New Deals for the Week Ending 02/27/2022 - KingsCrowd

February 28, 2022

New Deals for the Week Ending 02/27/2022

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.

 

Arkisys

Arkisys, with a valuation of $14.1 million, is raising funds on Netcapital. The company is building the first commercial robotic orbiting platform destination. The platform is called The Port and works as an aggregate platform to unlock manufacturing, assembly, and resupply in space. The Port aims to open up space for individuals, businesses, and organizations to explore. David Barnhart founded Arkisys in November 2014. 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 engineering, sales and marketing, lease expenses, IT, and hardware.

 

HLD Film

HLD Film is raising funds on Wefunder. HERO.LOSS.DIRT is a psychological drama with a stellar team and high return potential. The script of HERO.LOSS.DIRT is production-ready and has been rated highly by Slated, a leader in film packaging and script development. The film is written, directed, and produced by Oliver Mann, with Jordan Bass and Lauren Bass as casting directors. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,190 and a maximum target of $1,069,950. The campaign proceeds will be used to secure preliminary talent commitments, secure project funding, set up production offices, and adjust and finalize the production schedule and budget.

 

Poppy Bagels

Poppy Bagels is raising funds on SMBX. The business makes and sells authentic, hand-rolled, boiled, and baked bagels using local ingredients. The bagels of Poppy Bagels are authentic New York-style and are made using conventional yeast, local organic flour, poppy, sesame, garlic, onion, salt, and pepper. The business functions as pop-ups and with a pre-order delivery model. Reesa Kashuk founded Poppy Bagels in July 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $150,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for construction buildout for the bagel shop, purchasing equipment, and website upgrades.

 

Aashna

Aashna, with a valuation of $15 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company is an owner, operator, and designer of eco-rentals and wellness hospitality platforms. The platform offers access to wellness, community, and sustainable living options where members can visit, work, and play. Aashna provides people with flexible leases, locations, and memberships to fit their style. The first location of Aashna is ready to break ground at Asheville, with seven to nine months to occupancy. Stephanie O’Brien founded Aashna in April 2020. 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 for growth and expansion.

 

Storybook App

Storybook App, with a valuation of $12 million, is raising funds on Republic. It is an app that helps parents make their kids sleep better with soothing techniques and stories. It is the first app to combine bedtime stories with infant massage techniques and has been the number one parenting app in 90 countries. Storybook App has had more than 1.5 million downloads and reported total revenue of $393,000 in 2020. Dani Vega and Francisco Cornejo founded Storybook App in September 2020. 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 acquire more market share and grow revenue.

 

Skywide Real Estate International

Skywide Real Estate International is raising funds on Mr. Crowd. The company explores real-estate investment opportunities and works on property development, investment, and management. The current opportunity is to acquire a piece of land on Pine Tree Drive in Fairfax, Virginia. Skywide Real Estate plans to acquire, renovate, and resell the property in nine to 13 months. The expected return from the property in that time period is 13.19%. Jenna Anderson and Tianyuan Gu founded Skywide Real Estate International in June 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $39,000 and a maximum target of $99,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to acquire and redevelop the property.

 

Nebulai

Nebulai, with a valuation of $4.3 million, is raising funds on Netcapital. The company is developing a platform to connect solutions and talent through a fair and secure marketplace and break down the silos in the technology space. The platform will allow the creation of technology ecosystems around blockchain, communications, IoT, and cloud. Luis Rios founded Nebulai in July 2021. 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 salaries, DSTM platform, marketing, and legal expenses.

 

Boaz Bikes

Boaz Bikes, with a valuation of $50 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. It is an electric scooter-sharing company focused on safety. The scooters have a state-of-the-art design and come with batteries that can be swapped out in less than a minute compared to taking scooters home to charge. Boaz Bikes’ revenue per ride surpassed its competitors’ in 2021, and year-over-year revenue grew 319%. Emil Nnani and Cory Smith founded Boaz Bike in 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $3,783,715. The campaign proceeds will be used to expand in more markets and become operable in more than 20 cities with permits issued in more than 30 markets.

 

Senic

Senic, with a valuation of $28 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company merges smart homes and designs and makes smart home controls for Philips Hue, Sonos, and other companies. Senic currently has two products in the market, including its Friends of Hue Indoor Switch that controls the entire Philips Hue universe indoors and Friends of Hue Outdoor Switch that is designed for outdoors. Tobias Eichenwald, Felix Christmann, and Philip Ides founded Senic in April 2013. 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 tooling and certification of new products, marketing, R&D, and hiring.

