Crowd Finance

Collaborative or decentralized models of finance and investing, including equity crowdfunding, reward crowdfunding, crowd currencies, peer-to-peer lending and peer-to-peer commerce.

How to Use Crowdsourcing in Financial Services

How to Use Crowdsourcing in Financial Services

The past 12 months of pandemic lockdowns and disruption to business through a mass of people working from home has posed a myriad of financial issues across all industries. Apart from internal financial struggles, companies might also be finding it difficult to gather...

How to Avoid Reward Crowdfunding Pitfalls

How to Avoid Reward Crowdfunding Pitfalls

Reward crowdfunding has come a long way from its early days on Indiegogo and Kickstarter as a way of raising money to support creative ideas and projects. There have been projects that generated millions of dollars’ worth of pre-orders for exciting new products, and...

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

A donations crowdfunding project launched by a former Google employee has exceeded its $130,000 target, with contributions from over 3,000 backers. A senior software engineer claims first-hand knowledge that Google has been exercising censorship, suppressing legal...

Top Insights to Successful Equity Crowdfunding

Top Insights to Successful Equity Crowdfunding

Our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding (27 August 2020) took a comprehensive look at both reward and equity crowdfunding with insights shared by international experts. This article sums up some key insights in to equity crowdfunding. The reward crowdfunding element...

Top Tips for Successful Rewards Crowdfunding

Top Tips for Successful Rewards Crowdfunding

Attendees at our Virtual Crowd Summit on Crowdfunding (27 August 2020) heard an array of advice and tips from some leading global experts. Here is a round-up of some of those valuable insights in to successful Rewards Crowdfunding, from modest cause-related projects...