Crowdcube makes investing accessible, affordable and rewarding by enabling everyday investors to invest alongside professionals and venture capital firms in startup, early and growth stage businesses. Start building an investment portfolio on Crowdcube and own a share in businesses you believe in.
With over 520,000 members you can be part of Europe's largest community of equity investors by joining Crowdcube.
Our Funded Club, the ever-growing network of businesses to raise finance on Crowdcube, have gone on to do great things thanks to the backing of the crowd.
Over £5 million has been returned to investors on Crowdcube following the sale of three Funded Club businesses, as well as bond interest repayments.
To invest on Crowdcube you must be over 18 years old and legally entitled to invest. Investors must be resident in the United Kingdom or a country where you may legally receive financial promotions of the nature provided by Crowdcube, and are legally entitled to invest in the type of investments offered. Crowdcube does not advertise investment opportunities to people in the United States, Canada, Japan or any other country where it would be unlawful for our pitches to be advertised. Investors must not register or view pitches if they are resident in these countries.
When registering on Crowdcube you will also be asked to confirm yourself as one of four investor types, and complete a short questionnaire, which ensures you fully understand the high risk nature of investing in start-ups and early stage businesses. If you receive independent advice you are not required by the regulations to complete the quiz. Please note that these investor types do not apply to all other platforms.
You will firstly need to register as a Member before investing. Once you have found a pitch you would like to invest in simply enter the amount you wish to invest in the 'Enter Amount' box and click 'Invest now'.
You are able to pay for your investment using our third party payment provider Stripe using a debit, credit or prepaid card, as recognised by Stripe. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept payment by cheque or bank transfer. Your payment will be only be taken once the pitch has hit its target, you have been given 7 working days to review your investment, and the legal documentation has been completed. If the pitch does not reach its target then no money is taken.
Investors will be emailed a copy of the adopted Articles of Association and given seven working days to review them. During this time you can query, reduce or withdraw your investment should you choose to do so by emailing [email protected]
The minimum investment is usually only £10.
You can receive a return in the event the company you have invested in makes an 'exit' in the future. Different types of exits include a trade sale, IPO or share buyback. These will be different for each company, so read the pitch page for further information.
Cell Guidance Systems is developing a patented technology to unlock the medical potential of growth factor proteins. PODS enables proteins to treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease and osteoarthritis, by improving their delivery to the disease site. The technology addresses multi-$bn markets.
Lightly Technologies has developed a patent-pending, ultra-thin LED light bulb, enabling a new generation of lighting fixture design and lighting in architecture. With a growing customer base across Europe, our technology is used to create exceptional experiences with light.
OWNTHELOOK.COM is an online global womenswear store focusing on outfit dressing for the everyday woman. Launched in March ‘17 with over 40 emerging brands, they were titled “The new ASOS” by industry experts and have been featured widely in the media including Vogue, InStyle, and The Telegraph.
Every pitch on Crowdcube is approved to ensure it is fair, clear and not misleading. As part of our commitment to investor transparency, Crowdcube’s Due Diligence Charter outlines the analysis and verification that is conducted on equity fundraises on Crowdcube by our legal, compliance and finance professionals.
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 crowdcube.com on the basis of information provided in the pitches by the companies concerned. Crowdcube takes no responsibility for this information or for any recommendations or opinions made by the companies.