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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Manufacturing and Retail

Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited or EAV is a new generation vehicle design and manufacturing company providing a world-class solution. In August, the company has been revealed at the UK EV summit in Oxford. DPD is the technical partner of EAV and it has issued Letter of Intent for 50 more EAVans. With the proceeds, the company will expand into the international market, develop the product and will set its business lease plans.
investment: £131,990 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £5,000,000
status: Extended 46 days
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Super U is a health food brand, creating great-tasting and nutritious superfood blends and providing a natural, innovative & convenient way of consuming superfoods, without costing the Earth. The company has 3500+ online consumers and, the social audience has risen to over 8,500 followers. Additionally, Super U has been a finalist for Start-Up Business of the Year and Health & Beauty Business of the Year 2019 - for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The funds will be used for growth, marketing and export strategies.
investment: £90,450 target: £100,008 pre-money valuation: £900,000
status: Funded 9 days
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Premium Urban Electric Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Founded in 2017, Urban Electric aimed to create the world's largest urban electric vehicle charging networks. The company has now introduced the UEone 'pop-up' charge point. The company is working with Oxford, Plymouth City councils, & MoUs with Dundee. Since summer 2018, Urban Electric secured 'Innovate UK' project that backed £600K to install the world's initial 'pop-up' charging hub in partnership with Oxford City. With the proceeds, the company will be able to deliver a great customer experience, manage the grid, and allow drivers to make money from the excess energy stored in the car battery. In 2020, the company is aiming to install 18 additional charging hubs in Plymouth and Dundee.
investment: £474,640 target: £250,000 pre-money valuation: £3,000,000
status: Expired
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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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OPUMO provides a zero-inventory digital marketplace to stores and allows them to reach the customers easily. As a departmental store of the future, OPUMO caters to customers who are looking for the latest fashion, art, furniture, technology and many more, on the tip of their fingers. This platform was launched in March 2017, and up till now has witnessed sales worth £2.3m.
investment: £354,000 target: £350,000 pre-money valuation: £6,000,000
status: Expired
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Premium JewelStreet Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Jewelstreet is on a mission to connect jewellery designers to buyers from all over world. They have 570 designers and brands with over 20,000 unique pieces of jewellery. The funding will be used for marketing to further the profile of Jewelstreet and increase their customer base.
investment: £251,770 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £5,545,547
status: Expired
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Premium The Funky Iron Company Manufacturing and Retail EIS
The Funky Iron Company is shaking up the electric steam iron market by making a brand based on style, innovation, and functionality. The funky irons performed truly unequivocally on various tests and met the guidelines of ‘The Good Housekeeping Institute’. Presently, the funky iron is a "Decent Housekeeping Institute 2019” approved item and is  selling successfully on Amazon with 6.75% conversion rate.
investment: £250,285 target: £250,005 pre-money valuation: £2,750,680
status: Expired
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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: £103,220 target: £100,000
status: Expired
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Premium Bluebell Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Bluebell (Connido Limited) is a UK-based start-up formed by a team of parents, doctors, product designers and engineers building the world's best data driven wellbeing solution for both baby and parents to make their lives easier and less stressful. Bluebell Smart monitoring system is the world’s first wearable solution to support both baby and parent. It provides a better, more reliable and convenient baby monitoring experience, monitors parents' well-being (sleep, activity and mood); and take away the guess by offering data and evidence-based support with parents’ day to day challenges. Bluebell’s primary target customer is a first-time parent, who is looking to buy a baby monitor, but is looking for a more convenient and improved solution. However, based on the initial customer feedback even 30% of second-time parents are also interested in Bluebell’s solution and they value routine-based benefits more than the first-time parents. 
investment: £565,000 target: £850,000 pre-money valuation: £2,750,169
SELECT UNIFORMS LTD Manufacturing and Retail
When it comes to looking good these guys have it covered. Select Uniforms already has the confidence of multiple customers who have contracts in place for its line of bespoke uniforms. The company is now looking for investment to increase profits by manufacturing its own shirt ranges. Established in 1997, the company has seen consistent growth, attracting interest and garnering contracts from council managed bus companies and haulage firms (to name but a few). Select Uniforms’ predominant business is offering a measure and personalisation service. The company is currently generating £27,000 a-month income of which £4,000 is profit. The loan is to fund production of a new shirt range at a factory in China which has been both visited and vetted by the company. Previous business loans taken out by Select Uniforms have been paid back in full without any defaults. Testimonials: Mike Oldroyd operations director at Hanson Logistic: ““The result was that we have made a large saving, our staff look the part and the garments are top quality.” Thamesdown Transport Ltd , London Borough of Bexley: “We carried out a wearer trial with Select Uniforms for six months and were very impressed with the overall service they offered. The garments offer good value for money, but the level of personal service and innovative approach to uniform issue convinced us to commit to Select Uniforms for three years. It’s refreshing to place an order and know the guys will be wearing it in 10 days’ time”
investment: £41,250 target: £40,000
status: Funded
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A fashion retailer that offers the ability to customise clothes and create unique garments online. Flair Atelier allows customers to mix and match various aspects of clothing to create elegant and beautiful designs. The company's first collection already consists of 3 dresses, available in 2 colours, which can be altered to generate over 2,000 combinations. Talented British dressmakers are able to produce the garment within two weeks.
investment: £115,360 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £1,600,000
status: Expired
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A shoe company for those working in the service industry with the aim to make extremely comfortable footwear. Foot Ease have worked alongside industry experts with more than 15 years of experience to develop products that will be ready for distribution before the end of 2018. The business has collaborated with a footwear specialist manufacturer who may be a key investor in the future.
investment: £34,290 target: £120,000 pre-money valuation: £480,000
status: Expired
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  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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