Tagged: oliver gajda

The University of Cambridge Launches the 2016-17 European and Africa & Middle East Alternative Finance Industry Surveys

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School has launched its third European benchmarking survey and the second survey for Africa and the Middle East. The two separate research initiatives will review the emerging alternative finance markets in each… Read More

Lumo & Oneplanetcrowd Join on Cross-Border Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar Project

Lumo and Oneplanetcrowd have joined together to crowdfund a solar project located near Perpignan in the South West of France.  Lumo is a France-based crowdfunding platform. Oneplanetcrowd is operating out of the Netherlands. The two platforms were said to have jointly developed a solution to overcome… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Schedules Annual Conference in Vilnius

  After several years of hosting their annual conference in Paris for several years, the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has moved locations for the event to Vilnius the capital of Lithuania. The Baltic region has been boosting its entrepreneurial credibility during the past several years… Read More

ECN Set to Tackle Tough Topics at Annual Crowdfunding Convention

The 5th annual European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) convention is scheduled to take place in Paris this fall and ECN has set high expectations regarding the diverse range of topics to be covered. Oliver Gajda, ECN Executive Director, labeled the gathering a must attend event as… Read More

Citizenergy Calls on European Union to Support Crowdfunding for Renewables & Energy Efficiency

“We encourage the European Commission’s endeavour to support Crowdfunding as a mean to access to finance for SMEs, especially regarding innovative businesses in the field of renewable energy.” Sustainable energy crowdfunding platform Citizenergy, along with multiple other stakeholders in the crowdfunding industry have come together… Read More

ECN Crowdcamp Will Tackle Investments in Renewable Energy at Forthcoming Event

Climate change and renewable energy are two hot topics today. Policymakers and other stakeholders continue to debate the specifics while a growing majority of people view clean energy as an important and strategic goal for the world. The United Nations in their most recent report… Read More

EU Parliament’s Draft of New Prospectus Directive Meets Crowdfunding Sector Demands

  Earlier this year, the crowdfunding sector represented by the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) the UK Crowdfunding Association, Financement Participatif France and Nederland Crowdfunding had called on the Parliament and the European Council to be very ambitious with the planned revision of the Prospectus Directive…. Read More

MangoPay & ECN Renew Partnership to Promote European Crowdfunding Ecosystem

MangoPay and the European Crowdfunding Network have renewed their partnership to promote a stronger, more vibrant European crowdfunding ecosystem via the CrowdTuesday meet-ups. The ECN is the leading pan-European representative group that fosters communication across the crowdfunding industry while championing the cause with policy makers…. Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Publishes Code of Conduct & Charter of Crowdfunder’s Rights

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN), recently met in Lisbon, Portugal, where they announced their new Board of Directors.  In conjunction with this meeting, the new board has published an updated Code of Conduct for platforms, alongside a Charter of Crowdfunding Rights users. The two documents… Read More

ECN Released Joint Declaration on the Capital Markets Union: Speaking with “One Voice”

The European Crowdfunding network (ECN) released a Joint Declaration on the Capital Markets Union, together with seven other significative European federations representing capital market players and SMEs including AFME, EBF, Eurochambres, EBAN, EBN, European Issuers and Business Angels Europe and the European Crowdfunding Network. “Joining forces for the first time with other organizations representing capital market players… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Schedules June Event in Portugal

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has scheduled a new event title “CrowdCamp” which will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, this June. Formed in 20122, the ECN is a pan-European, non-profit, representative organization that has led the charge to change finance across the continent. The new conference… Read More

Oliver Gajda, Co-Founder & Executive Board Chairman of the European Crowdfunding Network, Creates Transparency and Accountability in EU Crowdfunding Market

As many Crowdfund Insiders know, when The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey, the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe was initiated. This benchmarking survey, which closed on 6 January 2015,  seeks to capture the size,… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Reviews Global Crowdfunding Regulations

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN), an advocacy group based in Brussels, has published their annual report reviewing crowdfunding regulations in Europe, the United States, Israel and Canada. “Since we have started our work in 2012 and especially since our first edition of this paper in… Read More

ECN Publishes Program for Europe-Wide Crowdfunding Convention

The European Crowdfunding Network is ramping up for what strives to be the “reference event” for the fast growing crowdfunding industry across the EU.  Organizers have published a detailed program for the convention that will take place in Paris on December 11th and 12th.  Noted… Read More

The European Crowdfunding Network Provides Details on Annual Convention in Paris

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) announced they were holding their annual convention in Paris earlier this year but the crowdfunding advocate group has recently shared additional details on the forthcoming event. The ECN is a professional network promoting adequate transparency, (self) regulation and governance while… Read More

Mangopay to Sponsor ECN CrowdTuesday Events

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has found a lead sponsor for their previously announced ongoing CrowdTuesday events.  MANGOPAY, one of the main European payment providers, has accepted to become a gold sponsor for the crowdfunding industry’s gatherings initiated by ECN. “Payment providers are crucial actors… Read More

ECN Convention Scheduled for Paris in December

European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has announced their convention will be held in Paris, France this coming December.  The gathering will attract stakeholders from all aspects of the emerging crowdfunding industry.  Organizers hope to continue to build upon the continents promising growth and further develop the… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Extends Reach with Industry Meetup CrowdTuesday

The European crowdfunding industry is growing dramatically – just as it is in many parts of the world. National regulators have passed investment crowdfunding regulations or they are working on doing so. The European Commission is officially supporting the phenomenon as more and more entities… Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Comments on EC Communication

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN), has shared their thoughts on the recently released communication by the European Commission (EC) on crowdfunding. Last week the EC released several documents and statements pertaining to a “consultation” on the innovative new form of capital formation.  They garnered comments… Read More