Crowd finance data intelligence specialist, Crowdsurfer, is celebrating overfunding its latest funding round, which saw the company secure over £1m from leading angel investors.
The funding round was lead by previous backers, Mustard Seed, who also brought from their membership an exciting list of new investors, including financial services experts: Peter Sands, former Global CEO, Standard Chartered and Mike Rees, former Deputy CEO, Standard Chartered. Other investors included Brendan Bradley, former executive, Eurex, and investors from the technology community including William Tunstall-Pedoe, founder of Evi Technologies, the Internet search company acquired by Amazon.
Crowdsurfer's Chief Operating Officer, Emmi Nicholl, said "This investment, particularly from such highly respected, experienced individuals, is yet another vote of confidence in Crowdsurfer, our data intelligence product and our vision of a data-rich crowd finance industry."
The new funding comes at an exciting time for Crowdsurfer, following the launch last month of its ground-breaking machine intelligence application, Daisy.
Crowdsurfer Chairman, Richard Baker, added "We are thrilled to welcome our new shareholders, and the wealth of connections and experience they bring with them. Crowdsurfer continues to build momentum at a very pivotal time for the crowd finance sector, bringing much-needed transparency and data intelligence to this disruptive fintech industry. We are looking forward to a very bright 2017, and to building on the considerable successes to date."
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Crowdsurfer is building the world's trusted, data intelligence service for the global crowd finance phenomenon. Crowdsurfer provides those who seek to participate in or serve the industry with the market intelligence they need to be successful. We do it because we believe that crowd finance has the power to make the world a better place.
Using big data engineering and machine learning, the company maps, augments and interprets the information provided by hundreds of crowd finance platforms spanning equity, debt (P2P), rewards, donations and other forms of crowd-based financial transactions.
Fundraisers, investors and others tracking the market are all taking advantage of the service that offers the most detailed and comprehensive view of the crowd finance markets.