United Kingdom Crowdfunding Market Data (Deck)

Kieren Garvey, Business Development ManagerThe below deck was presented by Kieran Garvey, Crowdcube Business Development Manager, at the Synergy and Crowdfunding Forum (SCxSC) hosted by Securities Commission Malaysia in September.

The deck delivers a solid overview of the various forms of crowdfunding and industry growth in the United Kingdom.

Some of the interesting points include:

  • Equity based crowdfunding grew 371% in 2013
  • Invoice Trading grew 487% in 2013
  • Peer to peer lending grew 107% but represents a much larger amount of funding

Crowdcube Specific data points:

  • Smallest investment £10
  • Largest investment £250,000
  • 54% of investors are aged 29-48 years old (there was one investor that was over 100 years old)
  • Number one reason for investing:  Market Potential
  • Why invest:  Making Money
  • 52% of investors are interested in some sort of role with the company

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