 

Hunny Bunny’s Confections

Hunny Bunny’s Confections is raising funds on Honeycomb. The bakery specializes in delicious strolling cupcakes that give the customers a trendy way to consume touch-less sweets. The cupcakes of Hunny Bunny’s Confections are mess-free, premium, and high-quality, with no paper to unwrap, no crumbs, and no wandering frosting. Jackie Achadu founded Hunny Bunny’s Confections in March 2017. 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 purchase a convection oven, a generator and water tank, a refrigerator and freezer, and other equipment.

 

TrueGen Health

TrueGen Health is testing the waters on Fundify. The company is developing the next-generation technology and AI for pediatric behavioral health providers to treat children more effectively. The platform aims to improve access and quality of pediatric behavioral healthcare and amplify the efforts of providers and specialists. TrueGen Health works on a subscription-based model and generated revenue of $325,000 in the first year of business. Frank Adamo founded TrueGen Health in December 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,150 and a maximum target of $249,900. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

Levels Health

Levels Health, with a valuation of $300 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has developed a wearable device that gives users insight into their metabolic health by pairing the wearable with an intuitive app. The business also plans to build software that quantifies the effect of diet on metabolic health and to solve the metabolic health crisis. Levels Health has 15,000 lifetime beta members and has generated $8 million all-time revenue. Sam Corcos, Josh Clemente, David Flinner, and Casey Means founded Levels Health in June 2019. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,005 and a maximum target of $4,999,989. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

Philly’s on the Hill

Philly’s on the Hill is raising funds on MainVest. It is an upcoming American restaurant in Richmond Hill, GA. The restaurant will serve classic American comfort food, including Philly cheesesteaks, hot dogs, burgers, hoagies, Cuban sandwiches, and shaved ice. Philly’s on the Hill aims to hire local people who will be courteous to the local customer base. The business will also use the best ingredients for authentic taste. Angela Morales founded Philly’s on the Hill in June 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $30,000 and a maximum target of $45,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for operating capital.

 

Duradry

Duradry, with a valuation of $12 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company has developed easy-to-use antiperspirant deodorants that are safe, non-invasive, and FDA-approved. The solution has been proven effective against excessive sweating and attacks the sweating problem from many different angles. Duradry generated $4 million in revenue in 2021 and expects to generate $8 million in 2022. Jack Benzaquen founded Duradry in February 2014. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $1,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to launch new products and expand nationally and internationally.

 

Renovare Development

Renovare Development is raising funds on Small Change. It is a social impact real estate development company that focuses on transformational mixed-use projects that meet community needs. The projects of Renovare Development are located in urban areas, rural main streets, and Opportunity Zones. The company also collaborates with municipal partners on site selection and production of high-quality products. Jill Ferrari founded Renovare Development in August 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $100,000 and a maximum target of $250,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for operations.

 

Nuudii System

Nuudii System, with a valuation of $8.5 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. It is a boobwear brand that uses innovation, technology, and patented design to create comfortable lifestyle products. Nuudii System’s boobwear is the option between bra and braless and empowers women to own their wonderfully unique shape. Nuudii System has more than 60,000 customers in 40 countries, with sales of $2.8 million and margins of 78%. Annette Azan founded Nuudii System in March 2016. 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 marketing, inventory, product development, and hiring.

 

GenesisAI

GenesisAI is raising funds independently through Regulation A crowdfunding. The company provides a global AI network to buy and sell artificial intelligence technologies. GenesisAI is a machine learning protocol, in addition to being a marketplace for AI products and services. It is making AI accessible, affordable, and more efficient. The company is led by an elite team and has reported 19-times growth of monthly new user registrations. Archil Cheishvili, David Fan, and Mina Pascalito Nassif founded GenesisAI in 2018. The current crowdfunding campaign has no minimum target and a maximum target of $75,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for mergers and acquisitions, sales and marketing, research and development, and working capital.

 

Bobacino

Bobacino, with a valuation of $9 million, is raising funds on Dalmore Group through Regulation A crowdfunding. The company uses robotic automation to make a variety of high-quality and affordable bubble teas. Bobacino offers a new boba experience with creativity, curiosity, and accessible luxury. The company has built its preliminary prototype of a fully-automated boba machine that aims to keep the costs low and quality high. Darian Ahler founded Bobacino in 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has no minimum target and a maximum target of $4,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for product development, personnel, general overhead, and marketing.


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