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Crowdcube Makes Big Move in Enabling Secondary Transactions for Crowdfunded Securities by Acquiring Semper

In probably the biggest move since new leadership took over at Crowdcube, the investment crowdfunding platform has acquired Semper to further its ability to enable secondary trading of crowdfunded securities. The terms of the acquisition were not revealed. This is Crowdcube’s first acquisition. The two… Read More

Crowdcube to Utilize Legaltech to Speed Up the Funding Process in SeedLegals Partnership

Crowdcube has revealed a partnership with Legaltech firm SeedLegals. The goal is to speed up the fundraising process the utilizing technology. Crowdcube is expected to integrate the SeedLegals services directly into its platform in the coming months. This will also include applying for EIS/SEIS qualification,… Read More

Crowdcube Co-Founder Darren Westlake Steps Down as CEO

Darren Westlake, CEO and co-founder of Crowdcube, has announced his exit as CEO of the firm he founded in 2012. Westlake created the online investment platform alongside co-founder Luke Lang who exited the firm in 2021. Since its founding, Crowdcube has helped over 1800 offerings… Read More

Qonto, a Business Finance Solution, to Run Equity Crowdfunding Offering on Crowdcube, Claims First Pan European Offer

Qonto, a European business finance solution, announced that it will pursue a securities crowdfunding offering on investment marketplace Crowdcube. Qonto claims to be the first European unicorn to “launch a pan-European community equity raise campaign in partnership with the European platform Crowdcube.” The firm,  which… Read More

Crowdcube Hires CFO: Former Ask.com & MySpace Exec Bill Simmons Joins Equity Crowdfunding Leader

Exeter based Crowdcube has just boosted its executive bench with the hire of Bill Simmons. The new Chief Financial Officer will be assisting the young company in managing its growth as it looks towards the crowdfunding future. Simmons actually quietly came on board at the tail end… Read More

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