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Companisto Shares Characteristics of Crowdfunding Investors

Companisto, a leading investment crowdfunding platform based in Berlin, has shared data captured by a survey of their investors.  The survey, taken from 2,300 of its registered investors (out of more than 70,000) highlights some interesting information. According to Companisto, the following information was uncovered:… Read More

Exclusive! Companisto Reflections on 2016 as German Market Leader, Notes 19 Successful Rounds

2016 marked a strong year for Berlin-based crowdfunding platform Companisto.  Founded in 2012 by Tamo Zwinge and David Rhotert. In an earlier interview, Zwinge envisioned Companisto as a crowdinvesting platform that enabled ideas to be implemented to benefit many people, a hope that continues to be realized. “According… Read More

After Crowdfunding on Companisto, Foodist is Sold to Ströer

Companisto is reporting that crowdfunding alumni Foodist has been sold to Ströer providing an exit for early stage investors. Foodist raised capital on Companisto three times in consequitive funding rounds starting in 2013 and then in 2014 & 2015.  In total 2,399 investors or “Companists” as… Read More

Companisto: The Most Active Venture Capital Provider in Germany

Germany represents the fourth largest economy in the world, ahead of the UK and following  the economy of Japan.  The German economy is dominated by the Mittlestand: small and medium-sized companies, many which are family owned, that fuel prosperity with their robust productivity. These smaller… Read More

Companisto Update: New Safety Feature Tested on Ameria’s New Crowdfunding Campaign

Companisto founders David Rhotert and Tamo Twinge announced a new safety initiative called crowd voting, offering Companists “the chance to invest in venture capital with a safety net.” After collecting feedback and communicating with investors over the last months, the process of crowdsourcing inspired the founders to offer crowd… Read More

Companisto Exceeds €25M, Milestone Exemplifies Growing Crowdfunding Sector

Companisto, the German market leader in equity crowdfunding, has now become the first equity crowdfunding platform in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland to raise a total of over €25 million. Globally, equity crowdfunding is growing rapidly. This type of financing, based on private individuals’ teaming up and investing… Read More

Seeking Industry Transparency, Companisto Publishes Its Equity Crowdfunding Performance Data, Focusing on Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Companisto,  the leading equity crowdfunding platform in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with an annual financing volume of €12 million, has published information on the business development of start-ups financed through its platform for the first time. The platform has analyzed the development of share values between… Read More

Interview with Companisto CEO & Co-Founder Tamo Zwinge: New Venture Loans, FinTech Disruption & German Regulations

CEO and General Manager of Companisto Tamo Zwinge began his career as a lawyer, studying law at the Freie Universität Berlin and completing his legal clerkship in Berlin and Pretoria, South Africa. Afterward, he received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in commercial law, specializing in… 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

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