New Deals for the Week Ending 05/22/2022 - KingsCrowd

May 23, 2022

New Deals for the Week Ending 05/22/2022

 

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.

 

Rule G Brewing

Rule G Brewing is raising funds on Honeycomb. It is an upcoming microbrewery and taproom in Parkland, FL. The brewery will offer railroad-themed decor, light snacks, board games, live music, and craft beer. Rule G Brewing will be the only microbrewery in Parkland and will present a unique environment for its clients. Ralph E. Rapa and Veronica Villa founded Rule G Brewing in February 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $210,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for buildout and brewing equipment.

 

Loon’s Landing Brewery

Loon’s Landing Brewery is raising funds on Honeycomb. It is a new brewery in Savage, MN, that aims to offer world-class, award-winning beer recipes to the people. The business will provide a place for people to relax, have fun, and gather as a community to enjoy its high-quality malt beverage products. Amy Johnson founded Loon’s Landing Brewery in November 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $250,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to finish the construction of the taproom, hire staff, and build out the back patio.

 

iatrixAir

iatrixAir, with a valuation of $4.2 million, is raising funds on Netcapital. The company has developed its patent-pending air sensor gateway and exchanger that detects, removes, and destroys airborne pathogens. The device is cellular-based and automates indoor air quality in commercial and public restrooms. The iatrixAir Priority 100 Pathogen Destroyer destroys pathogens and provides alerts using edge processing and AI analytics. Marc McConnaughey founded iatrixAir in March 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $423,750. The campaign proceeds will be used for Ciro design, Kasvva supply chain, lawyer fees, and building 10 EVT-Alpha units for customers.

 

Ghost Town Oats

Ghost Town Oats, with a valuation of $10 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. It is a barista-owned oat milk company that is promoting the culture of specialty coffee made using plant-based milk. The business also makes other products involving oat milk, including Ghost Town Oats + Honey Cheerios and Ghost Town Oats + Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Michelle Johnson and Josh Rudolf founded Ghost Town Oats in December 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 production and payroll, distribution and warehousing, sales and marketing, and operational expenses.

 

NanoVMs

NanoVMs, with a valuation of $25 million, is raising funds on Dealmaker Securities. The company is a unikernel platform that is building a new operating system to run Linux apps faster and safer. NanoVMs allows users to build, control, and run unikernels and prevent hackers from violating the data of organizations. NanoVMs has received initial revenue from the Air Force and has done paid trials with companies like Amgen. The company is building a new patented operating system to revolutionize the operating system architecture. Ian Eyberg founded NanoVMs in August 2015. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $4,624,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

BioLight

BioLight, with a valuation of $9 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company is working on innovative red light therapy to improve mitochondrial health. The therapy uses specific red and near-infrared wavelengths to promote health, wellness, and longevity. The red light therapy of BioLight has been found to provide benefits related to bone and joint health, brain and cognitive health, hair health, heart health, oral health, and much more. Dr. Michael Belkowski founded BioLight in June 2021. 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 meet consumer demand, invest in marketing campaigns, and continue researching the effectiveness of red light therapy.

 

The 420 Hotels

The 420 Hotels, with a valuation of $6 million, is raising funds on Republic. It is a new chain of boutique hotels and an on-site cannabis consumption lounge. The initial property is located at 420 E 11th in Denver, Colorado and is the first of the many hotels to come in the future. The 420 Hotels aims to offer a new type of cannabis hospitality by combining high-end hotel accommodations with a members-only cannabis club. Chris Chiari founded The 420 Hotels in April 2021. 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 renovations and expansion.

 

American Stories Entertainment

American Stories Entertainment, with a valuation of $28.4 million, is raising funds on TruCrowd. The company tells unique stories of real people and covers different lifestyles, including fishing, sports, hunting, and survival strategies. The business creates and controls its own shows and films in small and medium-sized towns. American Stories Entertainment is building a series of distribution channels for its content and aims to create diversity for its content. Tony McKnight and Robert Cefail founded American Stories Entertainment in December 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $1,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for advertising, show production, distribution establishment, and general operating expenses.

 

Peachy

Peachy, with a valuation of $5 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company makes pre-workout pods that are meant to be the future of the fitness and supplement industry. The pre-workout pods are specifically made for women in best-tasting flavors and come as water dissolvable pods making them less messy. Peachy generated revenues of $549,000 in 2021, with a 770% growth from 2020 to 2021. Natalie Malele and John Malele founded Peachy in March 2019. 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 purchasing inventory, marketing, and debt repayment.

