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Invesdor Adds to Executive Bench with Two New Appointments

Invesdor, one of the leading equity crowdfunding platform in the Nordics, has announced two additions to its team. Erik Rehn has been appointed as sales director at Invesdor. Rehn will be responsible for planning and overseeing Invesdor’s global business-to-business sales. Invesdor said his most important… Read More

Invesdor Milestone: €30 Million Has Been Invested Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform

Finland-based equity crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced on Wednesday that €30 million has been invested through its funding portal. This news comes just a few months after Invesdor revealed €25 million was invested on its website. “We are very happy to announce that we just reached the… Read More

Prominent Investor Mika Ihamuotila Takes Equity Stake in Invesdor

Mika Ihamuotila, Chairman – Owner of Finish fashion and design company Marimekko, has invested in European investment crowdfunding platform Invesdor. Details of the investment were not released. Ihamuotila is well known in Finland and is also a Board member of Rovio/Angry Birds and Sanoma. He… Read More

Invesdor’s Lasse Mäkelä Reports: Money Invested & Average Campaign Round Size on Crowdfunding Platform Doubled in 2016 (Infographic)

Invesdor’s CEO Lasse Mäkelä announced on Wednesday that it a great 2016 and revealed during the past twelve months, funds invested and the average campaign round size on its equity crowdfunding platform doubled from the previous year. The 2016 numbers reveal comes just a couple weeks after… Read More

Update: Friends & Brgrs Closes Invesdor Campaign Early After Securing Nearly €1M

Less than a month after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor, restaurant brand Friends & Brgrs has finished its funding round early ( the original closing date was December 20th) with nearly €1 million secured. The restaurant uses fresh ingredients while preparing all foods in its establishment. Friends… Read More

Invesdor Celebrates Europe’s First Exit by IPO for Crowdfunded Company as Shares of Heeros Trade on Nasdaq First

Invesdor is celebrating the “first” European company to provide an exit by IPO as shares trade on Nasdaq First North Helsinki (ISIN FI4000127527) . Heeros Oyj raised €3.4m from 700 retail investors with its IPO on the Invesdor crowdfunding platform. that took place this past October. In… Read More

European Union Stops Harmonization Process for Crowdfunding Rules

At Crowddialogue Europe in Graz, Austria last week, a panel presentation, moderated by Ronald Kleverlaan, inquired about the status of the European legislation on crowd-investing. Looking back to 2014, with the EU Commission’s Communication “Unleashing the Potential of Crowdfunding”, soon followed by the 2015 Communication “Action Plan… Read More

The Finnish Crowdfunding Act Kicks In

Earlier this year the Finnish government announced its intent to update and improve the regulatory environment that governed investment crowdfunding. The new Crowdfunding Act was ratified by the President of Finland on August 25th with the law going into force on September 1st. The Finnish… Read More

Invesdor Shares Employee Update: “The Team Now Comprises 17 Smart & Driven Doers”

On Tuesday, Finland-based Invesdor shared some details about its growing team. This employee info comes nearly a month after the company successfully secured €1.2 million during its self-running crowdfunding initiative. The funding portal stated: “It seems like only a couple of months ago we were just… Read More

Bad Norwegian Nears 500,000 Kr Funding Goal During the Final Days on Invesdor

With less than 48 hours until its Invesdor campaign comes to an end, Norway-based skincare brand, Bad Norwegian, has successfully secured over 400,000 kr from nearly 20 investors. The company took to the crowdfunding platform to raise a minimum of 500,000kr (2 million kr as… Read More

Invesdor’s Lasse Mäkelä Discusses Self-Crowdfunding Campaign’s Success

Following the closing of Invesdor’s recent self-running crowdfunding campaign, which raised €1.2M, CEO of the funding portal, Lasse Mäkelä, discusses the initiative’s success. Invesdor, founded in 2012, launched as an equity crowdfunding platform but has since expanded into other products and other markets. Today, the funding platform offers… Read More

Invesdor Secures €1.2M During Self Crowdfunding Campaign

Invesdor, an investment crowdfunding platform based in Helsinki, announced over the weekend that it has closed its self-running campaign. The portal launched the campaign last month with a mission to raise €750,000 and successfully secured €1.2M. Our own funding round is now closed. THANK YOU all… Read More

Invesdor Names Thomas Petroff New Country Manager For Finland

Earlier this week, Helsinki-based crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced that it has appointed Nordea Bank’s former employee, Thomas Petroff, as its new country manager for Finland. According to the funding portal, Petroff brings over 20 years of banking experience. Sharing details about the appointment, Invesdor CEO Lasse Mäkelä explained: “We… Read More

Invesdor Charts a Path of Growth as Self-Crowdfunding Round Nears Max Target

  Invesdor, an investment crowdfunding platform based in Helsinki, is targeting substantial platform growth during 2016.  Their  vision is to become the leading next-generation financial service provider for investors and private growth companies.  As summer nears, Invesdor stated they had eight live investment offers and… Read More

Fintech Firm Invesdor Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round

Helsinki based Fintech firm, Invesdor, announced on Tuesday it has opened its new equity offering. The company is seeking to raise €750,000 with a max of €1.5M as it prepares to its international position. Its previous offering successfully funded in just six days and achieved  €1 million from 143 investors,… Read More

Invesdor Expected to Launch Self Crowdfunding Round on May 17th

Helsinki based Fintech firm Invesdor is expected to launch its self-crowdfunding round next week on May 17th.  Founded in 2012, Invesdor launched as an equity crowdfunding platform but has since expanded into other products and other markets. Today Invesdor offers both debt and equity for… Read More

Finland Updates Investment Crowdfunding Rules, The Act Will “Improve New Financing Options, Particularly in Bottleneck Situations Affecting the Growth of SMEs”

The government of Finland has submitted its proposal to update the regulatory environment for raising capital online. According to a recent release by the Ministry of Finance, the new Act will ease the regulation of investment-based crowdfunding and clarify the rules for loan-based crowdfunding. The “Crowdfunding… Read More

Brief: Invesdor Takes Talents to Norway, Next Stop Denmark

Invesdor officially initiated its operations in Norway with a Norwegian-based equity offering, insurance sector software platform Cloud Insurance. The launch will officially be announced and the crowdfunding round will open at the TechLive! Financial Disruption event in Oslo today. “Until now, Norwegian companies have had no way to raise funds in… Read More

Invesdor Looks Back at 2015: Breaking Borders

Ready to ring in the new calendar year with positive thoughts and motivation, debt and equity based crowdfunding platform, Invesdor unveiled more details about its success throughout 2015. The Helsinki-based website shared: “Over the last 12 months, Invesdor has grown. So has the European crowdfunding scene…. Read More

Invesdor to Partner with DreamFunded, Receives Investment in New Partnership

Helsinki based Invesdor has formed a new partnership with Silicon Valley based DreamFunded. As part of the agreement, DreamFunded founder Manny Fernandez invested an undisclosed amount in the debt and equity crowdfunding platform. The investment was announced during the startup conference Slush. “We are thrilled… Read More

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