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GeoDB is a peer-to-peer big data sharing ecosystem powered by blockchain technologies. It gives users GEO tokens in exchange for their anonymous data, which, they can exchange for FIAT money or other crypto-currencies. The company aims to become a segment leader in the projected $260 billion 'Big Data' market. GeoDB asserts that it has 200,000 users. It has established partnerships with big data companies like AboutGoods, Datalytics, Flame Analytics, amongst others. GeoDB has captured more than 1,000,000,000 data points from its users to date. It has 115,000+ people following its activities on different social media channels like Telegram, Wechat, Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, and Medium. The company has raised more than £3 million since August 2018. The company will use the investment to build its team, boost marketing initiatives, invest in business development, and push 'Token Economy'.
pledged: 115% days to go: 27 investment: £2,310,480
B-North is a UK-based business lending company. It has combined cloud-native technology with face-to-face relationship banking. The company asserts that SMEs account for over 60% of private-sector employment in the UK, have driven job growth over the past ten years, and are central to driving economic recovery. It intends to disrupt the £150 billion UK Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) lending market. B-North has raised a seed capital of over £6.8 million including a six-figure investment from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to establish its core team, as well as, build lending and deposit-taking platforms. The company is now seeking further investment through a bridge round to extend the cash runway from the end of Q4 2020 into Q1-Q2 2021 to achieve the necessary regulatory capital to become a bank and commence lending.
pledged: 429% days to go: Stretch investment: £2,149,256
Project Imagine (PI) is a startup focused on financial equitability for all. The company aims to build a financial service that doesn’t profit from short term unsecured debt, but one that grows with its customers and does everything it can to help them achieve their financial dreams. PI launched a current account, smart budgeting, saving tools and access to investment products from the likes of Blackrock and Vanguard in January 2019 in the UK consumer market. It has raised over £18 million to date. The company was named one of the UK’s 'Top 10 Best Banking Apps' by finder.com and recognised alongside Samsung and Apple in the technology section of the Global Brand Awards as the 'Best Innovation in Fintech'. It will use the investment to become the go-to platform for managing a user's money, bring together diverse fintech innovation from around the world into one common standard, and retain the most driven execution talent to boost company profits.

