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Germany: Top 10 Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns

The top 10 largest equity crowdfunding campaigns in Germany have had some interesting changes this year.  There is a new number one leading the group.  Weissenhaus, a campaign that is still crowdfunding on Companisto, has surpassed €5 million (about $6.4 million USD) and extended their funding… Read More

Weissenhaus Hits €5 Million. Increases Max Crowdfunding Raise to €7.5 Million on Companisto

The Weissenhaus crowdfunding campaign on Companisto is the current record holder for most funds raised in Europe.  The real estate / resort project set a first level hurdle of raising €1 million and a maximum raise of €5 million.  Weissenhaus just hit the € 5 million mark –… Read More

Brief: Weissenhaus Generates € 1 Million in Revenue for August

European crowdfunding record holder Weissenhaus has shared an update on the ongoing project stating that operating revenue for the month of August exceeded €1 million. Weissenhaus is a posh resort located on the North Sea near Hamburg, Germany, that was purchased by well known financiere… Read More

Companisto: Proposed German Law a Contradiction That Threatens Crowdfunding

Recently there have been rumblings from the German crowdfunding industry regarding proposed rules pertaining to investor protection that may impact the growing investment crowdfunding industry.  The German government has a stated objective of fostering digital and tech growth.  Of course streamlining access to capital, via… Read More

Weissenhaus Claims European Crowdfunding Record on Companisto

Germany based investment crowdfunding platform Companisto has claimed Europe’s most successful crowdfunding offer ever. In a note to site followers, the Companisto site stated that Weissenhaus has set a new European record. The offer to fund a unique German resort in Northern Germany has raised € 3,450,615… Read More

German Agenda Targets Digital Growth But Finance Ministry Contradicts with Draft Law on Small Investors

This past week German cabinet ministers voiced their support on a digital future by approving a “Digital Agenda 2014-2017” plan that intends on boosting digital technology and utilization in the economic engine of Europe. Interestingly Germany places 13th in internet connectivity behind both Belgium and… Read More

Seedmatch Responds to German Equity Crowdfunding Regulations

The young German equity crowdfunding industry is under threat of excessive regulations under the guise of investor protection.  Earlier this month we reported on the proposed regulatory approach that crowdfunding platform Companisto described as; “… it is clear that the draft law significantly threatens the… Read More

German Crowdinvesting Threatened by Retail Investor Protection Law Draft

The German crowdfunding platform Companisto reported that due to current events, the German government has prepared a draft of a retail investor protection law released this week. The platform is in the process of auditing and preparing, in cooperation with the German Crowdfunding Network (GCN),… Read More

Weissenhaus Grand Village & Spa raises over €1.7m on Compansito

In only a few days, investors on the equity crowdfunding platform Companisto, invested almost €1.8 million in the superlative five-star resort Weissenhaus Grand Village Resort & Spa situated by the Baltic Sea. The offer on Companisto launched earlier this month and it rocketed to over €200,000 immediately showing… Read More

Jan Henric Buettner Books Companisto for Weissenhaus Resort & Spa Crowdfunding: New German Luxury Hotel on the Baltic

Investment Opportunity Leaps Out of the Gate Quickly Raising Over €200,000. Where could the new World Cup Team Deutschland return home, celebrate and relax by the sea?  Schloss Weissenhaus! With plenty of space for a team or a large gathering, the Weissenhouse compound comprises 750,000 square… Read More

MyParfum Chooses Companisto’s Counter for its Fragrance Equity Campaign: Sie Sind Einzigartig

With the help of 614 investors, MyParfum currently has sold over 41,000 shares, raising more than € 200,000 on its Companisto equity crowdfunding campaign.  With 11 days remaining, the company seeks to raise a maximum goal of € 300,000.  With over 88,888 customers, 132,000 individual perfumes sold, and… Read More

Das Eis der Zukunft: Kyl Ice Cream Scoops Companisto for its € 200K Crowdfunding Campaign

Newly listed on Companisto, the Germany-based Kyl (pronounced “kühl” – the German word for “cool”) seeks to raise € 200,000 in its equity crowdfunding campaign.  To date 509 backers have bought 25,479 shares and invested € 127,395.  Emerging from the polar vortex to a cultural climate steeped… Read More

Echt Klasse: Foodist Delivers Success in Second Round Crowdfunding on Companisto

With 13 days remaining on Foodist’s second Companisto crowdfunding campaign, 376 investors have bought 24,493 shares, raising over €122,000. Funding from this equity campaign will promote the Foodist’s internationalization, grow their customer base, and exploit the potential within the B2B market. Subscribers of Foodist receive… Read More

Growing Pains as Global Crowdfunding Comes of Age

It’s growing up fast. As crowdfunding hits what I suppose you might call it’s second official birthday on 5th April – Global Crowdfunding Day (#GlobalCFDay) – it may have a dose of the “terrible twos.” It’s certainly disruptive enough. It’s not toddling but racing away. Now… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Record for Companisto

German equity crowdfunding site Companisto has announced a platform record.  The readfy funding campaign listed on Companisto raised €100,000 in just 24 hours and half a million Euros within six weeks.  Over 1300 investors came together to back the company that offers free access to ten… Read More

Germany based Companisto is Offering Europe Wide Equity Crowdfunding

Released earlier this month, Berlin based equity crowdfunding platform Companisto has launched pan European equity crowdfunding.  They are the second platform to do so following UK based Seedrs announcement last year. The platform states they have raised €4.6 million for 26 successful crowdfunding rounds.  Their  “goal is… Read More

Crowdfunding in Germany Today

Germany is the single largest market in all of the European Union.  With a population of around 82 million, a highly educated population and many top global corporations it is the economic engine of Europe today. The crowdfunding industry has benefited from this significant base… Read More

Germany: The Largest Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013

The list below represents the largest investment crowdfunding campaigns in Germany during 2013.  The compilation is courtesy of Crowdstreet.de and includes the largest equity campaigns from a variety of crowdfunding sites.  Klaus-Martin Meyer is the owner and operator of Crowdstreet.de, a blog that covers the German… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 6, 2013

Huffington Post | Who Let the Dog Out: On New Crowdfunding Rules and Why It Is Time for Us to Wise Up In this piece for the Huffington Post, Victoria Silchenko aggregates the thoughts of people like Tim Draper (pictured, right) and Slava Rubin on… Read More

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