Tagged: portugal

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

Portuguese Fashion Brand Maison Pixel Now Seeking €150,000 on Seedrs

Maison Pixel, a Portugal-based fashion brand, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is currently seeking 150,000 as it prepares for growth and expansion. Maison Pixel describes itself as an innovative fashion brand, with a patented design, inspired by pixels and computer… Read More

Overfunding: Portugal’s Corkbrick Europe Surpasses €150,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Portugal-based startup, Corkbrick Europe, has successfully secured its initial €150,000 funding target through its Seedrs campaign. The company launched the initiative last month, seeking the funds for its “Lego-like” like system where users can build any structure, wall, or furniture without any tools, screws, or glue. As previously… Read More

Overfunding: Agriculture Tech Startup Agroop Secures €200,000 Funding Target Through Third Seedrs Round

Less than a month after launching its third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Portugal-based agriculture tech company, Agroop, has successfully secured its initial €200,000 funding target. As previously reported, Agroop was founded in 2014 with a mission to democratize the access to technology in the farming… Read More

Banco BNI Europa to Invest Up to €15 Million via SME Lending Platform Creditshelf

  Banco BNI Europa has formed a strategic partnership with marketplace lender Creditshelf to help provide financing to German SMEs. Creditshelf is an SME lending specialist and BNI Europa is slated to invest up to €15 million into German SMEs over the coming months. Launched in 2014,… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Banco BNI Europa Reaches Profitability in 2017

Banco BNI Europa, a digital challenger bank based in Portugal, has announced it has reached profitability in the first half of 2017, its third year in operation. Banco BNI Europa said its total assets grew 36.7% reaching almost €500 million in June this year. Total… Read More

Portugal-Based Agricultural Tech Startup Agroop Returns to Seedrs to Raise €200,000

Agroop, an agricultural tech that develops solutions to collect data and provide insight to farming agents, recently launched its third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The Portugal-based company is currently seeking €200,000 as it prepares to expand and grow. Founded in 2014, the company stated… Read More

Challenger Bank BNI Europa Announces “Puzzle”, an Online Lender to Streamline Consumer Credit

While some Fintech firms have started with online lending only to push into other verticals, BNI Europa – a digital only challenger bank – went the banking route first and is now providing consumer credit. Announced today, “Puzzle“, as it has been named, is the… Read More

Portugal’s Corkbrick Europe Seeks €150,000 on Seedrs For Lego-Like Structure System

Portugal-based startup, Corkbrick Europe, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is seeking €150,000 for its “Lego-like” like system where users can build any structure, wall, or furniture without any tools, screws, or glue. The company, which was founded in 2012 by father-daughter… 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

Cheers!: Wine With Spirit Closes Seedrs Campaign With More Than £425,000 in Funds

Portugal-based winetech company, Wine With Spirit, has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company launched the initiative earlier this year and originally sought to raise £400,000. By the campaign’s closing, Wine With Spirit secured £428,504. Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market… Read More

Update: Portugal’s Wine With Spirit Overfunds on Seedrs

Portugal-based winetech company, Wine With Spirit, has successfully secured its Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign’s £400,000 funding target. The company is currently  on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative, and exclusive wines that each have their very own original story to tell. Wine With Spirt stated… Read More

Two Weeks to Go: Portugal’s Wine With Spirit Nears £400,000 Seedrs Funding Target

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Seedrs in a couple of weeks, Portugal-based winetech company, Wine With Spirit, is nearing its £400,000 funding target. As previously reported, Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative, and exclusive wines that… Read More

Wine With Spirit Opens in Canadian Market As Seedrs Initiative Secures Nearly £170,000

Wine With Spirit, a Portugal-based wine producer, is officially starting its international expansion. This news comes just a few weeks after the company launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. As previously reported, Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative,… Read More

Cheers: Portugal’s Wine With Spirit Seeks £400,000 Through Seedrs

Wine With Spirit, a Portugal-based wine producer, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The winetech company is seeking to raise £400,000 for growth and development. Founded in 2011, Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative, and exclusive wines… Read More

Portugal Reveals Proposed Investment Crowdfunding Rules

Portugal has published proposed investment crowdfunding regulations in a consultation paper that is open for comments. The document posted by theComissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários (CMVM), embedded below, proposes a cap on funding at one million euros within a 12 month period. The consultation… Read More

Building Seedrs Platform from Sunny Portugal: A Talk with Duarte Henriques, CTO of Seedrs

Seedrs is a star among equity crowdfunding platforms. Founded in 2009 in the UK, the company pioneered innovations such as raising funds for several crowdfunding platforms – including itself – and launching a crowdfunding campaign for a listed company. Such bold moves have made Seedrs… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Steps Up. Elects New Board of Directors

  Not long ago the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN)  was just an informal group of Europeans involved in the emerging crowdfunding market. Only in 2013 did it come into legal existence as a formal body. Yesterday, during its second General Assembly in the beautiful city… Read More

ECN CrowdCamp 2015 – Lisbon

The ECN CrowdCamp is the major event in Europe focussing on crowdfunding as enabler of innovation. The event is designed to get innovators and entrepreneurs familiar with the concept of crowdfunding in all its forms – existing and upcoming, and to show crowdfunding activity and… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Schedules June Event in Portugal

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has scheduled a new event title “CrowdCamp” which will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, this June. Formed in 20122, the ECN is a pan-European, non-profit, representative organization that has led the charge to change finance across the continent. The new conference… Read More