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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Manufacturing and Retail


A fishing gear developer helping fishers increase their catch rate whilst protecting marine life caused by current fishing practices. Fishtek has produced 4 products to function alongside existing fishing gear and is already in use by companies across 35 countries worldwide, with 4 more products currently in the development stage. Investment is sought to further develop, distribute and commercialise these new products.
investment: £675,950 target: £900,000
status: Active 6 days
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A bridesmaid dress brand with all dresses hand designed in London. Rewritten run an international e-commerce platform, with 20 stockists located across 3 continents. On average, customers tend to order 3 dresses per transaction, with a combined typical value of £450. Rewritten have a direct margin of 75% and their current range of bridesmaid dresses consists of 42 styles and colours, which contain at least 8m of fabric. The company also sells their products via their own London showroom. Rewritten is currently in advanced discussions with a major US retailer to purchase the collection in large quantities.
investment: £0 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £1,799,937
status: Funded 80 days
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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: £301,000 target: £350,000 pre-money valuation: £6,000,000
status: Active 13 days
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Backed by the cutting-edge technology of Augmented Reality (AR) app, Trend Editions presents a revolutionised way of purchasing quality furniture, antiques and fabrics over the internet. It functions as a unique alternative to the traditional furniture industry. With an aim to be an AR-only UK retailer, Trend Editions has already a substantial infrastructure in place and over £150K of investment to slice their target market. Trend Editions’s high-value items are available on make-to-order basis without warehousing or showrooms.
investment: £50,020 target: £120,000 pre-money valuation: £1,250,000
status: Active 11 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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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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Award winning designer is scaling his business Update: Oak and Iron is about to launch its Christmas collection, it includes their new candle holder and desk tidy range which are in 3 sizes and 5 colours. When a furniture designer can list the HM Foreign and Common Office as a satisfied customer, there can be little doubt that the goods he produces are some of the highest quality. British embassies around the world are embellished with some of Terence Facey’s finest work – and his new brand is shaping up to be just as alluring. The Oak & Iron range from the award-winning Facey is described as chunky furniture which is made using environmentally sound manufacturing processes from sustainable, locally sourced materials. The unique designs combine beautiful green oak with hand-crafted iron into contemporary design at affordable prices. Not one for waste, the company creates matching accessories from the off-cuts to fit in with its ‘no waste’ policy from felled trees. Not only will investors into this business have the opportunity to help grow this brand from a high street business into a household name, they will also receive fantastic rewards in the shape of savings on beautiful furniture as well as gifts. Founder Terence Facey swapped his day job for his passion of making furniture way back in 1971, and has grown his furniture manufacturing knowledge ever since. He has extensive experience designing, producing and supplying furniture in both the UK and the US, and has supplied to well-known names such as Harrods and actor Harrison Ford in the past. www.oakandironfurniture.co.uk
investment: £10,200 target: £55,000 pre-money valuation: £128,333
status: Expired
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Shopupp Limited Manufacturing and Retail EIS
A mobile fashion app designed to be easy-to-use and provide a superior shopping experience. Shopupp tailors its fashion range to each customer, delivering a unique and personalised clothing selection resulting in less frustration for consumers to find the right item. Shopupp has garnered £140k from professional investors in the fashion and retail industry and has had a highly successful beta phase of its platform with more than 23,000 installs.
investment: £211,120 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £1,606,250
status: Expired
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Clothes Doctor Manufacturing and Retail EIS
A clothing maintenance business aiming to reduce fashion waste by offering to repair customers' wardrobes instead of garments being thrown away. Clothes Doctor has reworked and repaired more than 2,000 orders since July 2017. The business offers its services via its website and is also partnered with Karen Millen to bring their experience in-store. Clothes Doctor is raising funds to grow the business by investing in technological developments to fulfil orders at a larger scale. The company is also seeking to expand the number of partnerships to bring their services into more retail environments, as well as collaborate with tailors to provide an at-home fitting service.
investment: £284,330 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £2,400,000
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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Rupert and Buckley Manufacturing and Retail
A socially led clothing brand relaunched in 2017 with three dedicated stores, as well as goods available in more than 150 retailers across the UK. Rupert and Buckley has recently acquired a new distribution centre and is the Leisurewear partner of 'The Boat Race’, which has a global audience of over 6 million.
investment: £94,860 target: £450,000 pre-money valuation: £7,112,000
status: Expired
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Péarlaí is a business that tracks customer experiences in shopping centres which in turn enables the centre managers to send specialist discounts, personalised messages to shoppers.  They also give landlords access to detailed demographic data. The investment will be used to further develop its product, drive sales and online marketing.
investment: £99,997 target: £149,999 pre-money valuation: £2,313,039
status: Expired
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