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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Manufacturing and Retail


Premium Diamond & Emerald Exchange Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Diamond & Emerald Exchange specialises in coloured gemstone trade and bespoke jewellery creation. It works with a decent business model designed to deliver high quality at below high street prices in both B2C and B2B markets. Diamond & Emerald Exchange has made a unique set of relationships with emerald suppliers in Colombia and South America. It has been awarded 'Best Diamonds & Emeralds Supplier 2018' at the UK Enterprise Awards and, it has gained an "Excellent" Trustpilot score of 5 stars. The company plans to use the raised capital to expand its sales team and develop its in-house marketing, digital marketing and advertising team.
investment: £95,130 target: £100,000
status: Active 5 days
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Bookblock is a custom gifting platform that makes buying gifts and sending cards easier and affordable for everyone. In 2014, it began as a design-led gift manufacturer taking the client's idea and turning it into a premium bespoke product. Since then, it has seen over £5.4m of sales and a profit of £348k in FY 2018. Since its last fundraise, Bookblock has grown into a £2m revenue business. Bookblock has made manufacturing accessible by introducing 3D technology that simplified intricate manufacturing processes. Since launch, it has implemented many functionalities and improvements, and are now ready for a marketing push.
investment: £164,170 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £7,000,000
status: Funded 15 days
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Cheeky Chompers Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Cheeky Chompers is a British baby brand that creates innovative baby products with an intuitive twist that helps make parents lives easier. This company is the inventor of the world’s first chewable dribble bib with attached teether for teething babies, the Neckerchew. Additionally, it now has nine multi-use baby products and a range for children and adults with oral sensory issues. Its vision is to be the trusted go-to brand globally for baby gifts and baby products. Moreover, it has a strong track record with consistent revenue of over £1M per year for the last four years with c. 46% gross margin and £5.9M revenue to date (y/e Jan 19 P&L £29k). Cheeky Chompers has collaborative products with The White Company and Joules and are in advanced discussions to launch its new pharmacy range into 500 Lloyds stores. With the proceeds, it is going to launch a range of new innovative products, deliver a targeted digital plan to connect directly with its customers and drive brand awareness in its key markets which include the UK, China, and the USA.
investment: £258,330 target: £400,000 pre-money valuation: £3,025,675
status: Funded 17 days
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PALLITE® is a designer and manufacturer of award-winning, strong, lightweight, patented, fully recyclable honeycomb paper crates, pallets and warehouse storage solutions for brands such as Kellogg's, Morrisons, and DHL. The company has 10 IP-registered designs across North America and Europe. In 2018, the company's sales grew by 58 %, and in the last two months, the sales were up by 33% in the previous quarter. PALLITE®'s goal is to reduce the weight of transit packaging by up to 83% and consequently reduce carbon emissions by up to 37%. Its goal is to give huge profitable growth potential in the UK and all over the world.
investment: £1,150,980 target: £1,000,000 pre-money valuation: £8,501,604
status: Extended 2 days
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Scent & Co is a fragrance subscription service provider that offers choice, portability and flexibility with high-end fragrances at fair prices. Customers get a 30-day supply of 10ml bottle of their choice of fragrance or the choice of scent determined by fragrance experts. Since May 2017, with minimal marketing spend, Scent & Co has attracted 1500 customers and currently, has 850 loyal subscribers. The company has a loan-to-value ratio of £24 while 96% of its revenue is raised from the subscriptions. By next April, it aims to reach 7000 subscribers and to enhance customer experience to reduce churn.
investment: £12,750 target: £75,000 pre-money valuation: £675,000
status: Active 5 days
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Rosemary Water Manufacturing and Retail EIS
RosemaryWater produces botanical drinks with fresh and pure botanical extracts, mixed with spring water. Its production process makes it unique in both the wider global market (est. $215bn by 2025) and the $2.4bn UK bottled water industry. Further, No1 Botanicals is found in Harvey Nichols, Waitrose, Whole Foods, M&S, and many other stores. Each botanical was chosen for its unique medicinal properties and flavour. Additionally, its range is authenticated by the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Moreover, a clinical trial has confirmed that Rosemary Water™ can enhance memory by up to 15%. With the fund raised, it will launch a soda mixer range, boost exports to new EU & US regions, and target high-end restaurants and bars.
