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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 »

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 »

Spotlight on the UK’s flourishing Artificial Intelligence start-up scene

Recently Twitter announced its $150m acquisition of Magic Pony, which has yet again put the spotlight on the UK’s burgeoning A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) tech scene. Equity investments in A.I. just saw a record-breaking 143 deals in Q1 globally, according to research firm CB insights, including an increasing amount of corporate VCs getting involved. Khosla Ventures, Intel… Read More »