In September 2014, Chapel Down kickstarted an evolution of the equity capital markets by becoming the first publicly-listed company to offer its shares through equity crowdfunding. The company raised more than £3.95m investment from a combination of an institutional and high net worth investor placing, alongside the crowd, with all 1,463 parties participating on the exact same terms through Seedrs.
More efficient fundraising
Equity crowdfunding is an excitingly innovative approach to raising growth capital, especially when most companies at their stage, with their positive financial traction, traditionally reach out to institutions and large individual investors in The City.
Raising investment through traditional City brok...Read more »