Entrepreneur Adrian Petersen explains why blockchain is the innovation that can ensure trust. [VIDEO].
Say hello to the decentralized economy — the blockchain is about to change everything. Bettina Warburg describes how the blockchain will eliminate the need for centralized institutions like banks or governments to facilitate trade, evolving age-old models of commerce and finance into something far more interesting: a distributed, transparent, autonomous system for exchanging value.
Crowdfunding is booming in China, a new report points out.
Why do companies look for “famous individuals”?
The real question is how to apply the lessons of successful mission-oriented policy in the past to the societal challenges of today, an academic claims, suggesting a four-step keynesian formula via the Harvard Business Review.
Interviewed by Crowdfund Insider, Luke Davis, CEO of the London-based private equity house IW Capital, said the Bank of England’s actions had caused a “ripple effect” for people across the UK.
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.
KPMG’s Warren Mead and University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance’s Robert Wardop present a joint study on alternative finance during LendIt Europe 16.
The 2nd European Alternative Finance Industry Report