Tagged: financement participatif

French Lending Platforms Adopt Common Performance Indicators

On 8 November 2017, the French Crowdfunding Association Financement Participatif France released the common set of performance indicators that member platforms specializing in loans, mini-bonds (a debt instrument specific to SME lending marketplaces) and bonds are invited to publish. Wishing to go beyond the legally… Read More

France’s Crowdfunding Sector Doubles in Size – But is Still Dwarfed by the UK

Financement Participatif France (FPF), the French national association of crowdfunding platforms has released the sector’s market numbers for the first semester of 2015: a 100% increase from the same period last year. Results were said to be “encouraging” as France is still a very long way… Read More

France’s First Mover Advantage in Crowdfunding Legislation: A Separate Legal Status for Crowdfunding Platforms

Last February Europe, Fleur Pellerin, the former minister of SME’s & Digital Economy, introduced a first draft that outlines a separate legal status for crowdfunding platforms in France. Though France was and still is lagging within the crowdfunding industry in terms of volume and entrepreneurial… Read More

For Crowdfunding and Against the Credit Crunch, We Must Legislate Quickly

As everyone knows, the current recession is more tolerable than the one in 2008 and France will soon be better, the unemployment curve is going to reverse and confidence will return . But beyond the “wishful thinking” and hype, there is no urgency to continue and expand the structural reforms in favor of growth? Naturally. Among… Read More

Crowdfunding: what advantages does it offer entrepreneurs?

(Staff Translation) According to our contributors Julien Lesueur and Pierre Conreaux, it is in the interest of entrepreneurs to solicit Crowdfunding to launch a new initiative: it allows to test the market and to ensure loyalty from future customers. The concept of Crowdfunding allows especially… Read More

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