While online venturing finance grows, investment platforms are embracing the educational challenge to distrupt the startup accelerator industry.
A new study confirms the growing trend of Millennials looking for impact as the sector needs to support the new generation of investors.
The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today by the European Parliament and Member States on new rules that will further help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to finance their growth, innovate, and create jobs.
Equity crowdfunding platforms keep on growing as Millennials start becoming the biggest investment cluster.
"The UN and social entrepreneurs alike could tap into the market of global giving with a crowdfunding model modified for the SDGs, funnelling that money to help solve today’s toughest social problems." (Oxford University's Michele Scataglini on how to close the financing gap for SDGs)
75% of U.S. asset managers say their firms now offer sustainable investing strategies, up from 65% in 2016.
Results show that, although sustainability orientation does not increase the chances of success or of engaging professional
investors, it attracts a higher number of everyday investors.
What the Baromètre du Crowdfunding en France 2018 shows.
"Since the financial crisis, in the absence of banks lending, crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending took off. That awakened an appetite in the public psyche to invest in things directly." (Bevis Watts on why crowdfunding has become a growing source of investment for social enterprises over the past decade)
Ethical and sustainable banks’ returns have been three times higher than those of mainstream banks.