San Francisco & London, December 16, 2013 – Crowd Valley, Inc. (“Crowd Valley”) and Sapphire Capital Partners LLP (“Sapphire Capital”) have announced today that they work together to provide joint services to crowdfunding and online securities platforms.
Crowd Valley is a US enabler of crowdfunding and online securities marketplaces. The company provides the platform, back office and ancillary services for crowd funding, peer-to-peer investing and online funding marketplaces. Crowd Valley is part of the Grow VC Group, which is the world’s leading, global pioneer of securities crowd funding, peer-to-peer marketplaces and new investment models.
Sapphire Capital specialises in investment management in the UK with a particular focus on crowdfunding and SEIS / EIS investments. Established in 2009, Sapphire Capital is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”).
Boyd Carson, Partner at Sapphire Capital Partners LLP, commented: “We are excited to announce this strategic collaboration in which we can offer full solution crowdfunding marketplace services. We believe that by providing full services, we can accelerate the already high growth of the sector and we are thrilled to be working with the world leader in securities crowd funding, peer to peer and online marketplaces.”
Markus Lampinen, CEO at Crowd Valley, commented: “The UK market holds great promise in the crowd funding and online securities funding market, and we’re glad to have found a partner that has deep understanding and competence in the regulated market. With the cooperation of Sapphire Capital, we can offer a whole service for actors who want to move into the digital securities era in the UK.”