All posts by Becca Lewis

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Crowdcube to support MassChallenge UK in 2017

Crowdcube is proud to announce its continued support of MassChallenge UK. MassChallenge UK, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, provide early-stage startups the right resources to ascertain growth, create value and improve the world all for zero equity. To date, MassChallenge alumni members have collectively raised $1.8bn in funding, $700m in revenue and created… Read More »

Crowdcube responds to AltFi's where are they now?

Crowdcube recognised as biggest UK platform by latest industry report

Crowdcube recognised as market leader raising double its nearest competitor Crowdfunded businesses outperforming traditional performance benchmarks Multiple exits and significant follow on investment for crowdfunded ventures deliver an internal rate of return of 8.55% Following a report from AltFi Data into the status of businesses that have raised finance using equity crowdfunding in the UK,… Read More »

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Over £25m now invested via Crowdcube’s Nominee service

Over £25 million has now been invested using Crowdcube’s Nominee service following a series of landmark and record-breaking campaigns since it was introduced 18 months ago. The Nominee service, which allows funded companies to have just one legal shareholder rather than many investors, has accounted for almost 20% of all investment through the platform since… Read More »

Industry spotlight - cleantech and crowdfunding

Industry spotlight: cleantech and crowdfunding

This is a guest blog by Andrew Wordsworth, Managing Director of Sustainable Venture Development Partners and co-founder of E-Car Club, the company behind the UK’s first crowdfunding exit.“The last five years have seen a rising tide of start-up companies using internet and mobile technology to disrupt institutional incumbents and allow consumers direct participation in the… Read More »