Tagged: jeff lynn

Seedrs Set to Launch Secondary Market This Summer

CEO and co-founder of Seedrs, Jeff Lynn, announced on Monday the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform is set to launch its second market this upcoming summer. According to Lynn, the new market will enable investors who have shares held under the Seedrs nominee to buy and… Read More

US Based Fintech Firm investFeed Crowdfunds on Seedrs

investFeed, described as the first transparent social network for the financial markets, is crowdfunding on Seedrs. We believe this is the first US based company to leverage the UK based investment crowdfunding platform. The UK is home to the most robust equity crowdfunding market in… Read More

Seedrs Launches New Office in Lisbon

On Thursday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced the opening of its new office located in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. This news comes just a couple of weeks after Seedrs revealed plans to hit “aggressive growth targets” and appointed two executives, Jeff Kelsey and Ricardo Brízido, to… Read More

Andy Murray, Seedrs Advisor, Reports Three New Investments

Tennis star Andy Murray has revealed his next batch of investments into UK early stage companies. The three companies, each listed on Seedrs, include; MacRebur, VPAR and Bijou Commerce. Murray is an advisor to the equity crowdfunding platform and has publicly promoted his investments in… 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

Seedrs Delivers New Product Giving Investors Real Time Access to Individual Portfolio IRR

Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has released a new service that provides investors the ability to access their individual portfolio Internal Rate of Return (IRR). Seedrs described the feature as a pioneering first for the crowdfunding industry. The new service launches today and will be rolled… Read More

Seedrs Comments on Beauhurst Report: “2016 Was a Great Year for Crowdfunding”

Earlier today, Beauhurst published a report on equity investment into early stage private companies in the UK during 2016. While their numbers indicated a decline versus years prior, crowdfunding was highlighted as a “reason to be optimistic about prospects for equity finance.” Equity crowdfunding platform… Read More

A Record Breaking Year for Seedrs: A Discussion with CEO Jeff Lynn

Seedrs delivered a record year of crowdfunding. In an end of the year recap, Seedrs quantified their accomplishments including: £85 million invested in 159 different deals 45,000 individual investments were made during 2016 from 65 different countries FreeAgent, a company that raised £1.2 million Seedrs… Read More

Seedrs & Interbridge Venture Capital to Host China Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Competition

Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has partnered with InteBridge Venture Capital to host the upcoming China Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition (IEIC). The two companies have joined to launch the UK division of the IEIC competition where £1 million of equity free capital will be awarded. The… Read More

Seedrs Hits £85M+ Invested in 159 Crowdfunding Campaigns in 2016

Seedrs announced that during 2016 more than £85M was invested by the crowd in 159 campaigns. Since launching by Jeff Lynn and Carlos Silva in 2012, Seedrs has facilitated more than 450 deals and counts £190M raised through its platform. “The ongoing success of many of our portfolio… Read More

Success: Veeqo Closes Eighth Seedrs Initiative With Over £1.2M in Funds

UK-based software company Veeqo recently closed its eighth successful equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company secured £1,227,995 during the latest funding round. Veeqo stated it helps online retailers increase their profit by selling on multiple channels and by managing their inventory, orders, and shipping… Read More

Update: Veeqo Surpasses £1.2 Million During Latest Seedrs Funding Round

Just a few weeks after launching its eighth equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Veeqo has surpassed £1.2 million from more than 200 investors. The company launched the initiative earlier this month and within one week secured its initial £1 million funding target. As previously reported, Veeqo helps online retailers increase… Read More

Veeqo Secures £1M Funding Target Less Than a Week on Seedrs

Less than a week after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Veeqo has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target. The company first listed its seed funding round on Seedrs back in 2013, and since then the funding platform has continued to support the company… Read More

Update: Veeqo Quickly Closes in on £1M Funding Target on Seedrs

Veeqo’s latest Seedrs initiative is quickly nearing its £1 million funding target thanks to nearly 100 investors. The company announced it raised 93% of the funding goal 24 hours before the campaign’s public debut. As previously reported, the company helps online retailers increase their profit by… Read More

Veeqo is Crowdfunding £1Million Series A on Seedrs

Veeqo, a UK based software company, has announced a £1 million Series A crowdfunding round. Veeqo is a company that helps online retailers increase their profit by selling on multiple channels and by managing their inventory, orders and shipping across a single, cloud-based platform. Veeqo has… Read More

Slow to Start, Glentham Capital May Have Help Around the Corner [u]

Glentham Capital, created by Nicola Horlick – a renowned investment manager, film producer and CEO of Money&Co., raised funding on Seedrs three times. Beginning in 2013, an offer was posted seeking £150,000 for a fund  that would provide finance for Hollywood films. In 2014, “due to high… Read More

Seedrs Funded Company FreeAgent Trades on London Stock Exchange’s AIM

  First Seedrs Crowdfunded Company to IPO Shares on Exchange as Platform Claims Best Month Ever FreeAgent (LSE: FREE), a company that raised capital on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs, has listed its shares on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM.  This IPO has provided early investors… Read More

Andy Murray Invests in WeSwap & Perkbox on Seedrs

Andy Murray, a top-ranked professional tennis player, and advisor to Seedrs, has reportedly invested in WeSwap and Perkbox on the equity crowdfunding platform for undisclosed amounts. Both companies have already had some exciting success on the website, with WeSwap securing its initial £1 million funding target before… Read More

UK Fintech Startup WeSwap Secures £1M Funding Target Prior to Seedrs Public Launch

On Wednesday, UK-based fintech startup, WeSwap officially launched its equity crowdfunding campaign publically on Seedrs. The company successfully secured well over its £1 million funding target from more than 1,800 investors during the initiative’s pre-registration. WeSwap was founded in 2011 and opened to the community in… Read More

Update: Cycle.Land Raises Over £60,000 Just Days After Seedrs Campaign Debut

Just a few days after launching its Seedrs initiative, social marketplace for bicycle sharing, Cycle.Land, has already raised over 60% (£60,000) of its £100,000 funding target. The platform secured support from Oxford University Innovation earlier this year (March 2016) and launched in Oxford shortly after. Cycle.Land… Read More