New Deals for the Week Ending 10/24/2021 - KingsCrowd

October 25, 2021

New Deals for the Week Ending 10/24/2021

Below are the latest equity crowdfunding raises begun this past week. For additional information, we encourage KingsCrowd members to click on the link provided for more details. If interested, be sure and follow how each startup’s respective raise is progressing and the concepts they are bringing to the marketplace.

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

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.

 

Stars on Board

Stars On Board, with a valuation of $33.4 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company creates and presents engaging and highly anticipated entertainment events to communities across the world. The events management company hosts outstanding celebrities and stars to perform across continents. Stars on Board already has many celebrities and influencers on the app, including ten of the top singers and a top plastic surgeon in the Middle East. Ray Fares and Youssef Harb founded Stars On Board in February 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $324,635. The campaign proceeds will be used to launch the Miami Valentine Cruise with celebrities in February 2022.

 

myEDmeds

myEDmeds, with a valuation of $12 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed a platform that provides online erectile dysfunction medication without a long-term commitment. It allows men to have a value-based option to get the erectile dysfunction medications of their choice. myEDmeds has a long-term deal with an industry-leading fulfillment partner and is licensed and certified in all 50 states. Louis Scerbo and Ryan Lombardi founded myEDmeds in March 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $5,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for operations, marketing, expansion of site functionality, enhancement of fulfillment capabilities, and expansion of customer service.

 

ARC

ARC, with a valuation of $64 million, is raising funds on Fundify. The company has developed a safe and secure platform for video conferencing. The platform does not have any surveillance, data mining, target marketing, recording, or privacy breaches and has user-friendly features. ARC is built for organizations and provides unlimited secure meetings, screen sharing, live video support, calendar integration, and other features. John Murphy founded ARC in April 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $250,000 and a maximum target of $5,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth, expansion, and future enhancements.

 

Atom Limbs

Atom Limbs, with a valuation of $40 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company is creating the world’s first mind-controlled bionic arm. The arm has full finger dexterity, 200 sensors, and can curl 45lbs. It is powered by artificial intelligence and will be sold to amputees and robotic organizations dealing with agriculture, factory assembly, and hazardous environments. Tyler Hayes founded Atom Limbs in April 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $3,930,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for hiring, materials, 3D prints, prototyping, equipment, and operating costs.

 

SunState Laboratories

SunState Laboratories, with a valuation of $12 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. It is a disruptive brand changing the household cleaner industry. SunState Laboratories has developed sustainable cleaning products in the form of effervescent tablets, DAZZ, that are mixed with plain water to make household cleaners. The company sells internationally as well, with new countries adding every quarter, and reported a 472% year-over-year increase in sales in 2021. David Shahan founded SunState Laboratories in 2012. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $100,003 and a maximum target of $2,999,989. The campaign proceeds will be used for accounting and legal fees, new product development, digital marketing, and working capital.

 

Dreams Aren’t This Good

Dreams Aren’t This Good, with a valuation of $5 million, is raising funds on Republic. It is the first lifestyle salsa brand that designs and sells premium chips and salsa. The brand is designed to be unique and to create emotional connections with the consumers. Dreams Aren’t This Good has created more than 300 retail partnerships and reported 333% revenue growth from 2019 to 2020. Matt Bennett founded Dreams Aren’t This Good in December 2017. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $107,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for increasing the sales and distribution channels worldwide, expanding online availability, investment in people and production, and marketing.

 

The Pretzel Haus

The Pretzel Haus is raising funds on Honeycomb. The business offers stuffed pretzels with flavors like pepperoni and mozzarella, spinach and feta, turkey bacon ranch, and other seasonal flavors. It will sell its tasty and fresh pretzels through a retail store and will also sell wholesale pretzels to local breweries. The products of The Pretzel Haus can already be found at high-profile restaurants, amusement parks, and zoos. Greg Mitchell and Nick Agostino founded The Pretzel Haus in April 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $15,000 and a maximum target of $150,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for leasehold improvements, equipment, and working capital.

 

Krazie Wings and Sauces

Krazie Wings and Sauces is raising funds on MainVest. The business serves its unique sauces to the brewery community. The offerings of Krazie Wings and Sauces include Peanut Butter and Jelly, Caribbean Strawberry, Hershey’s Chocolate, and coffee-infused sauces. Krazie Wings and Sauces plans to launch a food truck and open a brick-and-mortar location. Chef Barry Riley founded Krazie Wings and Sauces in January 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $20,000 and a maximum target of $100,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for operating capital, equipment, marketing, payroll, and inventory.

