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European equity crowdfunding grows by 107% in 1H 2015

September 28, 2015 • By TAB team

Equity deals 2H 2014 and 1H 2015
The last 12 months has seen a significant increase in the amount raised from equity crowdfunding across Europe. In a comparison of 25 platforms spanning 11 European countries, the total raised in the first six months of the year totalled €129 million compared with €62 million raised between July to December 2014.
The last 12 months has seen a significant increase in the amount raised from equity crowdfunding across Europe. In a comparison of 25 platforms spanning 11 European countries, the total raised in the first six months of the year totalled €129 million compared with €62 million raised between July to December 2014.

TOTAL RAISED IN EQUITY CROWDFUNDING (25 EU PLATFORMS)

[Source: Crowdsurfer Ltd.]
Equity deals 2H 2014 and 1H 2015

This growth has been driven by a 98% increase in the average raised per successful project from €228,866 to €440,690. By contrast, the number of successful projects has only increased by 7% from 273 to 293.

AVERAGE RAISED PER EQUITY
CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN
(25 EU PLATFORMS)

[Source: Crowdsurfer Ltd.]

NUMBER OF SUCCESSFUL EQUITY CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGNS
(25 EU PLATFORMS)

[Source: Crowdsurfer Ltd.]