Tagged: tom britton

Desktop Genetics Now Live on SyndicateRoom: Utilizing AI in Customizing CRISPR Libraries

  Desktop Genetics Ltd (DTG), a software company revolutionising the way biologists use CRISPR genome editing technology, and online investment platform SyndicateRoom have just opened a £1.5 million investment round. DTG plans to use the funds to commercialise products and support its expansion into the… 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

SyndicateRoom Presents: The People’s Trust £125 Million IPO Target Raise

Members of the UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom now have the opportunity to partake in an upcoming IPO for The People’s Trust. The target for the raise is £125 million, with the company listing on London Stock Exchange and the Social Stock Exchange in October 2017. “We’re… Read More

Bond, Secured Listed Retail Bond: Lending Marketplace LendInvest Syncs with SyndicateRoom

UK Online investment platform SyndicateRoom has offered members the opportunity to take part in a retail bond offer for LendInvest, the leading marketplace for property lending and investing. To recap, under the offer, LendInvest proposes the issue of sterling-denominated 5.25% fixed-rate retail bond notes, which… Read More

SyndicateRoom Offers Investors Access to £150 Million REIT IPO

SyndicateRoom, an online investment platform, is offering its members the option to participate in the initial public offer (IPO) of AEW UK Long Lease Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The REIT is currently open for… Read More

CEO Gonçalo de Vasconcelos: 2016 Was a Phenomenal Year for SyndicateRoom

Helmed by CEO and Co-founder Gonçalo de Vasconcelos,  SyndicateRoom continues to pioneer the “investor-led” crowdfunding model in the UK. A serial entrepreneur and Judge Business School grad who was awarded the Best Dissertation prize and the Benavitch Scholarship for academic and professional achievements, de Vasconcelos cofounded SyndicateRoom with a… Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Tom Britton Reflects on “Radical Change” in 2016 & “Perfecting” in 2017

This time of year is a natural time of reflection for most, and the fintech industry isn’t an exception.  This week SyndicateRoom co-founder Tom Britton posted his year review comments, summarizing 2016 as a year of radical change, “politically, economically and socially.” “Brexit, Trump, the Italian… 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: It’s Premature to Call Title III Crowdfunding a Disappointment

Tom Britton, SyndicateRoom co-founder and CTO, shared his views on Reg CF, Title III of the JOBS Act, a few days ago. Britton, a US citizen transplanted in the UK, is helping to manage one of the most successful investment crowdfunding platforms in the UK,… Read More

SyndicateRoom £1.2 Million Self Crowdfunding Round Oversubscribes Immediately

  SyndicateRoom, a leading UK based investment crowdfunding platform, has been preparing for a self crowdfunding round in the amount of £1.2 million.  Apparently there is a lot of interest in backing the funding portal as company representatives have shared the crowdfunding round is 2X… Read More

Mill Residential REIT Fully Funds on Syndicate Room as Platform Tops £15 Million in Crowdfunding

Mill Residential REIT, the very first Real Estate Investment Trust to publicly crowdfund, has fully funded on Syndicate Room.  The offer sought to raise £2.1 million for the funding round. The offer has now closed having raised £2,225,520 from 72 investors.  Investors using the Syndicate… Read More

Gap Between United States & United Kingdom Remains Wide for Crowdfunding

Even with Title II the gap between US and UK Crowdfunding remains wide (for now). The media has been all over Title II of the JOBS act and the effect this will have on crowdfunding given that those seeking to raise funds are now able… Read More