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500,000 users and £400,000,000 invested!

By Crowdcube. 14th Feb 2018


As of today, we have half a million users that have pledged over £400 million, of which £310 million has been successfully invested through Crowdcube. We want to thank our amazing community for continuing to support Crowdcube and continue to lead the equity crowdfunding scene in the UK.

Here's some key stats about the crowd:

  • The average investment size from an individual investor on Crowdcube is £1,428

  • No. female investors on Crowdcube is 27% vs 73% male investors

  • The majority of investors are aged between 30-39, but people aged 40-49 have invested the most

  • The average number of investors per raise is 333

  • Most popular sector that investors have backed:1. Food and beverage, 2. Consumer goods, 3. Consumer internet

Risk warning

Investing in start-ups and early-stage businesses involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution, and it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Crowdcube is targeted exclusively at investors who are sufficiently sophisticated to understand these risks and make their own investment decisions. You will only be able to invest via Crowdcube once you are registered as sufficiently sophisticated. Please click here to read the full Risk Warning.

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