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Seedrs Provides Update on Secondary Market, Some Companies Driving 19X Returns

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has provided an update on the progress of their secondary market – the first successful secondary market to launch in the global crowdfunding sector. Launched in 2017, Seedrs says the trading market has now seen 2,990 exits in 248 different firms…. 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

LandlordInvest Announcement: Secondary Market Surpasses £1 Million in Completed Sales

LandlordInvest, a peer-to-peer lending platform for residential and commercial mortgages, announced on Tuesday its secondary market has surpassed £1 million in complete sales. The market was launched in May 2017. According to LandlordInvest, the secondary market enables investors to offer eligible loans or loan parts for sale… Read More

Seedrs Secondary Market Grows as More Investors Trade Crowdfunded Securities

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs is reporting a record level of trading in their Secondary Market for crowdfunded securities. Launched in June 2017, Seedrs may claim to have developed the most effective secondary market for intrinsically illiquid private securities. While still relatively small, Seedrs said the… Read More

Seedrs Secondary Market is Now Open to All Investors

On Monday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced its secondary market, which was launched into beta this past summer to shareholders, is now available to all investors who wish to purchase shares in Seedrs Alumni businesses. According to the funding portal, more than 850 share lots… 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

StartEngine Launches Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

StartEngine, one of the most active investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has launched its anticipated secondary market for crowdfunded securities. The beta version exchange currently has listed several securities from companies that previously crowdfunded on the platform. As of this moment, offers stand to… Read More

Relendex’s Secondary Trading Platform Tops £1 Million

Relendex, a secured peer to peer lending platform, has announced that its secondary market trading has surpassed the £1 million mark. Specific details on the number or size of trades was not provided. Relendex lists loans secured by both residential and commercial property. Lenders are… Read More

Seedrs Shares Details of First Week of Trading on Secondary Market

Seedrs, a leading UK based equity crowdfunding platform, closed its first week of trading on its newly launched secondary market. Seedrs kicked off the trading platform last week to usher a new level of liquidity for shareholders in crowdfunded companies. On the first Tuesday of… Read More

Seedrs Secondary Market in Crowdfunded Securities Launches Today

Seedrs has launched its secondary market for securities in crowdfunded companies. According to Thomas Davies, Seedrs Chief Investment Officer, the market launched with 111 share lots in over 80 different businesses. The market will remain open for seven days and will reconvene the first Tuesday… Read More

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

Alternative Finance Platform Lender Squirrel Money Launches Secondary Market For Investors

Squirrel Group, a mortgage broker and peer to peer lender, announced on Thursday the launch of its Secondary Market, which now allows loans to be on-sold to other investors. The lender revealed since its launch in November, the Secondary Market has been notably the most requested… Read More

Snowball Effect Prepares Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

Snowball Effect recently surveyed their registered users and they received a lot of feedback on providing liquidity for investors. The equity crowdfunding platform initially researched the issue prior to their launch in 2014 but in the last 6 weeks the New Zealand based company has… Read More

AssetMatch Wants to Be THE Marketplace for Private Company Shares

The growing number of securities in early stage companies is indicative of new funding channels for young innovative firms. Matching investor to issuer has been a challenging task in the path as the process has largely been cut off from mass distribution and discovery as the market… Read More

Perspective: SEC Small Business Forum on Capital Formation Recap

The 2014 Securities and Exchange Commission Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation ensued on November 20, 2014 at the SEC headquarters in Washington, D.C. In usual form, since the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), the crowd (attorney’s, issuers, intermediaries, regulators, investors,… Read More

Michigan Governor Set to Sign First Ever Intrastate Secondary Securities Market Bill

First State to Create Secondary Market for Privately Crowdfunded Securities. Tired of waiting on federal regulators to implement investment (aka equity) crowdfunding for all investors, several Midwestern states, including Michigan, have legalized intrastate investment crowdfunding. Now, with the pending passage of HB 5273, Michigan’s effort… Read More

SEC Will Start Business Forum with Discussion of Accredited Investor Definition

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has earlier announced that it will hold its annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation at its Washington, D.C. headquarters on November 20, 2014.  As part of the annual gathering the morning session will tackle the definition of… Read More

Michigan Reps Introduce Bill To Create Stock Market For Intrastate Crowdfunding Shares

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Today The Detroit News has published a short editorial in support of Michigan HB 5273 (embedded, bottom of article), a bill that seeks to cement Michigan’s recently-passed intrastate crowdfunding exemption by creating secondary markets where crowdfunded shares can be traded. The bill’s primary sponsor is a… Read More

Invesdor Launches Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Investments

Privanet and equity based crowdfunding platform Invesdor have partnered to offer a secondary market for crowdfunded offerings.  Both are based in Helsinki, Finland. Privanet is a specialist in the trading of unlisted shares. The company, which was founded in 2000, is supervised by the Finnish Financial… Read More

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