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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: 9 investment: £9,500,000
MacRebur uses waste plastics destined for landfill or incineration and adding them into asphalt for road construction and surfacing to extend and enhance the bitumen (fossil fuel) binder. It argues that its carefully selected plastics, taken from the waste stream, are added into roads to improve strength and durability, whilst reducing the quantity of the oil-based bitumen used in a traditional road construction mix. MacRebur asserts that with each km of road laid using its MR products, the company sustainably uses up the equivalent weight of 740,541 one-time-use plastic bags. MacRebur has completed road tests in numerous countries including the UK and Europe, Turkey, Australia, and Japan to name a few. It has also signed agreements with India, the USA, Chile, Estonia, Kuwait, New Zealand, Switzerland, Bahrain, Spain, and Malaysia. The company will use the investment to build its manufacturing plants in five strategic locations across the world.
pledged: 195% days to go: 20 investment: £2,345,665
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: 260% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,300,000
Themis is a regulatory technology company that helps organisations mitigate the risk and impact of all forms of financial crime such as money laundering, bribery, corruption, cybercrime, theft, slavery/human trafficking, and fraud. The platform is designed to provide insights and intelligence on the latest threats, trends, and criminal techniques whilst helping clients complete due diligence on their clients, staff, and supply chains. Themis works alongside the Themis Charitable Trust to ensure the reduction of financial crime. The company also supports the UN Global Compact taking into account the fundamental responsibilities of business in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. Themis will use the investment to grow its business across different verticals.

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pledged: 130% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,300,000
White Peak Distillery (WPD) is a whisky distillery that aims to change the way whisky is made and create authentic flavours. It has so far invested £1.4 million in tried and tested plant equipment producing 400,000 bottles of maturing whisky. The company aims to become a contender in the $60 billion global premium whisky market. WPD has received 'Gold Awards' from The Wizards of Whisky World Whisky Awards. It has come out with programs to monetise its maturing whisky including its Cask Sales program, Temperance Club membership and its Prologue 2.1 release 2-year aged single malt spirit, that has been received with positive feedback. WPD has also been awarded visitor business in The Peak District, which receives 13 million+ visitors per annum, boosting its Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) model. It will use the investment to grow its business across different verticals.
pledged: 205% days to go: 10 investment: £1,026,950
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: 9% days to go: Extended investment: £825,772
Swipii connects users to local brick-and-mortar businesses in their vicinity via its app. It allows users to earn cashback on every transaction done through the app via a debit/credit card and allows local businesses to reach more customers and run their business profitably. Swipii has 26,500 registered users on its platform and has witnessed £440,000 spent at 212 businesses nationwide. The company argues that despite the COVID lockdown, 33% of Swipii users made >1 cashback transaction each month in 2020. It aims to become a contender in the £60 billion global cashback market. Swipii has featured in The Guardian, BBC, and Wired. It won the 2016 UK Digital Experience Awards and its founders were mentioned in Forbes '30 under 30' winners. The company will use the investment to scale up user and business acquisition in new cities across the UK before going global.
pledged: 107% days to go: 11 investment: £809,695
Publisher Discovery, using AI & Machine Learning technologies, provides recommendations to Advertisers of highly relevant Publishers in the affiliate marketing sector. The company has built a uniquely curated database of over 2 million publishers and 330,000 advertisers, which are then analysed, compared, and matched to make recommendations in ranked lists, matching the best publishers with each advertiser. The affiliate publishing market is worth 16 billion dollars per year but is still largely dominated by human-based agencies and is uniquely suited for automation. Publisher Discovery aims to capitalise on this aspect and establish itself as the market leader. The company has signed up over 50 publishers and is negotiating contracts with two large distribution partners. It is currently raising £1 million investment with £675,000 committed so far, to grow sales and operations and reach over £2m Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) in the following 12 months.

