A picture of the European alternative finance industry, according to the latest findings from University of Cambridge’s Centre for Alternative Finance.
“We see the equity crowdfunding industry changing at an incredible pace and we expect to discover, as a result of this study, an evolved reality vs. the one we unveiled with last year report.” (Max Lyadvinsky, CEO of Bloomio, a blockchain powered equity crowdfunding company, on the second edition of 'The State of Equity Crowdfunding Report' they are working on with the IMD business school).
The UK Crowdfunding Association has expressed alarm over the quality of supervision in the ‘innovative finance’ sector.
Crowdfunding platforms are trying to make the most of impact investing trends whilst new data on the market open-up fresh perspectives for both investors and entrepreneurs.
MEPs adopted their position to boost European crowdfunding platforms and protect investors.
March has been the month of the first two IPOs in the equity crowdfunding segment. At what cost?
The merger between Invesdor and Finnest signals a new phase for the whole industry.
NatWest has announced the launch of a brand new initiative supporting women contemplating starting a business throughout the UK.
Seedrs' co-founder Jeff Lynn goes out of beta as the platform introduces AutoInvest, a new investment bot for early-stage private companies which constitutes equity crowdfunding’s first move into automation: "This is a very exciting release for us, and for me personally, as it represents the initial realisation of a vision we have had for quite some time."
How are regulators innovating to better respond to financial innovation?