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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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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: £571,539 target: £700,001
status: Active
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Improving the railway construction industry by collecting data to reduce inefficiencies and overspending. Rail Diary is a B2B SaaS product that is designed to analyse information on infrastructure projects to improve particular elements that plague the industry. These include the delivery, commercialisation and the health and safety of projects. Rail Diary allows developers to monitor ongoing costs, forecast for the future and reduce the number of claims made. Rail Diary will generate revenue via a monthly subscription model ranging from £45 to £150, plus project fees.
investment: £50,544 target: £125,000 pre-money valuation: £875,003
status: Active 79 days
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Premium GRAPHENE COMPOSITES Engineering and Construction EIS
By combining advanced materials with graphene and aerogel, GC have developed composites which can be used as armour, or even utilised within the renewable energy and aerospace sectors. Their GC Shield can protect against knife attacks and low-energy gun attacks, whilst also being small enough to fit in a school bag. Multiple GC Shields can be quickly linked to each other to form a GC Shield Wall for an even larger area of protection.
investment: £337,500 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £10,000,000
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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A UK based house builder specialising in the delivery of high quality, zero carbon Smart Homes in London and South of England. Verto Homes work with a select handful of experienced property investors, purchasing land sites, redeveloping and ultimately selling new build residential properties through single project, special purpose vehicles. It has developments at various stages of construction with a combined Gross Development Value of over £21m in London and the South West of England. Verto Homes is already making sustainable living a reality with the launch of their zero carbon Smart Homes and the company is now on track to become the UK’s largest sustainable house builder by 2020. http://vertohomes.com/
investment: £900,000 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £166,667
status: Funded
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Builderstorm is a complete dynamic cloud-based software system based on years of industry experience that is completely mobile friendly. The Builderstorm app is designed to increase productivity and profits by lowering operating costs and reducing stress.
investment: £131,650 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £949,318
status: Stretch
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ISO Spaces utilises shipping containers to design and manufacture pop-up portable spaces for many blue-chip businesses including Fever-Tree and Jeep to display and market their products and services. This award-winning company is now ready to enter the modular housing market with more than 500 homes already in the pipeline for 2018.
investment: £698,400 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £15,000,000
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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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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Africa New Energies Limited Engineering and Construction EIS
Africa New Energies holds an oil exploration license in Namibia, where it has applied its unique surface exploration method to identify a gross unrisked prospective resource of 1.6 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
investment: £30,330 target: £30,000 pre-money valuation: £11,508,462
status: Funded
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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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