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Seedstars World Fund: Crowdfunding an Investment Fund for Top Emerging-Market Startups

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Imagine playing a part in TV competition shows like “Top Chef” or “Project Runway”—but without having your best charred octopus recipe critiqued in front of a live studio audience, or your model’s dress described as “something a Teletubby would wear to a party.” Instead, you’d sweep in at the end of the show and award… Read More

UK’s Wedding Supplies Website World of Wedmin Seeks £100,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

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Earlier this month, Brighton-based wedding supplies website World of Wedmin (WOW) launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 to continue its expansion through the UK. According to its campaign, World of Wedmin is an online platform that enables brides and grooms to find and compare wedding suppliers throughout the UK. The company states that… Read More

Raizers Targets Ambitious Pan-European Equity Crowdfunding

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  The 28 countries of the European Union are a very long way from offering a homogeneous regulation environment for crowdfunding. This is particularly true of equity crowdfunding which touches on multiple heavily regulated areas of finance such as investment advice, securities trading, retail banking and corporate finance. Few European countries have, like France, issued… Read More

Trillion Fund Equity Offer is Overfunding on Seedrs

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Trillion Fund, a renewable energy and social investment crowdfunding platform, has pushed into “overfunding” mode on Seedrs. The investment site launched an equity crowdfunding round last year seeking a raise of £500,000.  As of today 246 investors have committed to just over £536,000.  The offer is for a 10% ownership stake in the company. At… Read More

Healthy Ice Cream Producer Oppo Becomes Seedrs’ “Most Overfunded” Campaign

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Ice cream producer Oppo rose to record crowdfunding campaign heights as quickly as a beachside gelato melts on a hot summer day: fast. UK crowdfunding platform Seedrs today noted that London-based Oppo reached 324 percent (at press time, 339 percent) of its target investment in just a few days, becoming Seedrs’ most overfunded campaign. Given that… Read More

Friends of Friends Travel Website Hits Seedrs to Raise £120,000

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Friends of Friends Travel, also known as FOF, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £120,000 so that it will expand its quickly growing website. The startup has already been recognized by TIME Magazine, the NY Times, CBS News, and The Times newspaper and has been considered a “noteworthy new player in the… Read More

Smartphone App ASAPP! Hits Seedrs to Raise £110,000 for Expansion

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Ready to start expanding, the creators of smartphone app ASAPP! have launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise 110,000. ASAPP! is a free app that is available to iOS and Android devices that allows businesses to target the right people in your neighborhood or town. It uses the phone’s inbuilt GPS technology to determine the user’s… Read More

The Twelve Months of Seedrs: Record Highlights from 2014

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Seedrs just posted its “12 Months of Seedrs” on Facebook, highlighting the platform’s monthly successes in 2014.  “From broken records to crowdfunding firsts, funding everything from great startups to established publicly-traed businesses, we’re looking back at a really transformative years for Seedrs, Seedrs-funded businesses and alternative finance,” commented the platform. To date highlights include: January’s record-breaking £ 2.58M… Read More

ScrapMyMap Seeks £100,000 Through Seedrs Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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Earlier this month, travel social media site, ScrapMyMap, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 to expand its business. According to its campaign, ScrapMyMap was “established to bridge the gap between current social media and travel review websites.” The website is able to do so by providing one platform for users to… Read More

British Startup POD Point Scores £1.2M on Seedrs for Its Electric Car Chargers

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Earlier this month, London-based POD Point launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £1.2 million for its network of electronic car chargers. According to its campaign website, POD Point has designed and manufactured electric vehicle (EV) charge points that are able to be used in the home and for public use. The charge points are… Read More

Seedrs Term Sheet for Convertible Investments

Seedrs Bringing Convertibles to the Crowd

Seedrs, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, announced this past summer the feature of allowing companies to raise capital by using convertible securities.  In the VC and Angel world offering convertible securities allows a company to push back the date of applying a valuation on a young company.  Giving a value to a company with little… Read More

Hooptap is First Euro Denominated Offer on Seedrs

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UK based investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced the ability to list offers in Euros this past October.  Yesterday the company announced that Hooptap, based in Valencia, Spain, has taken advantage of the Seedrs service and has offered equity in its company on the platform. Seedrs states they have been “working with a number of European… Read More

Trillion Fund Drops Valuation for Equity Offer, Announces White Label P2P Lending

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Trillion Fund recently launched an equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs and to date the campaign has raised £180,000 on a goal of raising £500,000.  The valuation of the company was lowered from a previous pre-money amount of £ 6 million to £4.5 million today thus the half million pounds now represents 10% ownership in the… Read More

Landbay Partners with Omni, Raises £1.5 Million for Growth

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Landbay, a peer to peer lending platform that targets “buy to let” mortgages has gone quickly from crowdfunding success on Seedrs to established platform.  Last month Landbay joined the UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) a membership that is viewed as a seal of approval within the coterie of industry participants.  Now with the… Read More

Seedrs Expands Referral Program; Also Alters Fee Structure

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In a statement on the investment crowdfunding platform, Seedrs announced changes to their referral fee process, as well as a shift in approach to the sites fee structure. It is typical of investment crowdfunding portals to incentivize investors to refer acquaintances to register on different platforms.  Nothing beats a qualified opinion of someone you know… Read More

Landbay, a P2P Property Lending Platform, Joins P2PFA

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UK based Landbay has joined the Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) becoming the latest member to adhere by the standards set by the advocacy group.  Landbay has targeted a segment of the real estate sector by lending against occupied housing.  The peer lender has differentiated their service from many other P2P lenders by added a… Read More

Crowdnetic Opens London Office, Targets UK Data

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Crowdnetic, a provider of technology and market data solutions, has launched on a financial media site Digital Look today. This content suite is stated to feature real-time information on private UK-based companies that are publicly raising capital online through securities-based crowdfunding and peer to peer lending platforms. Digital Look provides financial data, news and tools… Read More

The Big App Fund Winners Announced: Finalists Benefit from Crowdfunded Investment

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UKADEMICS, YOOVI and Briefly Named Winners in Worth Capital Sponsored Big App Fund. The contest to find the next big thing in Apps has announced the winners of a competition that saw over 400 submissions from 27 different countries.  The Big App Fund, created by Worth Capital, has released the names of the competition that… Read More

Brief: The Big App Fund Finalist Pitch Event is Today

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Today at the Facebook HQ The Big App Fund, sponsored by Worth Capital, will select the three (or more) finalists in the search for the next big thing in Apps.   Today, someone’s life will change to the tune of £150k. Big App Finals live now at Facebook HQ @worthcapitalpic.twitter.com/R92VLwvkxb — Paul Soanes (@paul_soanes) November… Read More

The Big App Fund Narrows List to 10 Finalists

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Announced this past September, the Big App Fund, sponsored by Worth Capital with the assistance of Facebook, has ventured to discover the next big thing in Apps by organizing a pan-European competition.   The contest was joined by an investment crowdfunding round on Seedrs where interested investors could be part of a fund that will… Read More