KLEVERLAAN (CrowdfundingHub): “I expect a strong growth of equity crowdfunding over the next 5 years.”

Oliver* met up with Ronald Kleverlaan, Founder and Chairman of CrowdfundingHub, the European Expertise Centre for Alternative and Community Finance, to discuss about equity crowdfunding, current challenges, future scenarios, and a paper produced in partnership with AIG. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW.

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Ravanetti (Crowd Valley): “We are reaching a new stage of development for the fintech sector.”

Oliver* met up with Crowd Valley Inc., the leading global digital finance platform provider, to discuss about fintech, current challenges, future scenarios, and a partnership with the European business angels association. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW.

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Christian Catalini: “VC slowdown means a test for equity crowdfunding” [VIDEO]

Christian Catalini, Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, explains how venture capital investment has slowed down in many of the verticals since the end 2015. He says that if this is a trend rather than a blip, it will be a good test for the nascent market of equity crowdfunding. Many different models have emerged and platforms have adopted different types of solutions to solve for the problem of information asymmetry. Christian Catalini talks about those models and which ones are seeing the most success.

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