Darren Westlake

Crowdcube

Co-Founder and CEO

Named by Debrett’s as one of Britain’s Most Influential 500 People, Darren Westlake is co-founder and CEO of Crowdcube – the world’s first, largest and most active investment crowdfunding platform.   A serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years’ experience in the internet and telecoms industries, Darren launched and exited two companies before starting Crowdcube with Luke Lang in February 2011. He was Financial Services Entrepreneur of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2014.   Crowdcube now has an investor community of more than 200,000 people, who have helped to raise £134m for 352businesses. As CEO, Darren’s role involves continuing to develop Crowdcube’s proposition – driving the investment industry forward by bringing a wider range of innovative opportunities to the crowd.



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