investment: £1,284,090 target: £1,000,000 pre-money valuation: £25,409,087
status: Stretch 8 days
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Cadello is a newly produced category-defining unique spirit produced by Distilleria Pisoni, a 150-year-old distillery in Italy. It is growing its distributors over the UK as well as Italy. The company has also partnered with Honest Grapes and other independent marketers and sales teams. Cadello has hired Italian and UK Brand Ambassadors and engaged Pegasus Spirits as UK importer and brand manager. The company will support its continued fast-paced growth by investing into its marketing and sales through tradeshows & tasting events, Brand Ambassadors, PR (editorial and events), social media & advertising, and bartending competitions.
investment: £151,170 target: £250,000 pre-money valuation: £750,000
status: Funded 14 days
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Vitae London is a fashion brand producing water-resistant, stainless steel casing, and high-quality watches. For every watch sold, the company supports a South African child by providing all the resources they need for education. Vitae London has sold its products in over 30 countries and has distributed over 2,000 items of school uniform to children in need. It has been featured in CNN and BBC, and has been endorsed by Pharrell Williams, Richard Branson and many more high-profile names. The company is raising funds to make key hiring, launch US fulfilment site, and drive marketing channels.
investment: £48,564 target: £75,004 pre-money valuation: £1,504,000
status: Active 47 days
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EBar® transforms the bar experience at events by entirely changing the way people are served. Its patent-pending dispense technology allows EBar® to pour perfect pints in seconds significantly faster than a typical event bar. It has run small commercial trials with its first EBar® prototype unit at some of the UK national sporting events including Premier League Football and Six Nations Rugby. Furthermore, it has won £75,000 at the Scottish EDGE pitching competition in December 2017. With its proceeds, it will develop and build EBar® units and grow its team.
investment: £275,972 target: £175,001 pre-money valuation: £2,021,358
status: Extended
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Watneys Beer Company Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Watneys Beer is a craft beer business with a difference. It has reinvented its product for today’s consumers with a single-minded mission to make its brands great again. It has grown quicker than its peers and has built a business turning over of £400,000 a year. Since 1837, it brewed in London and still has etched into the architecture of pubs around the country. Though the brand disappeared in the 1980s, now it's back and set to become a great brand once again. It has established key distribution partnerships with great regional and national pub companies including Star Pubs and Bars, Admiral Taverns, Stonegate Pubs, Antic Pubs, and Enterprise Inns. This year it will look to continue to build distribution with existing customers and believes there is significant headroom in the market for it. Additionally, it will aim to launch its modern cask range of beers, which take inspiration from Watneys' past, all delivered with a modern twist.
investment: £455,853 target: £400,005 pre-money valuation: £1,787,313
status: Extended 10 days
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Deciwatt develops renewable energy solutions and its new product (nowlight), creates instant power and light from the pull of a cord. This company created 'nowlight' leveraging on the success of its first product ‘GravityLight’, which had secured media coverage from around the world, won many awards and was sold by major retailers like Best Buy and Walmart. Additionally, it has been awarded a new £173,788 grant from Innovate UK to integrate Pay-As-You-Go technology into nowlight. Further, this company has a pending registered trademark on the nowlight name and a patent pending on the manual power generation mechanism. It will invest the fund raised in implementing its marketing plans, further product development, and scale up its marketing activity and develop its business.
investment: £452,580 target: £400,002 pre-money valuation: £2,307,470
status: Extended 31 days
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Premium ARK MARINE Manufacturing and Retail EIS SEIS
A hardware designer and manufacturer specialising in innovative tools and equipment for yachts. Ark Marine have developed a solution for modern yachts to lift and launch dinghies with ease from a simple pushbutton operated system. According to the team's research, the product market could be potentially valued at over £600m. The company is a member of British Marine and has submitted patents for approval for developments in the future.
investment: £108,590 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £1,200,000
status: Expired
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