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Germany Sees Regulatory Progress for Crowdfunding Platforms Under ECSPR

  The largest economy in Europe has been slow to create a sustainable regulatory environment for investment crowdfunding platforms to thrive. Under ECSPR or European Crowdfunding Service Provider Regulations, an approved platform may raise up to €5 million across the European Union. The kicker to… Read More

Germany: Crowdfunding Industry Criticizes Challenging Regulatory Approach by German Policymakers in Advance of Pan-European Rules

The German Bundestag recently reviewed legislation that will implement the European Crowdfunding Service Provider Regime Regulation (ECSP). According to industry participants, the German rules may fundamentally undermine online capital formation in the country just as the European Union is poised to boost the industry with… Read More

German Real Estate Crowdfunding Market Booms

  The German real estate crowdfunding market is set to more than triple in size this year. Real estate developers, asset managers, and, most recently, real estate agents are joining the fray of real estate crowdfunding platforms, trying to unseat the handful of leaders who… Read More

German Equity Crowdfunding Platform Bergfürst Gets Banking License

Bergfürst, a German investment crowdfunding platform that also incorporates an electronic trading platform as a secondary market, has received a banking license from Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin).  This new license comes two years after receiving a license for providing financial services as the company seeks to combine the… Read More