Seedrs reaches milestone of 2 billion GBP
English equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has reached a new milestone. In total, it has passed 2 billion pounds (2.32 billion euros) in recorded investments on the platform. This amount was recorded across 1,722 deals in total.
The equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs was acquired by American investment platform for startups, Republic, last December. This week, the platform turned 10 years old. In addition to that milestone, it announced that is has recorded over 2 billion pounds (2.32 billion euros).
First billion pounds in 2020
The platform reached its first billion pounds in 2020. This means that it has grown significantly in the last two years, as it has recorded the other billion pounds in that time bracket. Since its launch ten years ago, the platform has recorded 1,722 deals.
‘The secondary market has facilitated 50,000 transactions.’
It launched its secondary market in 2017. According to the platform, the services has grown rapidly. It has facilitated 50,000 transactions in total, which were worth 24.8 million euros. Over 700 companies have been traded over the secondary market. Currently, over 200 are traded each month.
€1 million in 20 minutes
Last year, Seedrs launched a closed dealroom for wealthy and experiences investors. It also launched new types of investments. For example, investors were given access to venture capital funds. According to Seedrs, these funds raised 1 million euros within 20 minutes.
‘This is a revolutionary time for Seedrs.’
“These last few years have been exciting for us and with results to show for it, it validates all that hard work. Another huge event this year was announcing Republic’s acquisition of Seedrs, building a truly global private investment platform. It really is the most revolutionary time for Seedrs and I can’t wait for our next chapter”, said CEO Jeff Kelisky.