26 October 2016, Cambridge UK

The following is an extract from an FT Adviser piece about SyndicateRoom. Follow this link to view the full article.

SyndicateRoom has come a long way from its roots in helping early start-ups raise seed capital for their enterprises.

The firm's sole proposition at launch in 2011 was an investor-led equity crowdfunding platform that let users co-invest alongside experienced investors in highly sophisticated opportunities.

Its business model was further augmented once it secured intermediary status with the London Stock Exchange in March this year – thus elevating itself above rivals by becoming the first crowdfunding platform to join the public markets.

The deal with the LSE provided a pathway for ordinary people to participate in fundraising exercises carried out by the biggest firms in the country that are typically reserved for large funds.