Raise money on EquitySpark through a active community of Investors, who will become your business ambassadors

Raise Money For Your Business

How It Works

Step 1

Create an Entrepreneur Account and tell us about your business using our Application Form.

Step 2

The complete our sustainable development goals impact investment assessment. We're looking to showcase businesses that strive to have a positive impact on people or planet.  

Step 3

Get onboarded onto EquitySpark and start raising money

Why Raise With EquitySpark?

  • We have a community with many registered investors who are interested in bespoke opportunities to participate in.

  • We select the best opportunities from a high volume of applications. This means that at any given time there will be a maximum of five live opportunities showcased on our platform. This gives more exclusivity and real estate to your company compared to other large crowdfunding platforms.

  • Your success is our success. At EquitySpark we want to build and maintain great relationships with our fundraising businesses.

    We support businesses throughout their growth and development both financially and strategically.

  • For companies raising money we charge a 5% + VAT commission on monies raised along with a £1,500 +VAT campaign completion fee and a 0.5-1% payment processing fee. For example, on a £100,000 raise, our fees may be £5,000 + £1,500 + £500 (0.5%) = £7,000.

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    Oxford University Innovation

  • University spinout

    OxVent

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do you typically raise?

We typically raise between £250,000 and £1,000,000

What are your fees?

For companies raising money we charge a 6-8% commission on monies raised along with a £1,500 +VAT campaign completion fee and a 0.5-1% payment processing fee. For example, on a £100,000 raise, our fees may be £6,000 + £1,500 + £500 = £8,000.

What sort of business do you raise for?

We have a wide range of businesses that raise money on our platform, from start-ups to Pre-IPOS, across all industry sectors

What is your pass rate for businesses being onboarded onto EquitysparkEquity?

Out of 100 businesses that apply, only 1-2 typically pass and are onboarded onto our platform.

Is Crowdfunding your only source of funding?

Not at all, EquitySpark has developed strong relationships with many of the large private equity institutions and family offices with which EquitysparkEquity often co-invests.

How can I raise money on EquitySpark?

If you are an entrepreneur looking to raise funds for your business on EquitySpark, please create an ‘Entrepreneur’ account and follow the steps to complete your application. If your application is successful we will work with you to create an investment campaign for your opportunity.

I have a business idea but need guidance on how to get it off the ground.

We have our very own EquitySpark Labs section where we regularly post content on how to help budding entrepreneurs make their idea a reality. Check it out here.

What are the requirements for applying to raise money on EquitySpark?

You can apply to raise finance with Equityspark if your business fulfils the following conditions:

  • Your business is a UK limited company with a valid Companies House number.
  • Your business is not involved in the following sectors/industries: Multi-level Marketing (MLM), Adult and Pornographic content, Drugs & Pharmaceutical, Online Gambling, Prostitution, Tobacco or Arms Dealing/Weapons.

How can I make the most out of my raise on EquitySpark?

Equityspark offers a variety of learning materials and guides to help you raise the required funds for your campaign. If your application is successful, one of our campaign managers  we will send you an information pack with everything you need to know about making your campaign work. Equityspark also has EquitySpark Labs – its dedicated portal for learning about investing and building businesses which you can access here.