Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs Raises $15.6M To Launch In US

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TechCrunch | | Jul 30, 2015

Seedrs executive team

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has raised a $15.6 million (£10 million) Series A round led by Woodford Patient Capital Trust plc (WPCT) and Augmentum Capital, the money from which will be used to launch in the U.S. market. Seedrs had previously raised $7.2 million from Faber Ventures and it’s own crowdfunding campaign.

Furthermore, Seedrs is to launch a £2.5 million crowd funding campaign to give existing shareholders and new investors the opportunity to participate in the round. The details will be announced later.

View:  Seedrs funding rounds on CrunchBase

Seedrs plans to now expand its marketing efforts in the U.K. and Europe, increase platform development activities and launch its business in the United States.

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