• Funding of startup companies and SMEs by an unspecified number of investors in return for equity
  • Investments in equity shares or profit-related returns (e.g., royalties or convertible loans)
  • e.g. EquityNet, CrowdCube and Seedrs


  • reward-based crowdfunding (see Crowdfunding)
  • donation-based crowdfunding
  • lending-based crowdfunding (see Crowdlending)
Market definition


United States

  • Transaction Value in the "Crowdinvesting" segment amounts to US$1,683m in 2017.
  • Transaction Value is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 25.5 % resulting in the total amount of US$4,182m in 2021.
  • The average funding per campaign in the "Crowdinvesting" segment amounts to US$389,366.82 in 2017.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that the highest transaction value is reached in China (US$1,659m in 2017).
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