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Chapel Down Updates Share Subscription Offer on Seedrs as Funding Nears £4 Million Raised

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Chapel Down Group plc, a publicly traded company [EPIC:CDGP], has updated their new share subscription to reflect the success of their equity crowdfunding offer on Seedrs.  In a public filing  Chapel Down stated they had raised an additional £0.57 million via the subscription of 2,035,714 ordinary shares.  This increase was correlated to the total raised… Read More

Australian Financial Tech Firm Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign For Financial Advisory Platform

Rimbal

Australia-based company, Rimbal Ltd., has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £60,000 to fund technology and business growth. According to its campaign page, Rimbal is an online financial advisory platform that automates investment advice and allocation for retail clients. It is scheduled to be functional and operational with fully regularity compliance by late… Read More

CrowdLords Preps Crowdfunding Platform for “Buy to Let” Property

CrowdLords empowering more people to Buy to Let

Crowdfunding and real estate is a perfect match.  Either debt or equity the equation just works. Investors understand the asset class. The promise of higher returns on a tangible asset is a compelling proposition for investors both large and small.  The buy to let market in the UK is booming now.  A recent article placed… Read More

Chapel Down Easily Beats Goal on Seedrs, Adds Ordinary Shareholders

Chapel Down Beer

Chapel Down, the first publicly traded company to raise capital via equity crowdfunding, has filed a brief announcing an additional share placement in the amount of £0.44 million.  This additional amount was in conduction with the placing of over 1.5 million ordinary shares, at 28 pence each, associated with their equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs…. Read More

Seedrs CIO Talks Chapel Down Equity Crowdfunding Offer (Video)

Thomas Davies

Seedrs Chief Investment Officer, Thomas Davies, took to the studios of Bloomberg to talk about the Chapel Down share offer that is the first publicly listed company to go the equity crowdfunding route. Davies explains the strategy behind Chapel Down doing the very public listing on Seedrs by stating  there were two main reasons for… Read More

Chapel Down is First Publicly Listed Company to Use Equity Crowdfunding

Chapel Down on Seedrs

Equity Crowdfunding Now on Seedrs Company is Seeking to Raise Over £1.67 Million Chapel Down, “the market leader in English wines”, has announced an equity crowdfunding initiative to raise £1 million.  The company stated they had raised £0.67 million and were seeking a minimum of £1 million in a crowdfunding campaign that was launched today… Read More

Seedrs Offers Opportunity to Invest in “Big App Fund” with Worth Capital

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“The Big App 2014″ pan-European competition is run by Worth Capital in partnership with Facebook. European equity crowdfunding platform Seedrstoday opens investment into Worth Capital’s ‘Big App Fund’, which will invest in up to four winners of a pan-European competition, supported by Facebook, to find the very best new Apps in retail and e-commerce. The… Read More

Brief: Seedrs Gets Nice Shout Out from Design Good

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European equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs received a nice accolade from Design Good.  The digital community has designated Seedrs as one of the Top 9 Places in the World to Raise Investment Capital. Design Good is an online community of people, brands and groups using creativity and design for social Good.  The site listed Seedrs, the… Read More

Big Data Firm PeerIndex Seeks £500,000 Equity Crowdfunding on Seedrs

PeerIndex Explained

Big data firm, PeerIndex, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs seeking to raise 10% equity of £500,000 on a pre-money valuation of £4.5 million . PeerIndex is a technology platform that tracks social media usage so you can see who in your community is an influencer and those that are not so much.  PeerIndex is currently… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Site Seedrs Turns Profit in July

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has shared to users they have turned a profit for the month of July.  This is the first announcement from any of the UK based equity crowdfunding platforms to make such an announcement.  The company was launched in May of 2012 and currently operates in 32 different European countries.  Seedrs has differentiated their… Read More

