UK Crowdfunding Aggregator OFF3R Surpasses 1 Million In-App Interactions
On Monday, mobile crowdfunding aggregator, OFF3R, announced that it has surpasses 1 million in-app interactions since its app’s launch in June 2015. During its beta phase, the app drove over 50,000 requests for more deal info from 35 partner platforms such a Crowdcube, Seedrs and Zopa.
Earlier this year, OFF3R received a £480,000 investment from various investors including New Look founder Tom Singh, super-angel Daniel McPherson, Earlymarket and Head of Marketing from Rocket Internet-backed Jumia.
Lex Deak, the founder of OFF3R, previously stated:
“We are very excited as this investment will help us establish OFF3R as a leading player in the alternative finance market, providing a world-class user experience across mobile and web platforms. We want to make it an even more powerful and useable tool, helping the investor community to discover and invest in companies from a broad range of sources.”
OFF3R’s plan to use the investment to become the leading marketplace and community for alternative investments, this includes a major update to the mobile product, a web interface and free data portal for the community.
Deak then noted:
“To have backing from such a high calibre of investors will not only help us grow the platform, but allow us to attract the best talent and establish OFF3R as a leading brand in the broader alternative investment space. Our aim is to build the plumbing that increases the flow of capital to entrepreneurs around the world.”
OFF3R has also been backed by angel investment club QVentures and with investors in over 42 countries.