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EU-Startups Podcast | Episode 44: Jeff Kelisky – CEO of Seedrs

In this episode of the EU-Startups Podcast we’re catching up with Jeff Kelisky, the CEO of Seedrs.

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in London, Seedrs is Europe’s leading private investing platform which specializes in equity crowdfunding. It connects a broad spectrum of investors, including individuals, venture capitalists, and institutional investors, with startups and growth-focused businesses seeking capital. By simplifying the investment process and handling the legal and administrative aspects, Seedrs has made startup investing accessible and user-friendly.

Jeff is a proven leader who has driven growth and global expansion with his extensive execution experience in sales, technology, marketing, and finance. Before becoming the CEO of Seedrs, Jeff has held leadership positions in corporates, in the private equity space, and in consulting, at companies like IBM, A.T. Kearney, Multimap, Microsoft, Fidelity, Merlin Entertainments, and Warner Bros.

In this interview, we delve into the history of Seedrs, today’s operations and the platform’s appeal to both casual investors and experienced financiers. Additionally, Jeff shares success stories and discusses the impact of new EU regulations for equity crowdfunding in Europe.

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Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).

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