Ripple is a clean energy ownership platform with an aim to enable people to own new, large scale wind farms and have the clean, low cost, stable priced power they produce supplied to their homes. We met with them in the aftermath of their equity crowdfunding campaign to find out more about their project.
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.
A fundamental question in entrepreneurial finance is what determines the amount of money raised.
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.
FT data journalists Federica Cocco and John Burn-Murdoch look at the numbers behind George Monbiot’s argument that pressures for GDP growth of 3 per cent are in conflict with the drastic changes needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.
Every human activity produces both positive and negative impacts. Unless we measure and manage the negative along with the positive, we cannot be sure we are achieving our intended net societal and environmental benefits, nor can we take corrective action.(Adam Bendell, CEO of Toniic on the FT on why Impact investing starts with good intentions, but it cannot end there)
Partners are the Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie.
Registrations are open for taking part in the 4th ECN CrowdCamp “Exploring Blockchain for Alternative Finance” in Berlin on 13th June 2019.
In this guest post, Consilience Venture Team proposes five tips to start-up CEOs or Founders.
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.
“We see the equity crowdfunding industry changing at an incredible pace and we expect to discover, as a result of this study, an evolved reality vs. the one we unveiled with last year report.”(Max Lyadvinsky, CEO of Bloomio, on the second edition of 'The State of Equity Crowdfunding Report' they are working on with the IMD Business School)
The UK Crowdfunding Association has expressed alarm over the quality of supervision in the ‘innovative finance’ sector.
“‘The Numbers’ pretty clearly asks the world to not give up on reversing climate change.” (The Atlantic)