Biscuiteers smashes crowdfunding target

first_imgOnline hand-iced biscuit retailer Biscuiteers has secured £1.25m in crowdfunding from 784 investors in 31 countries.The business launched its crowdfunding campaign on 4 October this year through online equity investment platform Crowdcube.Having originally set out to raise £550k, Biscuiteers now has the second largest number of investors for a raise this size on the Crowdcube site.As a result, it will now join the Funded Club of 44 companies who have successfully raised more than £1m since Crowdcube was established in 2011.The average investment in Biscuiteers was £1,590 and the most common £100. The campaign was awarded a triple gold rating by crowdrating.co.uk, an independent guide to crowdfunding opportunities.Biscuiteers said the money is to accelerate growth in marketing, manufacturing, infrastructure, retail and international expansion.“We were overwhelmed with interest in our campaign – it was particularly lovely to have so many of our own customers among our investors,” said Biscuiteers founder and managing director Harriet Hastings.“We are hugely excited by the new opportunities this has created for the business.”last_img read more

Watch Full Show Videos Of Phish’s Two-Night Wrigley Field Run

first_imgLast weekend, beloved jam band Phish made their debut at the beautiful Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. The home of the Chicago Cubs welcomed Phish fans for two great nights on June 24-25, seeing the band bust out some rarities, play some debuts, and treat fans to their patented brand of great jamming.Among the many highlights from the two nights was the return of “Fluffhead,” covers of “I Am The Walrus” and “Space Oddity” – the latter performed a cappella – and some great jams in tunes like “Tweezer,” “Down With Disease,” and more throughout the run.You can read each show’s recap in full below:Phish Performs ‘Space Oddity’ A Cappella, Debuts New Song At Wrigley Opener [Videos/Gallery]Phish Busts Out ‘I Am The Walrus,’ Revives ‘Fluffhead’ For Wrigley Field Finale Thanks to DrFunkenstein2k on YouTube, we can share full videos for each of these marvelous performances below. Rock out with Phish below!Setlist: Phish at Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL – 6/24/16Set 1: Sample in a Jar, Chalk Dust Torture, Martian Monster > Rift, Yarmouth Road, Sand, Miss You[1], The Wedge, Free > Blaze OnSet 2: Down with Disease[2] > Fuego > Twist > Twenty Years Later > Waste > Also Sprach Zarathustra > Backwards Down the Number Line, Loving CupEncore: Space Oddity[3], Run Like an Antelope[1] Debut.[2] Unfinished.[3] Phish debut.Setlist: Phish at Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL – 6/25/16Set 1: The Moma Dance, AC/DC Bag > 555, Waiting All Night, Heavy Things, Happy Birthday to You, 46 Days, I Didn’t Know, Divided Sky, Cavern > Good Times Bad TimesSet 2: Carini > Tweezer > Fluffhead > Piper -> Steam > Wading in the Velvet Sea, Harry Hood > Tweezer RepriseEncore: I Am the WalrusNotes: This show was webcast via Live Phish. Happy Birthday was played for Phish tour manager Richard Glasgow. I Am the Walrus was played for the first time since June 29, 2010 (229 shows).last_img read more

Leganes drug bust nets 2 ‘pushers’

first_imgAn undercover officer initially boughtfrom the suspects a sachet of suspected shabu for P1,000. ILOILO City – Two suspected drug pushers were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Guihaman, Leganes, Iloilo. They were Bryan Sayona, 31, ofBarangay Granada, Bacolod City and Mark Sanoi, 36, of Barangay Mansilingan,also in Bacolod City, a police report showed. Seven more sachets of suspectedillegal drugs were seized during their arrest around 6:30 a.m. on   Saturday. Detained in the custodial facility ofthe Leganes police station, Sayona and Sanoi face charges for violation ofRepublic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PNlast_img read more