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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Sport

Graystone Action Sports Sport EIS SEIS
A multi-platform business combining extreme action sports with leisure activities. Graystone offers experiences in surfing, skiing, snowboarding and skateboarding. Customers have the option of participating open sessions, or attending classes. Graystone will open its first site in December 2018 in Manchester. Brands interested in the company include Adidas, Red Bull, Stance and Nixon. Graystone intends to offer other facilities such as fitness studios, media labs, bars, restaurants and retail sites. By year two, the company is aiming to host 100,000 visitors per year and have locations within one-hour driving distance of at least 8 million people. This will be achieved with plans to open 5 facilitates in Britain over the next 5 years.
investment: £136,770 target: £350,000 pre-money valuation: £1,520,000
status: Active 19 days
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Kidsorted Sport EIS
Parents can easily book activities with their children via an app that provide educational and enriching experiences. Kidsorted has more than 22,000 parents registered on the service and has made bookings totalling £1m since launch, of which £500,000 worth was processed in the last 12 months. The company has experienced a month-on-month growth in unique visitors of 20%, as well as the number of registered users increasing by 10%. Kidsorted won first prize at the NOAH Berlin awards in the start-up competition. The platform also enables businesses to utilise the service in the form of a widget on their own websites. This means that businesses need not worry about any booking processes or administration, as Kidsorted will take responsibility for this, which means that businesses can focus on providing high-quality activities for their customers.
investment: £178,820 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £2,800,000
status: Active 15 days
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Brother Cycles Sport EIS
Brother Cycles' bikes are designed in the UK and handcrafted from steel to be ridden all around the world. Their products are sold at independent retailers throughout the UK and Europe, in addition to their own website. Since 2015, Brother Cycles has seen an increase of 119% in turnover and is trading at a net profit with 2018 currently being their strongest sales period. In the summer of 2018, the company launched their B2B website and within the first week, more than 40 stockists had signed up to trade with the business. Brother in the Wild is Brother Cycle's annual cycling festival, which saw 180 cyclists joining in 2018 and predicted to grow exponentially in the coming years. Current revenue stream include their wide product range with continually improving profit margins, B2B sales and B2C sales through customers purchasing goods directly from Brother Cycle's website. Funds are being raised to launch two new products in 2019, which consist of a technical adventure bike and a high-end road bike.
investment: £89,492 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £1,327,602
status: Active 28 days
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IGO Adventures Sport EIS
An award-winning adventure-travel business offering challenges led by world-record breakers across three continents. IGO Adventures offers experiences over the course of a week, or a just a weekend, in locations such as Morocco, Norway and Montana. Revenue is generated via tickets sales, which can be ordered directly from their website. A secondary source consists of creating personalised events for corporate companies. A future revenue stream will include merchandise sales, sponsorships and Media/IV licensing. In 2019, IGO Adventures plans to add weekend challenges in Portugal, the Alps, Morocco, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as a weeklong experience in Montana's Glacier National Park. Funds will also be allocated towards sales and marketing campaigns, hiring more staff to satisfy customer demand and launching more events worldwide.
investment: £221,092 target: £275,001 pre-money valuation: £2,017,081
status: Active 43 days
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Maison Sport Sport EIS
For those interested in learning to ski or snowboard, Maison Sport allows customers to book private sessions, from a single website, directly with over 350 instructors of which 96% were rated 5 stars. Lessons can take places in more than 130 resorts in France, Italy and Switzerland. A commission fee of 10% per transaction generates revenue and a subscription fee is earned via instructors using the service to schedule lessons and payments.
investment: £408,822 target: £300,001 pre-money valuation: £2,600,312
status: Stretch
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Premium RefStuff Sport EIS SEIS
Designed for the millions of referees, teachers and sports coaches plus umpires globally, RefStuff are raising to launch their 4th product; the RefScorer Digital watch. RefStuff are already in distribution discussions with sports wholesalers internationally for their first 2 products - RefScorer and RefSgloves with a 3rd; RefSwallet due in Sept/Oct.
investment: £4,910 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £233,333
status: Expired
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Premium Asap Water Crafts Sport EIS
A personal watercraft designed for both rescue and leisure. Using the company's lightweight enclosed electric propulsion jets, the one-person watercraft can be easily launched and creates the feeling of flying through water to provide an exhilarating experience. Asap is already at the production stage with an initial sales traction.  
investment: £255,350 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £1,350,000
status: Expired
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Premium Boulder Hut Sport EIS SEIS
An indoor climbing brand opening in Ellesmere Port, south of Liverpool; Boulder Hut is expected to be the first dedicated bouldering centre in the area. Bouldering is a shorter, sharper version of rock climbing, done without ropes, and is set to be included in the 2020 Olympics.
investment: £400,270 target: £240,000 pre-money valuation: £305,827
status: Expired
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Premium Tifosy Sport EIS
As the world's first and only fully-authorised sports crowdfunding platform, our mission is to enable everyone to invest in sports, in a fair and transparent way. Through our proprietary platform, billions of sports fans around the world can invest in the professional clubs they are passionate about.
investment: £1,289,000 target: £1,000,000 pre-money valuation: £9,204,082
status: Funded
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Premium Dexerto Sport EIS
Dexerto is an online supplier of eSports news and broadcasting. Dexerto aims to become the go-to place for 24/7 access to all online e-sports news and media.  
investment: £207,375 target: £200,001 pre-money valuation: £2,300,012
status: Funded
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The SkunkWorks Surf Company Ltd. Sport
SkunkWorks Surf Co have developed a patent-pending heat-bonding technology to solve one of the biggest problems in the $7.4bn surfing industry. Founders (and brothers) Ricky and Chris Martin have assembled a team of 14, opened a 16,000sq ft factory and are aiming to revolutionise the surf industry.
investment: £440,720 target: £350,000 pre-money valuation: £3,000,000
status: Expired
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TeamO Marine Sport EIS SEIS
TeamO design marine safety products for sailors. They started with a simple product, a patented Backtow Lifejacket, which is now available in 20 retailers throughout the UK and distributed in five countries. Since then they have developed 2 more marine safety products. They continue to grow their sales through international distribution agreements and online sales. Their goal is to build TeamO into a brand renowned for their high quality and innovative products.    (EIS and SEIS pending)
investment: £266,540 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £660,000
status: Expired
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