2018
year in review

A monumental year for Crowdcube

The last 12 months have been the best in Crowdcube’s history. We welcomed thousands of new investors to our community, who've invested millions to help fund hundreds of companies from across the UK and overseas.

was pledged through the platform

With successfully invested

Funding pitches as a result

With more than investments made into these pitches

We saw a jump in revenue to million

We helped businesses from 7 countries access the finance they need to grow

32 raises of £1m or more were completed on the platform, bringing the total to 115 raises over £1m

And of businesses funded were seed or early-stage rounds

We couldn't have achieved this without our amazing partner community, which helped companies raise finance

Crowdcube.com was visited million times and we welcomed over new members

million was invested through the Android or iOS App (which was named App of the day in the Apple store)

So, how does this compare to 2017?

increase in pledged investments

more businesses raised finance

more pledged investments

increase in website visits

increase in revenue

The total figures to date

successful raises
invested into pitches
registered members

We've seen some landmark raises over the year...

We saw our first European crowdfunding exit when Zank reached an agreement with Fintonic
Mr & Mrs Smith landed on Crowdcube in October and raised from investors
gohenry followed just after and people backed the business, raising in growth finance
Chip beat Monzo's record for number of investors after people collectively invested in the company
However, Monzo opened its crowdfunding round, which was powered by Crowdcube, and raised an astonishing from members from its community
And to top it off, we raised from people for Crowdcube

The Team

Not only have we had a fantastic year at Crowdcube, but our team have had a few of their own celebratory moments...

Two team members got married
Whilst seven got engaged
Three beautiful babies were born

Three people ran marathons for great causes and others cycled 180 miles in just one day!

We competed in our very own Great British Bake Off

Won the Coolest Workspace in Exeter

Thank you

From all of the Crowdcube Team, thank you to our members, shareholders, fundraising businesses, Funded Club and partners for making 2018 our best year yet. We can’t wait to show you what’s in store for Crowdcube in 2019!

All the data outlined in our Year in Review includes investment that’s been pledged through Crowdcube only. It does not include funds raised on partner platforms, such as SeedInvest or BrewDog.

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