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Seedrs Reveals 10 Reasons Why Some Investors Are Not Engaged With Particular Campaigns


While it seems as though some investors have learned to embrace crowdfunding, it seems others have developed reservations when it comes to using the funding method. On Wednesday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs revealed 10 particular reasons why investors don’t give funds to certain campaigns. The… Read More

Brief: Seedrs Congratulates Andy Murray on the Birth of His Daughter

Andy Murray

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform Seedrs congratulated British tennis player, Andy Murray, on the birth of his and wife Kim Sears’ daughter. The Seedrs team took to the portal’s Twitter account and wished Murray and Sears the best. Congratulations @andy_murray and #KimSears on the birth of… Read More

UK Developer Pocket App Set to Rocket With Seedrs Initiative

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On Monday, UK-based independent app developer, Pocket App, announced on Monday the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.  Pocket App, which was founded in 2011, reportedly has several years of experience with clients like Coca-Cola, Samsung, W Hotel, the Queen Elizabeth Park, Adidas, Epson,… Read More

Jamie Laing Shares Details About Candy Kittens Creation & Offers Tips For Entrepreneurs

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Earlier this week, Made in Chelsea star, Jamie Laing, sat down with AskMen to share his own advice on how to start a business. Laing previously launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £300,000 for his confectionery brand, Candy Kittens. Available in seven different flavors, Candy Kittens are gluten… Read More

Seedrs Success Fy Joins 500 Startups’ London Distro Dojo Program


Earlier this week, global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, 500 Startups, announced that six companies have joined its London Distro Dojo program. Among the six was Seedrs success and creative shopping app, Fy. According to Venture Beat, 500 Startups announced in December that it would begin… Read More

Seedrs-Funding Candy Kittens Set For Sweet Success in 2016

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On Friday, Candy Kittens, the UK confectionery brand founded by Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing, shared its plans for growth in 2016. The company stated it aims to achieve turnover of £800,000 with projected sales of £2.5 million by 2017. It recently launched a crowdfunding campaign… Read More

DJ Live Streaming Community “Chew” Co-Founder Offers Up Seedrs Crowdfunding Update

Wil Benton

With less than two weeks until Chew’s crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs comes to an end, co-founder of the DJ live streaming community, Wil Benton, offered up an update about the company. As previously reported, Chew hit Seedrs to raise £150,000 to expand its services. The company,… Read More

Brief: Seedrs Joins Mayor of London’s International Business Programme

Mayor's International Business Programme

On Wednesday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced it is joining the Mayor of London’s International Programme. The programme reportedly offers mentoring, expert advice and real business opportunities for high-growth companies in the life sciences, technology and urban sectors. We’re excited to be joining the Mayor’s International… Read More

Seedrs Becomes One of the First to Join Tech City’s Upscale Program (Infographic)

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Earlier this week, Tech City UK announced the first thirty companies to join its Upscale. This program is described as a 6-month pilot program that provides some of the fastest growing UK tech companies world class advice from scale coaches, entrepreneurs and operators who have… Read More

Creative England Announces Upcoming Seedrs Initiative For Venture Capital Fund

Caroline Norbury

Last week, Creative England announced the latest milestone. The company revealed it is planning to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £1 million for the venture capital fund Creative Seeds. Creative England has reportedly invested £25 million into 440 of the UK’s most exciting creative… Read More

Brief: Dot London Names Seedrs Alum Wonderush New Business of the Year 2015 Winner


Dot London recently announced the winners of London’s Small Business Awards. Among the winners was Seedrs alum, Wonderush. The company was dubbed New Business of the Year 2015 recipient. Sharing details about Wonderush, Dot London stated: “Aiming to improve the lives of hardworking Londoners, this lifestyle… Read More

Wriggle Founder Rob Hall Reveals What He Has Learned From Crowdfunding on Seedrs

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Following the launch of Wriggle’s second crowdfunding campaign, founder of the startup Rob Hall revealed the five things he’s learned from crowdfunding on Seedrs. Hall shared: “Here we are, 18 months down-the-line on Wriggle’s journey. As the Wriggle team prepares for phase two of growth,… Read More

Chapel Down’s Curious Brew Secures Over £1.4M on Seedrs; Named Best-selling Craft Beer at Waitrose

Chapel Down Curious Brew

With nearly a month until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs comes to an end, Chapel Down’s (EPIC: CDGP) Curious Brew has successfully capture over £1.4 million. As previously reported,  Chapel Down hit Seedrs last fall to support the expansion of the company’s “fast growing beer and cider… Read More

Brief: Seedrs’ Karen Kerrigan & Federation of Small Businesses’ Tony Baron Shares Alternative Finance in 2016 Predictions

Karen Kerrigan

This week, chief legal officer of crowdfunding platform Seedrs, Karren Kerrigan, and chairman for tax and economic affairs of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), Tony Baron, sat down with Workspace to discuss their 2016 predictions for alternative finance. During the interview, Kerrigan stated alternative finance will… Read More

Seedrs’ Jeff Lynn Discusses the Power of Community in Equity Crowdfunding

Jeff Lynn

Earlier this month, CEO of Seedrs, Jeff Lynn, sat down with Seedcamp to discuss the power of community when it comes to equity crowdfunding. The interview’s description reads: “In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their… Read More

Strong & Co.’s Indoor Tropical Paradise “Summerland” Secures £150,000 First Week on Seedrs

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Earlier this month, design and production company Strong & Co. launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise funds for its new project, a live immerse theatre show that brings Summer to Winter in London, called Summerland. The company shared: “Winters in Europe are long and… Read More

POD Point’s Erik Fairbairn Discusses E-Car Industry & Company Growth

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Last week, founder and CEO of the Crowdcube/Seedr success POD Point, Erik Fairbairn, sat down with Tech City Insider to discuss the company and the future of e-cars. The media outlet shared that POD Point’s growth has also been fairly rapid. The staff headcount has increased from… Read More

Seedrs Teams Up With AltFi to Create 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign


Seedrs announced on Tuesday that it has teamed up with AltFi to create the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign.  Seedrs’ Tom Channell and Sam Hodges from AltFi, shared: “Deciding to embark on an equity crowdfunding round is a big decision for any founder. A successful campaign… Read More

London’s Vyke Seeks £800,000 on Seedrs to Launch New Voice Calling Platform


Vyke, a UK-based mobile voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) startup, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £800,000 for its new voice-calling platform. According to Vyke, the new platform will allow users to create up to four additional mobile phone numbers with free… Read More