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HUUB launches crowdfunding campaign, sees cycling sales rise by 681%

Derby-based HUUB has launched a Crowdcube campaign. It is looking to raise a minimum of £250,000 to accelerate growth into new territories and through category expansion and extension. Olympic medallist triathletes and long-term HUUB athletes, brothers Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, have kickstarted the raise which will enable HUUB to continue …

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Electric Cycle Company to open “UK’s largest” e-bike shop

The Electric Cycle Company (ECC) is moving to a 4,000 square foot, carbon-neutral premises in Edinburgh. Boogie, host of Forth 1’s Breakfast Show, joined Neill Hope, MD of the Electric Cycle Company, to launch a crowdfunding campaign to renovate the building into a new store and workshop, the “biggest e-bike …

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Cycling tech start-up Body Rocket raises over £255,000 in crowdfunding

Body Rocket has successfully raised £255,424 in its first investment round on Crowdcube. The Brighton-based sports tech start-up set out looking to raise a minimum of £80,000 but surpassed this figure in just 24 hours on Crowdcube, following input from private investors. The team, who’ve developed the “world’s first” Direct Force …

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Cycling tech start-up Body Rocket partners with HotChillee

Body Rocket has partnered with cycling holiday agency HotChillee to offer top investors an exclusive training weekend. The start-up is heading into its final days on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube already overfunding, aiming to raise capital to take its current prototype device to MVP enabling testing with professional cycling teams and …

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Brompton commits up to £100,000 as part of new Wheels for Heroes campaign

Brompton Bike Hire hopes to expand its support for the NHS with the launch of a new initiative aiming to deliver over 1,000 newly-manufactured Brompton bikes to key staff. The Wheels for Heroes campaign sees Brompton Bike Hire launch a crowdfunder and commit production costs equating to an investment of …

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Body Rocket hits funding goal hours ahead of campaign launch

Brighton-based sports tech start-up Body Rocket has hit its funding goal hours ahead of its campaign launch. The campaign, which initially sought to raise £80,000, opened early to a select group of private investors on 15th March 2020 and was fully-funded just a few hours later. Now open for public …

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