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Innovate Finance, a New Industry Body for the UK fintech Industry, Launches Today in London with over 50 Founding Members
document Crowdfunding

The organisation launches with over 50 founding members. It will provide a single point of access to key industry influencers, clients, technologies, talent, finance and international...

Pablo BracciniAug 07, 2014 02:01 pm GMT5736 views
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Innovate Finance, a New Industry Body for the UK fintech Industry, Launches Today in London with over 50 Founding Members
The Asia Pacific’s first Alternative Finance survey underway
article Crowdfunding

The University of Cambridge, University of Sydney and Tsinghua University are collaborating on an inaugural Asia-Pacific alternative finance benchmark survey. The survey will primarily focus on...

Crowdfund VibeDec 07, 2015 06:47 pm GMT642 views
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The Asia Pacific’s first Alternative Finance survey underway
Engage: Getting on with Government 2.0 (Report of the Government 2.0 Taskforce)
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Government 2.0 is a key means for renewing the public sector, offering new tools for public servants to engage and respond to the community, empower the enthusiastic, share ideas and further...

Fritz SchaeferMar 20, 2011 01:45 pm GMT8831 views
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Engage: Getting on with Government 2.0 (Report of the Government 2.0 Taskforce)
Financial Sector Helps Barack Obama Score Big Money for Re-election Fight
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

At the same time, Obama is enjoying vigorous support from small-dollar donors. During the second quarter of 2011, about 47 percent of his campaign's fund-raising haul came from individuals...

Benjamin FosselJul 23, 2011 09:09 pm GMT3242 views
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Financial Sector Helps Barack Obama Score Big Money for Re-election Fight
CME Group Foundation Grants $1 Million to Support the Study of Alternative Finance by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School
document Crowdfunding

"We are delighted to partner with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and a prestigious consortium of leading universities globally on their research into alternative...

Pablo BracciniFeb 12, 2016 07:21 am GMT2126 views
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CME Group Foundation Grants $1 Million to Support the Study of Alternative Finance by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School
Invesdor First in Europe to Receive an EU Licence to Boost Cross-Border Crowdfunding in SME Sector
document Crowdfunding

Invesdor, a fast growing Nordic finance technology company has been granted a MiFID licence by financial authorities, to expand debt and equity crowdfunding services across all 31 EU and EEA...

Sebastian BlancaApr 24, 2015 10:28 am GMT1143 views
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Invesdor First in Europe to Receive an EU Licence to Boost Cross-Border Crowdfunding in SME Sector
FACTBOX-Innovative private-sector aid projects
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Silicon Valley tech company CrowdFlower was one of a group of organisations, including the Thomson Reuters Foundation, that helped survivors of the Haiti quake get help via text message. Some...

Rebecca GutierrezJan 28, 2012 08:31 am GMT1408 views
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FACTBOX-Innovative private-sector aid projects
Models and approach to building the new sustainable finance sector
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A presentation by Grow VC's Co-founder Jouko Ahvenainen. His presentation “Models and approach to building the new sustainable finance sector” illustrates new models for developing the...

Luis Enrique MoralesMar 18, 2012 08:29 am GMT1830 views
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Models and approach to building the new sustainable finance sector
Crowdnetic's Q1 2015 Report Released: Financial Sector Surges
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdnetic's data platform, CrowdWatch, and its private offerings content suite on MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/crowdnetic include data from sixteen leading...

Eric SmithApr 16, 2015 08:43 pm GMT1519 views
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Crowdnetic's Q1 2015 Report Released: Financial Sector Surges
Crowdsourced Innovation in Finance – Case Study Postbank Ideenlabor
video Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Sven Siering, Head of Innovation Management at Postbank AG, explains how open innovation processes work in the financial sector and what has made cooperation with the innovation software provider...

Catharina DeldenJul 31, 2015 08:45 am GMT1365 views
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Crowdsourced Innovation in Finance – Case Study Postbank Ideenlabor
How Europe's charities have responded to the refugee crisis
article Crowdfunding

Several technology-focused initiatives have sprung up in Germany over the last year. Kiron, a non-profit university, is offering distance-learning courses to help refugees continue their studies as...

