Tagged: jeff kelisky

Seedcamp Closes Fund IV at £60M, Collaborates with Seedrs to Provide Access to Retail Investors

Seedcamp, the leading European seed investor, has announced the close of a £60 million fund that has the backing of over 100 Seedcamp founders, angels and mentors. The fund also includes contributions of £2 million via a collaboration with crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The Seedrs partnership… Read More

Revolut: A Big Win for Early Investors on Crowdfunding Platforms

Revolut revealed its most recent funding round today as it raised $250 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion. In many ways, the success of Revolut is emblematic of the power and potential of investment crowdfunding. Until today’s Series C round, each successive funding round… Read More

Next Generation UK Rental Platform Movebubble Nears Halfway Crowdfunding Goal on Seedrs

Currently available in London, in 24 months Movebubble has connected over 150,000 renters with properties. Pre-valued at £3,907,392, Movebubble has synced with Seedrs to raise £800,002 for 16.99% equity; to date, over £383,487 — more than 47% — of its goal has been reached with the help… Read More

Seedrs: £500 Million in Crowdfunding by 2021

Seedrs is one of the leading crowdfunding platforms in the UK today. Since the online capital formation site launched in 2012 over 600 deals have been successfully funded. Investors have mainly been retail types but big VCs have frequently joined in to support promising businesses… Read More

Seedrs Says Andy Murray is Back in the Game with First Investments of 2018 in Two UK Fintechs

  Fintechs Investly and Landbay have received the backing of British tennis champion Andy Murray, according to investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Murray has backed these two early-stage firms as part of his relationship with Seedrs, today investing with undisclosed amounts. The platform shares that Murray’s… Read More

Public & Private Markets Meet on Seedrs as Investors Gain Access to Augmentum Fintech LSE IPO

Online capital formation and more traditional funding methods continue to converge as Seedrs, a leading UK investment crowdfunding platform, has provided access to the Augmentum Fintech initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange. The £100 million IPO saw more than £500,000 of investment… Read More

Huge Year for Seedrs: Crowdfunding Platform Raises £125 Million in 2017 in Record Number of Deals

Seedrs, a UK based crowdfunding platform, has published full year results for 2017.  According to the company, during the year £125 million was invested in 168 different deals – the biggest year since platform launch. Investors came from 58 different countries making more than 46,700… Read More

Chapter 2: Seedrs CEO Jeff Kelisky Plans the Future of Crowdfunding, Predicts Growing Institutional Interest

Seedrs is a trailblazer in the crowdfunding world. The UK was the first market to craft a regulatory regime that truly facilitated online capital formation for startups, scale ups, and more mature companies. The ecosystem has evolved to a point where crowdfunding is becoming the… Read More

VC Portugal Ventures Partners with Seedrs to Boost Funding for Startups

Seedrs and Portugal Ventures, a Portuguese VC firm,  have jointly announced a new partnership that will provide a boost to the growing startup ecosystem in Portugal. The VC firm will start investing alongside the crowd with a stated cap of €1.25 million. This co-investing structure… Read More

Seedrs Looks Back on 2017: Yet Another Record Year!

With 2018 quickly approaching, Seedrs took a look back on some of its equity crowdfunding platform’s successes over the past twelve months. The funding portal revealed in a post on Wednesday: “2017 has been, by far, our most successful year to date. Independent research firm Beauhurst has recognised… Read More

Seedrs Raises £10 Million with £6 Million via Self Crowdfunding Round

Seedrs, one of the leading UK based investment crowdfunding platforms, has closed on £10 million in funding with £4 million coming from Woodford Investment Management and the balance coming from retails investors via their own platform. The deal was announced earlier this month with Seedrs… Read More

Seedrs Receives £4 Million Investment from Woodford Investment Management [u]

Seedrs, one of the largest equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK, has received a follow on investment of £4 million from Woodford Investment Management. The new funding values the online investment platform at £40 million on a pre-money basis. Woodford previously backed Seedrs with £6… Read More

Change at Seedrs: Jeff Kelisky Tapped as CEO, Jeff Lynn Moves to Executive Chairman

There has been an executive change at on the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the UK. Seedrs has announced that Jeff Kelisky, formerly COO at Seedrs, has been promoted as the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Jeff Lynn, co-founder of the company, will step… Read More

Seedrs Hires New Executives in Advance of a Major Ramp-Up of Activity

Seedrs is preparing for a major strategic push this year as it seeks to hit “aggressive growth targets.”  In advance of the expected expansion, Seedrs has appointed two executives to add fire-power to the management team. Seedrs has appointed, Jeff Kelisky as COO – a… Read More