Mind Candy

Mind Candy creates brands with a digital heart for kids and their families. Mind Candy's flagship product is Moshi Monsters.  The brand has also expanded offline into best-selling books, magazines, toys, trading cards, music albums and a movie. The Company is currently working on several new projects on tablet and mobile.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Greater London, GB
Size (employees)
60 (est)-1%
Mind Candy is headquartered in Greater London, GB

Mind Candy Office Locations

Mind Candy has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
15 Bonhill St

Mind Candy Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Total Funding

$31.1 m

Latest funding size

$1.5 m

Time since last funding

4 months

Investors

Mind Candy's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $1.5 m. In total, Mind Candy has raised $31.1 m

Mind Candy Financial Metrics

Mind Candy's revenue was reported to be £7.2 m in FY, 2015 which is a 46% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2015)

7.2 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

(46%)

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

28%

Net income (FY, 2015)

(10.4 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

30.6 m13.2 m7.2 m

Revenue growth, %

(57%)(46%)

Cost of goods sold

8.4 m8.6 m5.2 m

Gross profit

22.2 m4.7 m2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

73%35%28%

Operating expense total

25 m18.3 m11.9 m

Pre tax profit

(2.8 m)(14.2 m)(10.9 m)

Net Income

(2.2 m)(14.1 m)(10.4 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash

10.1 m9.1 m4 m

Accounts Receivable

1.2 m1.3 m326.1 k

Current Assets

21.2 m14.7 m7.7 m

PP&E

1.8 m1.4 m673.7 k

Goodwill

6 m4.7 m1.8 m

Total Assets

29 m20.8 m10.2 m

Accounts Payable

953.8 k206.1 k103.9 k

Current Liabilities

5.8 m4.3 m4.2 m

Total Liabilities

5.8 m10.8 m10.6 m

Retained Earnings

(2.2 m)(14.1 m)(10.4 m)

Total Equity

23.2 m10 m(429.1 k)

Financial Leverage

1.3 x2.1 x-23.7 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

419.7 k(7.4 m)(4.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

5.8 m

Income Taxes Paid

601.4 k87.6 k550 k
GBPY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

67.1 k

Financial Leverage

-23.7 x

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