InvestEngine, a platform that partners ETFs with investing techniques— giving users the skills & technology needed to grow their wealth, has raised 104% (£1,306,813) of its £1,250,000 fundraising target via Crowdcube from 378 investors (at the time of writing) with 20 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign.
InvestEngine is described as a platform that partners exchange-traded-funds with “best-practice” investing techniques— giving consumers the expertise and digital technology required to increase their wealth.
In the last 12 months, they’ve reportedly “quadrupled users, grown AUA x 5 and became “a top ISA provider for thousands.”
The firm reports a £27,605,741 pre-money valuation; 4.52% Equity.
From the Co-founder of Gumtree, InvestEngine is a platform that partners ETFs with investing techniques— giving investors the tech and tools needed to increase their holdings.
Key highlights are as follows:
- Co-Founders scaled and sold previous ventures to eBay & Naspers
- 23,000+ funded accounts and over £150m AUA; 5X growth in 12 months
- Previous £1.3m campaign closed in just 7 days from 1,120 investors
- Team built from ex-HSBC, Investec, Plum, MoneyFarm & Blackrock
As noted in the update, the global market for Exchange-Traded Funds has “experienced phenomenal momentum in the last 5 years and is expected to surpass $20trillion in value by 2026.”
Investors are “switching to ETFs, with 2022 seeing a $1.5 trillion gap in the flow of money from old-school Mutual Funds in favour of ETFs.”
Partnering ETFs with their proprietary technology, they are “confident that they stand out as a platform dedicated to this booming market.”
They are focused on bringing value, excellent diversification and easy investing automation to their customers. The firm explains that they “help investors grow their wealth by making best-practice investing easily accessible to anyone.”
In June 2022, InvestEngine’s first Crowdcube campaign “welcomed 1,120 investors and closed in just 7 days, raising £1.3m.”
Since then, InvestEngine claims to have:
- Grown AUA 5X to £150m and quadrupled customers to 23,000+
- 3,000+ 5* reviews across TrustPilot, Smart Money People & the App Stores
- Grown our team to 50+
- Been named ‘ETF Buyer of the Year’, nominated for Times Money Mentor ISA award
- Broke our daily onboarding record (2,681 new clients in one day)
- Achieved success with our 2022 ISA campaign (doubling our users and tripling our AUA)
- Been named as 1 of 5/24 UK investment platforms to achieve growth in 2022
InvestEngine further revealed:
“We are working hard to become the ETF distributor of choice for the world’s leading ETF providers, leveraging the global reach of asset managers including WisdomTree and Invesco.”
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