Sarah bell

Interview With Tempus Energy: Using Crowdfunding to Cut Energy Bills

Tempus Energy is one of Crowdcube’s most recent success stories, having smashed its funding target by more than 45% to raise over 9 MSEK (£726k). The innovative energy company has developed technology that allows users to optimise their energy consumption for less time-sensitive tasks during periods when energy is cheap, benefiting both consumer wallets and the… Read More »


Funding Success Makes the Sharing Economy Accessible

Despite massive efforts by urban planners, politicians and the travel industry, going on holiday abroad still implies great uncertainty for people who suffer from some degree of disability. Whether it comes down to door-widths, staircases or thresholds, many still find the universal handicap sign as globally unreliable as it recognizable. Handiscover’s mission is to make… Read More »


Crowdcube’s 10 predictions for 2015

2014 was the year that crowdfunding showed the world that a new alternative finance model is here to stay. For the team at Crowdcube, it became a year of breaking records as we surpassed the 100,000 member milestone, raised £1,2m (SEK 14,4m) in less than 16 minutes for our own campaign, and helped to fund… Read More »


Tracemyfile raises over 1,7m SEK through Crowdcube

Tracemyfile is a revolutionary online service that enables individuals and companies to search the Internet and see where their online content has spread. Having successfully raised over 1,7m SEK (£150 000) through Crowdcube in Sweden and the UK, Tracemyfile now plans to launch its first tracing service before the end of February 2015, after which… Read More »


Den Brittiska regeringen investerar 5 miljoner pund i snabbväxande Crowdcube-företag

—Denna artikel är skriven på engelska— We’re proud to formally announce that we’ve been chosen as one of only six competitively-selected partners by the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) and the only crowdfunding platform to be on the list of VCs, angels and other investors. Established by Funding London and Capital Enterprise, the LCIF is a… Read More »


Kapitel 3: Fyra kategorier av crowdfunding

Det finns idag mer än 800 crowdfunding plattformar runt om i världen. Vissa plattformar är mycket lika och tar upp alla de stora marknaderna, både när det gäller kapitalsökande företag och investerare. Men det finns också ett stort antal plattformar som verkar inom smala nischer. Gemensamt för alla är att de kan delas in i… Read More »


Crowdcube välkomnar Kickstarter till Norden

I onsdags (17/9) hade Kickstarter sitt lanseringsevent för Sverige. De underlättar nu för svenskar, norrmän och danskar att lägga upp sina projekt och bidra på Kickstarter i våra egna valutor. Till skillnad från Crowdcube sysslar Kickstarter bara med ”reward-based Crowdfunding” mao där bidragsgivaren (backers på engelska) bidrar idag för att få något, en produkt eller… Read More »