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Curiosity Kills Ltd. Returns to Seedrs For Film’s Third Crowdfunding Campaign Following Director’s Arrest

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Curiosity Kills Ltd., the production firm behind the upcoming film Welcome to Curiosity, recently launched a third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise another £30,000 following a series of problems on the set. According to Insider Media, Welcome to Curiosity is first hit the crowdfunding platform in June 2014… Read More

UK Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs Raises £10M During Series A Funding Round to Launch in the U.S.

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs revealed this week that it has raised £10 million during a Series A round led by Woodford Patient Capital Trust plc (WPCT) and Augmentum Capital. The funds will reportedly be used to launch into the U.S. market. According to TechCrunch, the platform previously captured $7.2… Read More

UK Cargo Bike Maker Boxer Cycles Launches Seedrs Initiative to Expand and Grow Worldwide Sales

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In order to start expanding, Poole-based cargo bike manufacturer, Boxer Cycle, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a mission to raise £48,000 with a 7.41% per equity. The company stated: “Boxer Cycles are based in Poole, Dorset and use local manufacturers and… Read More

Upper Street’s Julia Elliott-Brown: “Crowdfunding Opens The Door For Female Investors in the Same Way That Online Gambling Opened Up Betting”

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Offering up her thoughts about the crowdfunding, Julia Elliott-Brown, CEO and co-founder of UK brand Upper Street, shared how the funding method is perfect for female entrepreneurs. This spring, Upper Street launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs and raised a total of £229,626. The London-based shoes label founded… Read More

Venrex Raises £1 Million on Seedrs Opening Up VC Investments to Wider Audience

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“We are on a mission to democratise the venture capital investment business” In a pivotal offer, VC firm Venrex will raise £ 1 million in capital on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs allowing ordinary investors to join an investment fund that is typically reserved for the wealthy… Read More

Building Seedrs Platform from Sunny Portugal: A Talk with Duarte Henriques, CTO of Seedrs

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Seedrs is a star among equity crowdfunding platforms. Founded in 2009 in the UK, the company pioneered innovations such as raising funds for several crowdfunding platforms – including itself – and launching a crowdfunding campaign for a listed company. Such bold moves have made Seedrs… Read More

Leaders of Innovative Finance Respond to UK Budget Policy, Embrace ISA Approach

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  The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s summer budget was said to put economic security first and was a plan for “working people”. But incorporated in the policy statement was also aspects that should benefit disruptive financial firms on both the debt and equity side of… Read More

Tossed Healthy Eating Celebrates 10th Birthday with £750,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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Tossed, a unique dining establishment that delivers healthy and tasty cuisine, is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. As part of their hard earned success, Tossed is allowing its fans to share in its success with an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is… Read More

P2P Lender Landbay to Fund Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages. Expects to Lend £200 Million through 2016

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Yesterday Keystone announced its three-year funding agreement with Aldermore Bank, had ended. Today it has formed a partnership with Landbay to lend and estimated £200 million through Keystone in 2016. This is significant boost for Landbay, a company that has been in operation a bit over… Read More

Swiss Crowd, Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform, Raises Capital on Seedrs

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  Seedrs has become a go-to platform for other crowdfunding platforms. The growing list includes stalwarts like LandBay and TrillionFund.  Now they have added another crowdfunding platform to the ranks of aspiring platforms raising capital on their site; Swiss-Crowd. Swiss Crowd only recently launched their… Read More

Richard Branson’s Pitch to Rich Competition Has Multiple Crowdfunded Companies in the Running to Win

Richard Branson Pitch to Rich

Winning a £1 million prize is no small thing.  On June 26th, Richard Branson will reveal the winning company in each category in a live event in London.  Pitch to Rich 2015 is now in the semi-finalist round after winnowing it down from thousands to… Read More

London’s Innovify Debuts £250,000 Crowdfunding Initiative on Seedrs to Lower the High Failure Rate Among UK Startups

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Innovify, a new breed of start-up foundry, has today launched a £250,000 equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to incubate 10 start-ups this year, thereby helping address the high failure rate among UK startups by plugging the scene’s “missing gap.” The joint London and Indian-based company was… Read More

Cardiff Chinese Restaurant Hokkei Secures £225,000 on Seedrs; The Platform Nears £1M For Welsh Businesses

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Hokkei, a new Cardiff based restaurant launched by two MasterChef finalists Dale Williams and Larkin Cen, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise £275,000 on Seedrs. As previously reported, Williams and Cen are looking to share 25% of the business, which aims to flip… Read More

Oxford’s Saïd Business School Announces New Research Studying the Economics of Equity Crowdfunding, Partners with Seedrs

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The equity crowdfunding market is worth over £50 million a year in the UK, doubling in size last year as an increasing number of individuals look for an alternative place to invest their capital. Despite its size however, there is very little research into market… Read More

Tennis Champion Andy Murray Joins Seedrs Equity Crowdfunding Platform

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Wimbeldon Champion Andy Murray has joined UK based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs to assist with health, sport and wearable technology.  According to a company spokesperson, Murray has enterred into a long term partnership agreement where he will advise the firm in areas of strategic interest…. Read More

Brief: Seedrs Selected as Funding Partner For New Welsh Government Program

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Earlier this week, equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, announced that it has been chosen to be the funding partner for the Welsh government’s Accelerate Growth Program, which is seeking £20 million. According to Tech City News, the program of training and mentoring is set to see up to 1,000 export-focused,… Read More

Tendr, The ‘Tinder of Equity Crowdfunding,’ Launches In UK

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Swipe right on Tendr, and a beguiling bio of a company that converts footsteps into electricity might greet you. If you’re just not in the mood to help save the planet with this crowdfunding campaign, swipe left for a new prospect: Hummus Bros, a chain of restaurants and pop-ups… Read More

VC Fund Fuel.Ventures Offers Shares on Seedrs as Part of £30 Million Raise

Mark Pearsons

Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has offered the opportunity for smaller investors to join a prominent VC fund – something usually exclusive only to the very wealthy or very connected. Mark Pearsons has launched his own £30 million fund and a £500,0000 portion is being made available… Read More

Equity-Based Residential Crowdfunding Platform CrowdLords Launches Second Seedrs Round

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CrowdLords, a two-sided equity based residential crowdfunding platform from the UK, has launched its second round of funding on Seedrs. They are aiming to raise £200,000 to extend the platform, expand their investor base and develop new products. Opening up the doors to new funders, CrowdLords… Read More