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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Arts, Photography and Design by Seedrs

Shuttout is a global community-driven photography marketplace that adds social significance to photographs and makes it more fit for sale. It uses features such as 'stock' (Shutterstock, 500px, Flickr), 'social media' (Instagram) and 'photo contest' (GuruShots, Viewbug) to create a unique selling environment. It started worldwide expansion, growth and user acquisition from 154 countries using Facebook and Google ads. It has also collaborated with YouTube Influencers including Rebecca Spencer (UK), Hanna Saba (Australia), and Saurav Sinha (India) to increase its userbase. Shuttout has started the facility for users to host contests by themselves. Since the launch in April 2018, it has reached 76,000+ users and has added 71,000+ photos to the platform. The platform aims to connect those who love taking photos and want to earn money from their passion with potential buyers. 
investment: £535,886 target: £550,004 pre-money valuation: £4,257,981
status: Active 4 days
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Beart are the first reward-based crowdfunding platform that is designed specifically for art. It's aim is to bring together artists, curators, galleries, collectors, museums and foundations. 
investment: £78,385 target: £75,003 pre-money valuation: £1,301,199
status: Expired
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Maecenas is a fine art investment platform, allowing collectors to raise funds and investors to own a piece of fine art they would not normally be able to afford such as a picasso or even a Rembrandt! The investment made in the Artwork can easily be re-sold using the Maecenas platform and all investments are fully protected by insurance and a strong legal framework. 
investment: £218,249 target: £400,000 pre-money valuation: £2,825,806
status: Expired
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Authenticating artwork by using DNA tags to produce certificates as a solution to forgery and fraud. Tagsmart has almost 250 artists with over 11,000 tags issued across more than 23,000 pieces of artwork. Revenue is generated via commissions with retailers where the artwork is sold, rather than from the artist. Funding will be aimed at R&D to continuously improve the security and to take the brand worldwide due to interest and demand from overseas.
investment: £504,133 target: £450,008 pre-money valuation: £2,246,612
status: Expired
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Feral horses are a platform that allows people invest in art, giving people the possibility to buy shares of artwork. They have a primary market where people can buy shares from artists and galleries from all over the world. Their secondary market allows you to trade the shares you have acquired in the primary market.
investment: £135,342 target: £100,008 pre-money valuation: £1,800,000
status: Expired
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  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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