CrowdBnk is essentially a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to raise funding for their ideas or business in return for rewards or equity in the company.
Anyone in the UK (as long as they are over 18) can submit their idea to raise funds to start or grow their idea whether they are a charity, a community group or a business.
We view the market differently to others. There are two sorts of players at the moment: donation and rewards based platforms like Kickstarter; and the equity-based platforms like Crowdcube and Seedrs.
Existing equity players such as Crowdcube and Seedrs have largely extended what is the traditional angel market and digitized it – essentially talking to the same demographic (professional investors), who were looking for deals elsewhere, and making it easier for them to find the deals.
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