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Compare Equity Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding is where people can invest in unlisted businesses in return for shares via an online platform. Investors can take advantage of government tax incentives such as SEIS and EIS if applicable. It allows companies to get the funding they need to grow, as well as giving investors a chance to share in the success of the business. However, the opposite is also true, should the business fail investors can lose their investment.


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  • Seedrs

    Established in 2009, Seedrs are an equity crowdfunding platform that allows investors to invest in businesses they believe will be a success. 

    Established Date
    16-03-2009

    Active pitches
    43

    Average investment
    £1,698

    Funded rate
    59%

    Total raised
    £206,588,903

    Investments
    121,632

    Investors per pitch
    339

  • Crowdcube

    Crowdcube was established in 2011 and were one of the first equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK. The company has successfully raised funds for 790 businesses, 86% are still active.

    Established Date
    20-06-2014

    Active pitches
    33

    Average investment
    £1,297

    Funded rate
    52%

    Total raised
    £351,851,113

    Investments
    271,181

    Investors per pitch
    563

  • Envestors

    Envestors was established in 2010 as a private investor network and has since evolved to cater for equity crowdfunding opportunities. They currently boast having raised £100m+, having completed over 800 deals and have over 3,200 experienced investors registered to the site.

    Established Date
    27-04-2010

    Active pitches
    9

    Average investment
    N/A

    Funded rate
    7%

    Total raised
    £8,131,956

    Investments
    N/A

    Investors per pitch
    N/A

  • Angels Den

    Angels Den originally started as an Angel network and evolved their services to provide an equity crowdfunding platform. Angels Den are an internet based investment platform that allows investors to invest in start up companies. 92% of businesses funded on their platform are still trading.

    Established Date
    01-02-2013

    Active pitches
    6

    Average investment
    £22,410

    Funded rate
    35%

    Total raised
    £31,352,055

    Investments
    1,399

    Investors per pitch
    14

  • GrowthDeck

    Growthdeck provides tax-efficient and growth investment opportunities to a network of private investors, partners and introducers. They also regularly host networking events that help businesses connect with investors.

    Established Date
    01-01-2015

    Active pitches
    5

    Average investment
    £24,135

    Funded rate
    47%

    Total raised
    £2,196,250

    Investments
    91

    Investors per pitch
    13

  • Shadow Foundr

    An online investment platform for businesses to raise funds, which also allows investors to invest their money is to businesess they feel could be a success. Shadow Founder offers an automated site that is fully FCA-compliant. 

    Established Date
    18-03-2015

    Active pitches
    3

    Average investment
    £38,710

    Funded rate
    33%

    Total raised
    £11,380,631

    Investments
    294

    Investors per pitch
    37

  • Growth Invest

    GrowthInvest is a technology platform making alternative investments simple. Their vision is to make it easy for investors and advisers to benefit from tax efficiency and potential returns by backing the businesses of the future.

    Established Date
    03-04-2012

    Active pitches
    3

    Average investment
    N/A

    Funded rate
    100%

    Total raised
    £1,301,940

    Investments
    N/A

    Investors per pitch
    N/A

  • Syndicate Room

    SyndicateRoom was established in 2011 and is an online equity crowdfunding platform which connects investors with start up companies. Investors can invest in businesses that spark their interest for equity in the company. 

    Established Date
    08-07-2011

    Active pitches
    1

    Average investment
    £17,715

    Funded rate
    45%

    Total raised
    £38,087,305

    Investments
    2,150

    Investors per pitch
    46

  • Crowd2fund Sponsored

    Crowd2Fund is a peer-to-peer lending company, building long-term relationships between investors and the great British businesses they invest in. As a sophisticated private investor, you choose which entrepreneurs you lend money to and can even receive rewards from the businesses you back.

    Established Date
    04-04-2013

    Active pitches
    1

    Average investment
    £12,884

    Funded rate
    100%

    Total raised
    £889,000

    Investments
    69

    Investors per pitch
    23

  • Crowd for Angels

    Crowd for Angels is a UK crowdfunding platform that offers companies and investors opportunities to raise and invest funds in different projects. Their crowdfunding opportunities include shares (equity), crowd bonds (debt) and digitalised securities.

    Established Date
    31-05-1995

    Active pitches
    1

    Average investment
    £24,333

    Funded rate
    26%

    Total raised
    £4,404,230

    Investments
    181

    Investors per pitch
    14

  • Growth Funders

    Growth Funders develop and operate an online co-investment and peer-to-peer (“P2P”) platform, which is utilised to create investment opportunities.

    Established Date
    24-07-2012

    Active pitches
    1

    Average investment
    £42,200

    Funded rate
    14%

    Total raised
    £1,814,593

    Investments
    43

    Investors per pitch
    22

  • Venture Founders

    VentureFounders is a UK-based equity crowdfunding platform for investors and angels to contribute equity towards growing UK businesses that have been vetted by the company's team of professionals.  Since launch, the company has catered funding for 25 businesses on the platform, which have collectively raised more £90m. 

    Established Date
    02-08-2013

    Active pitches
    N/A

    Average investment
    £77,315

    Funded rate
    48%

    Total raised
    £23,426,487

    Investments
    303

    Investors per pitch
    25

  • Triodos

    Triodos offers equity crowdfunding in ethical businesses. They pride themselves on supporting projects that have a real social and environmental impact on the planet. They offer a range of everyday banking services for individuals, businesses and charities.

    Established Date
    23-04-1995

    Active pitches
    N/A

    Average investment
    N/A

    Funded rate
    50%

    Total raised
    £900,000

    Investments
    N/A

    Investors per pitch
    N/A


Disclaimer

We take great care in the production of our Financial Statistics and whilst we make every effort to ensure the veracity of the data we use, we do rely on what is made publicly available by the platforms who are not legally obligated to provide full and up-to-date information.

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