The crowdfunding platform will stop charging fees to users in the UK.
Just 7 Top 100 businesses are led by a woman.
Just 31% have a female executive.
Seedrs, Crowdcube, SyndicateRoom and VentureFounders firmly hold the market leadership, according to London-based research house Beauhurst.
But UK needs to work hard to retain its place.
FinTech businesses look to crowdfunding as a source of capital alongside VCs and angels as well as a bridge between customers and their brands.
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The move confirms a trend according to which traditional financial institutions have begun to partner with equity crowdfunding platforms.
Grainger: “It’s all simple economics.”