"We are on the cusp of the largest inter-generational transfer of wealth ever experienced, with more than $30trn projected to fall under the control of millennials over the next 20 years in the US alone." (Lauren Smart on Millennials and the growth of sustainable investing)
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.
Uncertain future signals a potential negative impact on the willingness of risking large sums of money as crowdfunders confirm to be the major investor type.
Dagley joins from JustGiving, where she was PR director.
ECN establishes Italian Strategic Group aiming at developing the first certified training curriculum for crowdfunding professionals and investors.
Economist editors, financial institutions, influential foundations, wealthy families, large companies and innovative startups gather to analyse what the rise of impact investing means for leaders of companies, funds and NGOs.
"We didn’t build the platform to focus on medical expenses, but we’ve become an indispensable institution for anyone who finds themselves needing help because there just isn’t adequate coverage or assistance.The reality is that access to health care is connected to the ability to pay for it. The health care system in the United States is really broken." (Rob Solomon, GoFundMe CEO)