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  • Available:

    £26,807,159
  • Committed:

    £26,955,020
  • Number of Pitches:

    45
  • Market Share:

    43%
  • EIS Pitches:

    25
  • SEIS Pitches:

    4
  • Facebook Likes:

    TBC
  • Twitter Followers:

    TBC

About


Established in 2009, Seedrs are an equity crowdfunding platform that boast an investors community stretching across no fewer than 94 countries. Investors on Seedrs have raised £423m for over 685 pitches and the company has a limited secondary market with low liquidity that is only open once a month to members.

Investors will have to pay a percentage of their profits for any pitches that become funded. For those seeking to raise funds, charges are only applied if the pitch is successful.

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pitches from Seedrs


British Pearl Property
British Pearl Property
EIS

Premium

Seedrs

A FCA-authorised property investment platform allowing investors to back properties and in return receive interest on their capital. British Pearl aims to make the process affordable by allowing shareholders and lenders to become property owners or mortgage providers with minimum investments of £100. The company also offer a Resale Market, which means individual properties can be classed as liquid assets. Here, users can trade loans and shares they hold in properties. Multiple property types are available on the platform, including residential, commercial, refurbishments, developments, new builds and high yield sites. British Pearl performs industry-level due diligence to property investments on their service and aid developers in acquiring equity and debt capital to create additional sales channels. British Pearl launched 3 months ago and has since raised more than £4.6m in equity funding, in addition to having access to an underwriter to purchase properties valued at over £2m. The company has more than 1,000 users on the platform and is currently in the process of increasing their marketing channels. British Pearl has been listed in Her Majesty’s Treasury's Top 100 UK FinTech companies and has been featured in numerous publications, such as the BBC, The Times, The Independent and Daily Mail. Revenue is generated via two types of fees charged to investors and property managers at certain stages of the investment lifecycle. Investors will be charged a one-off participation fee of 2% when entering as a Share Investor and a success fee of 20% on any profits accrued. Loan Investors on the Resale Market will be charged early exit fees of 0.5% on loans and 1% on shares. From this, British Pearl aims to generate 5-10% on all capital investments, dependant on investment performance and investment type. Crowdfunding investment funds will be allocated towards upgrading the website features and products, marketing campaigns, increasing the number of property listings available and providing professional services to clients.
101%
investment: £2,086,908 investors: 463 status: Extended APR: % days to go: 9
Brickowner
Brickowner
EIS

Premium

Seedrs

An automated property investment platform connecting investors with property asset managers and developers to invest in property opportunities. Brickowner aims to ease the burden on property asset managers and developers by taking responsibility for their administration functions, which means more time and money can be spent on their core business. This includes managing their investors, Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) checks, and escrow requirements. In addition to this, Brickowner also aims to make the investing process easier for investors by offering exclusive investment opportunities and corporate property clients, which would otherwise be difficult to access due to time or knowledge. Brickowner launched in 2017 and saw investments total £348k. Up to Q3 2018, that figure has rein to £4.9m in investments for the business. Investments for 8 property managers have already been processed and currently 4 more are at the due diligence stage. More than 1,330 investors are members of the platform, of which 46% are repeat investors. Since launch, Brickowner has seen an average month-on-month growth of 30%. Revenue is generated via fees charged to users on the platform. Investors are charged a 3% fee of amounts invested directly into an opportunity, as well as a 0.75% annual fee of the total amount they have invested on Brickowner. Property managers are charged variable fees in certain circumstances. This could be based on the amount they raise and the projected return. Brickowner is now raising funds to upgrade their service by offering new features and products. They also intend to become fully FCA-authorised and hire key staff to meet growing customer demands.
170%
investment: £255,484 investors: 237 status: Stretch APR: % days to go: 9
Abundance Investment
Abundance Investment
EIS

