It has been a difficult quarter for Equity Crowdfunding. There were less deals but the crowd stuck at home during lockdown is responding to the situation and still actively investing in crowdfunding.Etienne Paresys, commenting on the current state of the UK market which halved its volume from £112 million raised in Q2 2019 to £53 million in Q2 2020.
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