Crowdcube will ask for third party supporting evidence to validate any material factual statements that are made in your pitch. User generated sources, e.g. LinkedIn, CVs, personal calculations, are not accepted.
Here are some examples of claims and the type of evidence we require:
Claim: The industry was worth £32 billion in 2017.
Evidence required: a copy (or URL) of a report from a reputable source e.g. Euromonitor
Claim: 8 years experience as a Director with PwC.
Evidence required: employment reference to confirm your job title and length of employment directly from PwC