We achieved our best quarter for investment and revenue, which grew by 60% compared to the same period in 2017. Take a look at our full quarterly update and find out more about our achievements from the third quarter of 2018 as we continue to make strong progress.
We chatted to Reece Chowdry, founder of the best newcomer to the angel ecosystem, RLC Ventures, about what made him start his own VC firm, what he looks for in an investment opportunity and his thoughts on tax relief and equity crowdfunding.
Not only are our fundraisings increasing in size as more growth stage companies are crowdfunding, but also more venture capital firms are investing alongside Crowdcube members.
The half billion in funds has been pledged and has resulted in more than 700 successful raises, for startups to sizeable scale-ups including fintech unicorn Revolut, digital, mobile-only bank Monzo and BrewDog, the British multinational brewery.
At the end of last year, we wrote about how the European Parliament had announced plans that will enable EU countries to increase the level of crowdfunding rounds without the need for a prospectus from €5m to €8m.