Below are the latest equity crowdfunding raises begun this past week. For additional information, we encourage KingsCrowders to click on the link provided for more details. If interested in investing, be sure and follow how each startup’s respective raise is progressing, and the concepts they are bringing to the marketplace.
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Be sure and check back with KingsCrowd in the future. We will continue providing updates on each raise as it progresses. Particularly if we feel they meet our criteria of being worthwhile as potential investments.
LEAF and ASH, with a pre-money valuation of $4 million, is raising funds on Fundanna. The company aims to become a premier cannabis real estate owner and purchase both indoor and outdoor hemp and cannabis operations. LEAF and ASH will then lease the facilities to licensed cannabis growers and gain from the operations.
LEAF and ASH is owned by Stephanie Bryan and is based in Oklahoma. The proceeds of the current crowdfunding round, with a minimum target of $11,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000, will be used for property purchases, improvements, and admin expenses. LEAF and ASH has already entered into a contingent agreement to acquire a 169-acre farm and has a grower and processor to be their first leasees.
Go For Vertical, a tech accelerator, is raising crowdfunding on WeFunder. The company assists entrepreneurs around the world to build and launch startups. Go For Vertical offers Vertical, its proprietary framework for developing new technology, and assists in developing new tech processes in emerging markets. Go For Vertical was founded by Edward Cruz in 2017.
The current round of crowdfunding has a minimum goal of $50,000 and a maximum goal of $107,000, and the funds will be used to build out the online platform, and for business development and sales. Go For Vertical is already established in Phoenix and Tucson and is now planning to expand beyond these cities and globally.
Raveler, a specialty marketing firm, is raising funds on NetCapital. The company has a post-money valuation of $0.81 million and offers action marketing to specialty food companies. The web-based app of Raveler allows specialty food companies to manage their inventory, batch information, and container tracking efficiently and the build-out of a content management module is in process. Raveler was founded by Lucy R. Valena and Jaime van Schyndel in 2018 and is ready for its release in the broad market. T
he proceeds of the current crowdfunding round, with a minimum goal of $10,000 and a maximum goal of $100,000, will be used for development, sales & marketing, operations, and G&A. Raveler will work on an efficient subscription-based model and will help small businesses get credit for the great work they do.
Digital Dream Labs, with a valuation cap of $5 million, is raising crowdfunding on Republic. The platform of Digital Dream Labs makes STEM learning easy and interesting and introduces the topics to the kids in a fun way. The first product of Digital Dream Labs, Puzzlets, helps pre-readers to use toy puzzle pieces to control onscreen learning environments. Digital Dream Labs was founded by Jacob Hanchar in July 2012 and has raised more than $1.65 million since its inception.
The current crowdfunding round has a minimum raise of $25,000 and a maximum raise of $1,070,000, and the funds will be used to hire more people. Digital Dream Labs has been profitable since 2017, and sales are expected to exceed $1 million in 2019 and $3 million in 2020.
Cherry App, the on-demand mobile nail service, is raising funds on SeedInvest. The company has a valuation cap of $3.5 million and allows customers to avail nail care services at home or office. Cherry App makes it connects local nail technicians with the customers and provides a convenient way to book appointments, with flexibility and transparency.
Cherry App was founded by Amber Venz Box, Aaron Coats, and Baxter Box in 2017. The proceeds of the current crowdfunding round, with a round size of $1.3 million, will be used for marketing, technology development, personnel, and debt service. Cherry App has already received over 970 reviews and a 4.9-star app rating.
Locai Solutions, the e-grocery provider, is raising funds on SeedInvest. The company has a pre-money valuation of $6.5 million and is redefining digital grocery. Locai Solutions uses its proprietary artificial intelligence to help grocers personalize the grocery shopping experience for their customers, engage them, and gain higher revenue.
Locai Solutions was founded by Mike Demko, Kit Demko, and Scott DeGraeve and raised $2.15 million in its pre-seed funding round. The current crowdfunding round has a total round size of $2 million, and the proceeds will be used for technology development, sales & marketing, client services, operational services, and G&A. Locai Solutions has already achieved significant market penetration and is set to launch its meal planning application, CookIt, in September 2019.
Liberty Access Technologies, with a pre-money valuation of $19.2 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company manufactures HYDRA-RX AC fast chargers to charge electric vehicles at offices, schools, and other locations. The AC chargers of Liberty Access Technologies are faster and cheaper than the DC Fast chargers.
Liberty Access Technologies was founded by Chris Outwater in 2009. The current crowdfunding round has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $107,000, and the proceeds will be used to advance the company’s marketing program for EV school bus chargers. Liberty Access Technologies has a unique and patented product and has been recently selected by California’s largest utility provider for a pilot program.
Nannocare, the manufacturer of revolutionary menstrual products, is raising crowdfunding on StartEngine. The company has a pre-money valuation of $14.8 million and uses Nannogenic technology to create alternatives to outdated menstrual products. The technology of Nannocare uses far-infrared rays, generated by the body itself, to improve blood circulation and relieve discomfort during menstruation. Nannocare was founded by Paul Van Kleef in 2017.
The current crowdfunding round has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $107,000. Nannocare is led by a team of highly experienced gynecologists, and the technology has been used and proven by many users in users testings. NannoPads and other products of Nannocare were sold at over 5,000 locations, with a 95% reorder rate in the last quarter.
SoapSox, with a pre-money valuation of $6.2 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. SoapSox is the next-generation washcloths for kids, in adorable shapes and characters. The washcloths make bathing fun for kids and easy for parents. SoapSox allows kids to feed bar or liquid soap inside a cavity and has finger-pockets for better scrubbing. SoapSox was founded by Ray Phillips in 2013 and grew extensively after its SharkTank success in 2016.
The current round of crowdfunding has a minimum raise of $10,000 and a maximum raise of $107,000. SoapSox has a wonderful success story with $3.3 million in lifetime sales, over 686,000 customers from across the world, and partnerships and agreements with Disney and Honest Co.
The Pine Jump, a planned combination of a coffee shop, brewery, cidery, and restaurant, is raising funds on WeFunder. The company plans to be an all-day provider of beverages ranging across craft beer, roasted coffee, cider, wine, and spirits. The founder of The Pine Jump, Matthew Hough, already owns two breweries in PA and plans to grow The Pine Jump to two new locations over the next couple of years.
The proceeds of the current crowdfunding round, with a minimum goal of $150,000 and a maximum goal of $1,000,000, will be used for construction and equipment purchases, product development, hiring, and business development. The Pine Jump will offer a unique and amazing experience to its customers with its high-quality craft beverage products.