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Seedrs

Finance and Risk Capital

Impact for scaleups

1,565

UK companies backed

43%

Follow-on investments

39%

Investments outside of London

443

Growth-stage investments

Key sectors

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 Impact ventures / Social Impact

Now part of the US-based private investment platform Republic, Seedrs operates a pan-European equity crowdfunding platform. Since its formation in 2012, more than £2.6bn has been invested on the Seedrs platform and a total of 2,078 deals have been funded. 

In the period between January 2016 to June 2023, the average amount raised was £962,000 with half (50%) of the 1,565 fundraising deals being growth stage investments.

In the 12 months to June 2023, the platform has been used by scaleups such as fintech Glint, digital bank Tandem, and online marketplace Landbay.

To help liquidity, more than 880 companies have traded on Seedrs’ secondary market to date. Since launching its secondary market in 2017, £25.6m has been traded.

Seedrs has 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. It publishes an annual “state of the investor” report, identifying trends and attitudes among retail investors and is a signatory to the Women in Finance Charter.

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 website