 

IntriEnergy

IntriEnergy, with a valuation of $24.8 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The climate technology company has developed an innovative solar cell solution. The solar cell produces 60% more energy and brings two times reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. IntriEnergy is led by an experienced team and has patented its solution. The offerings of IntriEnergy include Anti-Reflection Coating that increases photon absorption, Silicon Carbide for larger absorption spectrum, and Quantum Energy Dots for optimized current mobility. Jacqueline Coffey founded IntriEnergy in January 2014. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999.60 and a maximum target of $1,069,999.32. The campaign proceeds will be used for development, testing, and introduction to the global market.

 

Called Higher Studios

Called Higher Studios, with a valuation of $18 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The faith-based movie studio makes movies that matter. Called Higher Studios creates movies that honor God’s values and the Christian faith. The studio aims to create high-quality films and television content centered around Christ. The studio has already sold its first film, Camp Hideout. Jason Brown and Ash Greyson founded Called Higher Studios in June 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,002 and a maximum target of $4,999,996. The campaign proceeds will be used for marketing, future projects, project development, line extensions, company payroll, and working capital.

 

BSP Comics

BSP Comics, with a valuation of $13.1 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed a webtoons app that brings authentic black representation to the comic industry. The app is based on the most popular comic series in the black community, Black Sands, and is being developed and maintained by Majestyk, a top-tier development studio. BSP Comics gained 90,000 users in two months and has 40 different titles from diverse creators. Manuel Godoy founded BSP Comics in May 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $100,001 and a maximum target of $1,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for app development, marketing, and development slate for Black Sands Publishing.

 

EDA

EDA, with a valuation of $25 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed an enterprise-level SaaS platform to make culture visible to decision-makers for all surveys. The AI-powered platform revolutionizes real-time leadership decisions through its actionable insights. EDA is currently generating revenues and is expected to be profitable by 2022. Bonnie Hagemann founded EDA in January 2007. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for sales and marketing, accounting and deal documentation, technology development, and product development.

 

Qube Money

Qube Money, with a valuation of $76 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed digital cash envelope banking that gives spending control back to the people. The app helps people to increase their savings, decrease spending on unplanned purchases, and decrease money stress. Qube Money has had 30,000 downloads and averages more than 50 new customers per day. Shane Walker and Ryan Clark founded Qube Money in June 2015. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $250,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for marketing, development, and operations.

 

Peach City Brewing Company

Peach City Brewing Company is raising funds on MainVest. The brewery makes excellent craft beer, including West Coast IPAs, tripels, sours, Cascadian IPAs, and High Grav Barrel Ages. The beers of Peach City Brewing Company have been made using trial, error, and getting it right. Aaron Burton founded Peach City Brewing Company in April 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $50,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to upfit the location, purchase brewing equipment, and help to revitalize the community of Gaffney.

 

Chicken Waffle

Chicken Waffle, with a valuation of $75.1 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company develops and publishes award-winning games, cutting-edge extended reality (XR) development tools, and gamified blockchain solutions for NFT creators. It has built solutions for social networking technology, audio spatialization, military simulation training, and location-based multiplayer eSports. Chicken Waffle has millions of fans for its games and has support from various influencers  and streamers. Finn Staber founded Chicken Waffle in January 2017. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999.66 and a maximum target of $4,999,996.80. The campaign proceeds will be used to ramp up the pipeline and have a solid foundation to build upon.

 

PaidWorkout

PaidWorkout, with a valuation of $5.01 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company has developed a fitness motivation app that gamifies wellness. The app is driving the growth of the wellness industry by incentivizing people for their fitness and activity. It uses scientifically proven motivation techniques to help users stay consistent with their workout program and reach their activity goals. PaidWorkout has acquired more than 20,000 users in the first six months of its launch and received $65,000 in payouts from paid users. Nicole Pekerman and Michael Bluestein founded PaidWorkout in May 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999.60 and a maximum target of $1,069,997.50. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

Chip’s Chop Shop

Chip’s Chop Shop is raising funds on Honeycomb. It is a barbershop that provides top-quality service to its customers, along with products to maintain a grooming routine. Chip’s Chop Shop has a loyal customer base at its current location within Sola Salons and plans to open a new and independent location close by. The business currently has two product lines for at-home grooming, styling, and maintenance. Chelsea Gaydos founded Chip’s Chop Shop in June 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $15,000 and a maximum target of $20,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for new flooring, paint, plumbing, signage, and POS equipment at the new location.

