Crowdcube's scaling issues and Mondo's failed public funding launch

This past Monday 29 February, one of my favourite companies in the fintech space Mondo launched their public funding round on the crowd funding platform CrowdCube. This event has been built up over the last few months and there was a significant level of hype around it. The launch, however, was by all accounts a failure. This post aims to break down the reasons for failure, and hopefully give some insight into preventative measures. »