Liberum is an investment banking group founded in 2007 with offices in London and New York. Its investment banking division has raised over $20bn in capital for UK and international businesses. It has a dedicated Alternative Finance team that is a specialist strategic adviser and development partner to the sector. The team focuses on online direct and marketplace lending and equity crowdfunding, and has established trusted relationships with platforms and institutional funding providers internationally. We have raised $1.9bn in capital to date for leading platforms and investors in the Alternative Finance sector, as well as have backed a number of new and emerging ventures.