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Update on Crowdfunding in Europe

Cambridge Launches Europe Wide Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey

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CrowdFunding News Beat UK.  European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey by the University of Cambridge in partnership with EY.  Focusing on crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending activities, this survey aims to collect aggregate-level data to measure the size and the growth of the alternative finance markets in Europe between 2012 and 2014.The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report will be published in January 2015 and distributed freely to participating platforms, government agencies, financial regulators, industrial trade associations, business communities and major media outlets.The survey consists of only 10 questions and should take no more than 5 minutes to complete, although it may require you to look up or add…

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ECN CROWDFUNDING CONVENTION 2014

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CrowdFunding News Wire,   December 11, 2014 to December 12, 2014 6-8 Blvd Haussmann Paris (Île-de-France – France) The Crowdfunding industry is the fastest growing financing source for Small and Medium Businesses in the World, with an estimated value of just under €1 billion in Europe alone for 2012. It is a major, long term wave that redefines the shape of how things get funded in cohesion with open innovation and as part of the collaborative economy. The ECN Crowdfunding Convention is the reference event for the crowdfunding and early stage investment industry in Europe, gathering top-ranking decision makers from a large variety of industries to discuss the…

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Why VCs Love CrowdFunding?

Why VCs Love CrowdFunding?

Steven A. Cinelli. CrowdfundBeat contributing editor, August 18, 2014, With all the conversation about the perspective of the venture capital industry on the nascent crowdfunding space, it is becoming clear that VCs will be increasingly welcoming platforms that facilitate funding for emerging companies. Stop and think about it. Seed financing has the highest level of failure. The VCs and to some extent the angel community has played that role by providing pre-concept enterprises a bit of juice to test the waters. And as we know, the VCs get refunded based on their performance and/or long term reputational capital. So imagine an environ that enables seed stage…

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Powered Now smashes target and raises £585k

Powered Now smashes target and raises £585k

CrowdFund Beat News Wire, Teignmouth, Devon – 11 August 2014: Devon-based tech start-up, Powered Now announces the successful conclusion of its investment pitch on Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform. Initially aiming to raise £350,000 from the crowd, Powered Now smashed its original target, overfunding by 167% to secure £585,580 within five weeks of listing. Powered Now will use the capital for marketing and further development of its award-winning mobile apps. These help small trade businesses such as builders, plumbers and electricians to streamline their administration and eliminate paperwork. A total of 165 people have invested for 30.26% equity share of the company. Investments range from as little…

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