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pledged: 85% days to go: 16 investment: £2,131,550
Logically uses advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help governments, businesses and people uncover and address harmful misinformation. Its flagship consumer-facing product is an intelligent fact-checking and news curation app that combines the best of machine learning with human intelligence. The company's app has witnessed over 100,000+ downloads and completed over 10,000 fact checks. Logically's investigation has covered topics such as 2020 US Elections, regional Maharashtra Elections, and QAnon Central Hub Hosting Phishing Scams to name a few. It has featured in press entities like Forbes, Bloomberg, The Economic Times, and BBC amongst others. The company will use 28% of the investment towards sales and business/partner development, 25% towards technology and data science, 20% towards platform investments and additional data sources, 20% towards marketing and sales enablement, and 7% towards administrative expenses.
pledged: 96% days to go: 34 investment: £2,018,857
Laka Insurance is a collective insurance provider. The company is disrupting the cycling and e-mobility industry. It aims to become a segment leader in the aforementioned industry that is forecast to reach £100 billion by 2025. Laka argues that the traditional insurance model is based on insurers taking a customer's money and profiting from not paying out claims. It aims to change this. Members on Laka share the cost of all claims, and the company earns its share when settling claims for the member. Laka has insured over 10,000 bikes till date. The company launched its new product, Laka Club, in 2020 that offers third-party liability insurance. Laka has won the Best Cycle Insurance Provider at the Insurance Choice Awards multiple times. The company will use the investment to expand its customer base, bring new offerings, and expand its business across different demographics.
pledged: 152% days to go: 10 investment: £1,528,260
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.
pledged: 145% days to go: 16 investment: £1,454,740
Kraydel is a platform that aims to reduce isolation and maintain independence for older adults through TV video calling, remote health and well-being monitoring. Kraydel's 'Konnect' system can make and accept video calls from mobiles, tablets or PCs, from a closed network of supporters such as family, friends, healthcare professionals, carers etc. who can communicate using the Konnect app (available on iOS and Android). The system also has built-in sound and motion sensors along with a range of environmental sensors and health devices such as oximeters, blood pressure monitor, activity monitors. Kradel asserts that its technology is being used by service (health/care) providers to maintain contact with large numbers of people and support vulnerable populations. The company was named a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework and its first deployments went live with five National Health Service (NHS) trusts in May 2020. It will use the investment to bridge to Series-A funding targeted for mid-2021, establish the brand as an AgeTech leader, and deploy more Konnect units.
pledged: 106% days to go: 2 investment: £1,439,900
Growth Capital Ventures (GCV) is a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approved fintech company. GCV's mission is to back the game changers, innovators and value creators. It is operating at three different levels namely, G-Ventures, a specialist software development division; Quva, a private investor network; and G- Labs, an innovation lab. The company aims to provide investors with access to well researched alternative investment opportunities that are selected for their potential to deliver better returns than traditional mainstream investment products. GCV has structured property transactions worth £14.7 million, has 5000+ everyday investors, and seen 500+ jobs created by portfolio companies. GCV will use the investment to grow its business across different verticals. 
pledged: 127% days to go: 20 investment: £1,277,110
Twin Science is an educational platform that aims to upskill children with a hybrid solution of physical and digital products. Its digital offering, Twing, is a skill-based personal development and educational application for children currently targeting 7-11 years old. Twing delivers interdisciplinary learning concepts (adventures) for children with mini-games, developing nearly 300 skills. Its physical offering, Twin Kits, consists of electronic modules that can be attached with magnets. Using Twin kits, children can learn the basics of robotics, computer programming, and even artificial intelligence. The company has onboarded 35 sales channels, approached 1,800 schools, and impacted over 400,000 children. It also won the Bett Awards 2020 in the 'Special Educational Needs Solution' category and was selected by university College London (UCL) to develop an AI curriculum for children. Twin Science will use 66% of the investment in sales and marketing and 33% for team expansion.
pledged: 169% days to go: Stretch investment: £1,274,610
Human Forest (HF) is a social impact and digital marketing platform that combines sustainable micro-mobility and digital marketing by providing dockless e-bikes which are free for everyone to use for 10 minutes daily with no unlocking fee. HF aims to be a significant contender in the projected $150 billion micro-mobility market in Europe by 2030. HF's pilot project launched in the London Boroughs of Islington and Camden over summer 2020 witnessing almost 10,000 eco-enthusiasts making over 27,000 trips avoiding 10 tons of CO2 in the process. HF has onboarded entities like FT, Whole Foods, and Rude Health. The company is raising investment to build an even bigger human forest opening in more Boroughs with more e-bikes available for use.
pledged: 97% days to go: 18 investment: £1,224,320
Skinny Tonic (ST) aims to change the traditional soft drink market by creating 100% natural, zero-sugar, zero-calorie soft drinks. The company raised £1.8 million in its first Seedrs raise in January 2020. It also raised £1.75 million in conjunction with the UK Future Fund and received the Food Matters Award for 'New drink product of the year'. ST also launched four flavours into 27 Booths stores in June 2020. It will use the investment to pioneer New Product Development (NPD), achieve British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation, continue to invest in staff training and recruitment, launch its fully automated canning and bottling facility, and grow the business across different verticals.
pledged: 120% days to go: 31 investment: £1,204,806
Screach is a global live streaming and advertising platform that aims to bring together whatever people want to watch on one single app. The company has partnered with content providers and advertisers to bring different streaming services on a single portal to deliver access, simplicity and cost savings to all. Screach wants to become the segment leader in the projected $130 billion streaming service industry. It has featured in news publications like SportsPro, Propel, and The Morning Advertiser. Screach will use 40% of the investment for sales and marketing, 36% as technology and product expenses, and 24% for customer operations.
pledged: 110% days to go: 17 investment: £1,104,020

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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
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
Teaching children the value of cash in a cashless society. gohenry aims to communicate to children between the ages of 6-18 how to earn, spend, save and learn in a digital banking world. The company has more than 550k active members across the UK and the US and generated revenues of £6.1m in 2017 with a YoY growth of 115%. The main source of revenue is a membership fee charged monthly to parents for activating a child bank account.
pledged: 300% days to go: Expired investment: £6,000,000
A travel club and booking service offering a wide range of villas, boutique hotels and getaway experiences. Mr & Mrs Smith has over 1.5m members who have collectively made bookings valued at more than £60m in the last 12 months. The company generates income from commissions, which has resulted in revenues of £13m in 12 months up to 30 June 2018. They are now seeking to expand their travel collection and acquire US membership.
pledged: 592% days to go: Expired investment: £5,926,375

