It is not about global profits, it is about local benefits.
How to: get the crowd to follow
Money and people. According to business scholars, these are among the main hurdles social entrepreneurs have to overcome to succeed with their projects. The web promises to provide us with a solution.
European Entrepreneur? YOU CAN NOW RAISE CAPITAL ACROSS BORDERS
Crowdcube received a licence to operate throughout the European Union by the Spanish regulator, the Comisión Nacional del Mercados de Valores.
More equal societies are more resilient, they are more likely to invest for the many not the few, and to have robust political institutions and consistent policies. And few would disagree that a society that provides opportunity for all of its citizens is more likely to thrive than one which favours an elite, however defined. (Mark Carney, Value(s). Building a better world for all).
Crowdfunding Set to Grow
At a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% from 2021 to 2028.
The unequal pandemic
Inequality is growing. But it cannot be all about taxation.
Global Economic Outlook 2022
From the impact of a new COVID variant to continued inflation, governments will continue to face economic challenges in 2022. What immediate and long-term actions will be required to stabilize the global economy and ensure a sustainable and equitable recovery?
"Empirical research shows that start-ups that are more innovative tend to attract greater interest from crowd investors (Le Pendeven and Schwienbacher, 2018). This finding contrasts with reward-based crowdfunding, where Chan and Parhankangas (2017) document that the crowd has a preference to support less innovative projects, perhaps because they face a greater risk if they are not able to deliver the promised reward." (Schwienbacher, 2019)
Do Backer Affiliations Help or Hurt Crowdfunding Success?
Trying to add more backers helps, but when such backers have prior affiliations, it hurts.
"Businesses are looking to put their money where it matters – their offering to customers and their people." Jeremy Over, a partner of Moore Barlow, commented on a recent survey according to which SMEs are more likely to choose non-traditional ways of accessing capital, like crowdfunding.
A more open, collaborative, and decentralized future for crowdfunding as Kickstarter goes blockchain
For many, Kickstarter is synonym for crowdfunding and such a move shows the way for the future.
US Platforms Are Heading To Europe
Will the global leadership of the private investment industry pass from the old continent?
EU: Helping the Crowdfunding Industry grow
A set of new rules was released earlier this week by the European Union as the European Market and Securities Authorities provided a set of new technical standards.
How Indiegogo Is Helping the Crowdfunding Industry To Change
The leading platform announce a new programme to protect the community and partner with GoFundMe.
CHANGING THE WORLD ONE KIND GESTURE AT A TIME
We are not only what we do but the intention underpinning it.
Research? A team effort. Crowdfunding research? Well, you need a crowd
Contrary to popular belief, research is a collective effort. My notes about the 5th European Centre for Alternative Finance Research Conference.
Down to earth: How entrepreneurs can collaborate to rejuvenate capitalism
Why we need to start innovating solutions that correspond to the challenges in the world where we live, using a holistic and coordinated approach.
Why founders are not just building businesses, but building our collective future
The Sustainable Development Goals represent a transformational opportunity for entrepreneurs.
The secret of entrepreneurship? Connecting the dots
A group of students is organizing an event to connect with other student entrepreneurs and make things happen.
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