According to a brand-new report from Off3r, the world’s first crowdfunding aggregator, more than 40 breweries in the UK, and half a dozen craft beer retail operators, had taken the crowdfunding route to raise cash for their expansion over the past four years.
Beer fans have invested almost £50 million in their favourite breweries through crowdfunding sites, the research has found, with the number of individual investments
totalling over 65,000.
At least six brewing companies have raised sums in excess of £1.7m at a time. Others were less ambitious, successfully passing fundraising targets as low as £300. However, brewing ventures made up four of the top 20 biggest crowdfunding efforts in 2016.
THE TOP 10 CROWDFUNDED UK BREWERIES
Download the full report here.