Politecnico di Milano presented the latest findings on the evolution of the equity crowdfunding market in Italy.
How crowdfunding platforms Kickstarter and Indiegogo are changing their business to prevent creators from never shipping their product.
The prevalence of cash-based payments, account ownership and usage, and savings and credit in the region among the main reasons in regional differences in the adoption of fintech.
They’re not called Zuckerbucks but Facebook just reinvented digital money, TechCrunch claim.
A brand-new award helps to find out where positive fintech is going.
New independent institute will make it easier for investors to have a positive social impact.
A new VC promises to boost the European impact scene by targeting deep-tech companies solving global needs.
SoFi CEO Anthony Noto breaks down for Jim Cramer the kinds of stocks that millennial and early investors are buying and how the money app is helping users get their finances in order.
A new study from Nesta shows how crowdfunding can empower local communities. However, there is no shortage of challenges.
Registrations are open for taking part in the 4th ECN CrowdCamp “Exploring Blockchain for Alternative Finance” in Berlin on 13th June 2019.
Societe Generale SFH, the covered bond vehicle of Societe Generale, issued the first covered bond as a security token on a public blockchain.
A brand new research from Morningstar finds that most investors, across ages and genders, have clear preferences for ESG investment products.
UK’s West Midlands business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors have welcomed the launch of a new angel investment network for the region.
A picture of the European alternative finance industry, according to the latest findings from University of Cambridge’s Centre for Alternative Finance.
The UK Crowdfunding Association has expressed alarm over the quality of supervision in the ‘innovative finance’ sector.
"Investment crowdfunding platforms are looking to scale by becoming broker-dealers (...). Some may offer other affiliated investment banking type services or secondary trading platforms. Digital assets issued via blockchain based platforms may streamline securities offerings, reducing both friction and cost. There is hope on the horizon." (Crowdfundinsider on Indiegogo exiting equity crowdfunding).
Leveraging big data, a new report by the biggest asset manager examines the physical risks associated with climate change.
"Responsible investment now commands a sizable share of professionally managed assets in each region, ranging from 18% in Japan to 63% in Australia and New Zealand. Clearly, sustainable investing constitutes a major force across global financial markets." Meanwhile, tighter standards are holding Europe back. (GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT ASSETS WORTH $30 TRILLION)
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.