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Crowdcube Success Fullgreen Launches Crowdfunding Effort on Seedrs & Quickly Surpasses £600,000 Funding Target

  Less than a year after raising more than £700,000 through its recent Crowdcube round, UK-based food brand Fullgreen (formerly CauliRice) has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, and has already surpassed its initial £600,000 funding target from nearly 500 Seedrs investors. As previously reported,… Read More

Seedrs Founder: Competition and Markets Authority is Stifling Government’s Ambitions for Robust Tech Sector

Coming off the revelation that the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) was not inclined to approve the merger between Seedrs and Crowdcube, Seedrs co-founder and Chairman Jeff Lynn was recently interviewed by the FT. Speaking with the broadsheet, Lynn “warned that the UK competition… Read More

Overfunding: Communication Platform YEO Messaging Surpasses £500,000 Through Seedrs Campaign

  Yeo Messaging, a UK-based next-generation communication platform, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.  Founded in 2017, YEO states its solution is for private messaging connecting businesses and people. “Our patented continuous facial recognition requires users’ ID as… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Sees 2nd Strongest Quarter Ever in UK

While the Seedrs – Crowdcube merger may have been canceled due to the opposition of government authorities, the UK crowdfunding appears to be zooming along just fine – in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis (or perhaps boosted by it).  According to a research… Read More

Overfunding: “Passion Asset” Investment Platform For Cars TheCarCrowd Quickly Surpasses £200,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Campaign

TheCarCrowd, a UK-based “passion asset” investment platform for cars, has successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round has so far attracted nearly 100 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2019, TheCarCrowd claims it is building the UK’s… Read More

Updated: Aspiring “Crypto-Bank” Crypterium’s Seedrs Campaign Now Nearing €2 Million Raised

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has now raised nearly €2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round originally sought to raise a minimum of €1 million and has attracted more than 1,600 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, Crypterium stated it is building a… Read More

Overfunding: Digital Wealth Creation Fintech Platform Infinity Circle Surpasses £300,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Infinity Circle, a UK-based digital wealth creation fintech platform, has successfully surpassed its initial £300,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which launched in February, has attracted more than 175 Seedrs investors so far.  As previously reported, Infinity Circle is set to provide… Read More

Seedrs Reports Big Investment Day, Throws Shade at CMA’s Decision to Block Merger with Crowdcube

In a Tweet last Friday, Seedrs reported a big investment day for the platform where Passion Capital raised “over £2 million” in a couple of hours and MacRebur raised £1.6 million on Thursday. Seedrs said the first quarter of 2021 had been great. The comments… Read More

CMA Acknowledges Abandonment of Crowdcube-Seedrs Merger

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has publicly acknowledged the decision by Crowdcube and Seedrs to abandon the proposed merger of the two venture financing platforms. This past week, the CMA announced it had provisionally decided not to allow the merger to be consecrated…. Read More

Terminated: Merger Between Seedrs and Crowdcube is Cancelled; Seedrs Announces New Funding

Yesterday it was reported that the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had provisionally decided to not allow the merger between Seedrs and Crowdcube. The two securities crowdfunding platforms combined were seen as dominating online capital formation for early-stage ventures to the point it would… Read More

UK Competition and Markets Authority Not Inclined to Approve Seedrs-Crowdcube Merger

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced its provisional finding indicating it is not inclined to approve the merger between Seedrs and Crowdcube. In its decision, the CMA said the combined company would control at least 90% of the UK crowdfunding market thus… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Loanpad Set to Close Seedrs Campaign With More Than £420,000 Raised

  Loanpad, a UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £420,000 raised. The funding round, which launched last month, originally sought to raise £250,000. It has so far attracted more than 360 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2015,… Read More

Equity Management Platform Capdesk Acquires £5M in Capital via Series A led by Fidelity, MiddleGame Ventures

Capdesk, an equity management solution provider, has acquired £5 million in capital via a Series A extension that was led by Fidelity International Strategic Ventures and MiddleGame Ventures. Capdesk’s latest investment round has come after the firm secured £3 million in funding last year. That… Read More

Overfunding: Aspiring “Crypto-Bank” Crypterium Secures More Than €1.87 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has successfully secured more than €1.87 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which originally sought to raise a minimum of €1 million, has already attracted over 860 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2017, Crypterium stated it is building… Read More

SwipeStation to Close Latest Seedrs Round With More Than £565,000 Raised

SwipeStation, a click and collect service that allows users to create an order from anywhere in sports stadiums, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £565,000. The funding round launched in January with a mission to raise a… Read More

Overfunding: London Fintech Platform DMALINK Secures £146,252 (or 146% of its target) from 273 Investors, 16 Days Left Until Sale Ends

DMALINK, which develops technology for creating an open, transparent and accessible currency market for banks, funds, corporations, had planned to raise £100,013 via Seedrs. There are 16 days left to invest in DMALINK’s operations and the company has already secured £146,252 (or 146% of its… Read More

Passion Capital Lists £45 Million Fund on Seedrs

Passion Capital, an early-stage tech VC firm, has listed its Passion Capital Fund III on Seedrs. Registered investors on the Seedrs platform will have the opportunity to invest in the £45 million fund. Seedrs reports that this partnership is the first time a Europe-based private… Read More

Seedrs Claims Title of UK’s Biggest Marketplace for Private Companies, Pitches Service to Firms That Have Not Raised on Seedrs

Seedrs Secondary Market opened this week and following the trades, Seedrs has posted on its blog that it claims the title as the UK’s biggest marketplace for private companies. Of note, is the fact that private companies who haven’t raised on Seedrs before can list… Read More

Seedrs Secondary Market Shows Valuations for Crowdfunded Firms

Last month, Seedrs shared some data on its Secondary Market – a trading market for securities issued via the crowdfunding platform. While still relatively small, the market provides a valuable liquidity path for a traditionally illiquid sector of finance as most private securities holders must… Read More

Rental Marketplace Platform Howsy Now Seeking £800,000 Through Second Seedrs Campaign

  Just a little over six months after raising £2,346,770 through its previous Seedrs campaign, Howsy, a UK-based rental marketplace platform, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £800,000. The funding round has so far raised over half its funding target from nearly… Read More

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