SME crowdfunding platforms in United Kingdom

Find out the best SME crowdfunding platforms in United Kingdom and learn how to invest in the best offerings.

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  • Octopus Investments Founded: 2000
    Octopus Investments is a London-based venture capital firm that offers investment solutions to UK investors based on its experience in the smaller company investing, along with a wide range of funding options for various companies.
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  • Octopuschoice Founded: 2000
    Octopus Investments is the market leader in venture capital trust and inheritance tax investments. It also offers a range of investment funds that draw on our deep experience in smaller company and multi-manager investing.
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  • Seedrs Founded: 2009
    Seedrs is the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. It makes it simple for anyone to become investors in ambitious, growth-focused European businesses. You can invest as little or as much as you like, and Seedrs will handle all the legal documentation and due diligence to ensure that businesses are set up for success and investors get their fair share.
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  • Abundance Investment Founded: 2009
    Abundance is a leading direct investment platform giving people control over their money. People invest from £5 in companies and projects that help them make good money. Since Abundance launched in July 2012 it has raised more than £90m from individual investors to fund companies and projects across the green economy and housing sectors.
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  • Crowdfunder Founded: 2010
    Crowdfunder is the UK’s biggest crowdfunding platform, where over £72m has been raised for ideas, community groups, start-ups, and so much more.
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  • Crowdcube Founded: 2010
    Crowdcube is an equity crowdfunding platform where innovative startups can raise capital for their development and investors can earn by supporting new businesses.
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  • Funding Circle Founded: 2010
    Funding Circle is the world’s leading lending platform for small businesses. It matches investors with money to lend with businesses looking to fund their next step.
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  • RateSetter Founded: 2010
    RateSetter offers personal loans at competitive rates, with flexible terms over one to five years. It also provides property and dealer financing.
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  • Downing Crowd Founded: 2011
    Downing Crowd designs investment products that help investors look after their financial well-being. The platform allows a wide range of investors to lend directly to businesses typically through asset-backed bonds offering returns from 2.25-7% p.a.
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  • Thincats Founded: 2011
    ThinCats is dedicated to supporting growing and ambitious businesses with funding provided by institutional investors. It works together with SMEs and their advisers to find smart and bespoke solutions, recognising the need for a flexible and forward-thinking mind set.
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  • Rebuilding Society Founded: 2012
    Rebuildingsociety is an online lending platform connecting businesses seeking loans with individual lenders looking for a better return on their money.
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  • GrowthFunders Founded: 2012
    GrowthFunders is an online co-investment platform, providing United Kingdom based investors with superior high growth investment opportunities in sectors such as property, clean energy and high growth SMEs.
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  • Assetz Capital Founded: 2012
    Assetz Capital is a provider of alternative funding sources to SMEs and Property Developers and is one of the fastest-growing peer-to-peer lenders in the United Kingdom. With access to a network of High Net Worth individuals to provide businesses with the loans they need, we cover any business sector and the whole of the United Kingdom, taking tangible security on every loan.
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  • Lending Works Founded: 2012
    The Lending offers unsecured personal loans to individual United Kingdom borrowers. Whilst loans are unsecured, the platform seeks to mitigate risk through diversification and the ‘Lending Works Shield’, which is in effect, a provision fund.
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  • Eureeca Founded: 2013
    Eureeca is the first global equity crowdfunding platform. It enables members of its investor network, who range from casual and angel investors to institutional firms, to buy shares in growth-oriented businesses while providing operational businesses with crucial access to capital.
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  • Money&Co Founded: 2013
    Money&Co. is a P2B crowdfunding platform. It's aiming to connect investors looking for a better rate of interest on their cash, with businesses seeking finance.
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  • Investly Founded: 2013
    Investly provides an invoice finance platform that lets you easily upload invoices and get them paid with the best rates much faster. No reserves. No hidden fees. And no long-term commitments.
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  • Coates Finance Founded: 2013
    Coates Finance is an asset finance company based in York, United Kingdom. The platform provides business finance solutions that allow getting access to additional sources of cash.
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  • Landbay Founded: 2014
    Landbay is a fast-growing UK lending platform in the buy-to-let mortgage market. Landbay enables institutions to invest in the UK's private rented sector through the funding of residential buy-to-let mortgages.
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  • Bridge Crowd Founded: 2014
    The Bridgecrowd helps to improve finances by borrowing and lending between each other, secured over the property. The platform offers peer-to-peer bridging loans secured over UK property.
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