December 30, 2019

New Deals For Week Ending 12/29/19

Below are the latest equity crowdfunding raises begun since December 15, 2019. For additional information, we encourage KingsCrowders 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 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.

Xcite Interactive

Xcite Interactive is raising funds on Wefunder via Common Stock with an $18 million pre-money valuation. The team at Xcite Interactive provides in-stadium interactive media content. By doing so, sports fans can interact in real-time with teams via sponsorships and advertisements. To date, over 200 million fans have engaged with the product and current clients include the NFL, NBA, and MLB. The minimum investment amount for Xcite Interactive is $100 and the minimum target for the round is $400,001.

Rumble Motors

Rumble Motors is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $12 million valuation cap. The team at Rumble Motors is creating eco-friendly electric bicycles. The Swedish/American team differentiates its products with a quick 3-5. hour charging time and 80 mile range. Founder and CEO Reza Khademi began his career building racer motorcycles back in 1977. He has substantial experience in industrial engineering. The minimum investment amount for Rumble Motors is $100 and the minimum target for the round is $10,000.

Prime Lightworks

Prime Lightworks is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $10.2 million valuation cap. The team at Prime Lightworks is creating a spacecraft propulsion system that runs fully on electricity. Founder & CEO Kyle Flanagan was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science and is a Y Combinator Alum. The solution, which could eliminate the need for spacecraft fuel, taps into the $1B satellite propulsion market.

The minimum investment amount for Prime Lightworks is $199.82 and the minimum target for the round is $9999. CompanionCBD is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $3.9 million valuation cap. The team is run and owned by veterinarians. The all-natural CBD gummy “treats” are tailored for pets. The team is targeting both pet owners directly, and vet offices. The “ask a vet” portal ensures accurate dosing for any furry friend. The minimum investment amount for CompanionCBD is $250 and the minimum target for the round is $10,000.

Tacotopia

Tacotopia is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $5 million valuation. Tacotopia is a larger than life playground where you can experience taco-inspired, interactive, and immersive art. The influencer marketing trend is set to become a $1B industry and the company has created a way for individuals to connect with brands that align with their lifestyle and values. The company has made over $600k in revenues in its first few months of operations. The minimum investment is $100 and the team has raised a little over $500 to date.

I am Like You (Film)

I am Like You (Film) is raising funds on Wefunder via Revenue Share Loan. The film follows a teenage boy, Sean and his relationship with his wolfdog, Lucky. Around 75% of the film has already been shot and the team is now raising funds for completion. I am Like You is written and directed by Haik Kocharian. The minimum investment amount for I am Like You Film is $750 and the minimum target for the round is $50,000.

Giant Leap Coffee

Giant Leap Coffee is raising funds on NextSeed via Term Note. Giant Leap Coffee is a space-themed coffee shop located in Houston, Texas. The shop serves locally roasted coffee, tea, kombucha, and fresh baked goods. Giant Leap already has one open location in Hpuston’s East End. President Logan Beck has prior founder experience with Root Lab LLC, a design and fabrication workshop. The minimum investment amount for Giant Leap Coffee is $100 and the minimum target for the round is $200,000.

Sunu

Sunu is raising funds on Republic via Crowd SAFE with a $12 million valuation cap. The team has created wearable technology for the visually impaired. The smart band has sonar obstacle detection, as well as GPS navigation, empowering the visually impaired to be more independent. The band uses sonar or echolocation technology to detect objects up to 16 feet away. The team has raised $870k to date and is backed by Y Combinator, among others. The minimum investment amount for Sunu is $100 and the minimum target for the round is $300,000.

Hitch Robotics

Hitch Robotics, with a valuation cap of $10 million, is raising crowdfunding on SeedInvest. The company has developed electric and fully-autonomous robots for the agriculture and farming industry. By using the Hitch robots, farms can automate their transport systems, and reduce labor requirements and increase productivity by 40%. Hitch was founded by Nick Giancola and Ethan Joffe. Hitch has signed a letter of intent with HMC Farms for 100 robots and has also signed another LOI with the same company for partnership in research & development. The minimum investment amount for Hitch is $1000 and the minimum target for the round is $25,000.

True Foodies

True Foodies is raising funds on SeedInvest via Crowd Note with a $5 million valuation cap. True Foodies is a culinary hub for food lovers offering a community, education, and more. One key feature of the platform is the video cooking service that offers live streaming with famous chefs around the world. The minimum investment amount for True Foodies is $1000 and the minimum target for the round is $25,000.

Genobank.io

Genobank.io is raising funds on Republic via Crowd SAFE with a $10 million valuation cap. The company aims to address privacy issues in DNA test kits. The team has created the world’s first encrypted DNA extraction kit. In doing so, Genobank.io has created a DNA wallet that is decentralized and therefore virtually un-hackable. It gives the user complete control over their bio-records, and nobody can gain access without explicit consent. The team is offering both D2C and enterprise models and has a minimum target of $100,000.

Alpha’a 

Alpha’a is raising funds on Republic via Crowd SAFE with an $8 million valuation cap. The company has created a free virtual art gallery that spans across 3 continents. Over 1,000 pieces of art have been sold on the platform in the last two years. Alpha’a ‘s clients include Hilton, Zola, and Gilt. The gallery is completely customizable down to the size and finish of the piece. The team has raised over $600k to date and has a minimum target of $25,000.

