UK-based Crowdsurfer has secured over £1 million (over $1.2 million) in its latest funding round with angel investors. Backers included Mustard Seed — which backed the company last July — as well as individual investors including the following:
- Former Global CEO of Standard Chartered Peter Sands;
- Former Deputy CEO of Standard Chartered Mike Rees;
- Former executive of Eurex Brendan Bradley; and
- Founder of Evi Technologies (the internet search company acquired by Amazon) William Tunstall-Pedoe.
According to Crowdsurfer’s COO Emmi Nicholl;
“This investment, particularly from such highly respected, experienced individuals, is yet another vote of confidence in Crowdsurfer, our data intelligence product and our vision of a data-rich crowd finance industry.”
Crowdsurfer Chairman Richard Baker added;
“We are thrilled to welcome our new shareholders, and the wealth of connections and experience they bring with them. Crowdsurfer continues to build momentum at a very pivotal time for the crowd finance sector, bringing much-needed transparency and data intelligence to this disruptive fintech industry. We are looking forward to a very bright 2017, and to building on the considerable successes to date.”
The platform describes itself as a data intelligence specialist that offers users a platform to analyze how to successfully fundraise, discover crowd finance investment opportunities, and monitor the industry’s growth.
The company launched a new machine intelligence application called Daisy last month.
— Crowdsurfer (@crowdsurfer) January 11, 2017