The 20 biggest crowdfunding campaigns of 2017

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LONDON — 2017 has been another solid year for crowdfunding. 
Seedrs, one of the UK’s biggest crowdfunding platforms, surpassed £300 million invested across the platform since its launch and the total invested through crowdfunding surpassed 2016’s total.
That’s according to Off3r, a comparison site that lets retail investors compare investment options. Off3r calculates that British startups raised £229 million through crowdfunding this year, around £12 million more than in 2016. 
Off3r has rounded up a list of the top 20 crowdfunding campaigns of the year, covering everything from digital banking to healthcare.
Here are the companies that crowdfunded the most this year:
20. Core Collective — £2 million

Total raised: £2 million.
Platform: Seedrs.
Month: April.
What is it? Pay-as- you-go fitness class provider.
19. GripIt — £2 million

Total raised: £2 million.
Platform: Crowdcube.
Month: March.
What is it? Heavy duty plasterboard fixings.
18. Warwick Audio — £2.1 million

Total raised: £2.1 million.
Platform: SyndicateRoom.
Month: July.
What is it? Audio technology developer.
See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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