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

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

3 Seedrs Successes feature on 2016 Real Business Everline Future 50 list

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The Real Business Everline Future 50 list is a handpicked selection of the 50 most disruptive businesses in Britain. The 2016 list features three companies who have either successfully funded on Seedrs or are currently fundraising on the platform. Learn more about the innovative brands that sparked the interest of Everline below:   Rare Pink Rare Pink are challenging high-end... Read more

£10 to invest for new female investors on IWD 2016

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Did you know? About 30% of investors on Seedrs are women; a percentage which we are seeing steadily rise. To celebrate International Women's Day, we will credit any new female investors who sign up to Seedrs on IWD 2016 and become authorised, £10 to invest on Seedrs. Simply use referral code IWD2016S when signing up to Seedrs. See terms below. Please help spread the word for IWD... Read more

Andy Murray backs his first British entrepreneurs of 2016

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Tennis champion and world number two Andy Murray has identified and back five, very different businesses on Seedrs; investing undisclosed amounts into each. He plans to make further investments on the platform across 2016, as part of his strategic relationship with Seedrs. “Giving recognition and support to British entrepreneurs is important to me,” said Andy “especially those who are... Read more