Tagged: seedrs

Worth Capital Cancels Future Gadget Competition

Future Gadget Show

Worth Capital has cancelled Future Gadget funding competition stating the businesses were not ready for crowdfunded investment. The initiative was designed to discover the “world’s next great gadget” by engaging entrepreneurs, in need of capital and to then help bring their product to market.  Worth has done similar competitions previously which were successfully completed. The funding was… Read More

Seedrs Partners with HedgeBrunch Global Network

HedgeBrunch

UK based crowdfunding platform Seedrs has “joined forces” with HedgeBrunch, a “global network of hedge funds” and finance professional to expose the group to the world of investment crowdfunding.  Reportedly co-founder and CEO of Seedrs Jeff Lynn reviewed his platforms operations to the group last week at the Library Club in London’s West End.   A… Read More

iProperty Company Wants to Disrupt Real Estate Listing Sector & They Are Equity Crowdfunding on Seedrs

iProperty Real Estate listing

The combination of real estate and the internet is a perfect storm. The traditional approach continues to be labor intensive, and time consuming, for both sellers and buyersn and is truly in need of a big update.  iProperty is one of these new, innovative firms, that is pushing to disrupt established processes, creating efficiencies for… Read More

Seedrs 2014: A Year in Review (Infographic)

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Seedrs, a leading European investment crowdfunding platform, has been growing rapidly expanding its brand and offerings across all of Europe. The funding portal, one of the first in the UK, has put together an infographic to highlight some of its accomplishments from 2014 – of which there have been many. 15% month over month growth… Read More

Investiere Publishes List of Top 5 European Investment Crowdfunding Platforms

Map of Europe

Switzerland based Investiere has published as list of the top 5 investment crowdfunding platforms based on total funding volume.  The rankings were released earlier this month.  Investiere only included platforms that publicly publish data on their site so platforms like Seedrs and SyndicateRoom, two leading UK sites, were excluded from the list (and may have been included… Read More

CommuterClub Offers Londoners Major Discounts on Annual Public Transport Tickets

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Living in London may be pricey, but then there’s getting around. To decrease the price and the hassle of Londoners’ commutes, CommuterClub is partnering with leading peer-to-peer funder RateSetter to offer major discounts on annual public transport tickets through low-cost payment plans. The campaign, hosted on UK crowdfunding platform Seedrs, is one of the biggest moving campaigns of the week, according… Read More

Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms Join Ben & Jerry’s Hunt for Entrepreneurs

Ben & Jerry's Join Our Core

Yesterday Crowdfund Insider announced that Symbid has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2015 competition.  Now several UK crowdfunding platforms have revealed a similar partnership in the hunt for the “brightest social entrepreneurs in Europe”. As noted on the Join Our Core page; Seedrs, Crowdcube and Crowdfunder.uk are all participating in the event. Ben… Read More

Landbay Appoints Founder of UK’s First Dedicated P2P Fund to Board

Landbay

Landbay has appointed Robert Burgess to its Board of Directors. He will join co-founders John Goodall and Gray Stern as well as Chairman Tony Ward. Burgess brings over 20 years experience in retail finance having previously held positions at Alliance  Trust, Lloyds TSB, Scottish Widows and Thomas Cook. Burgess was the co-founder of Exchange Associates;… Read More

Crowd Valley & Gulf Wealth Management Partner on Investment Platform

Gulf Wealth Management Business Proposition

Gulf Wealth Management (GWM) has asked Crowd Valley to assist in the development of a customer facing investment platform plus back office features for its digital wealth site targeting investors in the Arabian Gulf region. GWM has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise a minimum amount of £600,000 in convertible securities. Prior to this,… Read More

Assetz Capital Cruises Past £2 Million Funding Goal on Seedrs

Assetz Capital Fully Funded

Peer to peer lender Assetz Capital recently listed a a convertible offer on investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The financial firm was seeking a crowdfunding round of £2 million and as of today the round is fully funded and appears to be in over-funding.  The P2P lender launched in 2013 and has facilitated loans topping £62… Read More

