Talking about sustainability and impact from a cultural perspective.
"In the flat where I stayed in Cape Town last month, the bathtub felt like a relic of a lost civilisation. It may never be used again. Beside it was a shower containing an egg timer. The two-minute wash has been standard here since the recent three-year drought. In the city’s public bathrooms, a dribble comes out of the tap. Posters everywhere warn against wasting water. This is what adapting to climate change looks like." (FT Simon Kuper on life after climate change).
Impact Crowdfunding. A Conversation with Olivia Sibony
“I do not understand why anyone would ever start a business that will not solve a key challenge.”
Disrupting Social Innovation
Exclusive interview with Phil Geraghty, Founder and Chief Crowdfunding Officer of the biggest crowdfunding platform in the UK: Crowdfunder.
Ann Sofie Cloots Won the 2018 Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize With a Study on Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, and Risk Management
She was awarded a prize at the annual conference of the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies on June 20, 2018 attended by finance, industry, and academic delegates.
3 Things I Learned From Vitali Buterin Over the Weekend
Interviewed by the FT, the founder of Ethereum told something I found of interest.
5 Things Caroline Hoffmann Told Forbes
Interviewed by Forbes, Republics’ Caroline Hoffmann presented their crytpo platform.
Engaging Investors: The Key to Fundraise Success
Every company should step into an investor’s shoes to evaluate what will excite them and how they can make themselves stand out in today’s market, VentureFounder’s Jamie Beare writes.
Francesco Di Candio (EPPELA): “Crowdfunding is Steadily Growing in Italy. But There Are Still Too Many Platforms Around.”
Oliver* met the Project Leader of the leading reward-based crowdfunding platform in Italy, Eppela, to talk about the state of the industry in Italy, current trends, challenges and perspectives. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
STUART EMMERSON (SEUK): Crowdfunding is Now Mainstream
Oliver* met up with Stuart Emmerson, Regional Director, West Midlands Social Enterprise UK , the UK body for social enterprise to talk about social enterprises, social finance and the role of crowdfunding.
Kristjan Koik (Flender): “Germany is going to be the biggest market for P2P lenders in three-year time.”
“Brexit is actually a good thing.”
Nancy Kalogeropoulou, Fidor Bank Country Manager UK, on FinTech
AI, VR, API are the key driver for FinTech growth over the coming months.
When Restrictions Offer Opportunity
How Corporate Governance is helping crowdfunding to mature.
The Challenges Faced by UK Entrepreneurs When Scaling Up
“To successfully scale is extremely costly.”
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