3rd December 2021
Mindstone, an edtech platform rethinking online education to help people learn faster and remember more, has raised £1.44 million through a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.
2nd December 2021
Seedrs and Republic, the major US private investing platform founded in 2016, have today announced Republic’s purchase of Seedrs. James Murdoch shares his insights.
18th November 2021
Putting a sustainable spin on laundry, Oxwash, a UK-based startup backed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has raised £500,000 in equity investment through a public crowdfunder.
17th November 2021
James Murdoch assesses the performance of accelerator funds on Seedrs.
25th October 2021
Seedrs has launched Seedrs Private Deal Room, a new feature to improve professional investor access to angel, private equity, and venture capital opportunities. The launch of Private Deal Room is another step towards Seedrs’ mission to become the world’s largest private equity marketplace.
20th October 2021
James Murdoch draws some conclusions and poses some questions from his experiment in investing in the Future Fund through Equity Crowd Funding.
27th September 2021
James Murdoch uses some examples to illustrate both the full potential of success but also the reality of risk from companies in his portfolio.
21st September 2021
A crowdfunding bond in partnership between leading rewilding charity Trees for Life and Triodos Bank UK has raised £2 million in less than 48 hours. It will be used to part-fund the world’s first rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands. The bond offer was launched on the evening of Monday 13 September and reached its target on Wednesday – making it Triodos Bank’s fastest ever crowdfunding raise to reach £2 million. The average investment size was £4,800, with 8% of investors based in Scotland.
24th August 2021
Lime Global Ltd, the UK’s leading provider of online-only affordable and accessible digital healthcare top-ups, has raised £474,838 from 209 investors via crowdfunding platform, Seedrs – exceeding its initial target of £400,000 at 117%.
27th July 2021
Aberdeen based EBar is raising a glass after closing a £670,000 equity round that will accelerate the roll-out of their self-service drinks dispensing technology to busy venues across the UK & Europe. The funding was led by the Seedrs crowdfunding platform and Irish events entrepreneur Robert O’Dowd, with follow on investments from Jenson Funding Partners, Equity Gap and Gabriel Investment Syndicate.
29th June 2021
James Murdoch discusses his reduced appetite for investment these days and analyses some of the reasons behind this decision.
3rd June 2021
ikigai, the new premium fintech bringing self-care to personal finance, has closed its successful Crowdcube campaign raising £1,905,993 overfunding by 158%. The funds raised will see ikigai continue to invest in its team and accelerate its product roadmap, which aims to integrate exceptional banking design, best-in-class financial technologies, and high-touch relationship management. ikigai will also continue to iterate their product, introducing new features that will redefine the way young and affluent users bank, empowering them to spend, save, and invest in line with their personal and financial goals.