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Eurocrowd Seeks Equity Crowdfunding Platforms to Better Understand IP Needs

EuroCrowd is looking for four equity crowdfunding platforms to better understand their needs in regard to Intellectual Property (IP). According to a blog post, EuroCrowd, working with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is seeking empirical information on platforms and IP. This follows an… Read More

Crowdfunding: Eurocrowd Shares ECSPR Securities Offerings Data for 2023

The pan-European regulatory regime for securities crowdfunding is still very young. Many platforms established before the rules existed have yet to apply to be approved under the new rules. ECSPR, or European Crowdfunding Securities Provider Regulations, enables a platform to list securities and sell them… Read More

European Single Access Point  for Information on Financial Services to Enter into Force in Jan 2024

On 20 December 2023 the legislative acts on the European Single Access Point (ESAP) for information on financial services, capital markets sustainability and diversity were published in the Official Journal of the EU. Eurocrowd notes in a blog post that the ESAP is “expected to provide the… Read More

Eurocrowd Launches Italian National Hub, Plans Future European Gateways

Eurocrowd has revealed a new “national hub” for the Italian crowdfunding market offering an Italian-language website dedicated to the national ecosystem. Eurocrowd is the advocacy group for the European securities crowdfunding market, having worked with regulators and public officials for years to improve online capital… Read More

The List of Approved European Crowdfunding Platforms Grows

In 2020, rules were approved by the European Union to facilitate cross-border online capital formation for issuers raising up to €5 million. For platforms, they must seek approval from the relevant authority in their home member state. While the process has been a bit slow,… Read More

EuroCrowd Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Service

EuroCrowd is ten years old. Originally called the European Crowdfunding Network, the association has long been an important voice advocating on behalf of online capital formation and a key proponent in the fight to enact pan-European crowdfunding rules. A recent email distributed by EuroCrowd noted… Read More

11th CrowdCon: Next Level – Expanding the Capital Market Union

Join the 11th Crowdfunding Convention and discover the future of crowdfunding. The year 2023 will see crowdfunding become a harmonised financial service across the EU. This year’s CrowdCon will consist of two exciting days of workshops, panels, keynote speakers, and many networking opportunities: Professional Workshop Day… Read More

CEO of Walliance Appointed as EUROCROWD Chair

Giacomo Bertoldi, CEO of Walliance, has been appointed as the new Chair of EUROCROWD. Bertoldi will be taking over from Christin Friedrich, founder and CEO of Innovestment. The selection of Bertoldi was made during EUROCROWD’s meeting last week and he will serve as non-executive Chair… Read More

Eurocrowd Surveys Members to Assess Status of Platforms and ECSP

Eurocrowd, the leading association representing the investment crowdfunding industry in Europe, has announced a survey to garner information as to the status of their members in the approval process under pan-European crowdfunding rules. Last November, the European Union revealed crowdfunding regulations to enable raising capital… Read More

Crowdcube Has Launched a France Facing Website

Crowdcube is accelerating in France. That is how the new French version of Crowdcube announces itself. Crowdcube is one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the UK as well as Europe. Having long operated in Europe, recent rule changes will make it easier for… Read More

Europe: ECSPR May See Deadline Extended for Crowdfunding Laws Implementation

Last November, the European Union authorized pan-European crowdfunding, European Crowdfunding Service Provider Regulation (ECSPR), for issuers to raise up to €5 million across all member states. Investment crowdfunding platforms that aim to sell securities in the European Union must be regulated by the relevant authority… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Forms Partnership with European Association for Local Democracy

Leading European association that advocates on behalf of securities crowdfunding, the European Crowdfunding Network (EUROCROWD), has announced a new partnership with the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) creating a “cross-membership agreement” to develop activities of common interest, according to a statement by EUROCROWD. ALDA… Read More

It is Now Legal to Crowdfund Across All of the European Union But Challenges Remain

Earlier this month, the European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation (ECSPR) went into effect across the entire European Union. A dramatic step forward in removing internal borders in regards to capital formation, and part of the overall Fintech Action plan, the regulation allows firms in need… Read More

Harmonised EU Framework for Consumer Credit May Impact Crowdfunding Platforms

Recently, the European Commission distributed a proposal pertaining to the harmonization of consumer credit. The proposal is being reviewed in light of the advent of the digitization of consumer credit. To quote the factsheet distributed by the Commission: “Consumer credit helps consumers finance all sorts… Read More

EUROCROWD Report Explains Combining Crowdfunding and European Structural and Investment Funds

EUROCROWD, the leading European advocate for online capital formation, has published a report entitled Scaling Up Partnerships: A Blueprint For the Implementation Of Match-Funding Schemes Between Public Authorities and Crowdfunding Platforms. The report explains how to manage the use of European Structural and Investment Funds in… Read More

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