Brief: Crowdcube Celebrates the New Year By Unveiling 2015 Platform Highlights

Happy New Year

On Thursday, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube celebrated the new year by unveiling some highlights of the past twelve months.

Crowdcube“What an amazing year 2015 has been and we couldn’t have achieved all our milestones without you. We look forward to what 2016 brings, but first, let’s take a look at some of our highlights.”

Check out Crowdcube’s 2015 highlights below.

  • Two exits in one year, including the world’s first successful crowdfunding exit
  • A crowd of over 230,000 investors, with 105,000 joining this year alone
  • The #FundedClub grew to 330 businesses with 130 from this year
  • £73m invested into startups and growth stage businesses this year
  • £6m investment led by Numis with Balderton Capital, Draper Esprit and Tim Draper also investing
  • 20 businesses have raised more than a £1,000,000, with four raising over £3m
  • 2015Revealed as the ‘top equity investor’ by Beauhurst
  • Crowdsurfer stated that Crowdcube is leading the UK’s investment crowdfunding market with 52% market share
  • Crowdcube named as one of the UK’s fastest growing and most disruptive tech companies by The Future Fifty
  • Winning 12 awards, with six being won in a space of four weeks
  • Crowdcube partnered with Amazon Launchpad
  • The UK Government has invested in numerous deals via Crowdcube as a result of its London Co-Investment Fund partnership
  • Over 2,000 bond investors have received a total of almost £500,000 in interest payments

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