Type: Equity-based crowdfunding
Equity-based crowdfunding - geography: United Kingdom
CO. no.: Na.
Regulated as of: 2012
Regulator: Financial Conduct Authority
Seedrs is an equity crowdfunding platform for investing in startups and later-stage businesses throughout Europe. Seedrs allows users to invest as little as £10 or ?10 into the businesses they choose and lets early-stage startups and more established businesses raise investment from friends, family, customers, angels and other independent investors in exchange for equity in the business. The platform offers three types of campaigns for investment - equity, funds and convertible campaigns.
Description: Carlos is an IT development and security expert with nearly ten years of industry experience, most of them in a leading role. Most recently he served as Head of New Product Development at Sysvalue, an innovative information systems security consulting firm based in Lisbon, and he has also worked as an information security consultant to a range of leading European financial institutions. Carlos holds an MBA from the University of Oxford and a Masters in Computer Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, the leading Portuguese engineering university.
Description: Jeff Co-founded Seedrs with Carlos in 2009. He began his career as a corporate lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London, and he serves as a Non-Executive Director of Companies House. He has been named one of the top 10 coolest people in UK tech by Business Insider and one of the most influential men in Britain by GQ.
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Seedrs, calling itself ?the UK?s No. 1 equity crowdfunding platform,? today announced it has had more than £100 million invested on its platform in early-stage and growth focused businesses since it launched in July 2012. This news follows another record-breaking 2015, in which Seedrs saw over 38,000 investments made on its platform.
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