Worth Capital & The Gadget Show Join in Hunt for Next Great Gadget

Future Gadget Show

Worth Capital has launched its next competition: Future Gadget 2015. Worth is seeking to discover the world’s next great gadget by engaging hundreds of entrepreneurs, in need of capital,   to help bring their product to market.  The program is similar in structure to Worth Capital’s previous competitions – each associated with a funding round… Read More

P2P Lender Assetz Capital is Crowdfunding on Seedrs

Stuart Law

Assetz Capital is going to the crowd to finance its young peer to peer lending platform.  Led by CEO and co-founder Stuart Law, Assetz Capital is seeking a raise of £2 million in a convertible offer on Seedrs.  The offer incorporates a 10% discount on the future valuation of a P2P platform that expects to… Read More

Gulf Wealth Management Launches Seedrs Campaign For Arabian Gulf Region’s Digital Wealth Management Platform

Gulf Wealth Management

Gulf Wealth Management (GWM) is offering the UK public the chance to become founder shareholders in the first digital wealth management e-commerce platform focused on the investment needs of the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC*) namely Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. GWM launched a campaign through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs for up to 60 days. London based… Read More

Seedrs to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Company IPO: Burgundy Winemaker to List on LSE

A company IPO through crowdfunding Seedrs

  Leading investment crowdfunding portal Seedrs is claiming another “first”.  In a note to followers, CEO and co-founder Jeff Lynn stated; “I’m pleased to share that today Seedrs is launching the first-ever crowdfunding campaign for a company’s IPO.” It should be noted that SyndicateRoom claimed the same for an IPO this past December for Mill Residential… Read More

Seedstars World Fund: Crowdfunding an Investment Fund for Top Emerging-Market Startups

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Imagine playing a part in TV competition shows like “Top Chef” or “Project Runway”—but without having your best charred octopus recipe critiqued in front of a live studio audience, or your model’s dress described as “something a Teletubby would wear to a party.” Instead, you’d sweep in at the end of the show and award… Read More

UK’s Wedding Supplies Website World of Wedmin Seeks £100,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

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Earlier this month, Brighton-based wedding supplies website World of Wedmin (WOW) launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 to continue its expansion through the UK. According to its campaign, World of Wedmin is an online platform that enables brides and grooms to find and compare wedding suppliers throughout the UK. The company states that… Read More

Raizers Targets Ambitious Pan-European Equity Crowdfunding

Raizers Featured

  The 28 countries of the European Union are a very long way from offering a homogeneous regulation environment for crowdfunding. This is particularly true of equity crowdfunding which touches on multiple heavily regulated areas of finance such as investment advice, securities trading, retail banking and corporate finance. Few European countries have, like France, issued… Read More

Trillion Fund Equity Offer is Overfunding on Seedrs

People Planet Profit Trillion Fund

Trillion Fund, a renewable energy and social investment crowdfunding platform, has pushed into “overfunding” mode on Seedrs. The investment site launched an equity crowdfunding round last year seeking a raise of £500,000.  As of today 246 investors have committed to just over £536,000.  The offer is for a 10% ownership stake in the company. At… Read More

Healthy Ice Cream Producer Oppo Becomes Seedrs’ “Most Overfunded” Campaign

Oppo Ice Cream Fastest Ever

Ice cream producer Oppo rose to record crowdfunding campaign heights as quickly as a beachside gelato melts on a hot summer day: fast. UK crowdfunding platform Seedrs today noted that London-based Oppo reached 324 percent (at press time, 339 percent) of its target investment in just a few days, becoming Seedrs’ most overfunded campaign. Given that… Read More

Friends of Friends Travel Website Hits Seedrs to Raise £120,000

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Friends of Friends Travel, also known as FOF, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £120,000 so that it will expand its quickly growing website. The startup has already been recognized by TIME Magazine, the NY Times, CBS News, and The Times newspaper and has been considered a “noteworthy new player in the… Read More