Seedups is an online matching engine for entrepreneurs seeking seed stage funding from a crowd of Accredited Investors.
Seedups was originally conceived in 2008 as an online matching engine for early-stage Entrepreneurs and the burgeoning global Business Angel investor community. In 2009-10 the Company identified a sizable market opportunity and developed a patent-pending prototype matching engine which employs an innovative â€œWisdom of Crowdâ€ methodology to facilitate a fair valuation for entrepreneurs.
Seedups launched its live service in the UK and Ireland in February 2011, and launched in the USA at the prestigious SxSW festival in March 2011. The company opened its first US Office in Silicon Valley the same month.