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Seedrs [2022]

Finance and Risk Capital

Impact for scaleups


UK companies backed


Follow-on investments


Investments outside of London


Growth-stage investments

Key sectors

Impact ventures / Social Impact Life Sciences & Biotech Building & Construction Manufacturing / Advanced Manufacturing Creative, digital, film, games & media Professional services Defence & security Technology & Communications Engineering / Advanced Engineering Transport & Logistics Environmental Science & Technology Farming, fisheries & forestry Finance Food & drink Healthcare

Acquired in November 2021 by US-based private investment platform Republic, Seedrs operates a pan-European equity crowdfunding platform. Since its formation in 2012, more than £2bn has been invested on the Seedrs platform and a total of 1,722 deals have been funded. 

In the period between January 2015 to June 2022, the average amount raised was £962,000 with just over half (51%) of the 1,426 fundraising deals being growth stage investments.

In the 12 months to June 2022, the platform has been used by scaleups such as Cheeky Panda [see our Scaleup Story], Spoke, Poq and Daisy Green.

To help liquidity, more than 700 companies have traded on Seedrs’ secondary market to date, with over 200 currently traded each month. Since launching its secondary market in 2017, there have been 50,000 transactions worth £21m.

In 2021, Seedrs introduced venture fund LP opportunities onto the platform, starting with a partnership with Passion Capital for its third fund enabling retail investors to back VC funds for the first time. 

An Alumni Club also serves Seedrs-funded businesses through a dedicated community featuring valuable tools, bespoke resources, curated events, discounts and an online community portal.

Seedrs [2022] website