Six Rules for Investment Crowdfunding Success

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Crowdfunding is a new source of entrepreneurial finance allowing a wider audience to invest in startups for equity in the venture.  While investment crowdfunding as a vehicle for financing early stage ventures is gaining momentum on a global basis it remains in its infancy.  Our research on crowdfunding has been augmented by information gleaned from… Read More

Nicola Horlick “City Superwoman” Shares Insight into Peer Lending & Crowdfunding

Nicola Horlick Crowdfunding is the Future

Nicola Horlick is a well known name in the halls of finance in the United Kingdom.  Nicola captured the title of City “Superwoman” as she balanced on the high wire act of an elite career in finance while simultaneously raising six children. After starting at SG Warburg & Co. in the 80s,  she moved to… Read More

Frame Again Quickly Funds on Seedrs After Turning Down Dragon’s Den Offer

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Frame Again hit the “biggest mover by percentage raised” status soon after appearing on BBC’s Dragon Den.  The startup up quickly surpassed their £20,000 crowdfunding goal on Seedrs. Co-founders Jake Hayman and Joe Kenyon appeared on the long running show offering up 20% equity in their company for £60,000. Their new company allows people to… Read More

Nicola Horlick’s Glentham Capital Raises Equity on Seedrs for Major Expansion

Nicola Horlick Glentham Capital

Boosts Equity Crowdfunding Offer – Raising £450,000 on Seedrs. Nicola Horlick, one of the UK’s most well known and highly regarded fund manager, has announced that her new fund management firm, Glentham Capital, is increasing the target for its core film finance fund from $100 million to $250 million.  Apparently the increase has been driven… Read More

Thomas Davies, CIO of Seedrs Talks Convertible Securities (Video)

Thomas Davies

Pan-European equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs just announced this week they were offering a new type of security on their young platform. Convertibles have joined straight equity and crowdfunding funds as another option for both listing companies and investors.  Thomas Davies, CIO of Seedrs, hit the studios of CNBC to share Seedrs’ perspective as to why… Read More

Update: Future Ad Labs Hits Funding Goal in 36 Hours with Convertible Offer

Future Ad Labs Convertible

That was fast.  No sooner had Future Ad Labs announced their public offer for convertibles on Seedrs than the offer was fully funded. The funding took only 36 hours to complete. The company was seeking a raise of £300,000 and as of this writing the investment already funded stands at £300,170.  The convertible offer is… Read More

Another First, Seedrs Now Offers Convertibles

Seedrs Bringing Convertibles to the Crowd

Equity crowdfunding site Seedrs announced today they will be offering a new type of securities on their investment platform.  The convertible equity option will join straight equity and fund options as a method for listing companies to raise capital. The first company to take advantage of this new approach is Future Ad Labs – a… Read More

Dating App Rendeevoo Overfunds on Seedrs’ Crowdfunding Campaign

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iOS dating app rendeevoo has raised £33,830 on its Seedrs’ equity crowdfunding campaign for the 6% equity offered, with 123 investors helping the dating app startup to surpass its £25,000 goal. rendeevoo is an iOS dating app that embraces spontaneity in the online dating world, quickly bringing single Londoners together for a cocktail by bridging the… Read More

Seedrs Now Allows Investors to Hold Shares Outside of Nominee Structure

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Pan European equity  crowdfunding platform Seedrs has announced a significant change to their investment structure.   Effectively they are codifying an “informal practice” that has developed over the past several years of crowdfunding. According to a recent statement, investors  that contribute £25,000 or more may choose to hold their shares directly outside of the nominee… Read More

NearDesk Chooses Seedrs for Its Crowdfunding Campaign: When Commuting Every Day to Work Does Not Make Sense

Near Desk Working

Looking for a quiet place to write, code or think?  Tired of meeting at pubs, cafes or Starbucks? Tired of commuting? Bored of working at home?  Feeling isolated?  London-based NearDesk offers much-needed solutions to these dilemmas by letting its members touch-in, touch-out and rent desk and meeting space by the hour at different locations all… Read More