In December 2016 the UK FCA published a statement of its intention to publish a Consultation Paper in Q1 2017 proposing new rules for investment and loan-based crowdfunding platforms.
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NextGen Crowdfunding has launched the Crowdfunding Video Awards
Best way to find out how to run a crowdfunding campaign is to hear the experience of other artists who have raised funds via crowdfunding. Here a musician shares his view on running a crowdfunding campaign 4 music. Read more below.
The past 12 months have been very eventful in the world of alternative finance. While some pundits question the true impact of Fintech or whether it is just a mirage, the migration of all forms of finance to the internet marches along unabated. Fueled by global geopolitical events, 2017 has the potential to drive the most dramatic change in financial innovation yet as traditional finance embraces change instead of fighting it. Read more on Crowdfunding Insider below.
Here are some tips to help you maximise the potential of your crowdfunding campaign.
In order to “Kickstart the Crowdfunding Community for the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS)”, the Crowdfunding4Culture team formulated 28 recomendations for potential action at EU level. Based on stakeholders interviews and research, the recomendations were shared with the public via a crowdsourcing tool on 11 November 2016.
Over the last year you’ve probably seen a variation of the headline, “Anyone can now invest in startups!” Equity crowdfunding allows the average person to back companies for profit instead of just for product or perks. While exciting, this development is fraught: Many will get drawn into the tempestuous world of startup investing without a plan, a budget, or a full understanding of its pitfalls.
Here are some tips to help you maximise the potential of your crowdfunding campaign. Read more via E27.co
According to multiple reports, the Italian Stability Law for 2017 extends investment crowdfunding to all small and medium companies that want to raise capital online. Previously only “innovative” SMEs were able to raise capital online but now crowdfunding will be opened up to the 136,000 small firms that power the Italian economy.
European Parliament is looking to adjust the prospectus requirement for small companies raising capital. This policy shift can directly impact the amount an issuer can raise using investment crowdfunding – across Europe.