VegasWINNERS

VegasWINNERS is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $6.38 million valuation cap. VegasWINNERS aims to be the world leader in sports analytics and research, providing professional advice to sports gamblers worldwide, capitalizing on the recent legalization of sports gambling. The team wants to enable amateur betters to make wise picks and generate the most returns from their bets. The team offers $100 daily packages for those wishing to make the most educated picks. The minimum investment amount for VegasWINNERS is $297 and the minimum target for the round is $9,999.

XTI Aircraft

XTI Aircraft is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $51.5 million valuation cap. The team at XTI Aircraft has created a hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft called the TriFan 600. The TriFan 600 is faster and has greater range than traditional aircrafts and seats 6. As of now, the team is still in the conceptual and preliminary design phase of the aircraft and is focusing on financing initiatives. 80 orders have already been placed in presale. Each plane costs from $6-8M. The minimum investment amount for XTI Aircrafts is $450 and the minimum target for the round is $9,999.

BioCurity Pharmaceuticals

BioCurity Pharmaceuticals is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $34 million valuation cap. The team is in the clinical stages of creating technology to minimize skin damage during a cancer patient’s radiation therapy. The drug mitigates tissue damage during this therapy and has already been preclinically tested for multiple cancer types. The team aims to be the first FDA approved drug used to prevent radiation dermatitis. The minimum investment amount for BioCurity Pharmaceuticals is $1003 and the minimum target for the round is $9996.

HARA Flow

HARA Flow is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $12.3M valuation. HARA Flow is a lifestyle brand of CBD products hoping to connect individuals to their personal health and wellness as well as connect individuals to one another. The company is tackling the growing CBD market which is projected to reach $20B by 2024 and has reached lifetime sales of $354k in 14 months. The minimum investment is $200 and the team has raised a little over $1k to date with a minimum offering of $10,000.

SkillSoniq

SkillSoniq is raising funds on Wefunder via SAFE with a $5.5 million valuation cap. SkillSoniq is an online marketplace using AI that connects companies with freelancers at affordable rates. In today’s “gig” economy, SkillSoniq is helping individuals choose when and where they want to work on an interim or even contract-to-hire basis. The company has garnered over $600k in annualized revenue in its 1st year. The minimum investment is $100 and the team has raised a little over $50,000 to date.

Commerce.AI

Commerce.AI is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $26M valuation. Commerce.AI harnesses the power of AI and Big Data to give brands and corporations the ability to see what does and doesn’t work with products. In a world where over 80% of the 30,000 new products introduced fail, Commerce.AI is helping teams find what product features work best and to let teams focus on just building great products and selling them with confidence. The startup has built an impressive customer base in Walmart, Coca-Cola, Chanel, and numerous other high profile brands. The minimum investment is $300 and the team has raised a little over $17k to date with a minimum offering of $10,000.

Paqui Tequila

Paqui Tequila is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $8 million valuation. Paqui is producing and selling a luxury tequila that is supposedly smoother and more refined than other luxury tequilas. The luxury tequila market is supposedly the fastest growing segment of the spirits category accounting for $5.6B in 2017. The company has an 85% resale rate on over 180 accounts. The minimum investment is $199.20 and the team has raised a little over $12k to date with a minimum offering of $10,000.

SitTight

SitTight is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $14 million valuation. SitTight has created a chair that promotes good posture that activates certain muscles in the body that also burns helps burn some calories. The team is tackling the adult working population with the standing desk market being approximately $2.8B. The minimum investment is $399 and the team has raised $0 to date (very new listing) with a minimum offering of $10,000.

Cloudastructure

Cloudastructure is raising funds on Wefunder via Crowd SAFE with a $10M ($9M valuation cap for the 1st $100k) valuation cap. Cloudastructure is an enterprise SaaS business offering facial recognition, AI, and machine learning for cloud-based video surveillance. Most enterprise buildings rely on security guards surveiling cameras and who enters. Cloudastructure is automating all of it for every possible entrance with their technology using AI, ML, and facial recognition. The startup currently boasts $10k in MRR with a churn rate less than 5% on about ~30 customers. The minimum investment is $100 and the team has raised a little over $75,000 to date with a minimum offering of $80,000.

Airemos

Airemos is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $7.5M valuation. Airemos has created the proprietary RIFTech (Rapidly Inflatable Framing Technology) that offers a completely modular framing system supported entirely by pressurized air. Their air tents claim to save customers in the events marketing and advertising space time and money in setup and transportation. The team has made over $1M in revenue with customers including Disney, ESPN, and other corporate customers. The minimum investment amount is $249 and the team has raised just shy of $2k to date and has a minimum offering of $10,000.

Skunk Brothers Spirits

Skunk Brothers Spirits is raising funds on StartEngine via Equity with a $4.5 million valuation. Skunk Brothers is a family-run distillery producing and selling high-quality spirits focused on locally sourced ingredients. Skunk Brothers specializes in Peated Bourbon, “Moonshine” Corn Whiskey, Sweet Apple Pie Brandy, and seasonal fruit cordials. The team primarily sells through their tasting room and local loyal following. The minimum investment amount is $250 and the team has raised a little over $9k to date and has a minimum target of $10,000.


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