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Crowdfunding Opportunities


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Business Agent* is an FCA approved aggregation and rating portal for equity and debt crowdfunding investments. AIM is shrinking, legacy stock markets are too expensive to maintain and do not serve the requirements of SMEs, banks are closing branches, lending less and are paying little or no interest to investors. As a result of this there is a huge growth in equity crowdfunding and P2P lending which has seen the launch of hundreds of alternative lenders & platforms that has created a new c.£3bn marketplace, expanding at 66% p.a. There is no single portal or trusted ratings index for investors to compare on a like for like basis and no secondary market to facilitate exits.   * NextFin is the new trading name of Business Agent Ltd The solution NextFin aggregates equity and debt crowdfunding investments to create the alternative finance marketplace. This makes it easy for investors and lenders to find and compare opportunities by presenting all investment offerings in one place. With the addition of a free of charge ratings service investors will be able to view ratings of every equity crowdfunding pitch, every P2P site, and every equity crowdfunding site. NextFin’s technology will constantly track these companies and investments providing the investor real-time intelligence on which to base investment decisions. The platforms and entrepreneurs will be self promoting and marketing their ratings driving thousands of visitors a month to the NextFin site, in the same way businesses refer their potential clients to Trip Advisor and Trustpilot. There is an estimated 10 million website/platform visitors per month across the whole of the alternative finance market. NextFin is targeting to direct 5% of this highly profiled traffic to its platform from which it will earn between £5-£8 per click from advertisers and partners. In addition an in-house brokerage service also earns between 1%-6% commissions on loan placements. A future revenue stream (not featured in the financials) will be developed once visitor traffic reaches critical mass. This will see Nextfin being able to realise the full value of its captured ratings data and visitor traffic by launching a secondary market, which is estimated to be a £5bn marketplace. NextFin is raising £500k at a pre-money valuation of £800k to: • Acquire CrowdRating for a non cash consideration of 20% equity• Develop P2P and Equity site ratings• Expand the management, infrastructure and marketing resource• Increase visitor traffic to 6m a year via rating referrals Owing to the size of the market and rapid growth of the industry, enterprise valuations in alternative finance are based on visitor traffic, market share and registered users. Recent published valuations of companies with visitor traffic of over 6m per year are in excess of £70m. NextFin is the market leading aggregator and has first mover advantage. It has the potential to exceed these valuations because it is the whole of market aggregator and is currently the only ratings service provider as it grows to achieve 500,000 visitors p.m.
investment: £202,055 target: £249,772
status: Active 5 days
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Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems Ltd (ABBS) is a pioneer in developing a patented platform technology that has military applications in mine-blast protection and for eVTOL aircraft. The combined value of these projects is estimated to be around $80 Billion by 2035. Roger Sloman (founder) has worked inexhaustibly for 10 years to make civilian and military vehicles safer. The company’s market applications consist of the military, aid agency, mine clearance, and VIP vehicles. ABBS is also working with regulatory authorities around the world such as CAA (UK), EASA (Europe), and FAA (US) to ensure the highest safety level for unmanned flight technology.
investment: £139,624 target: £500,000
status: Active 5 days
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Shuttout is a global community-driven photography marketplace that adds social significance to photographs and makes it more fit for sale. It uses features such as 'stock' (Shutterstock, 500px, Flickr), 'social media' (Instagram) and 'photo contest' (GuruShots, Viewbug) to create a unique selling environment. It started worldwide expansion, growth and user acquisition from 154 countries using Facebook and Google ads. It has also collaborated with YouTube Influencers including Rebecca Spencer (UK), Hanna Saba (Australia), and Saurav Sinha (India) to increase its userbase. Shuttout has started the facility for users to host contests by themselves. Since the launch in April 2018, it has reached 76,000+ users and has added 71,000+ photos to the platform. The platform aims to connect those who love taking photos and want to earn money from their passion with potential buyers. 
investment: £527,600 target: £550,004 pre-money valuation: £4,257,981
status: Active 12 days
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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: £54,470 target: £100,000
status: Active 42 days
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Kings Mill Development Phase 2 - Interim Equity Housing and Property
An opportunity to invest in the development of a collection of stylish new homes consisting, in total, of 43x, 2 and 3 bed houses and 103x, 1 and 2 bed apartments.   This significant development by Prosperity will bring much needed housing stock to meet the demand from first time buyers as well as from the rental market. The development will be carried out in four phases and a proportion of each phase has been purchased by Prosperity to be sold onto investment buyers.   We are raising equity for the purchase of the site (Subject To Planning) in tranches linked to each Phase. Phase 2 will provide 17x, 2 bed houses and 3x, 3 bed houses, all to be completed within the first 18 months of the build program. All the 2 bed houses are pre-sold to Prosperity generating nearly £2m of sales revenue, and the 3 bed houses will be sold off-plan to local buyers.   The developer has secured the site and is contributing £300k of the total equity, with the remainder coming from CrowdLords Investors. In return for an investment in this Phase, holders of Redeemable Class C shares will receive 45.6% of their share of the projected profit which equates to around 39% of projected Phase 2 net profits, after tax. This will be paid as a capital gain when the shares are redeemed at a price of £1.30 per share, on or before the 28th February 2019.  
investment: £149,299 target: £333,300
status: Active
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Using a person's face, the next generation of push notification allows a company to send and receive video and audio messages through the service to improve engagement and build trust with their business partners. 2Mee has attained a contract with a prominent gaming company, as well as six other clients taking a keen interest in the product and potentially licensing the IP.
investment: £411,620 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £4,197,751
status: Stretch
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Funnel Music is a Music Rights and distribution business, designed to harness the power of modern technology in the music industry. Funnel’s unique business model will disrupt the sector through introducing considerable cost savings to the creation and commercialisation of an artist through Funnel’s ‘Shared Outcome Model’ thus providing sustainable long-term revenues for itself and the artists it engages with.
investment: £85,000 target: £85,000 pre-money valuation: £859,444
status: Extended
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Arca is helping to build the market for property market risk transfer by dealing in derivatives for domestic and commercial properties. Nick Ruddell has held senior roles for the last 30 years with banks and big interdealer brokers.
investment: £676,500 target: £1,500,000 pre-money valuation: £6,000,000
status: Funded
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A juice concentrates company with the aim of selling healthier products, which have no added sugar or artificial ingredients. Delicious and healthy drinks can be made by adding Fiovana's many flavours to still or sparkling water. Fiovana's range is readily available from retailers, as well as a regular subscription from the company's website. Britvic has already £100,000.
investment: £190,000 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £1,276,458
status: Funded
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KiteEdge's Apex Technology EIS
Kite edge has created a cognitive search service which has been built to specifically meet the needs of asset managers. Individuals can search and set up feeds that draw insight from their specific work (email, news, investment research, internal documents)
investment: £433,000 target: £600,000 pre-money valuation: £2,694,893
status: Funded
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CELLMED Medical EIS
Cellmed is an immuno-oncology company that are developing treatments for ovarian cancer.  Their lead product PROCURE a dendritic cell vaccine and they are now looking to expand the treatment to target solid tumors.    
investment: £520,294 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £2,400,232
status: Stretch
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Bivictrix Therapeutics Limited Medical EIS SEIS
BiVictriX Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company that are developing ADC's (Antibody Drug Conjugates) in the field of Oncology. They have invented a strategy that improves ADC selectivity towards cancer cells.
investment: £451,506 target: £430,000 pre-money valuation: £4,347,778
status: Extended
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