Premium

Seedrs

The first regulated crowdfunding business in the UK offering investment opportunities in environmental, ethical and social companies. Since 2011, Abundance has funded 34 investments totalling more than £75m, whilst delivering gross returns of 4-15% per year across renewable energy, social housing and sustainability projects. This equates to total interest returns of £12.1m. More than 5,250 investors on the platform have contributed funds almost 5 times on average over various campaigns. Abundance also offers an IFISA product and as at April 2018, they have 8% of the IFISA market, which equates to over 2,900 ISA customers. The business’s investor's numbers have grown 52% since January 2017 and in the past year their customer portfolio has seen a 30% increase. In the last 3 years, marketing expenditure efficiency has also improved by 76%. Abundance's services are free-to-use for investors. This means there are no fees for investing or withdrawing funds in opportunities or ISA products. Revenue is generated from borrowers who are seeking to raise finance for their projects. This is in the form of a set-up fee and a regular admin fee per year. The business is crowdfunding to expand on the types of projects they currently offer, as a means to attract a wider range of investors. In addition, Abundance aims to market the campaigns on the platform through numerous channels and upgrade the technology they currently use to enhance the user experience.
117%
investment: £1,403,566 investors: 983 status: Extended days to go: 11
Gartenzwerg Technologies
Gartenzwerg Technologies

Premium

Seedrs

A Smart Garden company offering customers to dive into growing a personalised garden in their homes at the push of a button. Gartenzwerg is a Hardware as a Service (HaaS) business utilising technology to enable people to sustainably experience nurturing, growing and caring for their indoor gardens via an app. The software is fully automated and actively informs users the current state of their gardens and displays instructions and measurements to ensure their plants continue to grow. This means that customers can enjoy high-quality home-grown food, sustainably and conveniently. Gartenzwerg has offices in the UK and USA with B2B partnerships in Singapore and the UAE and their products are sold in 12 countries worldwide. The company currently has two product variations available, a standalone unit and a wall-mounted option. Their Smart Gardens use the latest technology and therefore Gartenzwerg is in the process of protecting their IP, as well as seeking valuations and commercialisation options. The company's revenue stream consists of hardware sales, subscriptions to the service, licensing agreements and advertisements. Gartenzwerg also works in conjunction with businesses such as cafes, offices and garden centres to display their products. Funds are being raised to scale the business further by accelerating the manufacturing process and offering a premium package subscription to customers. In addition to this, investments will be used to expand the team, develop new products, certify and protect IP and produce marketing campaigns.
84%
investment: £167,153 investors: 241 status: Active days to go: 11
Stockomendation
Stockomendation
EIS

Premium

Seedrs

A share tip service to save investors time and money by consolidating the most trusted tipsters and analysts to follow and copy. Stockomendation aims to increase trading activity and engagement on trading platforms by aggregating, tracking, collating and analysing tips offered by those working in the industry. They use a multitude of sources including brokers, websites and researchers so investors can view and follow track records of success with confidence. Stockomendation has received a £100k UK Government Innovation Grant, £200k from the Development Bank of Wales Technology Fund, partnered with a leading UK University and developed artificial intelligence technologies using Big Data to analyse the market for stock tips and advising which shares to buy or sell. To date, in the UK more than 40,000 stock tips and 300 analysts and tipsters have been tracked for the 7,500 current investors on the platform. Revenue is generated via monthly membership subscriptions, as well as licensing agreements, partnerships, sponsorships and advertisements. Stockomendation has launched in the UK and is now seeking funds to expand into the EU, USA, Canada and Asia. In addition, this funding round will allow the business to launch further monetisation methods to increase B2C and B2B relations, recruit key hires, develop multi-lingual offerings, increase data collection and develop more sophisticated functionalities such as widgets.
83%
investment: £291,001 investors: 218 status: Active days to go: 16
brightLET
brightLET
EIS

Premium

Seedrs

An automated platform allowing landlords to manage their properties and save time and money on fees. With brightLET's solution, there is no need for an intermediary person to be involved in the property management process. Landlords can perform administration tasks on their own tenancies, be kept up-to-date on ever-changing regulations and manage tradespeople. Specific services available to landlords include options to book viewings, upload photos, videos and floorplans, provide reports on inspections, gas safety, EPC, Right 2 Rent and PAT checks. The brightLET platform is available on almost any device, including desktops, tablets and mobile devices. brightLET has partnered with the YMCA, this has allowed the company access to a provider market and housing association worth more than £10bn. There are various user types utilising the platform, since launch 650+ landlords, 1000+ tenants and 300+ tradespeople are using brightLET to manage their properties. Their revenue model has resulted in landlords achieving savings on property fees of £450 outside London and £1,368 within London. Funds will primarily be used for growth and expansion within London, as this is where the majority of brightLET landlords are situated. The company aims to increase their brand awareness through marketing campaigns and hire talent to assist with technology developments, sales and customer support.
64%
investment: £63,941 investors: 97 status: Active APR: % days to go: 9

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