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Seedrs joins TechNorth to help “Northern Stars” shine bright

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As cities and towns throughout the North of England continue to form into hubs for early-stage tech businesses, Seedrs has taken an active role in helping these startups raise the funds they need to grow. We are excited to announce that we are the headline sponsor of TechNorth’s Northern Stars. Over the past three decades the business landscape in the North of England has shifted... Read more

Andy Murray makes further investments in British entrepreneurs

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Tennis champion and world number two Andy Murray has made three further investments in British start-ups on Seedrs. He identified the three very different businesses he wanted to back, investing undisclosed amounts into each. This follows the multiple investments Andy made in February on Seedrs, with plans to continue backing British startups as part of his strategic relationship with... Read more

Seedrs Success Satago secures £4.6 million institutional investment

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Satago CEO & founder, Steven Renwick, announced this week that his business has received a £4.6 million investment from ESF Capital, an institutional P2P accelerator. Satago was one of the first businesses to appear on Seedrs soon after the platform launched in 2012, successfully hitting its fundraising target and becoming one of the earliest success stories for the equity crowdfunding... Read more

Unilever Ventures invests in beauty on demand service blow LTD on Seedrs

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blow LTD, London’s leading beauty services on demand provider, has received a £500,000 investment from Unilever Ventures alongside angel investors and the crowd on Seedrs. Unilever Ventures is the venture capital and private equity arm of Unilever, which invests in young, promising companies in the personal care and digital sectors. It looks to invest in outstanding management teams and... Read more

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, LinkedIn 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... 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