Who are the crowd?

Crowdfunding is an alternative method of financing a business, which allows everyday investors, professionals and venture capitalists to invest as little or as much as they like, typically through an online platform. At Crowdcube, we have a community of over 300,000 like-minded people who pool their money and knowledge to back startup, early and growth… Read More »


Business Insight into Sugru

Sugru is the world’s first mouldable ‘glue’ – a colourful putty which sticks to almost anything and turns into a strong flexible rubber overnight. Founder of the Sugru business, art student turned inventor Jane ni Dhulchaointigh, raised £3.5m on Crowdcube July 2015 – the third biggest raise ever achieved on the platform.  Reaching its £1m… Read More »


An Interview With A Crowdcube Investor

We are delighted to continue the Proud of Our Crowd series with our next investor insight into investing on Crowdcube. Hilary Fitzgerald is 41, lives in Southwark and works as a Freelance Business Consultant. Having had careers in Aerospace Engineering, Business Software, Consultancy and Investment Banking, she now splits her time between corporate clients, start-ups/SMEs,… Read More »

Looking to crowdfund? A look into what the numbers really mean…

This article looks at the available data on the crowdfunding industry and what the numbers really mean to the entrepreneurs using it to help decide what equity crowdfunding platform to use. Raising awareness of what we, at Crowdcube, do remains a priority for our business. We put a considerable amount of time and effort into… Read More »


Crowdcube’s Legal Team recognised at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2016

The rise of Fintech was perhaps the story of the City in 2015. As a leading investment crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube has been at the heart of that story and has become a prominent and pioneering fintech brand, having raised over £188m for over 400 companies. During this time, equity crowdfunding has overtaken venture capital to… Read More »


Growth in the Northern Powerhouse

We’ve just reached our six month anniversary since we launched Crowdcube North, our office situated in Manchester, which covers the Northern region. It has recently been reported by Beauhurst that the North East is set for growth, with the number of equity investment deals continually increasing. The total amount raised in this region on Crowdcube… Read More »