Investments

We’ve continued to make it easy for people to invest in businesses they believe in and share in their success.

Investors from 75 countries made over 38,000 investments totalling more than £64 million.

  • £1,700 Average investment amount
  • 8,000+ Questions asked by investors to entrepreneurs
  • 189 Average investors per deal (496 avg. in the top 10 deals)

Investors

Seedrs investors have continued to back exciting growth-focused businesses

The average portfolio has 7 investments —the largest being 245!

  • 37% Investments from angel or institutional investors
  • 63% Investments from "crowd" investors
  • 40 Average age of investors

Quotes

  • "Seedrs is a great platform for early-stage investment opportunities as they provide access to an extremely broad range of different proposals which is impossible to have as a private investor. And they host amazing events to socialise with other investors and the entrepreneurs behind the campaigning businesses."

    Benno, Financial Services

  • "Of course the investment risks are high, but by investing through Seedrs I can be more confident that some of the procedural risks associated with building and maintaining exposure to such a portfolio are contained, and professionally managed."

    Jag, Digital Innovator

  • "Seedrs keeps the administrative process of investing as simple as possible. I particularly like that investment through Seedrs is for shares with full voting rights."

    Derek, Civil Servant

Campaign Stats

And we’ve helped many entrepreneurs raise capital efficiently with our full service offering.

More than 340 businesses from 24 countries campaigned on Seedrs this year.

Most popular industries for investment

  • Ecommerce
  • Technology
  • Retail
  • Food & Drink
  • Finance

Stages of funded businesses (percentages by amount raised)

Stages of businesses

On average it took four weeks for a deal to be funded.

Campaigns

A few of the funded businesses stood out in 2015

  • Photo of Tossed

    Tossed

    The high street healthy eating brand raised £1.23m from 661 customers and suppliers in a purely “crowd” funded round.

  • Photo of Oppo Ice Cream

    Oppo Ice Cream

    Only Oppo could raise £300K in just 2 days - in the middle of winter.

  • Photo of Sell my Livestock

    Sell my Livestock

    We fell in love with the concept of an online animal marketplace, and so did 226 investors.

  • Photo of MyMiniFactory

    MyMiniFactory

    My Mini Factory become the first 3D printing community to raise equity crowdfunding.

  • Photo of Den

    Den

    Founder Yasser was just 19 years old when his Seedrs campaign raised 624% of its investment target.

  • Photo of FreeAgent

    FreeAgent

    The accounting software boasting over 40k users raised over £1 million from 701 customers and network.

Series A

We raised a £10m Series A round, led by Woodford Patient Capital Trust and Augmentum Capital, and joined by hundreds of our crowd investors.

  • Woodford Capital
  • Augmentum Capital

This was the largest institutional investment into a European equity crowdfunding platform to date.

Team

Our team has grown rapidly over the year

We had three world-class Advisory Board members join us

  • Photo of

    Andy Murray

    Tennis Champion and Investor

  • Photo of

    Logan Green

    CEO and Co-Founder, Lyft

  • Photo of

    Dave Morin

    Co-Founder, Path and Managing Partner, Slow Ventures

And we now have 40 team members from 8 countries spread across 3 offices.

Partnerships

We’ve also worked with:

  • 500 Startups
  • ING
  • Amazon Launchpad
  • Seedcamp
  • Ignite100
  • Venrex
  • Faber Ventures
  • Fuel Ventures
  • iStarter

Thank you

Here’s to 2016!

Thanks to all of the investors, entrepreneurs and partners who’ve made 2015 so brilliant. We can’t wait to see what great things happen in 2016!

To learn more about equity crowdfunding, discover great opportunities and invest, visit seedrs.com

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