Among the biggest pledgers in the crowdfund is the British professional tennis player sir Andy Murray.
REVOLUT a digital banking alternative has received over 20 million dollars in excess of its funding goal in a span of two years. The fintech company, led by CEO, Nikolay Storonsky has received plenty of its crowdfunding goal based ultimately on pledges and giving from its loyal clients and superstars all around.
According to Nikolay, word of mouth from the faithful client base of the institution has plenty to do with why it has overachieved. In a statement, the CEO stated that the company was excited to reward the loyal clientele with a chance to own equity shares in the company for the long term. This, is also in line with the company’s global outreach goal.
True to its development goal, Revolut has indeed been a mover and shaker in the fintech world with a customer base of over 740,000 customers and transaction volume of 4.2 billion dollars. All in less than 2 years. The app works by enabling customers open accounts within minutes and a direct time monitor of expenses and spending. It also offers pre-paid contact less debit card payments. And this, is only the beginning according to Nikolay
Among the biggest pledgers in the crowdfund is the British professional tennis player sir Andy Murray. Born in Glasgow, he is ranked number one in the world of tennis. Coupled with his love for tennis, he has shown plenty of interest in the fintech world and in June, he joined the Seedrs advisory board as an investor and strategic advisor. His role will be in the advice of the management team rather than the investors themselves.
He is among the other 40,000 people who have pledged over 22million dollars in the first round of the crowdfund. In a recent report by CNBC, the company says it was only looking for round $5.3 million dollars for to complete its series B crowdfunding goal of $66million dollars.