It is with much regret the Co-founders announce the closure of The Acorn Collective with immediate effect. This has not been an easy decision and one that is the result of a great deal of consideration. Whilst this decision is a recent one the cause of it can be traced back many months.

For those who have been following us for a while you will know that our pre-sale raised successfully. This money’s purpose was two-fold: firstly to promote the main sale later in 2018 and to enable us to deliver an MVP. The main-sale did not go well. We expended a great deal of time and resources into making our main-sale a success unfortunately the crypto market crashed. Like many ICO’s, we also lost dollar value from the ETH we had yet to convert to fiat. This was compounded by two capital-raisers also failing to produce and our main backer from the pre-sale failing to deliver their promise of another fund injection. …

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The Artist with her work

Jillian Godsil of, is raising funds to create a documentary about young and upcoming artist, Amanda Doran, who has already won numerous awards. She has already gained much recognition, she was shortlisted for the Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4’s New Sensations Award where she exhibited her tattoo-inspired collection of paintings resulting in these works becoming part of the infamous Saatchi Collection. Amanda has also been featured on RTE 1 due to the praise and exposure gained from one of her solo shows.

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RTE Radio

The documentary, shot by award winning Terry Loughran (a multi-award winning director and stuntman on the hit show Vikings) of Green Grape Productions and produced by Jillian Godsil of,

With the MVP live and more projects being added each week, we’re coming to the end of the first phase of Acorn. Next up is to refine our marketing to reach more crowdfunders, deliver the Acorn Marketplace over the next few weeks and focus on what we can do to make Acorn the most accessible and supportive platform available.

As we end this first phase and look toward growing the platform itself, we’ve decided to stop using the Telegram chatroom as a way to communicate. …


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