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.
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.
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.
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.
"We started by issuing a Code of Conduct, then we made reporting standards mandatory for member platforms. Now, we are offering a third consumer protection tool. These three measures demonstrate how we go above and beyond legal requirements in terms of retail investors’ protection." ( Jamal El Mallouki, Chairman of the board of the German Crowdfunding Association on how they set the new "Transparency Seal", the first self regulatory scheme to protect retail investors within the European market for alternative finance)
MEPs adopted their position to boost European crowdfunding platforms and protect investors.