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Crowdfunding Opportunities by Venture Founders

Pyreos - Jan 2019 Technology
Ultra-low power and highly responsive thin film pyroelectric sensors, designed to withstand thermal shocks. Pyreos is one of the only suppliers in the world of these sensors, which can be manufactured in large quantities at a low cost. The product is primarily designed to detect fire and gas, as well as monitor fuel and oil for food safety. Pyreos's technology has received 88 patents, with a further 56 pending and has been developed in conjunction with Siemens from an R&D investment of £7m. 78% of the company's sales are generated via exports to the US, Germany, India, China and Korea. Pyreos has also received a grant from Innovate UK valued at nearly £1m for the continued development and manufacturing of their sensors.
investment: £4,054 target: £11,780
freemarketFX is an FCA authorised, innovative peer-to-peer currency exchange, focused on the high-value B2B commercial spot FX market.
investment: £645,496 target: £506,209 pre-money valuation: £7,930,608
Scoota was founded in London in 2008 and is an online advertising company that allows advertisers to create and manage their own scalable brand campaigns. Scoota have won a number of awards for their technology including best overall programmatic technology at The Drum Digital Trading Awards and Silver for Best Ad Tech Provider at the 2015 British Media Awards.
investment: £1,700,449 target: £1,500,000 pre-money valuation: £17,980,519
VentureFounders, is proud to support the charity Maggie’s, and help bring a new Maggie's Centre to the City at St Bartholomew's hospital. Once open, Maggie’s Barts will be a unique and welcoming place, offering comfort and peace of mind to anyone affected by cancer, across London. As an independent charity, Maggie’s relies on voluntary donations to support and grow its network of Centres as well as to develop its unique, high quality programme of support. This Christmas, VentureFounders is asking for your help the raise £250,000, which will make the biggest difference possible to people living with cancer, their family and their friends, across London. All donations are gratefully received and VentureFounders will be accepting donations from a minimum of £20.00. To support the campaign, VentureFounders will make a donation of 5% (five per cent) of any Arrangement Fees we receive for investments made in our current live opportunities from 2nd November 2015 to 4th January 2016. In addition, VentureFounders will cover all payment processing charges incurred during the campaign. Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer, their family and their friends, following the ideas about cancer care originally laid out by Maggie Keswick Jencks. Built in the grounds of NHS cancer hospitals, Maggie’s Centres are places with professional staff on hand to offer the support people need. The first Maggie’s Centre opened in Edinburgh in 1996 and since then Maggie’s has continued to grow, with 18 Centres at major NHS cancer hospitals in the UK, online and abroad.
investment: £42,565 target: £250,000 pre-money valuation: £791,667
Arctic Shores Technology EIS
Arctic Shores is a pioneer in the use of game based technology and big data analytics in recruitment, an industry that is only just starting to leverage mobile and big data technology.
investment: £976,994 target: £900,000 pre-money valuation: £3,190,909
FATSOMA Miscellaneous EIS
Fatsoma is a platform that is designed to help not only event promoters but also businesses in the marketing of their product online using either Fatsoma's search engine or a network of influencers.  
investment: £776,026 target: £749,928 pre-money valuation: £9,608,194
Cipher Surgical has developed a unique piece of technology to make keyhole surgery (laparoscopy) quicker and safer for both surgeons and patients.
investment: £1,825,399 target: £1,655,397 pre-money valuation: £6,621,588
Breast cancer is the most common cause of death in women between the ages of 35 and 55 in Europe. Screening is therefore of paramount importance to catch the disease early and drastically increase the rates of survival. www.micrima.com
investment: £2,554,503 target: £2,000,000 pre-money valuation: £8,000,000
BioSure HIV Self Test allows for private testing in a time and place convenient to the user. The test is discreetly delivered in the post and once everything is finished all the testing equipment can be thrown away in the bag provided with the usual rubbish. 
investment: £495,459 target: £504,721 pre-money valuation: £5,103,290
DABBOUS is a highly successful, Michelin starred, modern fine-dining restaurant and bar in central London. Opened in January 2012 by Ollie Dabbous and Oskar Kinberg, DABBOUS offers innovative style and creative interpretation of modern European cuisine in an industrial setting.  
investment: £3,124,165 target: £2,757,502 pre-money valuation: £2,870,053
VASHI is one of the UK’s best known diamond jewellers, founded by diamond expert, Vashi Dominguez in 2007. With its unique supply chain model, the company is able to generate gross margins that are more than three times greater than its leading online competitors. 
investment: £450,472 target: £859,410 pre-money valuation: £6,302,340
Luxia targeted travel media connects global advertisers with travellers across 4 and 5 star hotels across the world using targeted media. This ground breaking technology is currently being used in 1.5 millions rooms! 
investment: £395,500 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £2,375,216
  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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