It is impossible to dispute the notion that equity crowdfunding is having a hugely positive effect on the ability of small companies to access finance. The press is filled with stories highlighting the amount of capital that young companies have raised, as well as flagging realisations and other positive developments. However, are investors aware of the risks that an equity investment in a young company entails? 

This report has been conducted with the aim of exploring the returns that investors are experiencing in this space.

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