Billed as an equity crowdfunding site, Seedrs is most definitely aimed at potentially lucrative business ideas. The investor network includes angel investors and venture capitalists alongside your friends and family. Businesses on the site range from idea-stage startups to publicly traded companies. Investments are uncapped but will buy the investor voting shares in your company.

The site has racked up over £355 million in funds raised.

Seedrs Alumni businesses now appear on a database on the site for investors to buy shares in.

If your campaign is successful, you’ll pay 6 percent of total funds, 0.5 percent payment processing fee and a one-off payment of £2,500 in admin fees.

Best for: Access to angel investors and venture capitalists

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