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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 »

What's next for the crowdfunding industry

We take a look at what the future may hold for crowdfunding.

Crowdcube, and the wider crowdfunding sector, has grown at a rapid pace. In 2015 alone, over £83 million was invested through the platform, funding 166 pitches as a result. According to recent research from NESTA, overall the sector grew by 295% in 2015, with £245 million (excluding real estate crowdfunding) being raised through equity crowdfunding,… Read More »


Latest industry data shows Crowdcube funded the most deals in 2015.

Beauhurst, a leading source of data on high-growth companies, has named Crowdcube as the ‘Most Active Investor‘ in its latest independent report ‘The Deal 2015/16‘. This latest recognition of our position as the leading equity crowdfunding platform in the UK, follows a record-breaking year at Crowdcube (more on that in our 2015 Review), which saw our… Read More »

The e-commerce Sector; Crowdcube named as most prolific investor

According to Beauhurst’s recent report into the growth the e-commerce sector, Crowdcube have made the most investments, by deal numbers, into this sector during 2015. Out of the 216 equity fundraisings into 196  e-commerce companies during 2015, Crowdcube have funded 20, amounting to £8.99 million investment. According to the report, e-commerce investments have accounted for 26% of all Crowdcube… Read More »