Crowd for Angels Description
Crowd for Angels is a crowdfunding platform for debt and equity funding for both private and public companies, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
At Crowd for Angels, their goal is to bring innovative and appealing products and provide funding for companies through their growth cycle. They support public and private UK companies through all stages from seed to pre-ipo and when listed. They do this through equity funding under SEIS, EIS and debt funding through their convertible loans, loan with warrants and loans.
Their investors get the opportunity to connect, capitalise and share the growth prospects of small private or public companies at no cost to themselves. Companies only pay if the funding is a success.
Through a user-friendly platform and combining this with a sound system of procedures, Crowd for Angels aims to offer high levels of Member experience and satisfaction.
If you are looking to invest in a small private company, a small listed public company or to raise funds for your Company then Crowd for Angels can help.
1. One of the first crowdfunding platforms in the UK to achieve authorisations from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to carry out crowdfunding activities for both debt and equity products. The have also been approved by HMRC to be an Innovative Finance ISA manager.
2. Over two years CrowdforAngels have developed a sophisticated platform, www.crowdforangels.com, which has the capacity to increase functionality and cater for a variety of crowdfunding models and jurisdictions. A recent development to the platform has been the creation of a fund managers’ portal that allows companies who have clients wishing to invest the opportunity to do so. This includes investors who have SIPP and SSAS plans.
3. Proven the model with successfully funded pitches. To date they have listed 27 pitches on their platform, three of which are currently fundraising and seven that have successfully hit their target. CrowdforAngels have helped companies to raise £1.1 million on the platform to date.
4. Proven marketing ability by consistently being in the 4th position in web traffic for equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK according to Alexa (figures below as at 23rd March 2016). They have achieved this despite a limited budget and are confident that further investment will bring exponential growth.