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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Engineering and Construction


A wind turbine's generator currently uses rare-earth magnets which cost £40 per kg, Greenspur have developed innovative generators which use ferrite magnets, an abundantly available material, that cost as little as £1 per kg. The company have made further advancements by removing the gearbox, which has resulted in lower maintenance costs and improved efficiency.
investment: £368,640 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £2,340,909
status: Active
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MGN Builders Merchants Engineering and Construction EIS
MGN Builders Merchants is a well-established, profitable, and a fast-growing builders merchants and skip hire based in London and Essex. It offers same or next day delivery on thousands of building products kept in stock at all times. Having served 50,000+ customers in 2018 (81k EBITDA), the company's client base includes small to medium-sized companies, private developers and DIY customers. In the last three years, the company has trebled its revenue from £2.5m in 2016 to £7m by January 2019, achieving an almost 100% sales increase YoY. MGN is raising funding to accelerate its rapid growth plans, expand its team, start selling online, and launch concrete delivery service to capture UK's £34bn construction supplied wholesale market.
investment: £113,110 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £5,000,000
status: Funded 17 days
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Moltex Energy is developing and advancing a next-generation nuclear reactor that is capable of generating clean electricity at a much economical cost than fossil fuels. This objective will be realistic through Moltex Energy's fully patented and protected technology based on Stable Salt Reactor (SSR), the first fundamentally new nuclear technology. The company shares good relationships with the UK, the USA and the Canadian government. Moltex Energy aims to transform the world's energy market by designing intrinsically safe nuclear reactors that deliver clean energy at a lower cost than coal or gas, which is the key to provide affordable energy and make a meaningful impact on climatic.
investment: £3,677,612 target: £4,000,000
status: Active
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Premium Libertine Engineering and Construction
Developing ultra-efficient combustion cycles by replacing a conventional engine's mechanical drivetrain with cleaner and compact electrical components. Libertine have created Free Piston Engines that can operate by using either fossil fuels, or renewable energy. Their products have opportunities to provide benefits in numerous industries and the company has already had discussions with two large automotive firms and OEMs that are interested in utilising the technology. Libertine owns 28 patents and has distributed a license for its product, which is currently generating annual revenue growth of around 90%. Revenues in 2017 totalled £300k.
investment: £708,147 target: £700,001
status: Expired
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Premium Safe Solvents Engineering and Construction EIS
An engineering parts washing company using environmentally friendly aqueous solvent technology to clean components. As of January 2018, Safe Solvents uses a service model to generate income. The company has currently signed 131 contracts with businesses in the engineering sector and is expecting to sign almost 20 more by the end of their financial year in February 2019. Safe Solvents has patented their technology and is aiming to achieve an 8% market share within the next 5 years in the UK. The company is now raising funds to expand further in the UK, as well as enter the global market. In addition, Safe Solvents is currently developing 4 new products with many more in the pipeline and the company is also seeking to enter other industries that can benefit from the technology.
investment: £1,110,070 target: £800,000 pre-money valuation: £3,500,000
status: Expired
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Environmentally friendly roads created by replacing the oil-based bitumen with plastic from old rubbish and landfill, resulting in longer lasting, stronger and more durable roads. MacRebur roads are already in place and can be driven on in the UK and the firm is in advanced discussions and testing with international markets such as the USA, Canada and Australia. MacRebur supply their product to major asphalt companies including Aggregate, Cemex and Tarmac.
investment: £3,215,178 target: £1,500,016 pre-money valuation: £14,502,202
status: Expired
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Wearable Technologies Engineering and Construction EIS
WTL is an early leader in “intelligent” clothing, selling consumer and industrial garments with embedded washable electronics through retailers globally, including Halfords. We focus on safety. At the intersection of garments, electronics and data, building an IoT connected platform. An IP100 Award 2015 winner, with over 40 granted patents in fabric sensing in which Apple and Google have shown interest. The company was Innovation Award honoree at CES 2015 and has gained media/TV exposure in 30 countries. Massive future opportunities to enhance worker safety and productivity through embedding cameras, sensors, comms into garments. WTL is currently working with Intel, BP, and Accenture.
investment: £524,943 target: £600,000 pre-money valuation: £8,833,528
status: Expired
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Glovebox Direct is an online automotive parts, accessories and merchandise marketplace selling original equipment direct from the car and bike brands.
investment: £98,410 target: £120,000 pre-money valuation: £800,245
status: Expired
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Vehicle Preparation Services Engineering and Construction EIS
VPS work with vehicle manufacturers to provide labour such as fitting air conditioning, leather seats, etc. to their cars as they arrive at port from overseas. VPS's main focus is the manufacturing of Number Plates within the Approved British Standard and selling these directly to the car manufacturers.
investment: £883,690 target: £750,000 pre-money valuation: £6,000,000
status: Expired
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Lighting Design, Luminaire Development and UK Manufacture. Our core products are street/ industrial lighting. LED lighting is the future and ALed's will continue to design and develop ground breaking products that challenge. Our design technology means we provide highly efficient lighting solutions that maintain a quality of light far longer than our competition. A £1.5 Billion spend on street lighting upgrades (UK) planned by 2020 provides the market for our continued growth.
investment: £393,256 target: £265,000 pre-money valuation: £305,998
status: Funded
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Aiming to prevent further deterioration and leakage of water and sewerage pipes, Aqualiner has developed their Melt in Place Pipe (MIPP). This patented technology consists of a sock insertion, which when heated, expands and melts onto the inner pipe and forms a solid glass-reinforced thermoplastic layer. This process can increase the longevity of existing pipes and is the only product of this type to be approved to be safe-for-use in drinking water pipes. The UK has more than 251,000 miles of water pipes, where almost 75,000 miles of pipes are classed as damaged. Aqualiner firstly plans to sell the initial equipment in return for a small profit margin, but the materials and consumables used in the process will be sold to the licensed contractor directly as a second income stream. The third source of revenue is derived from fees charged to International territorial licensors for any Aqualiner sales. The product has been developed with support from Anglian Water, Severn Trent Water and Yorkshire Water and is approved to be installed in US drinking water pipes.
investment: £642,471 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £5,637,480
status: Expired
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At Showersave we believe in keeping things simple because simplicity is the key to any of the world’s greatest innovations. That’s why in creating Showersave we focused purely on creating a simple device that would deliver real energy saving results.
investment: £78,220 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £2,851,261
status: Expired
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