The Seedrs monthly round up for June 2019 includes a variety of investments and prominent funding for companies in tech sector. 

Airsorted:

How much raised: £1,267,460

Number of investors: 1,078

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Proceeds will be used for continued growth in its existing markets and product development

  • Airsorted makes hosting hassle-free on platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Expedia
  • It provides a 360-degree service that looks after the management of host properties to make the experience seamless for both hosts and their guests
  • Services include listing creation with professional photography, maintenance and laundry, and restocking of household items as well as 24/7 guest support.
  • It has become the world’s largest short-term rental management platform operating in 22 cities from Bristol to Brisbane, across 14 countries
  • The platform has already earned over £62 million in revenue for its hosts
  • Host base of 4,246

tickr:

How much raised: £1,040,619

Number of investors: 1,025

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Proceeds will be used for user acquisition, product improvement and team expansion

  • tickr is transforming impact investment for Europe’s next generation of investors
  • Designed for those who want to have a positive impact on society and the environment whilst investing
  • Since launch in late 2018, it has attracted 1,000’s of users
  • FCA regulated as an Appointed Representative
  • Announced as Tech Nation Rising Stars winner for 2019

Kokoon:

How much raised: £1,021,911

Number of investors: 455

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Funding will be used to expand its sales team, increase platform capabilities and accelerate a new product launch

  • Kokoon help people relax and sleep easier through clinically validated audio and intelligent headphones
  • Kokoon is a digital platform using audio to help people relax and switch off
  • Over 10,000 products shipped worldwide
  • Supplying leading retail stores such as Selfridges
  • Received almost £4.5m in pre-order sales

Wriggle:

How much raised: £747,285

Number of investors: 453

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Proceeds will be used to launch in new cities across the UK

  • Wriggle is a real-time marketplace for local eat-out food and drink
  • Wants to help people discover and spend their money at the best local food & drink establishments
  • It is the market-leading eat-out transactional platform in 3 cities; Bristol, Brighton and Cardiff
  • Generating over 20,000 transactions per month

Naturelly:

How much raised: £244,583

Number of investors: 273

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Proceeds will be used to scale up sales and marketing activities

  • Naturelly is a healthier snacks and desert brand loved by kids and parents
  • Aiming to naturalise the global jelly market
  • Sold in Wholefoods, Amazon, Ocado, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose
  • Gold award winners at the Loved by Parent Awards and Loved by Children Awards

SHERPR:

How much raised: £183,495

Number of investors: 298

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Proceeds will be used to focus efforts on expanding the operations and customers service team

  • SHERPR removes the hassle of carrying bikes, golf clubs and ski equipment to and from the airport
  • Since launch in 2017 partners include IRONMAN, Rapha and Decathalon
  • Also provides bespoke logistic solutions for mass participation events
  • Designed and developed its own unique bike boxes
  • Founder was one of the early Spotify employees

Play2Speak:

How much raised: €51,094

Number of investors: 101

Who are the investors: Investors on crowdfunding site Seedrs

For what: Funds raised will be used to fund the game’s development

  • Play2Speak is a Spanish edtech company helping users practice English
  • Helps language learners practice English with artificially intelligent characters in VR
  • Working closely with Cambridge Assessment to enhance the learning experience
  • Won the Google Entrepreneurs Startup Weekend in 2017
  • Finalists in the 2018 EU Startup Summit Competition