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SyndicateRoom Founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos Plans Insurtech Startup Rnwl

Several weeks ago, the co-founder of crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom and past CEO Gonçalo de Vasconcelos announced his departure from the company. At the time, de Vasconcelos indicated his interest in pursuing another startup. He remains a non-executive director of SyndicateRoom so he is still engaged… Read More

Fintech Expend Tops £1.3 Million on SyndicateRoom. Closes Crowdfunding Round Today

Expend, a Fintech in the business expense management sector, is scheduled to close its crowdfunding round on SyndicateRoom later today. Valued at £12.5 million, Expend has now raised £1.33 million topping its initial goal of £750,000. Expend is said to be processing over £1 million… Read More

SyndicateRoom Co-Founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos “Retires” as CEO, Becomes Non-Executive Director

One of the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the UK is in the midst of an executive transition. Current SyndicateRoom CEO and co-founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos has announced that he is exiting the executive role and becoming a non-executive Director of the crowdfunding platform. In… Read More

Online Games Platform Genba Digital Surpasses £525,000 on SyndicateRoom

Genba Digital, a UK-based company that is aiming to streamline the multi-billion pound market, has successfully surpassed £525,000 through its crowdfunding campaign on SyndicateRoom. The company is currently seeking £750,000 with a pre-valuation at £4,507,698. Founded in 2015, GENBA is an API driven digital logistics… Read More

SyndicateRoom Co-Founder Tom Britton: I am Incredibly Proud of the Growth We Have Acheived

SyndicateRoom is a top investment crowdfunding platform in the UK – one of the “big three”. The platform was co-founded by former schoolmates Gonçalo de Vasconcelos and Tom Britton who met while completing their  MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School. The idea was simple enough:… Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 Invests in 32 Startups, Provides Diversified Portfolio of Early Stage Firms

Crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom is reporting that their EIS friendly fund “Fund Twenty8” has invested in 32 UK startups ahead of schedule. The passive investment vehicle that enables investors to gain access to a diversified portfolio of early-stage firms has injected £3.2 million in the companies…. Read More

A Fall in Seed Stage Deals that Must Be Corrected: Report Indicates UK Equity Investments Declined in 2018 but Crowdfunding Delivers Record Year

The Brexit claxon sounds loudly. A report released this week indicates a decline in both the number of deals and the total amount deals for the UK early stage equity market. Beauhurst has published their annual recap of total investment for 2018. The Deal quantifies the… Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 is Now Open to New Investors

Syndicate Room’s bespoke investment fund for early-stage UK firms is accepting investors once again. The only HMRC approved EIS fund, investors can easily participate in the performance of an approximate basket of 28 different companies. Investing in early-stage businesses is very risky. Many, if not… Read More

SyndicateRoom Publishes Top 100 Fastest Growing UK Businesses Report

Prominent investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom has published an interesting report outlining the fastest growing businesses in the UK. According to “Top 100: Britain’s Fastest Growing Businesses,” the UK is a noted hub of tech innovation. In fact the report states, in 2017 the number of… Read More

Report Indicates Private Equity Investments Drop in UK, Crowdcube Continues to Lead the Crowdfunding Marketplace

Beauhurst is out with UK deal numbers for equity investment in Q3 and both the amount, and total number of deals, dropped in comparison to Q2. In fact, the total number of deals is the lowest since Q3 of 2014. The report indicates the following:… Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 will Re-Open to Investors

SyndicateRoom, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, has announced its intent to open up their early stage investment fund, Fund Twenty8, to new investors on September 11th. The fund enables individual investors to gain access to EIS investment opportunities (Enterprise Investment Scheme) in a diversified portfolio… Read More

Beauhurst: UK Equity Deals Tank in Q1 but Crowdfunding Remains Bright Spot

Beauhurst is out with their quarterly deal report for UK equity investment activity and according to their data deal numbers fell to their lowest level since Q3 of 2014. Additionally, Q1 delivered the lowest ever percentage of deals under the half a million pound hurdle…. Read More

Independent Report Supports SyndicateRoom Fund Twenty8 Investment Portfolio Approach

XPM Investment Consulting, an independent consultancy that provides fund analysis, portfolio reviews, investment research and more, has published a brief report on SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8. SyndicateRoom says the report was not published at their behest and represents an independent assessment of the fund. Fund Twenty8… Read More

SyndicateRoom Publishes Growth Funders Report: Investors in Early-Stage Equities Have Experienced a 7th Consecutive Year of 30% Growth

SyndicateRoom, one of the leading UK equity crowdfunding platforms, has published research that indicates investors in early-stage equities have enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of 30% growth. Conducted in partnership with Beauhurst, this is the second piece of in-depth analysis of the financial performance of early-stage… Read More

Autumn Budget 2017: Feedback from Alternative Finance

Many people are still sorting through the various proposals announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond during the Autumn Budget statement from the past week. Parsing through the nuances of the many policy pronouncements is an annual affair. So what is in the Budget… Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Popular Fund Twenty8 to Re-Open to Limited Amount of Investors

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8, a highly diversified fund that back early stage companies, is preparing to open up for investment. The concept was launched in 2016 to allow passive investors the opportunity to back EIS eligible companies in an easy and efficient manner. Fund Twenty8 (2016)… Read More

Moving Up: Report Indicates Equity Investments in Private UK Firms on the Rise

Beauhurst has just released their Q3 Deal report and according to their numbers, equity investing in UK non-listed firms is on the rise. This is in contrast to a slowdown seen in the number of deals during 2016. According to the report, there were 397… Read More

The UK Punches Above its Weight in Alternative Finance & Crowdfunding Can Provide a More Robust Funding Ecosystem

The global crowdfunding ecosystem is still quite young. When you compare traditional forms of capital formation to emerging online models crowdfunding is very much in its infancy and will take many years to fully mature. Prognosticators abound as to the success, or failure of, alternative… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform SyndicateRoom Sees Opportunity in Larger Funding Rounds

SyndicateRoom is one of the “big three” investment crowdfunding platforms in the United Kingdom. While it may not be the largest in terms of deal volumes, it has led the way for pairing professional investors alongside retail types for listed offers. This is important. Not… Read More

Cambridge Reinvents the Business of Innovation – Cambridge

This is a must attend half day event for technology innovators, investors and lawyers. We’ll kick off at SyndicateRoom’s offices, The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RP This is a free event. Agenda: 16.00-16.30 Registration & Networking Session 16:30-16:45 Intro to Pekama – Managing IP in a… Read More

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