Crowd Funding in our Region (1) Crowd Funding is having a large impact: 1)Revolution Software A video game developer based in York, raised $771,560 by pitching its proposal to develop the fifth entry in their Broken Sword adventure series, The Serpents Curse, on Kickstarter, a rewards based Crowd Funding platform.
Crowd Funding in our Region (2) 2) SkinKind (UK) Ltd SkinKind (UK) Ltd is a family owned firm that for the last 23 years has successfully developed and marketed an industrial range of natural hand cleaning products to companies. It is now looking to raise £49,000 through Rebuilding Society to increase their prescribing doctors practices and increase the number of individual Doctors prescribing SK products.
Crowd Funding in our Region (3) 3) Brew Dog In 2009, as a 2 year old company Brewdog became a public company and the first company in Europe to sell shares online in a scheme which was fully authorised by the Financial Services Authority, through the company's own website. Over 6,500 people invested, giving the company capital for growth and investors an equity stake.