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Sep 15th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020

Chip is a savings and investment portal. The company has over 250,000 registered users, processed over £165 million in savings, achieved Financial Conduct Authority (FSA) authorisation and launched Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) eligible interest accounts with market-leading rates. It aims to be the go to investment platform for the mobile generation that consists of 100 million customers and 30 trillion assets across Europe. Chip started with autosaving and seamless access to market-leading saving accounts. With its premium account ChipX, the company is venturing into investment funds, savings accounts, and pensions. It will use the investment to open up its investor community to new and existing investors to participate in this convertible round. It will also initiate discussions with venture capitalists to secure a follow up investment.

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  • £11,403,860
    pledged
  • 570%
    of goal

    £2,000,000
    target

    2,083
    investors

    £5,475
    pledge per investor

    10113174
    company number

    Active
    company status

    08/04/2016
    incorporated 5 years


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