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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.
pledged: 145% days to go: 16 investment: £1,454,740
Toraphene is an environmental technology company that aims to eliminate plastic waste. It has released with its product, Toraphene, to solve this crisis. It claims that Toraphene is a biodegradable, compostable and commercially-viable plastic packaging substitute for conventional plastic. The company asserts that its product is biodegradable even in the ocean, and has been developed using graphene technology. It is focussed on eliminating carrier bags and food containers in its first-round which account for 23% of marine waste. It aims to be a segment leader in the projected $25.4 billion biodegradable plastic industry by 2026. The company will use the investment to make Toraphene accessible to companies worldwide and make plastic packaging obsolete.

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pledged: 194% days to go: 10 investment: £661,664
Laka Insurance is a collective insurance provider. The company is disrupting the cycling and e-mobility industry. It aims to become a segment leader in the aforementioned industry that is forecast to reach £100 billion by 2025. Laka argues that the traditional insurance model is based on insurers taking a customer's money and profiting from not paying out claims. It aims to change this. Members on Laka share the cost of all claims, and the company earns its share when settling claims for the member. Laka has insured over 10,000 bikes till date. The company launched its new product, Laka Club, in 2020 that offers third-party liability insurance. Laka has won the Best Cycle Insurance Provider at the Insurance Choice Awards multiple times. The company will use the investment to expand its customer base, bring new offerings, and expand its business across different demographics.
pledged: 152% days to go: 10 investment: £1,528,260
South Shields Football Club aims to break into the Football League (FL). Between 1919 and 1930, South Shields had a club which at times thrived in the second tier of the FL. In 2020, the club successfully steered its way through the challenges of the COVID-19 lockdown by taking advantage of the grants available from the government and executing other fundraising activities. The club feels the experience has made them stronger and more determined than ever to achieve their long term goals. It will use 62% of the investment to replace its stadium's current dilapidated pitchside barrier with new ones and 38% as working capital that it will use through the next 12 months as it moves towards a sustainable model.

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pledged: 141% days to go: 1 investment: £352,563
Zobi is a technology company that aims to secure smart devices in a home against any potential attacks by a fraudster or fraudulent entity. Zobi's first device and app, Hedgehog, aims to address this issue. Hedgehog can anonymously monitor the Wi-Fi of a user, detect and block suspicious activity or devices, and show a user the security loopholes and the means to plug them. Zobi claims that there are currently around 135 million connected homes and, by 2025, the spending per year on smart home devices is said to be $160 billion. It aims to be a major contender in the smart home security sector. The company won the European Product Design Award 2020 and secured $120,000 worth of grants from Amazon and Google for its cloud services. Zobi will use the investment to build partnerships and its business development team, expand its offerings to other regions, scale-up marketing and PR, and recruit a senior Chief Technology Officer (CTO). 

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pledged: 472% days to go: Stretch investment: £708,228
Genuine Impact (GI) is a financial technology company that aspires to make researching investments simple so that everyone can invest with confidence and ease. The company provides users with stock & fund analysis, idea discovery, analyst reports and portfolio allocation tools. GI argues that existing investment products are often tailored for institutions, providing unnecessary features at a prohibitive cost, excluding everyday investors from sound financial insights. It aims to change this scenario. The company is currently serving users from >90 countries and witnessed its subscribers grow by about 9.7% weekly between October-March 2020. GI has signed $100 billion worth of Assets Under Management (AUM) with a leading Chinese asset manager to expand into China. It will use the investment to continue its growth ambition to onboard hundreds of thousands of subscribers on its portal.
pledged: 417% days to go: 9 investment: £626,980
Coinrule is a smart assistant designed for millennials looking to automate their investments in cryptocurrencies, financial assets and build trading strategies without having to program a single line of code. The platform empowers regular traders and investors to compete with professional algorithmic traders and hedge funds. Users can pick 'building blocks' via a simple interface to create trading strategies which also get backtested on historical data. The company aims to make trading an accessible option for all. It has 13,000+ registered users on its portal, witnessed a $3.3 million Monthly Trading Volume (MTV) in July 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and raised a pre-seed of £200,000 from MKB Bank and two Angel Investors (AI) in 2019. It also won the ‘Best for Beginners 2020’ award by Cryptotrader. The company will use the investment to become a reliable investment ecosystem for users, activate paid growth channels based on influencer marketing and direct acquisition, validate upcoming product offerings, and keep building a strong interdisciplinary team.
pledged: 183% days to go: 7 investment: £459,594
Loowatt is delivering safe sanitation and generating energy from waste for sustainable business growth. Loowatt argues that poor sanitation leads to more than £150 billion being lost every year due to health care costs, decreased income and productivity. It aims to change this with its patented toilet. The toilet's waterless flush seals waste hygienically away and is the starting point for Loowatt's unique closed-loop processing system. Loowatt works closely with the local utility partners and ensures that waste is safely collected, treated, and transformed into biogas to generate electricity and heat with nutrients captured for organic fertiliser production. Loowatt has processed 555 tonnes of waste and served more than 250,000 people. The company will use the investment to scale-up manufacturing, complete development of the Loowatt Pro data transmission system, and develop an aftersales monetisation strategy for large international contracts, starting with the City of Manila.