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pledged: 106% days to go: Stretch investment: £800,000
Nix & Kix creates and sells a range of drinks low in calories, completely natural and without any added sugar. It asserts that its products are stocked across 3,000+ shops, restaurants, bars and offices. It also claims that its products are housed across 7,500 distribution points such as Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Nando's, BP, Morrisons, and Holland & Barrett, to name a few. Nix & Kix has sold over 5 million of its cans to date. It has also secured a listing with Matthew Clark, the biggest distributor of restaurants, pubs and bars in the UK. The company has applied for a B-Corp accreditation. Nix & Kix has also won numerous awards and has been called 'Addictively tasty' by the press (Time Out 2019). It will use the investment to expand into the convenience channel, grow its e-commerce platform, boost brand awareness, and scale operations.
pledged: 155% days to go: 4 investment: £778,500
savvy navvy (SN) is a technology company that aims to save sailors hours of frustration by finding the best and safest routes to their destination. Users need to drop a pin on the SN map and it will work out the best route in seconds. The company has raised more than £600,000 from more than 1,200 investors, calculated 15,000,000 miles of routes, and onboarded 56,000 registered users. SN has also secured partnerships with Sunsail, Navily, Dockwa, GJW Insurance, XShore, various yacht clubs, and marine brokerages around the world to increase its business. SN will use the investment to increase its Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR), execute nine marketing campaigns across 17 countries, and improve the application with additional features. 
pledged: 146% days to go: 21 investment: £731,627
The Cookaway is a Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) company that makes and sells recipe boxes to users to enable them to make delicious food from the comfort of their homes. Users receive all the ingredients, including premium oils, along with complete recipe cards made by the company's expert chefs. The Cookaway has garnered over 500 verified reviews on TrustPilot with an 'Excellent' rating and onboarded 10 chefs including 5 MasterChefs and a 2-Michelin starred chef. It has featured in publications such as The Independent, Forbes, The Week, and The Daily Mail. The company was the 'Chosen Food Partner' for The Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch 2021. The Cookaway will use 25% of the investment to hire talent, 20% to boost brand visibility via content generation, 15% to make its technology platform more intuitive, 15% to launch new chefs and cuisines, 5% to improve its sustainability credentials, 5% to develop its app with more features, 10% towards automation, and 5% to launch a membership program.
pledged: 102% days to go: 25 investment: £714,035
Howsy is a property management app that aims to make renting a satisfactory experience for landlords and tenants. The company claims to have created a digital ecosystem that removes traditional agents, bringing down the cost of managing a property by an estimated 75% and delivering satisfactory customer service. Howsy has 7,000 properties on its platform mixed between recurring revenue and one-off customers. It has also acquired two of the largest online agents in the UK, Upad and Happy Tenant Company, in December 2019 and September 2020, respectively. Howsy asserts that it has achieved a 130% year-on-year revenue growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic and has featured in press entities like Forbes, The Guardian, TechCityNews, and Startups.co.uk, amongst others. It will use the investment for working capital allocation across marketing, general/admin, and technology. It will also use the funds to provide a stable runway to its Series A funding round, which it hopes to complete by January 2022.
pledged: 89% days to go: 17 investment: £712,480

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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: 9 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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MacRebur uses waste plastics destined for landfill or incineration and adding them into asphalt for road construction and surfacing to extend and enhance the bitumen (fossil fuel) binder. It argues that its carefully selected plastics, taken from the waste stream, are added into roads to improve strength and durability, whilst reducing the quantity of the oil-based bitumen used in a traditional road construction mix. MacRebur asserts that with each km of road laid using its MR products, the company sustainably uses up the equivalent weight of 740,541 one-time-use plastic bags. MacRebur has completed road tests in numerous countries including the UK and Europe, Turkey, Australia, and Japan to name a few. It has also signed agreements with India, the USA, Chile, Estonia, Kuwait, New Zealand, Switzerland, Bahrain, Spain, and Malaysia. The company will use the investment to build its manufacturing plants in five strategic locations across the world.
pledged: 195% days to go: 20 investment: £2,345,665
White Peak Distillery (WPD) is a whisky distillery that aims to change the way whisky is made and create authentic flavours. It has so far invested £1.4 million in tried and tested plant equipment producing 400,000 bottles of maturing whisky. The company aims to become a contender in the $60 billion global premium whisky market. WPD has received 'Gold Awards' from The Wizards of Whisky World Whisky Awards. It has come out with programs to monetise its maturing whisky including its Cask Sales program, Temperance Club membership and its Prologue 2.1 release 2-year aged single malt spirit, that has been received with positive feedback. WPD has also been awarded visitor business in The Peak District, which receives 13 million+ visitors per annum, boosting its Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) model. It will use the investment to grow its business across different verticals.
