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A Record Breaking Year for Seedrs: A Discussion with CEO Jeff Lynn

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Seedrs delivered a record year of crowdfunding. In an end of the year recap, Seedrs quantified their accomplishments including: £85 million invested in 159 different deals 45,000 individual investments were made during 2016 from 65 different countries FreeAgent, a company that raised £1.2 million Seedrs… Read More

Seedrs & Interbridge Venture Capital to Host China Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Competition

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Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has partnered with InteBridge Venture Capital to host the upcoming China Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition (IEIC). The two companies have joined to launch the UK division of the IEIC competition where £1 million of equity free capital will be awarded. The… Read More

Seedrs Hits £85M+ Invested in 159 Crowdfunding Campaigns in 2016

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Seedrs announced that during 2016 more than £85M was invested by the crowd in 159 campaigns. Since launching by Jeff Lynn and Carlos Silva in 2012, Seedrs has facilitated more than 450 deals and counts £190M raised through its platform. “The ongoing success of many of our portfolio… Read More

Success: Veeqo Closes Eighth Seedrs Initiative With Over £1.2M in Funds

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UK-based software company Veeqo recently closed its eighth successful equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company secured £1,227,995 during the latest funding round. Veeqo stated it helps online retailers increase their profit by selling on multiple channels and by managing their inventory, orders, and shipping… Read More

Update: Veeqo Surpasses £1.2 Million During Latest Seedrs Funding Round

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Just a few weeks after launching its eighth equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Veeqo has surpassed £1.2 million from more than 200 investors. The company launched the initiative earlier this month and within one week secured its initial £1 million funding target. As previously reported, Veeqo helps online retailers increase… Read More

Veeqo Secures £1M Funding Target Less Than a Week on Seedrs

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Less than a week after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Veeqo has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target. The company first listed its seed funding round on Seedrs back in 2013, and since then the funding platform has continued to support the company… Read More

Update: Veeqo Quickly Closes in on £1M Funding Target on Seedrs

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Veeqo’s latest Seedrs initiative is quickly nearing its £1 million funding target thanks to nearly 100 investors. The company announced it raised 93% of the funding goal 24 hours before the campaign’s public debut. As previously reported, the company helps online retailers increase their profit by… Read More

Veeqo is Crowdfunding £1Million Series A on Seedrs

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Veeqo, a UK based software company, has announced a £1 million Series A crowdfunding round. Veeqo is a company that helps online retailers increase their profit by selling on multiple channels and by managing their inventory, orders and shipping across a single, cloud-based platform. Veeqo has… Read More

Slow to Start, Glentham Capital May Have Help Around the Corner [u]

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Glentham Capital, created by Nicola Horlick – a renowned investment manager, film producer and CEO of Money&Co., raised funding on Seedrs three times. Beginning in 2013, an offer was posted seeking £150,000 for a fund  that would provide finance for Hollywood films. In 2014, “due to high… Read More

Seedrs Funded Company FreeAgent Trades on London Stock Exchange’s AIM

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  First Seedrs Crowdfunded Company to IPO Shares on Exchange as Platform Claims Best Month Ever FreeAgent (LSE: FREE), a company that raised capital on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs, has listed its shares on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM.  This IPO has provided early investors… Read More

Andy Murray Invests in WeSwap & Perkbox on Seedrs

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Andy Murray, a top-ranked professional tennis player, and advisor to Seedrs, has reportedly invested in WeSwap and Perkbox on the equity crowdfunding platform for undisclosed amounts. Both companies have already had some exciting success on the website, with WeSwap securing its initial £1 million funding target before… Read More

UK Fintech Startup WeSwap Secures £1M Funding Target Prior to Seedrs Public Launch

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On Wednesday, UK-based fintech startup, WeSwap officially launched its equity crowdfunding campaign publically on Seedrs. The company successfully secured well over its £1 million funding target from more than 1,800 investors during the initiative’s pre-registration. WeSwap was founded in 2011 and opened to the community in… Read More

Update: Cycle.Land Raises Over £60,000 Just Days After Seedrs Campaign Debut

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Just a few days after launching its Seedrs initiative, social marketplace for bicycle sharing, Cycle.Land, has already raised over 60% (£60,000) of its £100,000 funding target. The platform secured support from Oxford University Innovation earlier this year (March 2016) and launched in Oxford shortly after. Cycle.Land… Read More

California Startup JetPack Aviation Seeks £300,000 on Seedrs For JB-10 JetPack & VTOL Aircraft Development

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California’s JetPack Aviation launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £300,000 for the research and development of its JB-10 JetPack and vertical take offer and landing (VTOL) personal flight machine. The company’s founders, David Mayman and Nelson Tyler, have notably been working on the VTOL… Read More

Seedrs Drives IRR of 14.44% for Investors Since 2012

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has released data indicating their portfolio results have generated an annualised rate of return of 14.44% since platform launch in July of 2012. Seedrs has stated the solid returns are indicative of “equity crowdfunding coming of age”. The period started in… Read More

Oppo Ice Cream Shares Path to Crowdfunding & Business Success

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  Oppo Ice cream is a bit like the Holy Grail of food: Ice cream that tastes great, is low calorie and is good for you.  The creation of two brothers, Charlie and Harry Thuillier, the duo were exposed to many different natural foods while… Read More

Seedrs CEO: No Slowdown Here as “Soft” Brexit is Predicted

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has recently surveyed their customers on Brexit fallout and the results are encouraging. While the number of respondents were small (120), according to Seedrs, 52% of respondents believe London will maintain the title of global hub for international entrepreneurs even with… Read More

Seedrs Crosses the Channel. Opens Up Amsterdam Office as Part of European Expansion

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Seedrs has opened up its first office in Continental Europe with the establishment of operations in Amsterdam. The location will be utilized to expand services in the Benelux countries of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The strategic push comes just after Seedrs received its EU… Read More

In or Out? It is ALL About the Brexit. Jeff Lynn of Seedrs Responds

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      History will be made tomorrow (June 23, 2016) as the United Kingdom will decide whether to remain, or depart, the European Union. Popularly called the “Brexit” (or Bremain), if the UK departs the second largest market in the world will take an… Read More