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Thoughts, stories and news about raising funds and crowd investing.

Four Seedrs Successes appear on the ‘Marketing Week’s 100 Disruptive Brands’ list

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At Seedrs, we are always excited to be funding ambitious businesses who are disrupting or innovating industries. So we are very pleased to announce that four Seedrs Successes have today been announced on the Marketing Week's 100 Disruptive Brands list, alongside businesses such as Deliveroo, Slack and Nutmeg. The four businesses which have been included are: Tossed Tossed are on a... Read more

Introducing our new interactive investment portfolio

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The Seedrs product and engineering teams are always looking for new ways to improve the experience on Seedrs for both investors and entrepreneurs, and our latest product update does exactly that. We believe that a great portfolio experience should provide you with an up-to-date snapshot of investments you have made, the current tax status and all the relevant information such as share... Read more

Spot Seedrs on the Tube or Overground and receive £10 to invest

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Spot one of the Seedrs posters on the London Tube or on the Overground train network, simply take a photo and post it on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, using the hashtag #Seedrs in your post, and you will receive £10 to invest on Seedrs. Please note that investing involves risks, including loss of capital, liquidity, lack of dividends and dilution, and should be done only as part of a... Read more

Event Roundup: Attracting investors to your digital business

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On April 27th, Seedrs and digital delivery agency Studio Graphene teamed up for an amazing event at Campus London. Three Seedrs Successes who have raised a total of £3.9 million on Seedrs came to share their advice with over 150 like-minded entrepreneurs and investors. If you couldn’t make the event, we’ve summarised the top five pieces of advice our entrepreneurs shared with the... Read more

New fee structure for raising funds on Seedrs

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We are excited to announce a new and improved fee structure for entrepreneurs raising funds on Seedrs, supporting our long-term relationship with businesses that fund on the platform. At Seedrs, we are continually listening to the feedback from entrepreneurs and investors, looking for ways to make the Seedrs platform more effective for everyone, and we are confident that this fee update does... Read more

Seedrs named No. 1 investor in private companies in the UK

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A new report, The Deal Q1 2016, released today by independent research firm Beauhurst, shows that equity crowdfunding continues to dominate private investment, with Seedrs continuing to lead the market in the space as the most active investor in the UK. Seedrs is ranked number one in a number of categories of investment, including most active investor and top tech and top business and... Read more

Dharmash Mistry: From VC to Entrepreneur

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At our recent Seedrs Presents event we had the fortune of having a fireside chat with seasoned VC turned entrepreneur, Dharmash Mistry, who is the Former Group MD of EMAP, Partner at Balderton Capital, non-executive director of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC and Dixons Retail PLC, and Board member at Lovefilm, Achica, & Tictail. Currently Dharmash is also a non-executive director at the... Read more

Successful entrepreneur Jonathan Cole discusses exiting a business

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With over 35 years of experience as an entrepreneur and having exited a number of businesses, Jonathan Cole has a huge amount of expertise with creating, growing and selling companies. He is currently the managing director of Velorution, a premium cycling retailer who are looking to expand its stores across London and the South East.  Velorution has embarked on its first equity crowdfunding... Read more

Seedrs Presents: Event Roundup

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With nearly 200 in attendance, five amazing business pitches, plus insights from a seasoned VC, the inaugural Seedrs Presents of 2016 was a great success. https://youtu.be/fql028HDiLs   Hosted at the newly renovated Alphabeta building at Finsbury Square, in the Huckletree co-working space, investors and entrepreneurs had the opportunity to network and listen to VC turned... Read more

The Rise of the Young Entrepreneur: Spotlight on Den’s Yasser Khattak

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Yasser Khattak has first-hand experience of what it takes to build a business as a young entrepreneur. Den, his innovative next generation light switch and plug socket business, has received a huge amount of publicity in the mainstream press and continues to grow rapidly. Den has recently returned to Seedrs for a second crowdfunding round, hitting their £150,000 target in under 24 hours, and... Read more