pledged: 205% days to go: 10 investment: £1,026,950
Tred is the UK’s first green debit card that lets users track, reduce and offset their carbon footprint as they spend. The company plants trees with every sustainable purchase the user makes. It aims to become a contender in the challenger financial technology market that is projected to be worth £365 billion by 2027. Tred won the 'Pay360 Award' at the 2021 Fintech Pitch Live event and has featured in the Evening Standard. It will use the investment to launch the Tred card to the public and develop more features like a personalised carbon coach and green investment options.
pledged: 159% days to go: 25 investment: £638,919
savvy navvy (SN) is a technology company that aims to save sailors hours of frustration by finding the best and safest routes to their destination. Users need to drop a pin on the SN map and it will work out the best route in seconds. The company has raised more than £600,000 from more than 1,200 investors, calculated 15,000,000 miles of routes, and onboarded 56,000 registered users. SN has also secured partnerships with Sunsail, Navily, Dockwa, GJW Insurance, XShore, various yacht clubs, and marine brokerages around the world to increase its business. SN will use the investment to increase its Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR), execute nine marketing campaigns across 17 countries, and improve the application with additional features. 
pledged: 146% days to go: 21 investment: £731,627
Medic Bleep is a secure and real-time communication solution that aims to help medical teams communicate and collaborate effectively, reduce costs, and improve patient outcomes. It argues that poor inter-team communication has led to an estimated 400,000 episodes of potential harm a year, in the National Health Service (NHS) alone. Medic Bleep aspires to change this. It points out that its services have saved an average of £2.5 million worth of potential harm expenses per NHS Trust. The company asserts that its services are now being used by 5,600+ staff across hospitals every month. Medic Bleep has partnered with the BT Group targeting 20% of NHS trusts by 2025. It has 5,600 monthly active users and has witnessed 18,000 app downloads on multiple platforms. The company will use the investment to develop Version 2 of its product, deliver on its BT contract and NHS X framework to increase sales, and explore other geographies.

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pledged: 55% days to go: 9 investment: £385,307
Fullgreen offers a range of 100% plant-based products that are low-carb and preservative-free alternatives for people looking to eat fewer carbohydrates, add more vegetables to their meals, or manage health issues such as obesity and diabetes. Fullgreen also claims that its products are shelf-stable negating the need to refrigerate. The company's catalogue includes non-Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) riced veggies, cauliflower risottos, and oat free plant-based breakfast meals, to name a few. Fullgreen points out that its products are listed in over 9,000 UK and US retailers. The company has dedicated production lines in the UK and US with a capacity of over 18 million pouches per annum. It has sold over 12 million pouches to date and earned £5.4 million in 2020. Fullgreen will use the investment to improve in-store promotions and activations, develop sampling activities for its target consumers, and boost geotargeted advertising and other digital marketing activities.
pledged: 113% days to go: 11 investment: £679,363
Daisie intends to build a digital art school where everyone has access to an arts education regardless of location, background, or life stage. It aims to become a contender in the $7 trillion e-learning market and establish a new medium of learning. Daisie provides creators with the opportunity to explore their interests, further their craft, and launch their careers via its digital workshops and rooms. The company has onboarded 170,000+ creators globally, conducted over 22,000 hours of live sessions, made 600,000 connections, and raised over $5 million in funding from Founders Fund, 8VC, Kleiner Perkins, and Gaingels. Daisie asserts that its team and board are from institutions such as MasterClass, Google, Tesla, and Depop. It will use the investment to ensure that its creators grow in confidence, take up space in their chosen fields, and build lasting careers.
pledged: 148% days to go: 15 investment: £444,340
The Juggling King (TJK) is one of the UK's first Seed-to-Bottle rum production companies from Guernsey. TJK argues that its product is the first rum ever to be distilled with cultivated sugarcane grown under glass in Guernsey and to be produced on the island. The company has appointed English former footballer Michael Owens as its global brand ambassador and featured on James Martin's Saturday Morning show. TJK has also onboarded 18 trade customers including hotels, restaurants and bars since its launch in August 2020. It will use the investment for working capital, customs & excise duty expenses, input costs, and other verticals.
