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A brief overview of the Alternative Finance market in the Netherlands

As we have seen in the previous posts of this series on online alternative finance, the sector in Europe is growing very well, with a growth of 92% year on year, reaching €5.4 billion in 2015. While it’s not a … Continue reading

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Join Crowd2Fund – the automated platform that allows businesses to raise funding from the crowd (Sponsored)

Crowd2Fund is is an automated peer-to-peer investment platform that allows businesses to raise capital from the general public. Unlike many of the other crowdfunding platforms Crowd2Fund is fully regulated and also gives UK-based investors an additional

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Spotlight on France: One of Europe’s emerging locations for Alternative Finance

There is no crisis for the alternative finance (AltFi) industry in Europe. That’s what we learn by reading the report titled “Sustaining Momentum”, prepared by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) of the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, … Continue reading

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#EUCrowdShow: Exciting roadshow on entrepreneurship and crowdfunding across 29 countries in Europe (Sponsored)

MyMicroInvest and the European Startup Network teamed up to launch the world’s first crowdsourcing roadshow, the #EUCrowdShow, a tour across 29 countries in Europe! #EUCrowdShow started earlier this month and brings together entrepreneurs and investors to share stories, experiences, and … Continue reading

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Startup investment platform investiere.ch raises CHF 3.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Zürcher Kantonalbank

The startup investment platform investiere.ch has successfully closed a Series B financing round totalling CHF 3.5 million. This capital increase will enable investiere.ch to further develop its platform with services and tools related to startup financing and to accelerate growth. … Continue reading

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Fintech startup GoHenry breaks record raising £4 million on Crowdcube equity crowdfunding platform

The UK-based fintech startup goHenry recently raised £3.99 million through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign, making it one of the world’s largest equity crowdfunding rounds till date. Equity cowdfunding is becoming a viable alternative to traditional institutions (VCs, etc.) for Series A … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping app Bring! raises €1.2 million to expand into new markets

The Swiss grocery shopping app Bring! recently secured about €1.2 million in a seed financing round with angels investors. Furthermore 7 private investors from the online startup investment platform investiere.ch contributed close to CHF 500’000 to this financing round. The seven digit … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding platform Seedrs accelerates European expansion and opens a new office in Amsterdam

Seedrs, Europe’s No. 1 equity crowdfunding platform, has announced its expansion to the Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg region (Benelux) as well as the opening of a new office in Amsterdam. This marks the beginning of on-the-ground expansion in Europe, and Seedrs intends … Continue reading

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Scientific collaboration platform Guaana is distributing 10% of the company’s shares to 100,000 scientists for free

Scientific collaboration platform Guaana is giving out 10% of the company’s shares to scientists around the world for free, in an effort to involve users in defining a universal format for scientific projects. The Estonia-based startup has built a shared … Continue reading

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Payments startup Revolut invites customers to close the Series A round with a crowdfunding campaign

Global payments startup Revolut has decided to reward user loyalty by giving their customers a chance to buy into a € 1.1 million crowdfunding round alongside top VCs during their Series A round. Aside of the crowdfunding campaign, Revolut will … Continue reading

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