Crowdfunding is the new way of financing projects through online websites. The way of doing crowdfunding developed from in the beginning being donation/reward projects till today where it is mainly lending projects, yet equity crowdfunding also gaining popularity lately.
The history of crowdfunding goes back to 1200 when crowds financed shipping ventures, but the game changed with the internet. Crowdfunding as we know is a recent innovation but the history tells the story: Crowdfunding is here to stay.
As workers join trade unions to increase their visibility, cooperation and bargaining power, Crowdfunding platforms team up in so-called trade associations (TAs, also known as industry trade groups, sector associations or industry bodies).
Not a long time ago, crowdfunding was a niche associated mostly with local charities or struggling rock bands. Today it is possible to crowdfund a court case through litigation crowdfunding. But how exactly does litigation crowdfunding work?
Are you interested in starting your own crowdfunding platform? This article goes through all the most important factors and gives you a complete overview of what it takes to start your own crowdfunding website so you can help funding new projects.
Reward crowdfunding is a very popular way for startups and entrepreneurs to receive the necessary capital in order to initialize the first steps of getting a business up and running. This is mostly done by pre-selling a product to fund the campaign.
Donation-based crowdfunding has proved an efficient way for small charities to not only raise funds for charitable causes but also to broaden their network and create awareness about their organization. This article takes you through all aspects.
Crowdfunding is an industry in rapid growth all over the world, with great potential for both fundraisers and funders. Crowdfunding is the way of raising funds from the public for either a business, an individual, a project, or a campaign.
Invoice trading is also known as p2p invoice finance or invoice crowdlending and is a type of peer-to-peer lending that allows individuals or institutional investors to purchase invoices or receivable notes from a business at a discount.
Crowdfunding in Europe consists of different types of alternative financing of which p2p consumer lending with a 42% market cap is the largest. The highest funding volume still originates from the UK followed by France, Germany and the Netherlands.