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22nd December 2023 - 0 comments

Seedrs’ November 2023 Highlights

Seedrs participated in 21 equity campaigns, secondary campaigns and private deal room deals1, in rounds totalling over £28 million in November. 

15th December 2023 - 0 comments

Seedrs publishes 2023 Portfolio Report

Seedrs - Europe's leading private investment platform - has released its 2023 Portfolio Report, one of the most comprehensive examinations of the European equity crowdfunding sector ever produced.

27th October 2023 - 0 comments

Seedrs authorised under new EU regulation

Seedrs, Europe's leading private investment platform - is now officially licensed under the new EU regulation for equity crowdfunding providers. Seedrs will be authorised in Ireland, where its EU headquarters are and, to begin with, will additionally focus on the Nordics, Iberia and the Netherlands. 

25th August 2023 - 0 comments

Splint Invest and TheCarCrowd launch partnership with record-breaking Ferrari

Splint Invest has partnered with the innovative, UK-based automotive investment platform TheCarCrowd. This new strategic partnership sees Splint Invest customers able to purchase “Splints” in classic cars and iconic supercars selected by TheCarCrowd’s expert panel. The first offering, a striking manual Ferrari 348 TB - one of just 2,894 ever made, funded in just 71 minutes.

18th August 2023 - 0 comments

Women 16% more likely than men to succeed at crowdfunding Business Loans research into UK Kickstarter campaigns for the past five years has revealed that women are more successful at hitting their crowdfunding targets. They are 16% more likely to succeed at raising the capital they need to start a business in comparison to their male counterparts. 

28th April 2023 - 0 comments

Decline in appetite for risk in agritech investing

There is still money out there, but less appetite for risk and greater demand for faster returns, says Sarra Mander, CMO of Small Robot Company (SRC), talking about the climate for agri-tech funding.

21st October 2022 - 0 comments

Hedgehog exceeds funding target to raise £1.56m

Hedgehog, the fractional investing app making real-world investments accessible to a wider audience, has completed its crowdfunding round on Seedrs ahead of schedule. The round overfunded by more than 50% to hit a total of £1.56 million from close to 400 individual investors, including a number of angel investors, from 27 different countries, with the majority of capital coming from those working within private markets.

2nd September 2022 - 1 comments

Republic completes Seedrs acquisition

Republic, the U.S. based private investment firm which operates the Republic investment platform, has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Seedrs, Europe’s leading online private investment platform.

15th July 2022 - 0 comments

Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor  Part 3: Hunting for outsized returns is the uncertain work of startup crowdfunding

In part 3, our five investors share what they have learned about risk and reward approach, use of funds and asset allocation.  Knowing your limitations – whether they are financial, sector knowledge or regional preference - can be as important to crowdfunding success as picking the best opportunities out there.

8th July 2022 - 0 comments

Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor Part 2: What’s your secret to success?

In the second part in our series about what makes crowdfunding investors tick, our five investors reveal more about their investment strategies, including the platforms they prefer to use when making investments, the sectors they favour and the attributes they look for in the teams they are backing. 

1st July 2022 - 0 comments

Family investment app Beanstalk exceeds £650k crowdfunding target

Beanstalk, the family app that invests for your kids, has exceeded its crowdfunding target with new investments taking the company into overfunding ahead of the funding round closing on 29 June 2022. Beanstalk has raised over £650,000 via the Seedrs equity crowdfunding platform, with new direct investors including the former CEO of one of the leading fintech investment platforms sitting behind a number of stock trading apps / advisers. The funds raised will help get Beanstalk to even more families so that they can start building a nest egg for their children.

1st July 2022 - 0 comments

Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor: Part 1

More and more people are turning their hand to crowdfunding these days.  Some do it for fun, some see it as an important part of their overall investment portfolio and others see it as a good way to access earlier stage, potentially high growth investments, by investing through platforms who provide access to a range of diversified opportunities with high potential for scale.

These opportunities were once only available to Venture Capitalists and High Net Worth Investors, but now are open to all with minimum investments as low as £10.

We talked to 5 serial crowdfunding investors to find out more about their different investment strategies, their experiences in the world of crowdfunding, their successes (and disappointments!) and their views on what comes next for the sector.

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