Equity-based crowdfunding: Challenges raising funds in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

Challenges in raising funds through equity-based crowdfunding in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 7, 2014
Equity-based crowdfunding: Challenges raising funds in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014 This statistic shows the challenges in raising funds through equity-based crowdfunding platforms within the United Kingdom (UK) alternative finance market as of 2014. At that time, 13 percent of respondents pointed to "communicating with prospective investors" as their most difficult challenge on the way to obtaining funds.
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Challenges in raising funds through equity-based crowdfunding in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

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Very easyEasyNeither easy nor difficultDifficultVery difficult
The application and due diligence process4%43%30%17%4%
Developing the crowdfunding pitch9%23%41%23%5%
Developing marketing or social media strategy9%22%39%22%9%
Communicating with prospective investors13%57%9%9%13%
Deciding how much equity to offer17%30%22%26%4%
Managing investor relations23%50%9%14%5%
Finding the right crowdfunding platform30%43%17%4%4%
Working with crowdfunding platform45%32%9%5%9%
Very easyEasyNeither easy nor difficultDifficultVery difficult
The application and due diligence process4%43%30%17%4%
Developing the crowdfunding pitch9%23%41%23%5%
Developing marketing or social media strategy9%22%39%22%9%
Communicating with prospective investors13%57%9%9%13%
Deciding how much equity to offer17%30%22%26%4%
Managing investor relations23%50%9%14%5%
Finding the right crowdfunding platform30%43%17%4%4%
Working with crowdfunding platform45%32%9%5%9%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 7, 2014
This statistic shows the challenges in raising funds through equity-based crowdfunding platforms within the United Kingdom (UK) alternative finance market as of 2014. At that time, 13 percent of respondents pointed to "communicating with prospective investors" as their most difficult challenge on the way to obtaining funds.
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