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pledged: 111% days to go: 15 investment: £837,510
Skinny Tonic (ST) aims to change the traditional soft drink market by creating 100% natural, zero-sugar, zero-calorie soft drinks. The company raised £1.8 million in its first Seedrs raise in January 2020. It also raised £1.75 million in conjunction with the UK Future Fund and received the Food Matters Award for 'New drink product of the year'. ST also launched four flavours into 27 Booths stores in June 2020. It will use the investment to pioneer New Product Development (NPD), achieve British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation, continue to invest in staff training and recruitment, launch its fully automated canning and bottling facility, and grow the business across different verticals.
pledged: 120% days to go: 31 investment: £1,204,806
Project Imagine (PI) is a startup focused on financial equitability for all. The company aims to build a financial service that doesn’t profit from short term unsecured debt, but one that grows with its customers and does everything it can to help them achieve their financial dreams. PI launched a current account, smart budgeting, saving tools and access to investment products from the likes of Blackrock and Vanguard in January 2019 in the UK consumer market. It has raised over £18 million to date. The company was named one of the UK’s 'Top 10 Best Banking Apps' by finder.com and recognised alongside Samsung and Apple in the technology section of the Global Brand Awards as the 'Best Innovation in Fintech'. It will use the investment to become the go-to platform for managing a user's money, bring together diverse fintech innovation from around the world into one common standard, and retain the most driven execution talent to boost company profits.

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pledged: 85% days to go: 16 investment: £2,131,550
Two Drifters Distillery (TDD) is one of the very few British distilleries that makes rum from raw ingredients, rather than importing and flavouring it. It has worked with Climeworks Direct Air Capture technology to remove CO2 from its products. The company's technique won admirers leading to a boost in sales. Since its launch in 2019, TDD converted existing equipment to increase capacity from 80 bottles per week to an estimated 1800 per week. It has also secured contracts from prominent entities including John Lewis (national and online), Exeter Chiefs Rum and Virgin Wines. The company has an active social media community with 10,000+ followers and also conducts weekly distillery tours that see full attendance from its customers. TDD has also received press coverage from media houses including The BBC, The Telegraph and The Independent. It will use the investment to grow its sales and showcase its product at retail outlets, and bring to the masses sustainably-made British products.

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pledged: 159% days to go: 10 investment: £239,150
Sustainable Accelerator 4 (SA) supports and invests in the UK’s best SEIS and EIS sustainability start-ups. Its goal is to empower the next generation of businesses who are redefining the way people consume, manage waste, produce food and apply smart resource technology. SA 4 argues that COVID-19 has led to a situation wherein innovative companies with sustainable solutions are more in demand. SA 4 aims to invest £100,000 - £150,000 into around 6-8 high potential sustainability businesses. It has made 22 investments across a variety of companies. SA 4 has helped start-ups gain a profitable track record. Some of them are Rovco, Airex, Zeigo, Sennen, Vendi, and Tandem. SA 4 will use the investment to grow its business and help emerging businesses get a boost by guiding them on different verticals.
pledged: 169% days to go: 6 investment: £846,200

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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
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
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
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