It doesn’t get much more meta than this. Seedrs, the UK equity-based crowdfunding platform, is listing itself on its site in a bid to crowd-raise £500,000 for international expansion.
At the same time, Seedrs is announcing that it’s opening up to European investors and startups beyond the UK, giving rise to the claim of being the first “cross-border” equity crowdfunding platform. (Update: A claim that is disputed by FundedByMe.)
“National boundaries become artificial when you move online, and the notion that a Brit should only be able to invest in British startups, a German in German startups and an Estonian in Estonian startups seems silly,” says Seedrs co-founder and CEO Jeff Lynn.
“Our goal is to open startup…
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