Express interest to buy and sell shares in private European businesses

Discover more than 250,000 of Europe’s most exciting high-growth businesses with Cubex. Tell us which one’s you want to buy or sell shares in, and if the business opens to investment on Crowdcube, you’ll be among the first to know.

How Cubex works

Gone are the days of professional investor-only access to high-growth private company shares. Over the last decade, Crowdcube has made it possible for everyday investors to own shares in some of Europe’s fastest growing companies.

Now we’re going one step further. Powered by Crunchbase, Cubex helps investors research, discover and express interest in buying or selling shares in Europe’s most exciting private businesses. When a business fundraises with us or a share sale goes live, you’ll be the first to know.

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£16m of secondary share sales

Crowdcube has managed secondary share sales for the likes of Revolut and Freetrade, with shareholders having the chance to realise over £16m in returns.

Powered by Cubex, Freetrade shareholders celebrated returns up to 47x (4,670%) in 2021 from a secondary share sale.

Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future returns and your capital is at risk.

Why trade shares with Crowdcube?


Buy and sell shares with our fast and simple investment process


We’ll keep your personal data and assets safe and secure with our world-class platform


We’re authorised by UK and EU regulators


We're trusted by over 300,000 active investors and world-renowned venture capital firms


Over 50,000 investors have had the chance to realise returns of over £60m

Europe's Leading Marketplace

Over £1 billion has been invested making Crowdcube the largest equity marketplace for private companies in Europe

Discover more than 250,000 businesses

We've partnered with Crunchbase, the leading data platform, to power the most comprehensive and transparent platform for private company investment in Europe, which features rich company data across more than 250,000 companies.

You can discover businesses on Cubex and access a deep pool of impartial, factual data directly drawn from Crunchbase, including the companies' funding history, investor base and leadership team.

Access to such detailed, enriched information will support potential investors' due diligence before they decide whether to buy shares in the business or not.

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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.

This page is approved as a financial promotion by Crowdcube Capital Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Pitches for investment are not offers to the public and investments can only be made by members of on the basis of information provided in the pitches by the companies concerned.