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SyndicateRoom Publishes “Top 100: Britain’s Fastest-Growing Businesses”

Hot off the press! UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom launched a new report which identifies the fastest-growing business in the UK: Top 100: Britain’s Fastest-Growing Businesses. The SR Top 100 report uses a methodology by Beauhurst to rank the country’s leading startups by their increase in valuation between… Read More

SyndicateRoom Launches New Growth Fund for Early-Stage EIS Opportunities

SyndicateRoom announced the broadening of its fund strategy with the launch of the Growth Fund, an active Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund designed to invest in select best-performing businesses that make up the platform’s growing portfolio. The new fund will sit alongside Fund Twenty8, reportedly the… Read More

Autumn Budget 2017: Feedback from Alternative Finance

Many people are still sorting through the various proposals announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond during the Autumn Budget statement from the past week. Parsing through the nuances of the many policy pronouncements is an annual affair. So what is in the Budget… Read More

VROOOM, VROOM! Engenie Leads EV Charge & Overfunds £1.5M with SyndicateRoom

Nothing grabs one’s attention like a sweet ride. And Engenie goes further, captivating with electric. The electric vehicle (EV) charging company just secured £1.5 million through the UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom; 65 investors helped overfund the campaign by 50 percent of its original target of £1… Read More

Warwick Audio Raises £2.2M with a Little Help from SyndicateRoom Friends

UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom has supported Warwick Audio in a £2.2M funding round, as part of a larger financing activity bringing in more than £3M to the company. The funds will support Warwick Audio as it prepares to push its patented technology into the… Read More

EV Charging Company Engenie Powers Up £1M Campaign on SyndicateRoom

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom has opened up a £1 million investment opportunity  for the electric vehicle (EV) charging company, Engenie. The company, which was launched in 2013, provides high-power rapid-charging facilities for electric cars and buses, catering both directly to consumers and also to commercial… Read More

Women-Led EdTech Platforms Gooseberry Planet & Dem Dx Fundraise on SyndicateRoom

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced that EdTech companies Gooseberry Planet and Dem Dx are seeking funding on its investor network. EdTech has been cited the fastest-growing sector in the UK this month, after British EdTech companies received more VC and angel funding (£178m) than any other European country…. Read More

SyndicateRoom Celebrates £4.3M Pekama, Peptinnovate & Alert Hat-Trick: Three’s a Charm

UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced the closure of two lift rounds, for Peptinnovate and Alert Technology. SyndicateRoom negotiated an exclusive offer with the companies, whereby its members could participate in the equity rounds. Pekama closed its round in overfunding over the weekend. Peptinnovate, a… Read More

And Action! UK Film “Kat and the Band” Hits SyndicateRoom Goal

“Our aim is to enable women behind and in front of the camera in the industry during a time when gender inequality still exists.” UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced that the independent UK film Kat and the Band has been fully funded, having reached its £400,000 target…. Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 Raises £4.5 Million

Diversification is key to driving returns when it comes to investing. This is even MORE important regarding investing in early stage companies which are risky but have the potential to deliver better returns. The data is irrefutable: investing in early stage companies can drive solid… Read More

SyndicateRoom Announces Support For Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust PLC’s £100 Million IPO

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced on Monday it is set to support the IPO of Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust PLC (DSM) on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, which opens for investment today. SyndicateRoom has been appointed as a retail distribution agent for… Read More

Well Done! SyndicateRoom’s Jonathan Milner Awarded Non-Executive Director of the Year

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced that Jonathan Milner won the Non-Executive Director (NED) of the Year award in the unquoted/private equity backed category. Milner, co-Founder and currently Deputy Chairman of Abcam plc,  has provided considerable investment and support to over 40 companies and has assisted… Read More

Medtech Company Active Needle Technology Overfunds On SyndicateRoom

Active Needle Technology, a medtech company that has claimed to develop a device designed to help doctors perform needle-based procedures with greater accuracy and reliability, has successfully secured £350,051 through its crowdfunding campaign on SyndicateRoom. The initiative overfunded to 140% of its £250,000 target. Active Needle was founded… Read More

SyndicateRoom Study Identifies Diversity Platform, Product, & People Trends For 2017

On Wednesday, SyndicateRoom announced a recent investor study revealed 2017 diversity trends for platforms, products, and people. The research surveyed over 1,000 retail investors and revealed 45% of UK investors use an online platform, which is a clear and strong nod towards technology. The funding portal… Read More

CEO Gonçalo de Vasconcelos: 2016 Was a Phenomenal Year for SyndicateRoom

Helmed by CEO and Co-founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos,  SyndicateRoom continues to pioneer the “investor-led” crowdfunding model in the UK. A serial entrepreneur and Judge Business School grad who was awarded the Best Dissertation prize and the Benavitch Scholarship for academic and professional achievements, de Vasconcelos cofounded SyndicateRoom with a… Read More

SyndicateRoom CEO Comments on FCA Announcement on IPO Reform

SyndicateRoom, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has been championing IPO reform for some time now.  Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, CEO and co-founder of SyndicateRoom, welcomed the announcement earlier today that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a consultation paper addressing existing shortcomings in the IPO… Read More

Personal Finance App Squirrel Swiftly Overfunds on SyndicateRoom

Online equity investment platform SyndicateRoom today announced the successful capital raise of £459,871 for Squirrel, which overfunded to 115% of its original £400,019 target. The fintech company has developed a personal financial management and savings app designed to help people regain control of their money. “We’re thrilled to welcome… Read More

SyndicateRoom Report: Millennials Twice as Likely to Embrace Early-Stage Investing

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced that millennials are twice as likely to embrace early-stage investing as a means of reaching their financial goals than those aged 51 and up. Over nine in ten (92%) investors aged 18–30 believe a portfolio of diversified early-stage equities would… Read More

Personal Finance App Squirrel Seeks £400,000 on SyndicateRoom

Squirrel, a personal finance app designed to help users have more control over their money, will raise £400,000 on SyndicateRoom. The platform reported that experienced angel investor Jos Evans will be the lead investor on the funding round having committed £100,000 to Squirrel. SyndicateRoom members… Read More

SyndicateRoom: Young Investors Committed to Backing British Business

Investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom has published a study that indicates the young investors are more committed than ever to support British SMEs. Evan as many voted to “Bremain”, young UK investors want to help boost the economic future of the country as it plans its… Read More