 

Runner

Runner, with a valuation of $25 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company helps in connecting outstanding operations talent with the most inclusive companies. The platform allows the companies to look for talent and add people to their teams on a fractional or temporary basis. Runner has a diverse talent pool and operational talent at all levels, including human resources, operations, consultant, executive assistant, and runner. Runner has 120 customers and more than 350 on the waitlist, with a $1 million GMV run rate. Arlan Hamilton founded Runner in March 2022. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $100,000 and a maximum target of $5,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

Gryphon Online Safety

Gryphon Online Safety, with a valuation of $35 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company is offering a cloud-managed network-based protection service platform against cyber threats. The system comes with a high-performance WiFi system, a simple app, and machine learning. Gryphon Online Safety has generated $7.8 million in total sales and shipped more than 50,000 units. John Wu and Arup Bhattacharya founded Gryphon in 2014. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $25,000 and a maximum target of $3,500,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for growth and expansion.

 

ROCK’N Vodka

ROCK’N Vodka, with a valuation of $20 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The company makes unique, double-gold, award-winning vodka. The vodka of ROCK’N Vodka is 100% non-GMO and made using sugarcane. The business has also partnered with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick. ROCK’N Vodka is known for its unique flavor and celebrity-owned status, and it sells through retailers, including Walmart, Target, Total Wine, Kroger, and Goody Goody. Isabelle Roiniotis and Andrew Roiniotis founded ROCK’N Vodka in June 2015. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999 and a maximum target of $1,069,998. The campaign proceeds will be used to expand to new states, activate more partnerships, add staff, continue to grow the social portfolio, and increase work tastings.

 

Klinic

Klinic, with a valuation of $20 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The platform enables independent medical practitioners to build a Shopify-like experience. Klinic allows medical practitioners to launch, market, and deliver treatment by reducing the related costs and complexities. Klinic is licensed in more than 30 states and has grown to $25,000 monthly recurring revenue in the first three months of 2022. Avish Bhama and Dan Cheung founded Klinic in February 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $1,000,000 and a maximum target of $5,000,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for digital marketing for providers, customer support, engineering, and product development.

 

Mobeauty Supply Vending

Mobeauty Supply Vending is raising funds on Honeycomb. The company is a distributor of beauty supply vending machines. The vending machines of Mobeauty Supply Vending are located at convenience stores, beauty salons, barbershops, hotels, schools, and state buildings and make beauty products conveniently accessible to all. The vending machine provisions include lotions, lashes, Tylenol, bobby pins, and more. Maureen Washington founded Mobeauty Supply Vending in January 2022. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $80,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for marketing, equipment and tools, furniture and warehouse, and office systems.

 

Tropical Weather Analytics

Tropical Weather Analytics, with a valuation of $12 million, is raising funds on Spaced Ventures. The company has developed a high-resolution system for custom weather analytics and forecasting. The system is based on a NanoSat constellation that takes 3D wind measurements and predicts extreme weather phenomena. Tropical Weather Analytics was the winner of NASA’s 2017 Innovation in Earth Science and Remote Sensing Award and has $108 million invested in it by NASA. A.T. Stair, Jr. founded Tropical Weather Analytics in January 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 to meet customer demand and support the continued interest and growth in multiple industries.

 

ProMusicLeague Records

ProMusicLeague Records, with a valuation of $1.2 million, is raising funds on PicMii. It is a subscription-based record label and business marketing company. The business allows musical artists to sign up for a one-time fee for two years and receive guarantees, unlimited support, resources, and tools as a record label. ProMusicLeague Records has 125 artists and 10 companies currently signed on and aims to expand more. Jordan Crudo founded ProMusicLeague Records in August 2016. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $200,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to scale and expand.

 

Rainshine Global

Rainshine Global, with a valuation of $100 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has created a content studio and blockchain marketplace for global creators. The marketplace, RainBlox, helps global creators in the global launch and monetization of their content with transparent rights and contracts. It also enables fans to become active community members and investors. Neeraj Bhargava founded Rainshine Global in October 2020. 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 content development, working capital, and development of the RainBlox platform.

 

Vegpal

Vegpal, with a valuation of $3.5 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has built a community-building platform that connects vegans around the world. The vegan community and social media app advances the vegan movement by uniting vegans in local areas and across the world. Vegpal has thousands of members onboarded and has demonstrated strong and steady growth since its launch eight months ago. Dahlia Eisenberg founded Vegpal in March 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $500,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for marketing and new feature development.

 

Tradefluence

Tradefluence, with a valuation of $50 million, is raising funds on StartEngine. The mobile application aims to revolutionize market intelligence by connecting retail traders with financial influencers selling their market insights. The app enables traders to improve their strategies and performance with the help of prescriptive buy and sell signals given by industry experts. The platform is user-friendly and transparent and keeps the financial influencers accountable to traders. Tradefluence has undergone two beta tests and has 20,000 users. Peter Griscom, Conrad Smith, and Forrest Smith founded Tradefluence in February 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $9,999.36 and a maximum target of $1,069,998.08. The campaign proceeds will be used for research, innovation, marketing, branding, hiring, and team expansion.

