2014 Review

Review of 2014

Thanks to our investor and entrepreneur community, we enjoyed a tremendous 2014 and have put together a pictorial review for you. Key highlights for us this year include the launch of Crowdcube Mini-Bonds, funding 105 companies by raising over £35 million, our own record-breaking raise of £1.2 million in just 16 minutes and being the only… Read More »

Crowdcube’s 10 predictions for 2015

1. The banks will continue to fail SMEs. The funding void that banks have left for start-ups and growing businesses will continue to be filled by the alternative finance sector. We’ve had a lost decade of bank lending now – and this could become a lost generation the way things are going; the young budding… Read More »

100 businesses funded on Crowdcube in 2014

Ten Highlights of 2014

We’re delighted to announce that Crowdcube has been named one of ‘Five British start-ups that came of age in 2014′ in an article published on Management Today this week. This got us thinking about all the great things we have achieved at Crowdcube over the last 12 months. So in a final bit of fun before the festive cheer finally gets… Read More »

UK Government set to invest via Crowdcube in 2015

UK Government set to invest £5m through Crowdcube.

We’re proud to formally announce that we’ve been chosen as one of only six competitively-selected partners by the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) and the only crowdfunding platform to be on the list of VCs, angels and other investors. Established by Funding London and Capital Enterprise, the LCIF is a new Government-backed fund designed to address the… Read More »