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Seedrs Announces 2017 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Predictions

Just a month and a half into the new year, UK-based Seedrs announced its predictions for equity crowdfunding campaigns in 2017. While sharing details about last year’s successes, the Seedrs team stated: “2016 was a record-breaking year for Seedrs with over 134 deals funded and… Read More

Software AG Makes Banking Predictions for 2017.

Software AG, a publicly traded company based in Germany, has published a list of predictions for the banking industry for 2017. Yes, we all know that banking is moving to our smartphones and the corner bank branch is going the way of the dinosaur. The… Read More

Assetz Capital CEO Stuart Law Shares His 2017 P2P Lending Predictions

Nearly one month after ringing in the new year, Stuart Law, CEO and co-founder of peer-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital, provided his alternative finance predictions for 2017.  Law’s upcoming year’s predictions come just after Assetz Capital announced it originated £200 million in loans since launching in 2013. As previously reported,… Read More

Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2017

The following are my top ten Fintech predictions for the coming year. While 2016 has been a momentous period in Fintech innovation there is more to come. 10 – Sensors Internet of Things (IoT), Wearables, Smart Home and Connected Car will bring massive change to… Read More

Crowdfunding & Fintech Predictions for 2017

Last year due to time constraints I was unable to publish my list of Crowdfunding/Fintech predictions for 2016. This year I am back once again, for better or worse, peering deep into my crystal ball with a list of prognostications for the coming year. The… Read More

Bold Prediction: Microsoft First to $1 Trillion Valuation Powered in Part by Crowdfunding

  Michael Markowski is making a bold prediction stating Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) will be the first company to breach the $1 trillion mark in valuation.  It is only this year that Microsoft topped $1 trillion in total lifetime revenues.  Microsoft is in the race for securing… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Seven Tech Predictions For 2016

Fresh off its appearance at the 2016 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), Kickstarter unveiled seven tech predictions for the next twelve months. The crowdfunding giant declared: “We’ve spent the week at CES in Las Vegas, talking with lots of folks about technology and where it’s all headed…. Read More

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin: The First $1 Billion Project Will Happen By the End of 2020

This week, CEO of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, sat down to with Forbes to discuss the global crowdfunding platform’s growth while revealing his predictions for the funding method. While revealing the differences between Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms, Slava explained: “There’s three things that separates us… Read More

Early Shares Reveals 2016 Predictions For Real Estate Crowdfunding

Early Shares announced on Wednesday it has unveiled its very own predictions for 2016’s real estate crowdfunding. The platform shared: “2013 marked the inception of the real estate crowdfunding market, and 2014 saw its rise, and 2015 saw it soar. Early estimates projected our young… Read More

Scorecard: Last Years Fintech Predictions Reviewed

  The end of one year, and the entry into another, typically brings a cacophony of predictions for the new year along with lamentations and accolades for the one ending. At the beginning of 2015 (January 2nd to be precise), I peered deeply into my… Read More

Pensco’s 2016 Predictions: Private Equity Targets Everyday Citizens and More…

Pensco, an alternative asset custodian for self-directed IRA investors, announced on Thursday that CEO Kelly Rodriques revealed some predictions for the upcoming year.   Rodriques declared that the company believes the following is set to accurate in 2016: Democratization of Private Equity Market: “For the first time… Read More

Q-&-A: PENSCO CEO Kelly Rodriques Discusses The Definition of ‘Accredited Investor,’ The JOBS Act And More

Shortly into 2015, Kelly Rodriques, president and CEO of PENSCO Trust Company, a leading alternative asset custodian, shared his top five predictions for the year underway. Crowdfund Insider caught up with him for a more detailed Q-and-A about his predictions—from the $1 million investment cap… Read More

PENSCO’s Kelly Rodriquez Announces His Top Five Predictions For 2015

Ready to share his thoughts about the new year, CEO of PENSCO, Kelly Rodriquez revealed his top five predictions for 2015. During a recent post on the platform’s blog, Rodriquez stated, “As the CEO of PENSCO, I find myself at a fascinating intersection between IRAs, alternative… Read More

Dreamfund CMO Shares 2015 Predictions for Crowdfunding

It is that time of year for predictions.  Usually they are good read and of course no one remembers them 12 months later unless you happen to get one right and then you remind everyone. Regardless, we love them as do the readers.  So this… Read More

Nesta: 2015 Will See a High Profile Blow Up in the World of Crowdfunding, P2P Lending

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  The highly respected innovation charity Nesta, has published its annual list of predictions for 2015.  We all know that predictions are easily given and quickly forgotten.  More fun than fact that hopefully gives a good read while providing some perspective.  This year the soothsayers… Read More

2015 Crowdfunding Trends: Mergers, Acquisitions & Extensive Collaborations

The crowdfunding industry in 2014 has experienced immense growth. In the last three years crowdfunding has tripled according to Clearity, and according to NESTA the growth percentage even was an amazing 400%. The expectations of a $10 billion crowdfunding industry are hardly a month away… Read More

Brief: Peer-to-Business Lending In Ireland Expected To Surge

Zopa is the UK’s largest peer-to-peer lending service, and one of the company’s co-founders has made a pretty amazing prediction about the size of the peer-to-business lending market in Ireland. In an interview with The Irish Times, Simon Deane-Johns predicted that peer-to-business lending throughput in… Read More

Fundable: Crowdfunding Will Add 270,000 Jobs In 2014

  Fundable is a crowdfunding platform based in Columbus, Ohio. The company released the following infographic, and it makes some pretty interesting claims regarding the economic impact crowdfunding is expected to have in 2014. It borrows data from the recent Fung Institute report, Massolution’s 2013… Read More

Crowdfunding, The Main Street VC Make List Of Bold 2014 Predictions

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Among ten bold predictions for 2014 made by Dominic Basulto in the Washington Post, one crowdfunding-related prediction sticks out: your next-door neighbor becomes a venture capitalist. It encapsulates some of the highest hopes among crowdfunding industry stakeholders and pundits. The forthcoming ability for anyone to… Read More

By The Numbers: 2014 A Huge Year For Video Games In Crowdfunding

Kickstarter was dominant in 2013. Looking back to 2012, Kickstarter ended the year with over $320 million pledged to campaigns on the platform. After taking a look at the most recent Kickstarter statistics, they almost doubled it in 2013. We recently reported on some stats… Read More