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VentureFounders Builds Channel Islands Presence

VentureFounders has appointed Michael Gray to build their Channel Islands presence. Gray is the founder of MMG Consulting Limited (MMG), a consulting advisory firm, and a non-Executive Director of various companies and private equity groups in Europe, UK and Japan. VentureFounders states that until recently… Read More

VentureFounders Appoints Alison Petit to Executive Team

VentureFounders, a UK-based equity crowdfunding platform for sophisticated investors, has appointed Alison Petit as Marketing Director. Petit brings extensive experience of marketing to private clients and brand building within financial services. Previously, Petit was Global Marketing Director within the Private Banking and Trust business at… Read More

VentureFounders Joins with Other Co-Investment Partners to Support London Co-Investment Fund

Albion Capital, Concentric Team, Mustard Seed Impact, Startup Funding Club Ltd, Venture Founders. Join e existing LCIF partnership. VentureFounders, an investment crowdfunding platform that supports UK tech scale ups, has been selected as a partner by the London Co-Investments Fund (LCIF).  Since launching in 2015, LCIF has invested £14… Read More

More Positive News: Equity Investment in UK Companies Rises in First 6 Months of 2017

Beauhurst is out with their monthly report for June and, according to their numbers, things are looking up for equity investments into high growth UK firms. This follows news by OFF3R that said equity crowdfunding in the UK had experienced a record breaking first half… Read More

On Two Year Anniversary, VentureFounders Surpasses £40 Million in Funding

VentureFounders, a crowdfunding platform that targets sophisticated investor, has surpassed £40 million in funding after 2 years of operation.  The company explains that 85% of the portfolio has the backing of venture capital firms and that 87% of all issuers listed on the site have… Read More

Comments on Theresa May’s Modern Industrial Strategy: I Believe the Government Will Succeed in Making the Country the ‘Global Britain’

Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her vision for a modern industrial strategy for the UK. The policy proposal was released during her first regional cabinet meeting. May is engaged in a tight-rope walk of policy as she manages ramifications of Brexit while crafting an… 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

Micrima Closes £2.6 Million Funding Round with Participation from VentureFounders

Bristol based Micrima, a med-tech company that has created a vastly improved breast imaging technology, has closed a £2.6 million funding round with the assistance of online platform VentureFunders.  According to information  provided by Micrima, approximately half of the funding came from pre-existing institutional and… Read More

VentureFounders Adds to Executive Staff with New Hires as Platform Grows

UK-based investment crowdfunding platform VentureFounders, has appointed two new executives to aid with platform growth. According to VentureFounders, platform users grew by 105% in the first quarter of 2016 alone. VentureFounders saw more than £726,000 invested via their platform during Q1. VentureFounders announced that Vanessa… Read More

VentureFounders Kicks Off 2016 with £1.8M Investment; Announces New Board Member

On Thursday, UK-based equity investment platform VentureFounders announced it has not only completed a £1.8 million fundraiser, which will be used to fuel further growth for the investment platform that aims to make venture capital and angel style investing much more accessible, it has also appointed former CEO… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platforms are Finalists for Several Industry Awards

UK equity crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom has been selected as a finalist for two awards. SyndicateRoom is in the running for Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and the 2015 Growth Investor Awards. The platform will compete in the ‘New Business of the Year’ category at the National… Read More

Hiring-Hub Appoints Chairman & Non-Executive Director After Success VentureFounders Equity Campaign

Earlier this year, online recruitment marketplace, Hiring-Hub launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on VentureFounders to raise £425,000 for expansion. The company successfully hit its goal and has announced it appointed a new chairman and non-executive director. Hiring-Hub is described as “an award-winning, online recruitment marketplace, revolutionizing… Read More

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