Crowdcube has reported a 108% year-on-year increase in the number of new investors on its platform for Q1 2017.

During the period over £27m was invested through the platform – an increase of 26% in equity performance. Monthly active investors grew 101% and member visits increased by 37%

In the final quarter of 2016 over £30m was invested in all campaigns on Crowdcube with £25.6m successfully invested into businesses. The group saw a 55% funding success rate with 30 businesses funded.The £10m raised by BrewDog contributed to December being the group’s strongest month on record for successful investment.