Europe wants to mobilise all the resources at its disposal to kickstart the economy, including its financial markets.
Industry players worry about the future of the sector.
The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today by the European Parliament and Member States on new rules that will further help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to finance their growth, innovate, and create jobs.
Europe is a global leader in the growing field of sustainable finance. But still too many SMEs relies on bank lending with only very limited access to other sources of finance, a study confirms.
Ronald Kleverlaan: “In Europe there are plenty of innovative SMEs with great ideas but limited knowledge on how to get funded.” [Interview]
ECN is looking for answers from senior executives of crowdfunding platforms.
How Crowdfunding Took On Private Equity And Won.