 

Avimesa

Avimesa, with a valuation of $12.2 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company has developed an industrial IoT platform that connects thousands of off-the-shelf sensors from various suppliers to monitor the Internet remotely. A variety of low-power sensors, including movement, force, radar, pollution, and humidity, can be used to gain business intelligence on anything. Joe Austin and Jake Fields founded Avimesa in December 2016. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999.08 and a maximum target of $1,069,995.36. The campaign proceeds will be used for development and implementation.

 

Rancho Relaxo

Rancho Relaxo is raising funds on MainVest. It is a department store in Rancho Valley, CA that sells apparel and objects made by craftsmen and artisans. The aim of the business is to empower local artisans and create objects that are beautiful, sustainable, and functional. Rancho Relaxo has a 295% monthly growth with a 51% gross margin and a social media following of 3,607. Stella Adena founded Rancho Relaxo in November 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $50,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to set up its vintage trailer Sunny.

 

Squid Healthcare

Squid Healthcare, with a valuation of $20 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company is dedicated to developing innovative solutions related to periocular wellness. The business has created a specially formulated sterile hydrogel periocular dressing containing Manuka Honey. Squid Healthcare has completed and passed biocompatibility studies for the dressing and has also prototyped more than 15 other formulations. Ahmad Tawil and Ronald Mancini founded Squid Healthcare in August 2016. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $200,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for R&D, manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing, and G&A expenses.

 

KarbonPay

KarbonPay, with a valuation of $19.3 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company automates the payroll data of businesses and helps them save money through payroll efficiency. The platform allows businesses to perform payroll calculations anytime, anywhere, without spending time in manual calculations. KarbonPay platform serves more than 200 users in 40 companies and is growing 100% month-over-month. The platform delivers about 40% savings to its customers compared to existing payroll providers. Brad Price founded KarbonPay in 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,998.45 and a maximum target of $4,267,686.50. The campaign proceeds will be used for the launches in different countries, including the United Kingdom, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Hong Kong, and Canada.

 

Vene Rides

Vene Rides, with a valuation of $10 million, is raising funds on Republic. It is a micro-EV marketplace that offers sales and service of light electric vehicles. It is a new kind of bike shop where consumers can test ride, buy, rent, and service micro-EVs, including e-bikes, e-scooters, and e-mopeds. Vene Rides generated $50,000 per month revenue from its first store in Miami Beach as of February 2021. Josh Squire and Ruben Figueredo founded Vene Rides in October 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to launch new stores, invest in the marketing team, and invest in the product team.

 

Cybolt

Cybolt, with a valuation of $143 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company offers end-to-end digital risk management and cybersecurity solutions. It specializes in delivering technology solutions and services for managing digital risks through information protection, public safety, resilience management, and business resilience. Cybolt generated more than $26 million in revenue in the past twelve months and projects to reach $50 million in 2021. Mauricio Rioseco founded Cybolt in May 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $99,995 and a maximum target of $2,420,005. The campaign proceeds will be used for product development, new product launch, and acquisitions.

 

Ziggurat Technologies

Ziggurat Technologies, with a valuation of $10 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed the Zivolve app to make smart investments easy for everyday investors. The app uses AI and machine learning to analyze stock market data and helps users invest in US stocks and ETFs. Ziggurat Technologies’ app is already available in the beta version. Sia Nazari founded Ziggurat Technologies in March 2017. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for product development, marketing and sales, advertisements, AI research, and partnerships.

 

Infinite Composites

Infinite Composites is testing the waters on Spaced Ventures. The company has developed its patented infiniteCPV (iCPV) pressure vessels. The vessels are the most efficient tanks on the market as they are liner-less and help to reduce mass, cost, and development time for launch vehicle applications. iCPV reduces the mass of storage tanks by 40%, cost by 50%, and lead time by 80%. Matt Villarreal and Michael Tate founded Infinite Composites in October 2010. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $100,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to accelerate the buildout of the team, facility, and equipment to support rapid sales growth.

 

VOWburger

VOWburger, with a valuation of $11 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. It is a plant-based burger joint that aims to provide a sustainable alternative to traditional fast food. The food place offers a simple and delicious plant-based menu, including burgers, breakfast, Nashville chicken, and shakes. VOWburger has growing demand and is expected to grow 20% year-over-year for the next several years. Kevin Arca founded VOWburger in July 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999 and a maximum target of $1,069,998.60. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

Aspireship

Aspireship, with a valuation of $20 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed a re-skilling and job placement platform for the tech industry. The platform enables individuals to transform their future through learning while also connecting them with growing tech companies. Aspireship has a $1 million revenue run rate and more than 400% year-over-year growth in revenue. It has more than 80 hiring partners who have offered $1.5 million in full-time offers through the network. Corey Kossack and Jason Riedel founded Aspireship in June 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $1,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for product development, customer success, marketing, and admin expenses.

