Tagged: seedrs

Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms Join Ben & Jerry’s Hunt for Entrepreneurs

Ben & Jerry's Join Our Core

Yesterday Crowdfund Insider announced that Symbid has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2015 competition.  Now several UK crowdfunding platforms have revealed a similar partnership in the hunt for the “brightest social entrepreneurs in Europe”. As noted on the Join Our Core page; Seedrs, Crowdcube and Crowdfunder.uk are all participating in the event. Ben… Read More

Landbay Appoints Founder of UK’s First Dedicated P2P Fund to Board

Landbay

Landbay has appointed Robert Burgess to its Board of Directors. He will join co-founders John Goodall and Gray Stern as well as Chairman Tony Ward. Burgess brings over 20 years experience in retail finance having previously held positions at Alliance  Trust, Lloyds TSB, Scottish Widows and Thomas Cook. Burgess was the co-founder of Exchange Associates;… Read More

Crowd Valley & Gulf Wealth Management Partner on Investment Platform

Gulf Wealth Management Business Proposition

Gulf Wealth Management (GWM) has asked Crowd Valley to assist in the development of a customer facing investment platform plus back office features for its digital wealth site targeting investors in the Arabian Gulf region. GWM has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise a minimum amount of £600,000 in convertible securities. Prior to this,… Read More

Assetz Capital Cruises Past £2 Million Funding Goal on Seedrs

Assetz Capital Fully Funded

Peer to peer lender Assetz Capital recently listed a a convertible offer on investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The financial firm was seeking a crowdfunding round of £2 million and as of today the round is fully funded and appears to be in over-funding.  The P2P lender launched in 2013 and has facilitated loans topping £62… Read More

Worth Capital & The Gadget Show Join in Hunt for Next Great Gadget

Future Gadget Show

Worth Capital has launched its next competition: Future Gadget 2015. Worth is seeking to discover the world’s next great gadget by engaging hundreds of entrepreneurs, in need of capital,   to help bring their product to market.  The program is similar in structure to Worth Capital’s previous competitions – each associated with a funding round… Read More

P2P Lender Assetz Capital is Crowdfunding on Seedrs

Stuart Law

Assetz Capital is going to the crowd to finance its young peer to peer lending platform.  Led by CEO and co-founder Stuart Law, Assetz Capital is seeking a raise of £2 million in a convertible offer on Seedrs.  The offer incorporates a 10% discount on the future valuation of a P2P platform that expects to… Read More

Gulf Wealth Management Launches Seedrs Campaign For Arabian Gulf Region’s Digital Wealth Management Platform

Gulf Wealth Management

Gulf Wealth Management (GWM) is offering the UK public the chance to become founder shareholders in the first digital wealth management e-commerce platform focused on the investment needs of the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC*) namely Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. GWM launched a campaign through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs for up to 60 days. London based… Read More

Seedrs to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Company IPO: Burgundy Winemaker to List on LSE

A company IPO through crowdfunding Seedrs

  Leading investment crowdfunding portal Seedrs is claiming another “first”.  In a note to followers, CEO and co-founder Jeff Lynn stated; “I’m pleased to share that today Seedrs is launching the first-ever crowdfunding campaign for a company’s IPO.” It should be noted that SyndicateRoom claimed the same for an IPO this past December for Mill Residential… Read More

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

People Planet Profit Trillion Fund

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

Oppo Ice Cream Fastest Ever

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

Hooptap CEO

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