pledged: 255% days to go: Stretch investment: £382,984
DelivrMe aims to be a delivery app that makes it easy, fast and safe for users to order anything, anytime, anywhere. The company acts as the user’s shopper by equipping all its riders with a pre-paid card who then shop, pick up or drop off the user's items within 30-45 minutes at the user's specified location. The company plans to charge a delivery fee and a one-time service fee to the customer for placing an order. DeliverMe was awarded a £50,000 grant by the UK Government’s innovation agency and aims to be a contender in the food on-demand delivery industry that is projected to reach £61 billion in 2021. It was also a 'Young Start-up' Talent finalist. The company's iOS and Android apps are developed and ready to launch. It will use the investment to complete its technology development and fund its service roll-out plan.
pledged: 159% days to go: 4 investment: £239,754
Gunna Drinks (GD) manufactures and sells craft soft drinks, consisting of natural juices with less than 5% sugar having zero artificial colours or flavours. The company asserts that it has outshone established competitors like Gingerella, Fentimans and FeverTree in taste tests. GD is stocked in major supermarkets and convenience stores across the UK such as Co-ops, Sainsbury’s, Amazon, Ocado, and JD Wetherspoon. The company won the prestigious 'Great Taste Award' in 2020 and witnessed more than doubled revenues in 2018-2020, with a 23% growth in 2020 despite COVID. The company will utilise the investment to boost consumer advertising to accelerate the growth of its online store, focus on trade investment to further increase the rate of sale, and concentrate on New Product Development (NPD).
pledged: 123% days to go: 18 investment: £619,257
YEO (Your Eye Only) Messaging is a next-generation communication platform that connects business with people. The company asserts that its patented continuous facial recognition requires users' ID as an authentication key to display content, making it impossible for someone else to read a user's messages. The portal also doesn't allow others to screenshot, copy, save or forward content unless allowed by the user. YEO Messaging claims that its 'Geofencing' and 'Burn After Reading' features provide sender control even after content is sent guaranteeing delivery to the person rather than just the device. YEO was selected as one of eight companies worldwide for CyLon London’s Cohort 10 accelerator in the autumn of 2019 and has a valuation of £8.3 million when only considering issued shares. The company will use the investment to expand its team to accelerate the development of its desktop and enterprise solutions to drive revenues and further its partnership in the insurance and healthcare sectors.
pledged: 132% days to go: 20 investment: £661,362
Howsy is a property management app that aims to make renting a satisfactory experience for landlords and tenants. The company claims to have created a digital ecosystem that removes traditional agents, bringing down the cost of managing a property by an estimated 75% and delivering satisfactory customer service. Howsy has 7,000 properties on its platform mixed between recurring revenue and one-off customers. It has also acquired two of the largest online agents in the UK, Upad and Happy Tenant Company, in December 2019 and September 2020, respectively. Howsy asserts that it has achieved a 130% year-on-year revenue growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic and has featured in press entities like Forbes, The Guardian, TechCityNews, and Startups.co.uk, amongst others. It will use the investment for working capital allocation across marketing, general/admin, and technology. It will also use the funds to provide a stable runway to its Series A funding round, which it hopes to complete by January 2022.
pledged: 89% days to go: 17 investment: £712,480

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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
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
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
Cornish Lithium (CL) is a mineral exploration company engaged in the discovery of lithium and other battery metals in Cornwall. It intends to create a 'Battery Metals Hub' in the UK through its efforts. CL has received funding to build the first European Union (EU) pilot lithium extraction plant powered by geothermal waters. It asserts that some of the world's highest grades of lithium are found in geothermal waters. The company has also secured UK Government funding for a new lithium extraction pilot plant in Cornwall. CL has drilled 41 shallow boreholes in a former china clay pit near St Austell, demonstrating the potential to extract lithium from granite. The company will use the investment to accelerate the company towards commercial production of lithium.

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pledged: 346% days to go: Expired investment: £5,199,999
Money Dashboard is an award-winning cash management application which helps over 200,000 people master their cash. The company gives its clients significant information on how businesses like Uber or Deliveroo are doing in the market. It also helps the users in connecting all accounts in one place to plan ahead, track spend and achieve their goals. Money Dashboard is already generating over £970k in annual revenue 2018/19 FY (EBITDA -£958,966). The company has a secured FCA Open Banking license and a strategic partnership with GoCompare. The investment will be used to increase user growth & open new data markets.
pledged: 245% days to go: Expired investment: £3,688,716
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