitness section that isn't purpose-built for fitness, doesn’t support challenges, track progress, or allows for 1:1 classes etc. Sudor asserts that its platform is different. It allows trainers to earn from their first subscriber. Trainers can also upload on-demand videos, stream live classes or create challenges for their subscribers. Sudor stresses that this gives its business ultimate scalability. It aspires to dominate the digital fitness industry in the US that is set to be worth $15 billion by 2026. The company has raised £465,000 to date, won the NOAH London Startup of the Year, and signed over 200 trainers. The portal hosts over 20,000 users and has paid out over £160,000 to trainers. The company states it will use the investment to scale Sudor worldwide.
pledged: 81% days to go: 8 investment: £243,009
SupportRoom is an online mental health and well-being platform connecting individuals and businesses with therapists. The company's core proposition is its Employee Support Platform (ESP) that focuses on improving employee well-being and engagement. It asserts that its portal generates employee anonymised data accessible to present organisations that can then use this to identify real problems and implement change without making assumptions. SupportRoom argues that clients can communicate with therapists via in-app messaging, videos and voice messages on its portal. SupportRoom has secured six partnerships to drive B2C and B2B growth. The company has over 600 verified external therapists on its roll call. It was chosen as a 'Top 50 Most Exciting Mhealth platforms for 2021' by Welp magazine. SupportRoom states it will use the investment to build the best-in-class virtual mental health clinic with therapists and hire a team of solution sellers and marketers to grow its business.
pledged: 87% days to go: 6 investment: £262,161
Artists Ahead is a company that enables music rights holders to retain a greater proportion of the royalties generated by their music and protect their copyright. They argue that music royalties generate around £2 billion in revenue each year in the UK, but many artists receive a very small proportion of the income generated. Artists Ahead aims to change this and charge around 8% of royalties with the rest going to the artist. The platform collects both recording and publishing royalties, uses blockchain to provide proof of ownership, and holds all digital assets and royalty data in one place, accessible to the customer on any device. The company claims that its business model is transparent. They intend their business to reach maturity in 2025. It anticipates the purchase of its brand by potential buyers as a foreseeable exit plan. Artists Ahead also envisage an IPO permitting investors to trade their shares as another exit opportunity.
pledged: 191% days to go: 21 investment: £229,500
ThinkCyber combines theoretical and practical behavioural science with its proprietary software to reduce cybersecurity risks for its users and safeguards them through user-centric solutions. The company's 'Redflags' software understands and tracks user behaviour at a point in time whether they're opening a suspicious email, changing a password, and plugging in a USB stick etc. The software nudges users to make secure decisions, delivering ongoing behavioural change. ThinkCyber aspires to become a contender in a security awareness training market worth $2.5 billion which is expected to grow to $10 billion by 2023. ThinkCyber has won clients at TescoBank, Cambridge University and signed paid trials with Vodafone, Unilever and Qinetiq. The company states they will use the investment to scale its sales team, scale-up product development to deliver enterprise features for current trials, and boost marketing/speaking events to attract more customers.
pledged: 117% days to go: 23 investment: £293,500

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what3words is a company whose mission is to make finding and sharing exact locations a simplified task. It has divided the world into 3m squares and given each square a unique combination of three words. what3words is backed by organisations such as Mercedes-Benz, Intel Capital and Sony Innovation Fund. The company's app provides a precise location to drones, driverless cars and voice-controlled devices, in turn, boosting businesses. Emergency services and NGOs are also using what3words for critical services and saving lives. Till date, the company has received over £50 million of funding and was the 'App of the Day' in 143 countries. The company will use the investment to become a global standard for communicating location.

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pledged: 715% days to go: Expired investment: £7,155,716
Carwow is an online marketplace service that makes the car buying experience better. In 2018, the company became the 6th growing organization in Europe. It has also expanded into Spain and Germany by building a YouTube channel of 2.7 million subscribers. Initially, carwow focussed on the UK new car market; however, it has expanded into financing, leasing, and nearly-new cars. In Germany and the UK, the company is rated 9.6/10 on Trustpilot. More than 2m people see its editorial content every month and in August 2019, the company's YouTube channel received 55 million views. The business aims to invest in its growth & market expansion.
pledged: 248% days to go: Expired investment: £4,963,200
Wirex is a UK financial technology company that aims to bring crypto & fiat currencies together on one simple payments portal. The company is building a platform where buying, holding, saving and spending any digital and traditional currency is quick, easy and accessible. The Wirex app supports 12 fiat and 10 crypto currencies, operates in 130 countries, and has more than 3.1 million registered users. Wirex launched the first Visa crypto-enabled payments card in the world. It has a £3 billion cumulative transaction volume and plans to expand to the USA by end-2020. Wirex will use the investment to allow millions of its users to own a share of the brand.

