Equity Crowdfunding Is A Good Business

The United Kingdom’s equity crowdfunding site Seedrs received a vote of confidence as Woodford Investment Management invested another £4 million bringing its total to £10 million.

Helping people raise equity is turning out to be a good business proposition as Seedrs, the second most popular equity crowdfunding site next to CrowdCube, has “funded over 510 deals with more than £250 million invested into campaigns to date.”

The commissions of 5% on that are about £12.5 million.

Seedrs is “now valued at £40 million on a fully-diluted pre-money basis, which represents a 27.2 per cent increase” over 2015’s valuation.

http://www.cityam.com/271346/neil-woodford-invests-another-gbp4m-into-crowdfunding

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About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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