If you have ever visited Seedrs, CrowdCube or Funding Circle you will be well aware of the capacity business’ now have to launch new ideas and access growth capital. Transforming the way people seek investment, aspiring entrepreneurs can rely on a ‘crowd’ of funders to provide financial backing to their projects in return for an equity stake. It is estimated that by 2020, crowdfunding will raise £15bn for British innovators, entrepreneurs, community groups, artists, sports people and others1….