Just One Month In, Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs Sees Three Startups Funded

Seedrs has announced that just one month after launch, three companies have already secured their target funding.

London based Digital Spin raised £60k for a 15% equity stake. 70 investors were involved in the deal – Investments ranged from £10 to £8k and the median investment was £200.

Wales based start-up PlayBrighter raised £30k for a 8% equity stake. 22 investors were involved in the deal – Investment ranged from £10 to £26,480 and the median investment was £100.

Oxford based Satago – a crowd-sourced data offering that aims to show how timely business customers pay their bills, raised £30k for a 14% equity stake. 61 investors were involved in the deal – Investment ranged from £10 to £5k and the median investment was £130.

Seedrs has already attracted 3000 users, with 1372 of them authorized to invest – the rest are either entrepreneurs seeking funding or investors yet to take the investment authorization questionnaire.

Other useful facts and figures are that the average number of investments per investor is 3.3. This shows that investors are not signing up to just invest in one company and see what happens, but instead to build a portfolio of investments.

Finally, to date, there has been £222k of funds invested. Reading between the lines, this means that if we remove the £120k invested into the 3 successful deals listed above, a further £102k has been invested into other businesses that haven’t reached their target funding amount yet.

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