New Deals - February 24, 2019

New Deals for the Week of 02/24/2019

Below are the newest equity crowdfunding raises that started this past week. For additional information, we encourage KingsCrowders to click on the link provided for more details, how each startup’s respective raise is progressing, and the ideas they are bringing to the marketplace.

 

Please note, these are not recommendations but are meant to inform our readers of new investment opportunities.

 

Be sure and check back with KingsCrowd in the future. We will continue providing updates on the following deals as they progress. Particularly if we feel they meet our criteria of being worthwhile as potential investments.

 

Happy Investing!


Buyer’s View


Buyer’s View, a real-estate platform for home sellers, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company has a pre-money valuation of $2.89 million. Buyer’s View is a technology-based platform that allows home sellers to match with homebuyers through real estate agents easily. The process of match-making is easy, simple, and less expensive.


Buyer’s View was founded by Robert McAvoy in 2017. The current crowdfunding round has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $107,000. Buyer’s View has already completed its introductory phase and has 40 clients. The company also plans to add lenders and professional service providers to its platform.


Suavecito Tequila


Suavecito Tequila, with a pre-money valuation of $25.15 million, is raising crowdfunding on StartEngine. Suavecito Tequila is one of the world’s smoothest tequilas. The classic taste of Suavecito Tequila is a rare combination of highlands air, elevation, and mountain-top water. The company adds 2% blue agave nectar into its product to add a touch of sweetness.


Suavecito Tequila was founded by Bill Foss in 2010. The current round of crowdfunding has a minimum raise of $10,000 and a maximum raise of $1,070,000. Suavecito Tequila currently has distribution in 7 states and plans to grow to 40 states in the next five years.


Cheaters


Cheaters, a weekly syndicated TV show, is raising on StartEngine. Cheaters is one of the longest-running television shows, in its 18th season. The shows are sold to television stations, and the revenue is split between the show and the station.


The show makes revenues through advertisements, placements, and international revenue. Cheaters was started in 1995 by Bobby Goldstein. The company is raising funds for new episodes. The current crowdfunding round has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $1,000,000. Cheaters is doing very well and has increased its designated market area from 54% (30 min shows) and 63% (1 hr shows) to 93% and 100%, respectively.


OddFellows Ice Cream


OddFellows Ice Cream, with a pre-money valuation of $9 million, is raising on SeedInvest. OddFellows Ice Cream is a premier ice cream brand in New York. The ice creams are based on American classics and are unique and innovative.


OddFellows operates four stores in New York and sells its ice creams in 20 top-class restaurants. The current round of crowdfunding has a round size of $2,000,000. OddFellows Ice Cream has already generated $5 million in sales since its inception, with 2018 sales being $1.6 million. The 400 flavors of OddFellows Ice Cream have been recognized as the best ice cream in New York and nationally.


Carmelo’s


Carmelo’s, an iconic Italian restaurant, is raising crowdfunding on NextSeed. Carmelo’s Cucina Italiana has been in existence for 38 years. After being bought by Benjamin Berg from Carmelo Mauro in December 2017, the restaurant is undergoing a remodel. Carmelo’s is well-known for its delicious pasta and Italian food.


The current crowdfunding round has a minimum target of $150,000 and a maximum target of $600,000. It seems to be a good investment as Carmelo’s is famous among the locals and focuses on locally-sourced produce. The new executive chef of Carmelo’s is a veteran of Michelin-starred restaurants in Milan and New York City.


CrediBLL


CrediBLL, an artificial intelligence-powered job search marketplace, is raising on StartEngine. The company has a valuation cap of $9.5 million. CrediBLL is offering a fast and reliable solution for tech hiring with the help of an intuitive user interface. Both employers and job-searchers can look for the best fit based on their requirements with the help of the interface.


