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  • “Our world is in peril.”
    With people from all points of the globe crying out for relief and hope, international action on major challenges – from climate to conflict and securing sustainable development – is paralyzed by dysfunction and held hostage to geopolitical tensions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, addressing the opening of the general debate of the UN General Assembly’s 77th session.
  • What makes social movements succeed?
    Social movements are behind the most powerful changes in the world – from voting rights to political upheavals to the fight for racial equality. But how do you build a movement that unites millions of people and captures the attention of those in power?
  • REPUBLIC LANDS IN EUROPE IN AN EFFORT TO BUILD A GLOBAL RETAIL INVESTING GIANT
    As the company has closed its deal, the leading equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has opened a new office in Dublin.
  • IPSE DIXIT: Julio Velasco
    Excerpt from an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport.
  • The venture capital world is in the grip of a silent crash
    Only companies with an urgent need for capital have been forced into a full reckoning with reality, the FT reports.
  • Two Megatrends
    Startups and VCs are leading the change.
  • Young Innovator? Got an Idea? Look here 👇
    Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.4 million in young innovators with this competition.
  • Arguers rather than Storytellers
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  • Equity Crowdfunding TO BEAT MARKET VOLATILiTY
    This year looks poised to be monumental for equity crowdfunding.
  • Globalization: where to?
    It is not about global profits, it is about local benefits.
  • How to: get the crowd to follow
    Money and people. According to business scholars, these are among the main hurdles social entrepreneurs have to overcome to succeed with their projects. The web promises to provide us with a solution.
  • European Entrepreneur? YOU CAN NOW RAISE CAPITAL ACROSS BORDERS
    Crowdcube received a licence to operate throughout the European Union by the Spanish regulator, the Comisión Nacional del Mercados de Valores.
  • Relative Equality
    More equal societies are more resilient, they are more likely to invest for the many not the few, and to have robust political institutions and consistent policies. And few would disagree that a society that […]
  • Crowdfunding Set to Grow
    At a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% from 2021 to 2028.
  • The unequal pandemic
    Inequality is growing. But it cannot be all about taxation.
  • Global Economic Outlook 2022
    From the impact of a new COVID variant to continued inflation, governments will continue to face economic challenges in 2022. What immediate and long-term actions will be required to stabilize the global economy and ensure a sustainable and equitable recovery?
  • Crowdfunding and innovation
    In equity crowdfunding, where the crowd participates in the value of the innovation, investors also gain from the upside potential, which induces them to invest in more innovative start-ups. (Schwienbacher , 2019)
  • Do Backer Affiliations Help or Hurt Crowdfunding Success?
    Trying to add more backers helps, but when such backers have prior affiliations, it hurts.