Seedrs sees £85m invested in record year

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs is reporting a record year for the company with more than £85m invested into 158 deals on the platform.

OurCrowd opens London office to support rising interest from UK investors

Israel-based crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has opened a new office in London to support its rising number of British investors.

PropTech startup Brickowner has smashed its crowdfunding target on Seedrs

Having reaped huge success with crowdfunding in the past, Brickowner has now returned to Seedrs for an additional cash injection.

Crowdfunding platform Patreon nabs $60m Series C

Crowdfunding platform Patreon has nabbed a $60m Series C financing round to help scale its team and platform.

VentureCrowd has pulled in nearly $1.5m in crowdfunding round

Australia-based equity crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd has raised just under $1.5m in its own crowdfunding campaign, so far.

Dubai’s Eureeca crowdfunds $400,000 on own platform

Equity crowdfunding platform Eureeca has raised $400,000 in funding on its own platform in just 12 days.

ICO HeadStart raises $10.8m in first weekend of ICO pre-sale

ICO fundraising platform ICO HeadStart has raised $10.8m during the first weekend of its pre-sale.

Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has made its 1,000th raise

Exeter-based Crowdcube has facilitated its 1,000th successful crowdfunding as FinTech startups lead the way.

Funding Circle gets an extra £40m from UK gov to lend

UK peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle is expanding its partnership with the government-run British Business Bank Investments and receiving £40m to lend to small businesses.

Charitable crowdfunding platform GoFundMe acquires YouCaring

Charitable crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has acquired personal fundraising company YouCaring, for an undisclosed amount.

News Stories

Big businesses responsible for major cyber vulnerabilities in the UK

Lots of financial services companies leave themselves exposed to hacks by using unpatched services, according to a new report by Rapid7.

Revolut’s losses more than tripled to £107.4m last year

Revolut annual losses jumped from £32.8m in 2018 to £107.4m in 2019, but the neobank is still hoping to break even by 2021.

Metro Bank launches SME receipt management tool as its reeling from £900m accounting mistake

Metro Bank has launched new app tools for businesses to manage their receipts as the company itself is still recovering from last year's accounting scandal.

MAS urges finance companies to moderate dividends for the financial year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has called for finance companies incorporated in Singapore to cap their total dividends per share for the financial year 2020 at at 60% of 2019’s level.

Singapore’s Incomlend bags $20m Series A round to democratise trade finance

Shipping companies face many monetary uncertainties, but Incomlend hopes to alleviate some of those concerns on the back of its new $20m Series A round.

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