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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Arts, Photography and Design


Plumen are aiming to persuade people to use energy efficient lighting by creating beautiful bulbs. To date, Plumen have expanded the business and funded R&D using their own sales. However now they are looking to expand. Plumen are seeking investment to: launch new product ranges, support and grow sales into new markets and develop smart lighting for launch in 2017. 
investment: £635,220 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £6,293,478
status: Funded
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Maecenas is a fine art investment platform, allowing collectors to raise funds and investors to own a piece of fine art they would not normally be able to afford such as a picasso or even a Rembrandt! The investment made in the Artwork can easily be re-sold using the Maecenas platform and all investments are fully protected by insurance and a strong legal framework. 
investment: £218,249 target: £400,000 pre-money valuation: £2,825,806
status: Expired
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British Journal of Photography Arts, Photography and Design EIS
The British Journal of Photography (BJP) is a monthly magazine dedicated to comtemporary photography. In the last 3 years, the print magazine has been completely re-designed and since then, BJP have launched new apps, new events and awards aimed at capturing the next generation of readers. 
investment: £397,250 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £962,760
status: Stretch
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Authenticating artwork by using DNA tags to produce certificates as a solution to forgery and fraud. Tagsmart has almost 250 artists with over 11,000 tags issued across more than 23,000 pieces of artwork. Revenue is generated via commissions with retailers where the artwork is sold, rather than from the artist. Funding will be aimed at R&D to continuously improve the security and to take the brand worldwide due to interest and demand from overseas.
investment: £504,133 target: £450,008 pre-money valuation: £2,246,612
status: Expired
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Beart are the first reward-based crowdfunding platform that is designed specifically for art. It's aim is to bring together artists, curators, galleries, collectors, museums and foundations. 
investment: £78,385 target: £75,003 pre-money valuation: £1,301,199
status: Expired
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Feral horses are a platform that allows people invest in art, giving people the possibility to buy shares of artwork. They have a primary market where people can buy shares from artists and galleries from all over the world. Their secondary market allows you to trade the shares you have acquired in the primary market.
investment: £135,342 target: £100,008 pre-money valuation: £1,800,000
status: Expired
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Photocrowd is a photograph community that connects photographers with one another. It also provides a platform for these photographers to earn money from their best photographs. Photocrowd currently have 31,000 members signed up in 166 different countries. 
investment: £591,080 target: £450,000 pre-money valuation: £1,370,388
status: Funded
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ISO Spaces designs and manufactures bespoke modular buildings made from recycled shipping containers. ISO Spaces have previously converted shipping containers into bars, restaurants, retail spaces, offices and accomodation. To date they have worked with some well known brands such as; Jeep, EE and the BBC. 
investment: £439,920 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £1,841,328
status: Stretch
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The Solataire Diamond Company Arts, Photography and Design EIS
The Solitaire Diamond Company Limited is a London based wholesale diamond trading and jewellery business.
investment: £0 target: £50,000 pre-money valuation: £4,950,000
status: Expired
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