What Is The Future Of Crowdfunding And ICOs?

In 2016, blockchain startups suddenly started to see an upsurge in the “investment landscape (collectively absorbing some $200m [£160m])” with ICO or Initial Coin Offerings, according to the International Business Times. While this entire mechanism is based on a hypothetical foundation, ICOs still seem to have gained momentum this year. Considering that crowdfunding is one … 

 

European Commission Reveals Plan to Boost Fintech Innovation, Includes Rules for Crowdfunding to Operate Across Single Market

The European Commission has published their Fintech Action Plan representing a strategic approach to boosting “technology-enabled innovation in financial services”. As a first “major deliverable,” the Commission published new rules designed to help crowdfunding platforms to expand across the EU’s single market. The Commission is also proposing a single license so that any Fintech can … 

 

Crowdfunding vs ICO: major differences

ICO (Initial Coin Offerings) is sometimes called a new step in crowdfunding development or even an alternative IPO (we will introduce the topic in the following publication – stay tuned). On the other hand, ICO has something in common with crowdfunding: both are methods to raise money for some project on the initial stage, when … 

 

ECN Review of Crowdfunding Regulation 2017

20 October 2017, Brussels/Vilnius. The European Crowdfunding Network AISBL today published its third comprehensive review of European regulatory frameworks in Europe, North America and Israel. The report “Review of Crowdfunding Regulation 2017. Interpretations of existing regulation concerning crowdfunding in Europe, North America and Israel” (PDF 6MB) provides an overview of legal interpretations of current regulatory approaches to … 

 

Study says use less jargon when crowdfunding

Today’s innovators turn to platforms like Kickstarter to crowdfund their imaginative products. And a new study conducted by Yuchen Zhang, assistant professor of management at the Freeman School of Business, suggests that a Kickstarter campaign’s worst enemy is the overuse of tech jargon in its project’s description. “My interest in the crowdfunding phenomenon started during … 

 

The Pope Wants Vatican Startups to Fix Climate Change

It’s quite a cocktail: throw in some profit-seeking techies, mix in the age-old Roman Catholic Church and add a twist of anti-globalism. What you get is a startup hub. A year ago, venture capitalists Stephen Forte of Fresco Capital Fund and Eric Harr of Imagine Ventures — both based in California — asked the Vatican to back a technology competition among … 

 

Een crowdfunding campagne gelanceerd, wat nu?

Proficiat, jouw campagne op Angel.me werd zonet gelanceerd. De voorbereiding is achter de rug, nu begint het echte werk: jouw project succesvol beëindigen. Het is met andere woorden tijd om te beginnen communiceren. Hieronder vind je wat ideetjes die kunnen helpen met het verspreiden van jouw project: Facebook: Wie heeft vandaag de dag geen Facebook profiel? Jij hebt …