P2P currency swapping company completes strong crowdfunding round

London, UK-based travel money exchange platform WeSwap has completed a record crowdfunding round on the Seedrs platform.

Close to 3,000 investors, including tennis star Andy Murray, backed the overfunded raise, a record number of investors supporting an independent business on a UK equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs said in a release. A total of £2,420,269 was raised.

CEP Jared Jesner

CEP Jared Jesner

The announcement comes weeks after WeSwap closed a second VC funding round worth £6.5 million which was led by Ascot Capital, EC1 Capital and IW Capital.

Founder and CEP Jared Jesner the strong support indicates the public desires more transparency in currency exchange.