Posts Tagged ‘crowdfunding’

Circle Cuts Deal to Buy Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest

Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency platform Circle has agreed to acquire equity crowdfunding firm SeedInvest to help startups issue digital assets and provide its own clients with exposure to a wider variety of tokens. The deal is pending approval by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The acquisition will add 30 members to Circle’s team. The terms of […]

Fintech Butterwire raises £300,000 for app

Scottish fintech Butterwire, which runs an artificial intelligence-driven app to support equity investors, achieved more than 150 per cent of its funding target on the Crowdcube platform. The funding round finished with a total of £308,000 from 234 investors, clearing the original £200,000 target ten days before the fund closed. Butterwire’s app uses AI to provide […]

Crowdcube Touts 19X Returns Generated by Early Investors in Revolut

Long before Revolut became one of the best known names in the digital banking world, Revolut was raising early stage funding on crowdfunding platforms. Their first offering listed on Crowdcube back in July of 2016. Revolut went on to use competitor Seedrs for subsequent rounds but for the investors that decided to speculate on Revolut’s […]

Irish-founded fintech firm Trezeo kicks off £400,000 campaign

Irish-founded fintech firm Trezeo has kicked off a campaign on crowdfunding platform Seedrs as it seeks to raise more than £400,000 to develop its products. The company, which is focusing initially on the UK market, aims to deliver financial stability to self-employed workers, with an income smoothing business account that will give customers a regular […]