A group of students is organizing an event to connect with other student entrepreneurs and make things happen.
Some notes about the future of this blog.
The European crowdfunding trade body changes visual identity to signal a new phase of the industry.
“The future is in our hands as investors look with increasing interest at companies with a positive impact.”
There is despair, but also a desire to react and come together to look ahead.
But collaboration, education and research are pivotal to succeed.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) will have an enhanced role to facilitate coordination and cooperation.
A study reveals that crowdfunding could encourage future activism in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship and thus help drive global change towards sustainability.
"Systemic shifts require collective intent - something that is still scarce in business communities across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly changed that, and has created the necessary conditions for collective intent. The human race is at a crossroads, and the choices we make now will define future generations and their way of life."
Many companies have put a priority on pursuing purpose in recent years. Recent research indicate that so too are entrepreneurs.
Nine in ten Generation Z consumers believe that companies have a responsibility to address environmental and social issues. What are the implications for all of us?
To celebrate the beginning of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019, I reached out to one of the most influential global thought leaders in the entrepreneurial research field.
A new study shows what the age effect in entrepreneurship is and tries to explain why media, VCs and academia are getting the wrong side of the stick.
How the story of Yves Klein can inspire startuppers in establishing their brands. A guest post by Invaluable.
A fundamental question in entrepreneurial finance is what determines the amount of money raised.
Equity crowdfunding platforms keep on growing as Millennials start becoming the biggest investment cluster.
What’s the role crowdfunding can play in the era of populism? The patchwork of many overlapping processes.
Craighton Berman, a professor at University University of Illinois at Chicago, uses the creation of Kickstarter campaigns to teach his students the full process of launching a product or brand.
Bill Morrow on business angels, fintech, startups, Brexit, and why he cannot see equity crowdfunding as a sustainable model. EXCLUSIVE
The watchdog said the combined company would have at least a 90% share of the market with the risk of higher fees and less innovation.
WeFunder is planning to launch a platform in Europe taking advantage of the new European Union funding rules.
The tech sector will be a major focus in the Budget.
“We aim to deliver a consumer investment market that works well for the millions of people.”
ECN Crowdfunding Convention
What the Global Covid-19 FinTech Regulatory Rapid Assessment Study tells us about fintech regulation in the pandemics
On top of traditional entrepreneurial finance channels, entrepreneurs have many other tools at their disposal.
Member states are responsible for authorising and supervising crowdfunding providers.
The new company name is still unknown
The company aims at raising £7.5 million for a sustainable future before going IPO.
To raise funds via crowdfunding or by other means, entrepreneurs have to tell stories. And this is much more effective than just show numbers, studies say.
Kickstarter research found that support for crowdfunding campaigns and the success rate of campaigns is consistent with pre-pandemic metrics. However, the number of live projects on Kickstarter is down about 25% from the same time last year. Meanwhile, the largest equity crowdfunding platform, Wefunder, just reported that investor volume was up 35% from February through April and, in early May, reported a record $2 million of investment on a single day.
The lack of disposable income casts shadows on the good performance of the industry in the first semester of the year.