We're excited to announce the latest companies to have successfully completed their funding legals on our platform, raising a combined total of over £1m.
With the average time for UK deal completion taking 3 months, we're really pleased to be bringing a faster, easier fundraising experience to the startup ecosystem.
Here’s what some of these companies are busy building:
Touted as London’s hottest new pop-up dining experience, Grub Club matches adventurous diners, Michelin star chefs and unique venues. Think airbnb meets Top Table. Grub Club is on a mission to revolutionise the way we dine out. Diners eat amazing food for less, Chefs can build a profile and earn additional income while venues can make money from their spare capacity. They have been featured in Timeout, Independent, Stylist, Daily Telegraph and many more.
Gallinée is world's first skin-care product that hydrates your skin by feeding your microbiome. After discovering how a prebiotic and probiotic food improved her health, founder of Gallinée, Dr. Marie Drago got a Eureka moment: What if we applied the same science to skin? Less than two years later, Gallinée is stocked in WholeFoods, featured in Vogue, Elle and Wired UK, and has won countless awards.
One Third Stories
One Third Stories are on a mission to inspire more children to love and learn foreign languages. They make learning a language as simple as reading a stories that start in English and ends in a different language, gradually introducing foreign words in easy-to-understand contexts. One Third Stories was part of the IGNITE accelerator program ran by Tristan Watson and have also received support from the University of Nottingham. They launched a Kickstarter campaign launched in May 2016 with a target of £10,000 and ended up with over £35,000 raised from almost 1,300 customers who pre-ordered the books.
Thingtrax helps manufacturers reduce downtime by capturing and analysing data from their machinery and turning it into actionable insights. Their devices and analytics platform helps factories pin-point exactly where they need to focus more to get maximum value of their time and money. One client notably experienced a 5% increase in machine efficiency within the first 24 hours of installation.
Sportive Breaks make it quick and easy to book cycling & sportive holidays – ensuring bike friendly hotels, sportive entries, bike rentals and airport transfers can be booked in one go. They are official partners to the top events in Europe and work with expert local partners in some of the best cycling regions in Europe so you get a flavour of the local culture as well as access to iconic and secret local routes.
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HackScience brings research to the world faster. Their affordable lab automation tools enable researchers to cut down on manual processes and accelerate their work. Comprised of a team of engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs, HackScience have won numerous life sciences accolades and awards.
Course Match is a mobile market place that helps students and educational institutions better connect. Their mobile app features a swipeable interface providing an engaging, easy to use platform boasting thousands of higher education courses along with their key metrics. Universities use Course Match's real time marketing platform to market to students directly through live chat and push notifications.
TRIM-IT connects UK barbers and their customers. Their Barber app and web service presents barber’s portfolios to a network of users eager to cut the queues. Darren Tenkorang and his team founded the company in May 2016 shortly after the Startup Sussex competition where the TRIM-IT App was awarded first place by the Sussex Innovation Center.
Skignz is a Geo-Location based Augmented Reality platform created to provide the billions of mobile device users with a whole new way to view and engage with digital information in a non-intrusive way.
Global Marketplace Technology
Global Marketplace Technology is the machine behind Nynjalist.com. The luxury marketplace which offers rewards to Influencers in return for uploading and sharing User Generated Content through the platform. Nynjalist will provide a revolutionary approach to eCommerce & Marketing, closing the gap between consumers and content providers and is tipped to disrupt the Advertising Industry.