Raising Finance

Delivered by Crowdcube Limited

Crowdcube is a crowdfunding platform where a community of like­-minded people pool their money and knowledge to back start-up, early and growth-stage businesses. In addition, the government-backed London Co-Investment Fund invests in seed-stage technology, digital and science businesses through Crowdcube.

Using Crowdcube will give you various benefits:

  • Access capital quickly
  • More than capital, bring in customers as stakeholders
  • Track record of success
  • Streamlined and efficient fundraising
  • Access to industry expertise
  • Compliant fundraising and efficient legal

Whether you’re a start-up or scale-up, foodie or techie, mover or shaker; you can get support. They help entrepreneurs with businesses in a variety of sectors fuel-up in order to supercharge growth.

Seed finance

With startup life, there’s lots to do and just not enough time or resource to do it. Funding is necessary, but a distraction from day-to-day activities. That’s where Crowdcube come in – explore their seed funding support.

Early-stage finance

Crowdcube understand the grit and determination it’s taken to get your business to where it is today. They’ll help you capitalise on your success to date with funding that goes beyond investment – funding that fuels your next phase of growth.

Growth-stage finance

Your community already buys from you, now it’s time to let them buy into you, and they’ll love you for it. Crowdcube will help you supercharge your community to drive LTV, engagement, advocacy and loyalty.


You can apply to raise with Crowdcube if: 

  • Your business is a UK or Irish limited company (not an LLP or Sole Trader)
  • Your business isn’t involved in anything of a sexual nature, property development or filmmaking/theatrical productions
  • Your business has a valid, active Companies House number (if you’re unsure of your company number, you can check it here.)

They will also review:

  • The structure of your company. If your business consists of a group structure, the funds must be raised for the top company (please ensure the company number for the top company is provided)
  • Existing shareholders and if there are any majority institutional shareholders, the terms of their investments.
  • Director corporate and financial history
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