26th April 2017
The latest OFF3R Index Report revealed that just over £40 million was invested in early stage businesses in March 2017 via some of the leading Equity Crowdfunding platforms in the UK.
This record breaking figure smashed the previous monthly high, set back in July 2015, by over £13 Million; making March the most successful month for the total amount raised via equity crowdfunding platforms in the young life of the asset class by a considerable margin.
Equity crowdfunding had a very strong finish to 2016 but had so far seen a slow start to the year. Therefore, this record breaking month comes as a boost to the sector. The OFF3R Index delivers a monthly view on the amount raised via some of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK (including Crowdcube, SynidcateRoom, and Seedrs).
March saw some larger raises that contributed to the record breaking figure and OFF3R partner SyndicateRoom had a particularly strong month. Some notable raises last month included Monzo on Crowdcube and Hibergene Diagnostics on SyndicateRoom....