SyndicateRoom named Alternative Finance Provider of the Year
The High Potential Business Awards for 2016 took place in London on June 22nd, where leading UK based investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom was named Alternative Finance Provider of the Year for 2016. The awards celebrate the outstanding growth and achievements of businesses, advisors and financiers who support them along the way.
Event organisers explained why SyndicateRoom was and excellent candidate and deserved winner of the special award:
“The winning organisation will be a leader in the flourishing alternative finance dealmaking arena, including invoice financing, peer-to-peer, EIS or SEIS vehicle, or any other non-asset based finance solution. “
Having won the award CEO and co-founder of SyndicateRoom, Gonçalo de Vasconcelos stated:
“It felt like a solid endorsement that, in our short two and a half years as a business, we’ve achieved an incredible amount”
In May SyndicateRoom broke the record for largest ever raise by a crowdfunding platform on its own platform by securing a £3.1 million investment. They were also welcomed onto the London Stock Exchange putting them in the position of being the only crowdfunding platform to bring retail investors to the public markets. This saw them participate in IPOs and placings, most recently as part of 3i’s £385 million raise – a groundbreaking moment for the crowdfunding industry.
Posted: 7th of July 2016