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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Manufacturing and Retail


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: £295,550 target: £250,005 pre-money valuation: £2,750,680
status: Extended
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Metal matrix composite components and materials, primarily comprised of aluminium for use in the engineering and manufacturing industries. Alvant specialise in designing, developing and producing the composite for well-known clients such as Ford and Safran. In the last financial year, Alvant achieved a turnover of almost £617k and has invested more than £10m towards manufacturing and testing their own product. Alvant is now raising funds to distribute their components to a wider market and expand the number of commercial applications that would benefit from their materials.
investment: £1,234,836 target: £2,500,000
status: Active 5 days
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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: £824,450 target: £900,000
status: Active 4 days
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Hoptroff London Limited Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Hoptroff offers a global Traceable Time as a Service (TTaaS). It verifies and corrects incorrect server clocks to microsecond accuracy thus making timestamp records of computer transactions trustworthy. This technology's precise time feed is set by Hoptroff's atomic clocks in its time hubs which are situated in London, Tokyo, and New York. Furthermore, with its partners BSO and BT networks, it delivers the feed anywhere in the world over low latency fibre connections. It already has 9 financial services customers and is also working with its partners to pursue a pipeline of potential new customers. It is raising funds to increase sales and marketing efforts, particularly, in Africa and the Asia-Pacific regions. It will further move on quickly to exploit the global Financial Services market which is worth £0.7bn and enter new markets such as TV broadcasting.
investment: £320,190 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £4,332,569
status: Extended 19 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: £7,500 target: £75,000 pre-money valuation: £675,000
status: Active 21 days
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The Cannabis Oil Company Manufacturing and Retail EIS
The Cannabis Oil Company is an ethically led UK-based company. It manufactures an extensive range of CBD products with its 30,000 square foot distribution of research facility. The Cannabis Oil Company determines the benefits of CBD and how its usage can help people. It strives to offer high-quality products to its consumers with unparalleled manufacturing standards and end-to-end traceability. It has already secured 100 Acres of arable land, and within the next two-years, TCOC will plant its first crop. The company is planning to invest in research and development with the support of medical professionals, and it will carry its own in-depth research into the benefits of CBD with problems such as anxiety, insomnia, IBS and more.
investment: £216,800 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £25,000,000
status: Active 20 days
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Altr is an e-commerce startup that specialises in male grooming and cosmetics. It is a brand that is committed to helping men look and feel more confident. The company adopts a B2C business model with the aim to reconstruct male cosmetics from a niche into a mass-market essential. The company retails through its own website and supplies across the UK, the US, Italy, and Spain through Amazon. In December last year, the company recorded a monthly turnover of £45k, doubling sales month on month (Oct-Dec). The funds raised will be used to increase product range and expand internationally.
investment: £74,570 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £2,000,000
status: Funded 2 days
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TOG designs handmade kitchen knives that are forged in the Samurai sword. By working with craftsmen in Seki, Japan, this company has produced knives and a brand that met its customers' needs. It has been endorsed by ten Michelin star chefs and appeared on cooking shows such as Masterchef. In 2017 and 2018, TOG Knives reached 18k profit (EBITDA £19.5k). Currently, it is aiming to be the UK's No.1 premium knife brand by helping people realise how enjoyable food preparation is, only if, one owns the right knife. With the fund raised, it will purchase stock, grow its team, shift its staff to full time and hiring new people.
investment: £198,020 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £1,000,000
status: Stretch 20 days
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First Natural Brands Manufacturing and Retail
First Natural Brands is the owner of Tisserand Aromatherapy, one of the leading self-governing players in UK’s essential oil industry. It offers a variety of affordable organic and quality accredited products which consumers can relish as part of their daily lifestyle. Tisserand Aromatherapy is experiencing a growing interest among media, retail and consumers. Since 2007, the company’s sales have increased from £1.7mn to £6mn, owing to Robin Russell (CEO & Chairman) for bringing Tisserand into the mainstream market with a value for money proposition. Further investment will allow the company to expand its production capacity.
investment: £222,930 target: £525,000 pre-money valuation: £6,000,000
status: Funded 13 days
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Ripple is a clean energy ownership platform and renewable energy expert which aims at providing people the opportunity to own their own source of low-cost clean power. More than 460 people have pre-registered for Ripple's first wind farms. It has achieved a pre-registration conversion rate of 27% from click-throughs amongst Tesla owners. With the proceeds, Ripple will focus on launching the pilot wind farm project and recruiting a new Tech Team of a Finance Director, and a Business Development Manager. It is also preparing its business costs for the launch of the full-scale project in early 2020.
investment: £484,933 target: £750,004 pre-money valuation: £2,480,938
status: Active 49 days
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Holly and Beau Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Founded in 2012, Holly and Beau is an award-winning kids-wear brand which offers a unique collection of colour changing rainwear. The company sells its products directly through its website and via distributors in the UK, the US, Europe and South Korea. Holly and Beau is in the process of patenting its technology, which will enable it to develop a unique product range of rainwear and skiwear. Moreover, the company has successfully maintained an average revenue growth of 80%-100% YOY.
investment: £174,086 target: £75,001 pre-money valuation: £1,813,924
status: Extended
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Whey Forward Health Manufacturing and Retail EIS
Whey Forward Health is a leading UK based, health and wellness company. It has generated a turnover of over £7.5 million and has around 500,000 customers/users across 50 countries. Created using finest quality raw ingredients, Whey’s multi-brand product range of most purified bioavailable nutriceuticals has been featured in Forbes, Health and Wellbeing and many other acclaimed magazines. Further, to remain at the forefront of medical research and scientific innovation, Whey is also planning to launch a patented health supplement within a $133 billion market.
investment: £809,880 target: £700,002 pre-money valuation: £7,541,682
status: Extended 9 days
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