 

SolSolutions

SolSolutions is raising funds on Raise Green. The company is focused on equipment sales, rentals, and service of mobile solar generators and lighting. It serves event producers, building contractors, and facility managers and helps in the setup, service, and maintenance of rental equipment. SolSolutions has several products and services and has grown its revenue from $120,000 in 2009 to $436,000 in 2019. Chaz Peling founded SolSolutions in 2009. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $125,000 and a maximum target of $250,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for hiring, installation, marketing, upgrades, and legal and accounting expenses.

 

Kenyatta Computer Services

Kenyatta Computer Services is raising funds on SMBX. The company offers technical assistance to small and medium-sized companies with its trained IT management teams and engineers. The business has 50 technicians across the country and manages cybersecurity, staff augmentation and training, cloud services, and infrastructure installation. Lionel Maybin and Nahjee Maybin founded Kenyatta Computer Services in August 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $20,000 and a maximum target of $100,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for hiring staff and working capital.

 

Enact Systems

Enact Systems, with a valuation of $23 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company has developed a cloud storage platform for the solar and energy storage industry. The platform is bringing the power of data and business automation to the renewable energy industry to bring in vertical integration. Enact Systems has already generated $3.5 million in revenue and has global solar industry players as customers. Deep Chakraborty and Manasij Kar founded Enact Systems in 2012. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,997.40 and a maximum target of $999,990.90. The campaign proceeds will be used for the launch of 3D design capabilities on the ENVISION platform.

 

GameSafe

GameSafe, with a valuation of $10 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed technology to empower parents to protect their children online while gaming. The technology provides gaming protection to kids and protects them from being preyed upon. It monitors the chats inside the games the kids play. David Everitt founded GameSafe in July 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $249,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for technology development, marketing, internal staff, and cloud operational costs.

 

Qoins

Qoins, with a valuation of $12 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company has created a financial wellness app that combines automation and financial education to help pay off debts faster. The users can use the app to set up their financial goals, automate extra payments towards lenders, and improve their overall credit score. Qoins has more than 10,000 monthly active customers and reported a $1-2 million transaction volume in August 2021. Christian Zimmerman and Nate Washington founded Qoins in January 2017. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to position the company as a fully functional financial operating center.

 

Droneshare

Droneshare, with a valuation of $10 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. It is the world’s first drone share service app and the Uber of drones. The app allows people to share drones and view other places by looking through the cameras of other drones. The users can also tell the owners of other drones to change the course or go to specific places. Droneshare is taking interactive entertainment to the next level and making all places accessible. Valerii Spiridonov founded Droneshare in June 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for development resources to create a working prototype, marketing, and patent filing.

 

KAIYO Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

KAIYO Rooftop Bar & Restaurant is raising funds on Republic. The Japanese restaurant plans to offer a unique cocktail and food experience in the SOMA district of San Francisco. The goal of KAIYO is to take the guests through the cultural journey of Japanese diasporas with the new gastronomic sensation, Nikkei cuisine. KAIYO Rooftop Bar & Restaurant is expected to generate an annual income of $7 million with more than $1.4 million in net profits. John Park founded KAIYO Rooftop Bar & Restaurant in 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,200 and a maximum target of $450,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to expand the KAIYO brand into other major markets, including New York, Miami, Las Vegas, Tokyo, and London.

 

KK Technologies

KK Technologies, with a valuation of $12.5 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company offers cannabis subscriptions to consumers while empowering retailers and brands. The aim of KK Technologies is to innovate the cannabis industry ahead of federal legalization and incentivize consumer behavior. KK Technologies has a highly scalable model with huge ROI potential and passive income streams. Jean Pierre Fatta founded KK Technologies in June 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $5,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for technology development, key hires, operations, marketing and advertising, and territory expansion.

 

BlackHeart Bike Company

BlackHeart Bike Company, with a valuation of $8 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company designs and manufactures versatile bikes that can ride both on and off-road. The riders can switch between the two wheelsets of BlackHeart bikes and ride them on the road and on gravel off the road. One of the wheelsets is an aerodynamic set with thin tires, while the other is a durable set with large volume dirt tires. BlackHeart Bike Company has a strong sales history with year-to-date sales of $180,000 as of August 31, 2021. Zachary Lambert founded BlackHeart Bike Company in March 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $1,070,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for the launch of new product lines, including version 3 of the titanium frameset, aluminum version 1, electric version, and carbon fiber version 1.


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