Samuel BennettOct 10, 2015 03:26 am GMT746 views
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How Europe's charities have responded to the refugee crisis
Clickworker to Host First-Ever European Crowdsourcing Convention in Berlin, Germany on June 15, 2011
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Crowdconvention program features a number of top experts in the crowdsourcing space. Speakers include Jeff Howe, author of the bestselling “Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving...

Benjamin FosselMay 04, 2011 04:40 pm GMT7442 views
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Clickworker to Host First-Ever European Crowdsourcing Convention in Berlin, Germany on June 15, 2011
In search of funds, MFIs take to crowd sourcing
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Crowd sourcing is a relatively new concept. At this point of time, it cannot be regarded as a meaningful source of funding for the MF industry. Nonetheless, over time, it does have the potential...

Fritz SchaeferAug 26, 2011 10:29 am GMT3099 views
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In search of funds, MFIs take to crowd sourcing
Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding meets mass customization - Innovative investment model for startups
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The start-up, Innovestment, is a crowdinvesting platform for startup-investments. It is not a micro-financing site, but more one that allows people with a real demand for investing money the...

Sebastian BlancaOct 14, 2011 05:29 pm GMT2026 views
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Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding meets mass customization - Innovative investment model for startups
Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding at Innovestment
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The start-up, Innovestment, is a crowdinvesting platform for startup-investments. It is not a micro-financing site, but more one that allows people with a real demand for investing money the...

Samuel BennettNov 22, 2011 02:35 am GMT2141 views
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Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding at Innovestment
Crowdfunding Numbers & Industry Insights: The growing wave of democratised finance

Crowdfunding challenges traditional barriers to financing and by-passes conventional gatekeepers of investment. Democratising finance and revolutionising capital allocation, the radical diversification in the economic space brought about by the crowdfunding phenomenon is showing no signs of slowing. It has a potent driving force. As social media continues to perpetuate the growth and success of crowdfunded projects, it is clear that platforms are re-instating meaningful connections between the innovators on one hand and their audience on the other.

In the third and final post of this short editorial series on crowdfunding, we focus on the radical changes evolution in this industry is causing. Both in terms of eliminating financial gatekeepers and also the way in which social media engages the crowd as a dynamic and alternative source of funding. It is unquestionable that social media is the powerhouse behind successful crowdfunding projects. Here we delve a little deeper and consider some of the complexities behind this rapidly growing and networked layer of the new ‘sharing economy’.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 11, 2011 05:34 pm GMT5949 views
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Anaxago
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

Anaxago is the crowdfunding platform dedicated to innovative companies. Here at Anaxago, we believe in crowdfunding, in the idea that savings should be easily invested in tomorrow’s companies....

Joachim DupontFeb 18, 2012 08:22 pm GMT4108 views
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Anaxago
Hanging out with in crowd
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In Ireland, the Business Expansion Scheme, now known as the Enterprise Investment Scheme, could be seen to be an early form of crowdfunding, as it allowed investors to pool together in a structured...

Fiona MaresApr 10, 2012 04:16 am GMT1717 views
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Hanging out with in crowd
Social Finance: why peer-to-peer lending and crowdsource funding is a threat to banking profits
blog Crowdfunding

Consumer lending faces another challenge: the growth of peer-to-peer lending. Currently estimated to be worth £250 Million, poor savings rates and uncertainty over investment returns has prompted...

Fritz SchaeferJun 11, 2012 01:49 pm GMT1470 views
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Social Finance: why peer-to-peer lending and crowdsource funding is a threat to banking profits
Vroombank
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We enable the individual investor to take advantage of one of the largest sectors in the finance industry.We give you inside access to the world of specialty finance for automobile dealers credit...

David BraegerMar 10, 2014 06:40 pm GMT1414 views
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Vroombank
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