Tagged: seedrs

Vana Koutsomitis’ App DatePlay Surpasses £200,000 on Seedrs & Gets Accepted Into Mass Challenge Accelerator

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Vana Koutsomitis’ dating app, DatePlay, continues to be a crowdfunding success as it surpasses over £200,000 in funds on Seedrs. “The Apprentice” runner-up and her team launched the campaign on the funding portal last month to raise £120,000 for the app’s development. Within a matter of three days,… Read More

Homemade Fashion Accessories Marketplace The Pommier Launches Seedrs Initiative

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Ready to expand its homemade fashion accessories marketplace, The Pommier has launched Seedrs initiative with a mission to raise £100,000 for continuous growth and development. The marketplace, which was founded three years ago, connects worldwide customers with homemade fashion accessories from emerging designers. The Pommier team stated they… Read More

Oppo Ice Cream Shares Path to Crowdfunding & Business Success

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  Oppo Ice cream is a bit like the Holy Grail of food: Ice cream that tastes great, is low calorie and is good for you.  The creation of two brothers, Charlie and Harry Thuillier, the duo were exposed to many different natural foods while… Read More

All Day Eatery & Wine Bar “West” Looks to Raise £350,000 on Seedrs for First Location

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West, an up and coming all-day eatery and wine bar, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £350,000 as it prepares to open its first London location. The new restaurant consists of health-conscious foods, which are farm to table and hyper-seasonal. Its… Read More

Seedrs Success Pi Labs Forms Partnership With Bosa Properties For PropTech Startups Support

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Earlier this month, property-innovation accelerator Pi Labs announced it formed a partnership with Bosa Venture to grant PropTech startups in the UK access to £100,000 in funding. The accelerator revealed: “Bosa Properties is one of largest luxury real estate development companies in North America with… Read More

Brief: Seedrs Alum Storemates Gets Accepted Into MassChallenge’s 2016 Startup Accelerator Program

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Last week, Seedrs success Storesmates announced it was accepted MassChallenge’s 2016 startup accelerator program. A total of 835 MassChallenge alumni startups reportedly raised over £1 billion in funding and created over 50,000 jobs. The early-stage startups coming to MassChallenge UK are chosen based on their impact… Read More

Seedrs, Crowdcube & SyndicateRoom Named Growth Investor Awards’ 2016 Best Investment Platform Finalists

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On Thursday, organizers of the Growth Investor Awards announced UK-based crowdfunding platforms, Seedrs, Crowdcube, and SyndicateRoom have been named finalists of the 2016 Best Investment Platform. The Growth Investor Awards notably celebrates the role of the UK SME fund management community in both job and wealth… Read More

Seedrs CEO: No Slowdown Here as “Soft” Brexit is Predicted

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has recently surveyed their customers on Brexit fallout and the results are encouraging. While the number of respondents were small (120), according to Seedrs, 52% of respondents believe London will maintain the title of global hub for international entrepreneurs even with… Read More

Overfunding: iQualTech Scores £100,000 Funding Goal One Week After Seedrs Debut

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Just one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, electronic accessory brand, iQualTech, has secured its initial £100,000 funding goal. The company took to the funding portal to raise the funds as it looks to expand into new markets worldwide. As previously reported, iQualTech was founded in 2013,… Read More

Chapel Down Continues Curious Brew Expansion: Exchange Contracts on 1.6-Acre Site For Ashford Brewery

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Last week, Chapel Down Plc (ISDX: CDGP) announced there is currently an exchange of contracts on a 1.6-acre site located in Ashford, Kent for Curious Brew’s development. The company successfully secured £1,749,100 for the brewery late last year through equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs. As previously reported, Chapel… Read More

Amazon Bestseller iQualTech Looks to Secure £100,000 During Seedrs Initiative

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On Wednesday, London-based tech accessories startup iQualTech launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 as it prepares to expand into new markets worldwide. The company was founded in three years ago, and offer a wide range of products (including Pill Speakers) that have been sold worldwide… Read More

Syndication is the What, Crowdfunding is the How

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Syndication and crowdfunding are terms that have been used interchangeably within the last decade, and their concepts and meaning have become increasingly blurred. However, whereas syndication focuses on funding relationships and structure between the funder and funded, crowdfunding is a method of finding investors (or… Read More

Seedrs Success Poq Raises €3.6M During Series A Funding Round

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Seedrs success and cloud platform, Poq, announced this week it has secured €3.6 million during a Series A funding round, which was led by Beringea with participation from seed investors Seedcamp and Venrex. The London-based  company, which raised £332,390 through the equity crowdfunding platform in 2014, is a commerce platform for retail apps… Read More

Celebrity Athlete Backing: Mindful Chef Receives Funding Support From Andy Murray, Victoria Pendleton & Will Greenwood

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London-based healthy meal delivery service, Mindful Chef, successfully overfunded on Seedrs by 250% with over £1 million raised and announced on Thursday it has added celebrity athletes Andy Murray, Olympian gold medallist Victoria Pendleton and rugby champion Will Greenwood to its growing list of high-profile investors. As previously… Read More

Landbay: From Prelaunch to Established Platform, How Crowdfunding Fueled Business Growth

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  John Goodall and Gray Stern launched their company, Landbay, with the help of Seedrs.  Before their website was even live, Goodall and Stern were raising seed capital on the crowdfunding platform for their vision of mortgage finance.  Their first funding round was for only £50,000… Read More

Internet Incubator WebStart Bristol Returns to Seedrs to Raise £50,000

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WebStart Bristol has returned to Seedrs with a mission to raise £50,000. The internet incubator opened in January 2014 following its first campaign on the equity crowdfunding platform in 2013. The incubator revealed that after its first two successful Seedrs initiatives, the first cohort of ten companies… Read More

Vana Koutsomitis’ DatePlay Quickly Surpasses £120,000 Funding Goal on Seedrs

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Success! The Apprentice runner-up Vana Koutsomitis’ dating app, DatePlay, has surpassed its initial £120,000 funding goal and has raised over £146,000 from nearly 100 investors on Seedrs. DatePlay is described as an app that combines dating and games. It uses fun, easy-to-play games to learn more about… Read More

Overfunding: Mindful Chef Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target Just One Week After Seedrs Launch

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One week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, London-based healthy meal delivery service, Mindful Chef, has successfully secured its initial  £400,000 funding goal. As previously reported, Mindful Chef is described as a young company that makes healthy eating easy by delivering all the good-for-you ingredients to create… Read More

Social Platform Spontly Quickly Nears £200,000 Funding Target First Week on Seedrs

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Last week, creators of the social platform, Spontly, took to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs to raise £200,000. Within a matter of days, the initiative successfully secured over £170,000 from nearly 80 investors. Spontly is described as a platform for building social apps for existing community…. Read More