CrediBLL was founded by Neeraj Sharma, Varun Singh, and Shikha Vashist. The current round of crowdfunding of CrediBLL has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $535,000. CrediBLL is streamlining the hiring and interviewing process with its unique features. The company reported more than $1 million in revenues in 2018, a 266% increment year-over-year.


Hyperspace


Hyperspace, with a valuation cap of $5 million, is raising crowdfunding on WeFunder. The company is creating the first open platform for walk-through virtual reality experiences. Its first experience was showcased in Seattle and has been a raging success. Hyperspace is taking out-of-home location-based entertainment to the next level.


Hyperspace was founded by Jeff Ludwyck. The current crowdfunding round is going to launch on February 15, 2019. Hyperspace holds a strong future potential and is projecting to open 3 venues in 2019 and more than 50 venues in 5 years. Ticket sales per venue are expected to be $2.2 million, with a gross margin of $1 million.


Stella Carakasi


Stella Carakasi DTC, with a post-money valuation of $5.5 million, is raising on StartEngine. Stella Carakasi is a direct-to-customer luxury fashion brand which is size-inclusive and eco-friendly. The fabrics used for the clothing are sustainable and of impeccable quality. Stella Carakasi DTC was founded by Stella Carakasi, Steven Boutrous, and Allan Boutrous in 2018.


The current crowdfunding offering has a minimum raise of $10,000 and a maximum raise of $1,070,000. Stella Carakasi is a modern brand that combines luxury with comfort, along with being kind to the environment.


Torii Labs


Torii Labs, a plant medicine company with a valuation cap of $2.5 million, is raising on WeFunder. The company creates herbal tonics to balance and build bodies and minds. Torii Labs combines Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Western herbs with organic juices to form the tonics.


It is currently selling four tonics under the names Awake, Unwind, Restore, and Re-Leaf, and is ready to launch two more. Torii Labs was founded by Giles Hayward and Lulu Luchaire. The current crowdfunding round of Torii Labs has a minimum target of $125,000. The products of Torii Labs are currently being sold in more than 90 stores with a gross profit margin of 70%.


PropertyClub


PropertyClub, the next-generation real estate platform, is raising on NetCapital. The company has a post-money valuation of $5.83 million. PropertyClub is changing the way how people invest in, buy, sell, rent, and search for real estate. Users of PropertyClub can connect to landlords and brokers directly and earn crypto rewards like Bitcoin and PropertyClub Coin, and USD rewards.


Users can also use the technology and tools of PropertyClub to list and market their properties. PropertyClub was founded by Andrew Weinberger. The crowdfunding round has a minimum raise of $10,000 and a maximum raise of $625,000. PropertyClub has already passed 10,000 active listings on the marketplace and is soon to cross 15,000 active listings.


WhiteClouds


WhiteClouds, a revolution in 3D printing with a valuation cap of $22 million, is raising on WeFunder. The company is offering a 3D printing software platform which allows the businesses to produce customized products for their customers. The businesses need not have any expertise in 3D printing and can create high-quality personalized products across categories ranging from medical and veterinary to retail and gaming.


WhiteClouds was founded by 14 co-founders, including Jerry Ropelato and Joey Skinner in January 2013. The current crowdfunding round, that was launched on February 14, 2019, has a minimum target of $100,000 and a maximum target of $306,970. WhiteClouds has already generated $9.8 million in revenues since its inception and has acquired software 3D printing companies Sandboxr and 3DPlusMe.


Cloudastructure


Cloudastructure, with a valuation cap of $7 million, is raising on Republic. The company offers cloud-based, artificial intelligence-powered object detection and face recognition for enterprise security. The security provided by Cloudastructure is more intelligent than human. Cloudastructure was founded in April 2003 by Rick Bentley and Gregory Rayzman. In the previous financing rounds, Cloudastructure has already raised $1.2 million from strategic investors.


The current crowdfunding round has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $107,000. Cloudastructure already has monthly recurring revenue of $10,000 and is backed by founders with years of experience in similar industries.


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