While consolidation exists within certain jurisdictions, new platforms continue to emerge while others disappear. Surviving platform operators continue to innovate and expand, bringing new products and channels to their local and foreign markets.
The institutionalisation of funding during 2016 continued to grow, Cambridge’s Centre for Alternative Finance at Judge Business School confirms.
Also reporting the lowest level of female participation, a study shows.
The overall level of crowd financing volume is strongly positively related to the level of development of the market.
The US has the highest total online alternative finance market volume per capita, a study reveals.
African and Middle Eastern online alternative finance markets are showing signs of decelerating growth, a study points out.