We believe that finance needs to be fast, fair and flexible to meet today's demands. Crowd2Fund is an alternative solution to an out-of-date financial system, for private businesses and investors. We allow investors to choose their own investments and invest directly into fast growing, carefully selected businesses. Businesses choose Crowd2Fund to raise funds but also build a network of private investors to help them grow. We provide great investment opportunities, ensuring businesses get access to funds at competitive rates and investors get generous returns on their investments tax free via the Innovative Finance ISA.

How it works

Step 1

Step 1

Businesses who need funding submit a business proposal to Crowd2Fund.

Step 2

Step 2

Our Risk & Due Diligence team reviews the proposal against our strict acceptance criteria.

Step 3

Step 3

Successful businesses are listed and investors pledge the amount they want to invest.

Introduction Video

Our Team

Headed up by digital finance, investment and marketing professionals, the Crowd2Fund team is committed to creating a simple solution for finance and investments.

Chris Hancock
Chris Hancock
Founder & CEO
Nicky Pace
Nicky Pace
Managing Director
John Daniell
John Daniell
Strategic Advisor
Rob Older
Rob Older
Content Director
 
David Garcia
David Garcia
Director of Tech Development
Liviu Dragulin
Liviu Dragulin
Director of Tech Ops
Hannah Colgan
Hannah Colgan
Senior Risk Analyst
Joseph Hills
Joseph Hills
Senior Business Funding Advisor
 
Joaquin Pino
Joaquin Pino
Software Engineer
Jessica Reeves
Jessica Reeves
Business Campaign and Content Manager
Fawad Khan
Fawad Khan
Risk Analyst
Bradley Fulcher
Bradley Fulcher
Digital Marketing Manager
 
Hamish Chreseson
Hamish Chreseson
Risk Analyst
Navdeep Arora
Navdeep Arora
Non Executive Director of Credit
Azos Rashid
Azos Rashid
Non Executive Director of Private Wealth
Grace Huang
Grace Huang
Non Executive Director of Institutional Funds

The team

Chris Hancock
Chris Hancock
Founder & CEO
Chris founded Crowd2Fund in 2013 after identifying a need for a more modern financial services company to meet today's customer demands. Chris believes in harnessing technology to provide a more up to date, transparent and simpler financial system. Before Crowd2Fund, Chris worked on many high profile projects and advised leaders of global brands on digital strategy, transformation and innovation such as The Coca-Cola Company, HSBC and the BBC.
Nicky Pace
Nicky Pace
Managing Director
Nicky is Crowd2Fund's Managing Director, overseeing the strategic direction and operation of the business. She originally came to Crowd2Fund to head up the Marketing team after spending five years at HSBC Private Bank developing strategic digital marketing campaigns for high net worth individuals. Prior to this, Nicky held senior marketing roles at Experian and Alexander Forbes.
John Daniell
John Daniell
Strategic Advisor
Being both MBA & ACA qualified, John has over a decade of business analysis and corporate strategy experience within the tech, media and consulting space. Having worked with Bauer Media Group, PwC and eBay, he now advises on Crowd2Fund's strategic direction through in-depth data analysis and has been involved with the company since its inception.
Rob Older
Rob Older
Content Director
Rob has over eight years of experience working within the content, digital and tech space. Having recently returned from Australia, he heads up the content side of the business, overseeing marketing and communications. Rob has been involved with Crowd2Fund from the very beginning and helped to create much of the early video content for the company.
David Garcia
David Garcia
Director of Tech Development
David has more than ten years of experience working with various technologies across Europe, and has significant expertise in system extensibility. David leads the development of new features, code standards and ensures the continuous integration of the platform as it develops.
Liviu Dragulin
Liviu Dragulin
Director of Tech Ops
Liviu has a lifetime of experience with technology, and with his team, ensures all technical aspects of the platform run smoothly for its users. He is passionate about financial innovation and is always striving to ensure Crowd2Fund is leading globally as a FinTech platform.
Hannah Colgan
Hannah Colgan
Senior Risk Analyst
Hannah has been with Crowd2Fund for nearly 18 months and is our Senior Risk Analyst. She champions the risk analysis process for businesses listed on our platform, as well as handling investor relations and general office matters.
Joseph Hills
Joseph Hills
Senior Business Funding Advisor
Joe is our Senior Business Funding Advisor and is tasked with maintaining relationships with brokers and listing campaigns from these stakeholders onto the platform. He also helps analyse core sets of data from our system to help management make informed business decisions.
Joaquin Pino
Joaquin Pino
Software Engineer
Joaquin, as part of the tech team, is helping in the operational tasks related to the updated of the platform.
Jessica Reeves
Jessica Reeves
Business Campaign and Content Manager
As our Business Campaign and Content Manager, Jess writes and edits content across the platform, including campaigns, social media, and other forms of communication. She is also in charge of direct sales leads for businesses seeking to be listed on the platform.
Fawad Khan
Fawad Khan
Risk Analyst
As well as taking on the responsibility of risk analysis, Fawad also heads up our recoveries department to ensure that all loans are repaid on time and any that become distressed return to schedule. He looks after the AI software that we use to supplement this process.
Bradley Fulcher
Bradley Fulcher
Digital Marketing Manager
Hailing all the way from New Zealand, Bradley is our Digital Marketing Manager and is tasked with overseeing all marketing and communications-related activities. He manages the execution of digital marketing platforms, social media, and public relations.
Hamish Chreseson
Hamish Chreseson
Risk Analyst
Hamish makes up the remainder of the risk team as one of our Risk Analysts. He helps the Risk Team assess the risk profile of companies seeking to be listed on the platform, as well as taking charge of Investor Relations and in-depth analysis on key pieces of data to help us understand our users better.
Navdeep Arora
Navdeep Arora
Non Executive Director of Credit
Navdeep has both an MBA and MSc in Finance with 17 years experience in banking and B2B lending. He is highly experienced in building and managing large debt funds, corporate governance, compliance, recoveries and managing credit risk assessment teams.
Azos Rashid
Azos Rashid
Non Executive Director of Private Wealth
A former diplomat to the UN and WTO, Azos has over 10 years experience in heading and managing a diverse international portfolio consisting of complex transnational infrastructure projects, to innovative ventures in the entertainments industry. Azos provides strategic board level advice for Crowd2Fund.
Grace Huang
Grace Huang
Non Executive Director of Institutional Funds
Grace has a wealth of experience in international investment management, financial service and global media. She has joined the team to help build the Asia Pacific business and also manage institutional investor relations. Grace has a MBA degree from the University of Cambridge, and a master of public relation from the Communication University of China.
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Target£500,000
Raised£502,500
Investors1021
Loan APR10.00%

Why Crowd2fund?

FCA regulated

FCA regulated

We want to make sure all aspects of Crowd2Fund are run with integrity with every customer getting a fair deal.

Fast, fair & flexible

Fast, fair & flexible

Whether you're a business or investor, Crowd2Fund allows you to tailor finance to suit your investment needs.

Due diligence

Due diligence

We carefully select all our investments, ensuring the best investor returns and rates for businesses.

Risk warning

Investments like these involve risks including loss of capital. Please see our risk section before making an investment decision