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Seedrs Tops £1 Billion in Platform Investments, Reports 17 Exits for Investors

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Seedrs has topped £1 billion in total investments according to a note posted by the investment crowdfunding platform. Launched in 2012 by co-founders Jeff Lynn and Carlos Silva, the platform was the first of its kind to receive regulatory approval to operate by the UK… Read More

Building Seedrs Platform from Sunny Portugal: A Talk with Duarte Henriques, CTO of Seedrs

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Seedrs is a star among equity crowdfunding platforms. Founded in 2009 in the UK, the company pioneered innovations such as raising funds for several crowdfunding platforms – including itself – and launching a crowdfunding campaign for a listed company. Such bold moves have made Seedrs… Read More

Oxford’s Saïd Business School Announces New Research Studying the Economics of Equity Crowdfunding, Partners with Seedrs

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The equity crowdfunding market is worth over £50 million a year in the UK, doubling in size last year as an increasing number of individuals look for an alternative place to invest their capital. Despite its size however, there is very little research into market… Read More

UK based Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs Moves Into US with Acquisition of Junction Investments

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UK based investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has announced the acquisition of Junction Investments located in California.  This strategic acquisition positions Seedrs to expand their reach beyond the borders of Europe.  Junction founders Adam Kaufman and Brian Goldsmith will be joining the Seedrs team and assisting… Read More

A Tale of Two Crowdfunding Platforms: Seedrs & Crowdcube

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…and within the UK equity crowdfunding market two platforms have emerged as the clear leaders. However, they are quite different in both philosophy and operation and it took little time (the timespan of a… Read More

Seedrs Shares Platform’s Success with Updated Stats (Infographic)

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Crowdfunding platform Seedrs, a leader in the investment crowdfunding space in Europe, has shared some updated information regarding their platform’s success.  Seedrs was one of the first equity platforms in the UK and is proudly the first platform to be officially regulated by the Financial… Read More

Seedrs Closes 2013 on High Note, Over £3 Million Raised in December

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Targets Growth, both Domestic and International, for 2104. December was a good month for equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.  Boosted by their own, incredibly successful, self-crowdfunding round, the UK based company raised over £3 million via their site during the last month of the year.  The… Read More

Seedrs Self-Crowdfunding Offer Crushes Target Immediately

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Over £1 Million Funded on Goal of £750,000. In the ultimate validation of their crowdfunding platform, UK based equity crowdfunding site Seedrs set a goal to raise £750,000.  This was an increase in the initial target of raising £500,000 as investor demand was very robust…. Read More

Seedrs Equity Crowdfunding Expands Across Europe

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Seedrs Becomes First Pan European Equity Platform. Simultaneously Enters Self Crowdfunding Round to Raise £750,000. One of Britain’s leading crowdfunding portals, Seedrs, has announced a major market expansion to offer cross-border equity crowdfunding in Europe.  The company had indicated market expansion was a priority earlier… Read More

Seedrs Equity Crowdfunding Platform Experiences 600% Growth

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On an annualized basis UK equity crowdfunding site Seedrs has experienced a phenomenal 600% growth rate.  12 campaigns have collectively raised £850,000 during the 3rd quarter on Seedrs which has set a record for number of successful campaigns and amount funded in a quarter. Seedrs… Read More

Seedrs Named One of UKs Top 250 Businesses

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs recently released on their Facebook page that Seedrs has been named one of the UKs top 250 Businesses by Lord Yound and Sir Terry Leahy as part of the Accelerate 25o program. Accelerate 2103 was designed to bring together Britain’s best… Read More

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