At the time of writing, Stagedoor, the app dedicated to helping audiences discover great theatre, announces that it has raised more than £319,000 in the first three weeks of its Seedrs crowdfunding campaign, greatly surpassing its goal of £200,000.
Stagedoor has now decided to close the Seedrs campaign at £350,000, so potential investors need to move fast if they want to take a stake in the company at this stage. The round had been due to continue until 14 January but now looks set to close well before Christmas.
New investors will join the 125 theatre-lovers who have already invested via Seedrs as well as other private investors from both the theatre and tech industries in the UK and abroad. Prior to the Seedrs round, the company also successfully raised €250,000 privately and received an EU innovation grant for €135,000.
New investors have the opportunity to buy a stake in Stagedoor, valued at £2.5m, for as little as £10 before the round closes. The money raised through this round will be used to help the Stagedoor app reach 100,000 users in London and expand to New York.
Stagedoor is already London’s most comprehensive and innovative theatre guide. It helps users discover and book the best shows in London via personalised recommendations that take into account your preferences as well as those of your friends. You can use Stagedoor to follow your favourite genres, venues and artists and create alerts so you never miss getting a seat.
Stagedoor is also home to a fast-growing community of user-reviewers who leave thousands of comments to guide their fellow theatregoers.
Michael Hadjijoseph, co-founder and CEO of Stagedoor said:
“I would like to thank everybody who has invested in Stagedoor so far. It has been an incredibly encouraging experience and we are delighted that so many of our users have decided to share in our journey.”
Stagedoor was founded in 2015 when a team of theatre and tech professionals came together with a shared vision: to create something that would revolutionise how people discover, book and share great theatre. The company’s aim is to make theatre more accessible than ever before.
Stagedoor has already worked with a number of major theatres including the Old Vic, Young Vic, Nimax Theatres, National Theatre, Almeida, Soho and Barbican – as well as the Camden Fringe and Vaults Festivals. The team plan to expand the partnership network to help theatres across the country engage with their customers in a way that supports the industry’s growth.
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