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SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 Raises £4.5 Million

Diversification is key to driving returns when it comes to investing. This is even MORE important regarding investing in early stage companies which are risky but have the potential to deliver better returns. The data is irrefutable: investing in early stage companies can drive solid… Read More

SyndicateRoom Announces Support For Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust PLC’s £100 Million IPO

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced on Monday it is set to support the IPO of Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust PLC (DSM) on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, which opens for investment today. SyndicateRoom has been appointed as a retail distribution agent for… Read More

Fintech Startup Squirrel Completes SyndicateRoom Funding Round

Squirrel, a personal finance app designed to help users have more control over their money, has successfully completed its SyndicateRoom funding round with £585,000 in funds. The company launched the initiative in January seeking  £400,000. As previously reported, Squirrel is an FCA-authorised business that issues… Read More

Medtech Company Active Needle Technology Overfunds On SyndicateRoom

Active Needle Technology, a medtech company that has claimed to develop a device designed to help doctors perform needle-based procedures with greater accuracy and reliability, has successfully secured £350,051 through its crowdfunding campaign on SyndicateRoom. The initiative overfunded to 140% of its £250,000 target. Active Needle was founded… Read More

SyndicateRoom Study Identifies Diversity Platform, Product, & People Trends For 2017

On Wednesday, SyndicateRoom announced a recent investor study revealed 2017 diversity trends for platforms, products, and people. The research surveyed over 1,000 retail investors and revealed 45% of UK investors use an online platform, which is a clear and strong nod towards technology. The funding portal… Read More

SyndicateRoom CEO Comments on FCA Announcement on IPO Reform

SyndicateRoom, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has been championing IPO reform for some time now.  Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, CEO and co-founder of SyndicateRoom, welcomed the announcement earlier today that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a consultation paper addressing existing shortcomings in the IPO… Read More

Will the UK Retain the Fintech Crown? Gillian Roche Saunders Provides Unique Update on Regulatory Review & UK Fintech Ecosystem

The United Kingdom has dominated the Fintech sector globally.  Starting with innovations in capital formation from crowdfunding and peer to peer lending platforms, the UK has fostered an impressive ecosystem of Fintech entrepreneurs. While a culture of innovation and risk-taking has been vital to this… Read More

Overfunding: UK Smart Tech Company Camfridge Surpasses Nearly £500,000 Funding Target By 128% on SyndicateRoom

UK-based smart technology company Camfridge have overfunded to £640,254 through its investment funding round on SyndicateRoom. This equals 128% of the original target, £499,990. Camfridge, which was founded in 2005 as a spin-off from the University of Cambridge, is currently developing energy-efficient, gas-free, lower-cost technology… Read More

Personal Finance App Squirrel Seeks £400,000 on SyndicateRoom

Squirrel, a personal finance app designed to help users have more control over their money, will raise £400,000 on SyndicateRoom. The platform reported that experienced angel investor Jos Evans will be the lead investor on the funding round having committed £100,000 to Squirrel. SyndicateRoom members… Read More

SyndicateRoom: Young Investors Committed to Backing British Business

Investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom has published a study that indicates the young investors are more committed than ever to support British SMEs. Evan as many voted to “Bremain”, young UK investors want to help boost the economic future of the country as it plans its… Read More

SyndicateRoom Success Lobster Secures £1 Million For Global Expansion & AI-Powered Search

Lobster, the search and licensing platform for user-generated content, announced on Monday it received an additional £1 million investment to further enhance its AI-powered search. The company stated in the upcoming month it plans to release an update, which will bring smart search to video…. Read More

The Largest Investment Crowdfunding Platforms in the World

Investment crowdfunding has quickly become a viable path for early to mid stage companies to raise needed growth capital.  A truly global phenomenon, many funding platforms now operate in multiple countries sourcing both deals and investors aided by the power of the internet. While larger… Read More

The Top UK Investment Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2017

OFF3R, an alternative investment aggregator in the UK, has put together an interesting list of the top investment crowdfunding campaigns for 2017. We have replicated the OFF3R list below (with a few adjustments). Several of these companies have raised capital crowdfunding several times. Landbay has… Read More

SyndicateRoom Reports First Exit for Investors as Oval is Acquired by US based Healthcare Manufacturer

Oval Medical raised £1,118,647 in August 2014 crowdfunding on SyndicateRoom. The offer saw the participation of 40 SyndicateRoom investors. The company offered 25% equity in the EIS qualified investment.  Today Oval is announcing it has been acquired by SMC Ltd., a US-based contract manufacturer in… Read More

SyndicateRoom: £7 Billion in Wealth Creation for Investors in Early Stage Companies in 2017

SyndicateRoom has released research that indicates up to £7 billion in wealth creation will occur in 2017 for individuals investing in early stage companies – undeterred by Brexit fallout. Of course past results are no guarantee of future returns but the findings are positive for… Read More

SyndicateRoom Launches New Product “The WatchList” For AIM Investments

SyndicateRoom announced on Wednesday the launch of its new product, The WatchList, which reportedly gives its online investment platform users the opportunity to invest funds in a curated list of AIM-listed companies at a discount to their share price. The funding portal revealed it created the WatchList… Read More

SyndicateRoom Named Best Investment Platform & Industry Game Changer At 2016 Growth Investor Awards

Earlier this week, leading UK-based investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom announced it was named Best Investment Platform and Industry Game Changer at this year’s Growth Investor Awards. The event celebrated the role of the UK SME fund management community in both job and wealth creation. It also recognizes… Read More

Crowdcube Calls for Common Set of Benchmarks to Measure Platform Performance

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has called on the industry to create a common set of rules and principles to measure platform performance and the returns generated by crowdfunded companies. The statement comes on the heals of a report by AltFi on the status of companies… Read More

An Evening with Simon Thorpe – London

Earlier this year, Swiftkey sold to Microsoft for a reported $250m. In late 2015, Vocal IQ sold to Apple for an undisclosed sum, while CentraStage sold to Autotask. And just this summer, CMOS Sensors was acquired by ams. What do these companies have in common?… Read More

IntelligentCrowd.TV Raises Capital to Fund International Expansion

IntelligentCrowd TV has announced its intent to raise capital online in their “initial crowd offering.” IntelligentCrowd TV has posted an offer on the Angel Investment Network and stated its intent to soon list a share offer on SyndicateRoom at a lower a lower minimum investment requirement…. Read More