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Seedrs Alum Eventopedia Receives $120,000 Microsoft Scholarship

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Seedrs alum and online event planner community Eventopedia announced last week it was accepted into Microsoft’s BizSpark Plus program, which the platform stated offers a selected startups that are considered to have a high growth potential in their markets. The platform has notably been awarded… Read More

Seedrs Teams Up With I-COM for the Data Startup Challenge

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced on Tuesday it formed a partnership with marketing data and measurement strategy event, I-COM Global Summit, for the upcoming I-COM Data Startup Challenge. The funding portal revealed the new competition is opened to startups that specialize in marketing data and… Read More

OFIXU Hits £75,000 Fundraising Goal on Seedrs

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OFIXU hit its fundraising goal on Seedrs with a goal of about £75,000 (just over $91,000) to build out its sales and marketing teams.  The campaign hit its mark well before its deadline around mid-February. OFIXU calls itself the “Airbnb for workspaces”, allowing commercial office renters to lease… Read More

On Hold: Wellesley Suspends Seedrs Campaign to Attract City Investors

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Just a few weeks after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, peer-to-peer lending platform Wellesley has reportedly decided to suspend the initiative as it seeks to attract city investors. As previously reported, Wellesley sought to raise £1.5 million though the funding portal to continue operations…. Read More

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

Overfunding: P2P Lender Flender Surpasses £500,000 on Seedrs

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P2P lending platform Flender has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target on Seedrs. The campaign has attracted more than 230 investors.  Flender is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under Registration Number 657861. The online lender is currently looking to enable businesses and… Read More

Seedrs Alum GearBox Records Hits Kickstarter to Raise £100,000 For Autostreaming HiFi Turntable

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Seedrs alum Gearbox Records has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise £100,000 for its GearBox Automatic, an autostreaming, HiFi turntable. The Gearbox Automatic is described as a small footprint, plug and go turntable with high-quality components, such as a vacuum tube tone, and… Read More

UK Online Rental Marketplace Lender Daylui Seeks £115,000 on Seedrs to Continue Platform Growth & Expansion

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Daylui, a UK-based online rental marketplace, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The website is seeking £115,000 for continuous growth of its platform along with its plans to revolutionize the sharing economy. Daylui, which was launched in 2015 by founders Daniel Gonsales, Valdemar Tunkevic, Anna Jaskova, and… Read More

P2P Platform Flender Surpasses £485,000 During the Final Week on Seedrs

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With less than a week until its Seedrs campaign comes to an end, P2P lending platform Flender has secured 98% of its £500,000 funding target (more than £485,000) from 225 investors.  As previously reported, Flender is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under… Read More

Lending Platform iBAN Now Seeking £100,000 on Seedrs to Create Crowdlending App iBAN Wallet

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Online lending platform, iBAN, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a mission to raise £100,000 to create its new crowdlending app, iBAN Wallet. iBAN, which was founded last year, stated its team focuses on lending well while making credit decisions based on significant due diligence… Read More

Twickets Closes Seedrs Initiative With Over £1.2 Million in Funding

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London-based ticket resale platform, Twickets, closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £1.2 million in funding. The website launched the initiative in November originally seeking £700,000. Twickets as achieved more than  £2.7 million in ticket sales and 240,000 mobile app downloads since its launch in 2011. The… Read More

Wellesley Aims to Raise £1.5M on Seedrs for Further Expansion

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Peer to peer lending platform Wellesley has been crowdfunding on Seedrs for almost a month to raise £1.5M (approximately $1.82M). The campaign is currently restricted to Wellesley customers so it is hard to track. Investors have the chance to buy shares in the P2P platform… Read More

Update: London Crisp Co. Completes Seedrs Funding Round

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London-based snack company,  The London Crisp Co., has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. Originally seeking £100,000, the company successfully secured £352,069. As previously reported, The London Crisp Company describes itself as “An amazing brand, with amazing crisps and popcorn, that showcase the most amazing city on… Read More

Seedrs Alum Tandem to Receive £35 million Investment from House of Fraser

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British department store group House of Fraser recently announced it is planning to invest £35 million in digital-only bank, Tandem. This news comes less than a year after Tandem secured over £2 million through equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs. As previously reported, Tandem seeks to provide… Read More

Update: Ticket Resale Platform Twickets Surpasses £1 Million on Seedrs

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Just a few weeks after securing its initial £700,000 on Seedrs, ticket reselling platform, Twickets, has successfully surpassed £1 million from more than 700 investors. Founded in 2011, Twickets has achieved more than £2.7 million in ticket sales and 240,000 mobile app downloads since its launch. The platform has been dubbed… Read More

The Largest Investment Crowdfunding Platforms in the World

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Investment crowdfunding has quickly become a viable path for early to mid stage companies to raise needed growth capital.  A truly global phenomenon, many funding platforms now operate in multiple countries sourcing both deals and investors aided by the power of the internet. While larger… 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

Top Fintech Stories from Crowdfund Insider during 2016

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As one year comes to end it is a good opportunity to reflect on past events. The preceding 12 months have been a momentous period for internet finance including capital formation online. Fintech started as a curiosity that engendered much excitement – and fear for some…. Read More

Seedrs Success Oppo Ice Cream Teams Up With Sugarwise to Launch #DontTaxHealth Petition on Change.Org

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Seedrs alum Oppo Ice Cream, along with Sugarwise, has launched the #DontTaxHealth petition on Change.Org to stop the rising costs of healthy foods. Oppo’s ice cream is made with fresh milk, virgin coconut oil and stevia leaf, and has fewer calories than an apple. It… Read More