 

Arable Brewing Company

Arable Brewing Company is raising funds on Republic. It is a specialized microbrewery and event space in Lane County, Oregon. The microbrewery offers a unique outdoor and indoor environment, food from rotating local food trucks, and a variety of beers, including IPAs, stouts, pale ales, lagers, porters, Belgians, and sours. Arable Brewing Company expects to sell approximately 174 barrels in 2022 and estimates profits of $66,000 within the first six months. Cam Wells, Chris Archer, and Amy Wells founded Arable Brewing Company in May 2020. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $150,000 and a maximum target of $190,000. The campaign proceeds will be used to open the brewery in Fall 2022, scale production, and achieve growth.

 

Trini Vybez

Trini Vybez is raising funds on SMBX. It is a food truck in Washington, DC that sells authentic Trinidadian food. The food is crafted using all-natural seasonings and spices and is preservative-free. The customers can taste the genuine food of Trinidad and Tobago at Trini Vybez, including chicken roti, bake and shark, vegan food options, and pholourie. Trini Vybez has a loyal customer base and aims to expand soon. Natalia Kalloo founded Trini Vybez in March 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 for kitchen equipment and tenant improvements.

 

Ivee

Ivee, with a valuation of $12.5 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company is personalizing the passenger experience with its software for ride-hail and self-driving cars. The personalization software of Ivee is cloud-based and can be delivered to vehicles and mobile phones. It combines proprietary data points and marketplace integrations with trip details provided by mobility operators. Ivee has been tested in 200,000 rides and has won several awards. Alex Giannikoulis founded Ivee in May 2018. 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 increase the reach, invest deeper into the software, and expand monetization.

 

HydroArtPod

HydroArtPod, with a valuation of $5 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company has created an AI-driven indoor garden for people to grow and eat fresh food every day. The indoor growing garden kit of HydroArtPod enables people to live more sustainably, save money, and reduce their impact on the environment. HydroArtPod is wall-mounted, fully self-contained, fully automated, and helps to grow more than 25 varieties of plants. Aline Pate and Richard Pate founded HydroArtPod in September 2021. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $50,000 and a maximum target of $500,000. The campaign proceeds will be used for sales and marketing, manufacturing and tooling up, logistics, and product development.

 

Phenomena

Phenomena, with a valuation of $6 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. It is an educational app that enables students to learn by seeing and doing. It is the new destination for experiential learning and helps build simple concepts into big ideas. Phenomena contains experiential media produced by creators and purchased by consumers. It is the first marketplace dedicated solely to digital learning experiences. Jared Schiffman founded Phenomena in September 2021. 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 software development, marketing, and community development.

 

Laminar Scientific

Laminar Scientific, with a valuation of $6 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. It is a revolutionary wave energy company that aims to innovate energy tech for coastal communities. The go-to-market wave energy product of Laminar Scientific is a nearshore microgram solution that will help to reduce energy costs due to unique infrastructure complexities. Laminar Scientific is drafting an MOU with an Asian developer, has discussions underway with Floridian and African developers, and has a collaboration LOI with a solar energy startup. Narayan Iyer founded Laminar Scientific in June 2021. 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 patent protections, prototype manufacturing, engineering team expansions, and marketing.

 

Lambs

Lambs, with a valuation of $30 million, is raising funds on Republic. The company makes revolutionary health-enhancing apparel. The apparel of Lambs helps boost immune health, cognition, recovery, and sleep. The scientifically-proven fabric technology of Lambs blocks external stressors and provides antioxidant support for the body and mind. Lambs reported seven times growth in 2020 and is on track to achieve $15 million in revenue in 2022. Arthur Menard Calenge and Thomas Calichiama founded Lambs in July 2018. 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 accelerate new product development, expand research with professional athletes, invest in marketing channels, and distribute fun and educational content.

 

Loverly

Loverly, with a valuation of $24 million, is raising funds on Netcapital. The company has developed a digital marketplace that empowers couples to plan their wedding day stress-free. The DIY wedding planning platform guides couples with wedding inspirations, expert wedding planning advice, and free wedding planning tools. Loverly has exclusive partnerships with industry leaders and an average monthly reach of more than 20 million across brand channels. Kellee Khalil founded Loverly in January 2011. The current crowdfunding campaign has a minimum target of $10,000 and a maximum target of $1,000,001. The campaign proceeds will be used for marketing, professional services, development, team resources, content production, and general and administrative expenses.

 

Cloudastructure

Cloudastructure, with a valuation of $10 million, is raising funds independently through Regulation A crowdfunding. It is an early-stage cloud video surveillance company that uses computer vision for surveillance. The platform detects if people are or aren’t wearing masks, how far apart they are, and if they are feverish. Cloudastructure is giving businesses the power to reopen safely. Rick Bentley founded Cloudastructure in 2003. The current crowdfunding campaign has a maximum target of $66,375,323. The campaign proceeds will be used for sales and marketing, engineering, hardware development, research and development, product development, and general and administrative expenses.


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