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Seedrs Secondary Market Now Serves Other Private Securities, Not Just Crowdfunded Issuers

SafeToNet is First Company to Direct List on Seedrs Secondary Market. Seedrs, a leading online investment platform, has opened up its secondary trading platform to any private security. The move was anticipated and previously revealed as Seedrs further leverages its tech stack. Seedrs is the… Read More

Seedrs Reports Record Breaking Transactions as Dynamic Pricing is Added to Secondary Market of Crowdfunded Securities

In July, Seedrs revealed an update to its Secondary Market that enabled dynamic pricing (or variable pricing) for securities trading on its in-house marketplace. Seedrs explained at that time that previously a seller would list shares on the Seedrs Secondary Market at a price determined… Read More

Seedrs and Insurtech UK Join to Facilitate Funding in Hot Insurtech Sector

The insurance industry is enormous and many industry followers believe it is ripe for disruption. In light of this, top UK crowdfunding platform Seedrs and Insurtech UK have formed a new partnership to match investors interested in the sector with promising Insurtech startups. According to… Read More

5th Exit this Year: As Platform Matures, Seedrs Reports Growing Number of Exits

Seedrs, a leading UK based investment crowdfunding platform, has experienced five company exits since January. Meanwhile, platform investment has grown by 49% during 2019 – even during the midst of a global pandemic. Seedrs states that each exit has generated positive returns for investors. Seedrs’… Read More

Seedrs Partners with Capdesk, Seedrs Secondary Market Now Enables Non Seedrs Portfolio Firms to Trade on Platform

Capdesk – Seedrs Partnership Creates First Private Secondary Market for Shareholders and Employees in Europe Seedrs, a top UK based investment crowdfunding platform, is unique in the fact it has created a viable secondary marketplace for private securities issued via the platform. By enabling investors… Read More

Seedrs Booms. Crowdfunding Grows 49% as Record £283 Million is Invested into Securities Offerings

Seedrs, a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the UK and a trailblazer in online capital formation, has announced 2019 investment numbers. According to a release, Seedrs had a record-breaking year with the highest levels of investment than in all prior years. The investment activity was… Read More

Jeff Kelisky CEO of Seedrs: A Marketplace That Lets Everybody Play, From Seed-Stage to Pre-IPO

The United Kingdom is home to the most robust investment crowdfunding ecosystem in the world. A determined group of innovative entrepreneurs and a collaborative regulatory environment have combined to foster a successful industry of online capital formation that most countries aspire to achieve. While there… Read More

Seedrs AutoInvest BOT Moves Out of Beta

Seedrs, a leading UK based online investment platform, has announced that its AutoInvest product is now availalbe. The feature launched in Beta mode in mid-2018 and enables investors to fully customize their individual criteria and “Build Your Own Bot” to efficiently create investment portfolios of… Read More

Seedrs Portfolio Update: Platform Wide IRR Stands at 12.02%

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has published a portfolio update of issuers raising capital on its platform.  According to the company, the 577 deals that have raised money from July 2012 to the end of 2017 have generated a platform wide internal rate of return (IRR)… Read More

Seedrs Adds AutoInvest Feature to its Crowdfunding Platform

Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has announced a new feature. AutoInvest will now enable a robo-investing type service for individuals to gain access to early stage private equity while facilitating a diverse portfolio for risk mitigation. For the past six years, investments on equity crowdfunding platforms have… Read More

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

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