On Tuesday, UK equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, announced that it was named most prolific investor by research firm, Beauhurst.
The website stated:
“According to Beauhurst’s recent report into the growth the e-commerce sector, Crowdcube have made the most investments, by deal numbers, into this sector during 2015. Out of the 216 equity fundraisings into 196 e-commerce companies during 2015, Crowdcube have funded 20, amounting to £8.99 million investment. According to the report, e-commerce investments have accounted for 26% of all Crowdcube fundraisings. Ranked in second place behind us was Index Ventures, funding six investments, which totalled £191 million. Other investors in the Top 10 list included Seedrs, Angels Den, Balderton Capital, DN Capital and Octopus Ventures.”
Last month, Beauhurst dubbed Crowdcube a top equity investor:
“In their review of equity investment in the third quarter of 2015, Beauhurst, the provider of deep data on growing companies, have declared Crowdcube as the top equity investor. Beauhurst reveal that Crowdcube completed 36 equity investment deals in Q3, double the next platform.”