April has been a busy month for Seedrs Alumni. Here’s a collection of the press coverage our portfolio companies received over the last month featuring blow LTD., Friction Free Shaving, iQualTech, Eventopedia, Chapel Down, FreeAgent and Landbay. 

blow LTD. raise £3.5M from Unilever Ventures

Beauty on demand platform blow LTD. announced their £3.5M investment from Unilever Ventures and plans to expand their offering to Manchester and Birmingham before looking internationally.blow-ltd-seedrsFriction Free Shaving secure £1.25M in investment from Northern & Shell

The subscription service for high quality women’s shavers announced £1.25M investment from Northern & Shell, one of Britain’s largest publishing groups.friction-free-shaving-seedrs
iQualTech share their opinion on Brexit

Zamir Cajee, founder of the online electricals retail business shared his views with the Independent on Brexit as a business owner – and how technology will make the Brexit transition easier.iqualtech-seedrsEventopedia appoint two non-executive directors
The community platform for event professionals announced the growth of their board to include John Macpherson, CEO at BMLL Technologies and James Pimentel-Pinto, Founder and CEO of ideafather and Leanbinary.eventopedia-seedrs
Chapel Down hits £10M in sales and sets sights on the US

English wine maker announced a 25% increase in sales bringing their total to £10.2M, with sales in the US running at twice the anticipated level. CEO Frazer Thompson talked about the growth of the wine market in the US to the Daily Mail.chapel-down-seedrs
FreeAgent talk about how crowdfunding was a success for their business

FreeAgent spoke to The Independent about their experiences with equity crowdfunding as the first equity crowdfunded business to IPO. Co-founder and CEO, Ed Molyneux, gave his advice on how to successfully raise funding.free-agent-seedrs
Landbay expand their product offering and cut rates

Peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay made it into the Financial Times after expanding their product offering. Borrowing is now open to expatriates who meet certain requirements and the maximum age at the end of term went up to 85. Rates and fees were also cut for amateur and professional landlords. Landbay explained why this is such good news in this FT Adviser piece.landbay-seedrs