Vamoose

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Vamoose Chilangos are back Having raised £2.1m in a mini bond last year on Crowdcube, the Mexican restaurant chain is now looking for £1m for just over 3%  – in equity this time. We are not fans – of Mexican […]

Why HMRC data cannot be trusted.

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Why HMRC data cannot be trusted. We have been saying this for while. The data that HMRC hold on companies is not accurate. Filed Accounts and Annual Returns for SMEs are often fictitious. Here’s a classic example. Bnktothefuture is an […]

A Sorry Tale

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Crumpet Cashmere was an accident waiting to happen. The founders had already gone bust once owing £750k, done a prepacked deal which stated they were not be directors of the new Crumpet Cashmere, made themselves directors, raised money on Crowdcube […]

Camden Brewery Exit

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Camden Brewery, who raised almost £3m on Crowdcube only this summer, have sold out to global drinks giant AB InBev. The deal leaves the Crowdcube investors with a return of roughly 70%. Rumour is that AB paid around £85m. During […]

ECF in the WSJ

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A piece in the WSJ we helped put together. Most of the information came from our blogsite – U.K. Shows the Way for Amateur Venture Capitalists Max Colchester By Max Colchester 24 December 2015 The Wall Street Journal LONDON The U.K. […]