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pledged: 370% days to go: Expired investment: £3,703,120
Chip is one of the fastest-growing Fintech companies in the UK. Chip has built an app that uses the user's banking app to make personalised decisions about their money. Its user base has doubled since its previous fundraising in 2018. The company has 153,000 accounts, and it has processed more than £130m of savings. ChipX is the company's revolutionary returns platform and it has a waiting list of more than 50,000 people. The company is a winner of the British Bank Award, 2 Crowdcube awards, and 1 World Banking Award. It has welcomed many management executives from Funding Circle, Monzo, and Purple Bricks. Chip is now scaling with market-leading returns on ChipX. It aims to build the biggest savings account in the world. With the proceeds, the company will double its team and expand ChipX in the €10 trillion European savings market.
pledged: 376% days to go: Expired investment: £3,768,260
Connecting a current account with Chip's savings account to automatically deposit money and offer interest in return. Over 75,000 accounts are registered on Chip with more than £36m deposited since launching and this figure is increasing by £5m every month. Chip is raising funds to launch its new community lending service, ChipX. This service aims to offer up to 8% in returns and is intended to function as an alternative to regular banking products. Chip also aims to introduce new features such as the ability to save instantly, set smart and squad goals, roundup transactions, acquire FSCS protection and have a 1.5% base interest rate.
pledged: 380% days to go: Expired investment: £3,804,080
Freetrade is an award-winning, commission-free investing application. In the investment industry, high commissions and clunky products can make it complicated for people to start their investment journeys. This is where Freetrade comes in by offering a simple, transparent freemium pricing model where the user can pay for the premium features they want. The company is an FCA-regulated stockbroker and a member of the London Stock Exchange. Its new proprietary brokerage platform, Invest by Freetrade, has scaled smoothly while keeping costs low. It also consists of new features such as free Instant Orders & real-time deposits compatible with Apple Pay/Google Pay. The company has also shipped fractional shares, breaking down another barrier to investing. 150,000+ customers are enrolled in the ecosystem with a 500% growth Year-on-Year (YoY). The company's app won the Best Online Trading Platform at the British Bank Awards 2019 and 2020. With the investment, the company aims to grow engineering & marketing and continue expansion into Europe.

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pledged: 701% days to go: Expired investment: £7,015,011
Secret Cinema (SC) is an entertainment company that creates immersive shows at venues across London, including interactive performances in purpose-built sets. The company has produced 50+ titles and sold one million tickets to date, with its biggest shows selling over 100,000 tickets each. SC was the brainchild of noted creative director Fabien Riggall who envisioned taking cinematic experiences to the next level. The company asserts that it has a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 78. It held a screening of James Bond's 'Casino Royale' in Shanghai and has worked with Netflix to adapt its 'Stranger Things' show for a Los Angeles screening in 2020, reaching a US audience of over 300,000. The company will use the investment to support its growth, host its most popular slate of shows, collaborate on its first gaming title with a renowned gaming publisher, and sign a digital production with a major studio, based on a popular film franchise.

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pledged: 484% days to go: Expired investment: £4,849,449
JustPark assists businesses and homeowners to unlock value in their under-utilised space and improve the parking experience for 3.5 million drivers. It is ready to speed up its ambitious goals with its back up with the leading institutions LocalGlobe (Citymapper), BMWi Ventures (Lime) and Index (Deliveroo). At JustPark, the largest of a decentralised network of spaces are found which are growing continuously. Its digital market place connects underutilized spaces with drivers. The company has received many awards such as Fastest Growing Companies Award (2019), awarded by Sunday Times Tech Track 100 and the Innovator of the Year (2017 & 2018) award given by British Parking Awards. With the proceeds, JustPark will grow its core business, explore its role in the future of mobility, and expand into new markets.

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pledged: 176% days to go: Expired investment: £7,054,270
Emma is described as a financial technology application that helps people take control of their money and help them make the right financial decisions. The company claims that it has onboarded over 600,000 customers, witnessed a 500% Year on Year average growth and analysed £100 billion+ worth of customer transactions since its launch in 2018. Emma intends to release key features such as free stock trading, crypto, payments and credit scores in future updates. The company states that it has raised £2.5 million raised from venture capitalists such as Curve, Transferwise and CityMapper. It argues that it has become the #2 top-grossing finance app on both Google Playstore and Apple App Store. Emma says it will use the investment to continue its growth, bring its services all over Europe, and reach 1 million customers by the end of 2021.
pledged: 344% days to go: Expired investment: £3,448,057
AFC Wimbledon is Crowdfunding to finance the construction of its new stadium on Plough Lane. Re-founded in 2002, AFC Wimbledon entered the Premier Division of Combined Counties League. In 13 seasons, the club was promoted 6 times. In 2017, AFC Wimbledon received final permission to start work of the new stadium construction at the Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium located a few meters away from Plough Lane. With the proceeds, the club is aiming to maintain sustainability in League One and expand to support a future Championship.
days to go: Expired investment: £2,346,350
Freetrade is a UK-based freemium investment mobile app available on iOS and Android platforms in the UK with plans to launch in Europe. Freetrade's simple, beautiful and intuitive investment app opens up stock market investing to everyone. Since April 2019, it has grown its customer base by 100%, that is over 30,000. The company is also the winner of British Banking Awards and Consumer Investment Awards, 2019. Freetrade is now raising funds to ramp up its engineering and customer acquisition. Ultimately, 30% of its waitlist signed up is from outside of the UK. The raise will support its expansion into the EU.
pledged: 379% days to go: Expired investment: £3,793,410
Fnatic is a global esports performance brand headquartered in London, focused on seeking out, levelling up and amplifying gamers and creators. It asserts that it is the most successful esports brand of the last decade, winning more than 200 championships across 30 different games. It has also won prize money worth $15 million and has been broadcast to a global audience of 55 million. Fnatic has delivered content and activations for brands like BMW, Gucci, AMD, Hi-Sense and Monster. The company also makes performance equipment that it sells directly and via global retailers to consumers. Fnatic will use the investment to improve its performance team, products, academies and facilities.

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pledged: 207% days to go: Expired investment: £2,071,785
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