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How to invest
Handpick the businesses you want to back and invest anytime, anywhere.

Discover and invest in businesses on Crowdcube

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.

New investment opportunities added every week
Access the full pitch page and watch the video
Handpick the businesses you want to back
Invest from £10 and up alongside professionals and venture capital firms
Join the discussion with other investors and entrepreneurs
Build and view investments in your portfolio
Receive news about the businesses you've invested in
Be part of Europe's largest community of equity investors by joining Crowdcube. It's free, quick and easy.
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One of Europe's leading equity crowdfunding platforms

With over 750,000 members you can be part of Europe's largest community of equity investors by joining Crowdcube.

Rick Fish
Rick Fish, Crowdcube member since 2015
"I really enjoy connecting to the company directors, who are very approachable, knowledgeable and make considerate time and effort to educate and listen to the crowd."
Hilary Fitzgerald
Hilary Fitzgerald, Crowdcube member since 2014
"It's been an interesting experience overall. I've learnt a lot and had exposure to some cool experiences, including brewing beer and hanging out with a band."
Will Perrin
Will Perrin, Crowdcube member since 2013
"I find the investment process very clean and intuitive. [...] I talk about crowdfunding all the time. Every time I meet someone I tell them about companies I've invested in, and quite often they go off and register themselves!"

Crowdcube success stories

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.

Laurence Kemball-Cook, Pavegen
Pavegen, the innovative green tech company that harvests energy through footsteps, is now launching projects across the globe thanks to the backing of the crowd.
Raised £1.9 million from 1,474 investors
Martin Dickie & James Watt, BrewDog
BrewDog, which is one of the UK’s fastest growing food and drink brands, was named as Crowdcube’s first unicorn after it was valued at £1bn in 2017.
Raised £13.13m from 4,586 investors
Pip & nut
Pippa Murray, Pip & Nut
Pip & Nut, a brand of nut butters, has gone from strength to strength and is now stocked in hundreds of stores including Selfridges and Fortnum and Mason.
Raised £120,000 from 81 investors
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Investor returns

Over £5 million has been returned to investors on Crowdcube following the sale of three Funded Club businesses, as well as bond interest repayments.

ecar club
E-Car Club
Camden town brewery
Camden Town Brewery
Wool and the gang
Wool and the Gang

If you have any questions take a look at our FAQs

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.

Crowdcube's Due Diligence Charter

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.

In line with our company values, our guiding principles for this Charter are:
  • Integrity: to act with integrity and treat our customers fairly
  • Diligence: to act with skill, care and diligence and
  • Transparency: to be open and transparent with our customers at all times

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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. Crowdcube takes no responsibility for this information or for any recommendations or opinions made by the companies.