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Brief: Reportlinker Conducts Research on Bitcoin

Reportlinker, a market research solution company, announced on Wednesday its new research on cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. The company shared: “Bitcoin is the first successful digital currency. Its success lies in its ability to create consensus for a transaction database, a blockchain, between a large number of… Read More

Lending Works Reports: Over a Quarter of Consumers Don’t Know How Much Interest They Pay on Their Debt

On Thursday, peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works released a new report that revealed a large proportion (27%) of its customers didn’t know how much interest they were paying on their debt before taking out a debt consolidation loan with the peer-to-peer lender. Of those respondents that were… Read More

University of Pennsylvania Conducts Independent Analysis that Examines Kickstarter Project Fulfillment

On Monday, Kickstarter unveiled a new independent analysis that examined its project fulfillment. This report was conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s professor, Ethan Mollick. The description of the analysis reads: “Kickstarter is a new model for bringing creative projects to life. Compared with other… Read More

GoFundMe Unveils a New Report That Shows Technology’s Impact on Charitable Giving. Over $1 Billion in Donations in the Last Year (Infographic)

A new report released on #GivingTuesday shows that crowdfunding is rapidly becoming a major way that American’s give back to their community. The report, issued by GoFundMe, shows that donations on the crowdfunding platform alone totaled $1.09 billion, which puts crowdfunded giving on par with donations… Read More

Fundera Releases New Report on the State of Online Small Business Lending

Fundera, an online marketplace for small business loans, announced on Monday the release of its new report on the State of Online Small Business Lending. The platform believes that this new document shows its dedication to transparency in the alternative lending sector. The report was… Read More

AlliedCrowds Declares In New Report: Developing Countries Raised $37.4 Using Crowdfunding in October 2015

AlliedCrowds has published a new report about how developing countries have raised a total of $37.4 million through the crowdfunding method during the month of October. The data analysis company stated: “While equity crowdfunding currently makes up a relatively small portion of crowdfunding activity in… Read More

EquityNet Releases Up-to-Date 2015 Crowdfunding Statistics

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform EquityNet announced the release of new crowdfunding statistics for 2015 based on a sampling of over 15,000 U.S. businesses listed on EquityNet from 2007 to present day. Judd Hollas, founder and CEO of EquityNet stated: “EquityNet has been a leader when it comes to tracking the… Read More

Ventureneer Reports: Crowdfunding for Female Entrepreneurs to Surpass Male Counterparts in Securing Funding & Driving Revenue Growth

Ventureneer, a company  dedicated to online education and peer support for social entrepreneurs, non profit leaders, and small business owners with a social mission, recently released a report that reveals why women entrepreneurs are still significantly behind men when it comes to funding and growing their businesses… Read More

Kickstarter Releases 2014’s Transparency Report

On Wednesday, popular reward-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter unveiled its Transparency Report 2014 that shared details about the year’s trademark claims, DMCA requirements, and government and law enforcement requests. The platform shared: “Kickstarter’s mission is to help bring creative projects to life. As part of that mission, we work… Read More

Research and Markets’ Unveils Lending Market Report on Peer-to-Peer and Online Platform-based Business Lending

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “US Alternative Lending Market Report: Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and Online Platform-based Business (OPB) Lending” report to their offering. The future of alternative lending is looking bright in the US. Non-traditional alternative lending has grown rapidly in the last few… Read More

Brief: Internet Of Things Companies Net $1B In Capital In 2013, Exhibit Steady Growth

A report from CB Insights shows that companies in the ever-growing “Internet of Things” space have seen an uptick in investment throughout 2013. Many of these companies have used crowdfunding as part of their capital raising and marketing strategy. Related: Kickstarter Alum SmartThings Closes $12.5 Million… Read More

Crowdfunding Fraud: How Big is the Threat?

Crowdfunding is exploding as a new way of attracting funding and financing for individuals, small businesses and entrepreneurs around the world. In 2013 alone the global crowdfunding industry was responsible for between $3 and $5 billion in funding. With the passage of the JOBS Act… Read More

UK Equity Crowdfunding Platform Volpit To Issue Report On Economic Impact Of FCA Regs

Volpit, an equity crowdfunding platform based in the UK, plans on releasing a report detailing how the Financial Conduct Authority’s new regulatory regime will impact the UK economy and startup investing. The report is set to publish on March 31 and will be called “Enterprise… Read More

IOSCO: P2P Lending Drives Global Investment Crowdfunding Market Over $6 Billion

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has released a working paper entitled Crowd-funding: An Infant Industry Growing Fast. It aims to provide a macro perspective of the global “financial return” or “FR” crowdfunding space. (Can we get a standardized taxonomy?!) The main takeaway from the report… Read More

Crowd Valley Readies Latest Global Crowdfunding Market Report

In October of 2013, crowdfunding platform software provider Crowd Valley published a report on the global crowdfunding market. It appears this report is now going to become somewhat of a regular event. CrowdValley is now readying an update only a few short months later. Following… Read More

TD Economics Report Highlights Struggle For Balance In Regulating Crowdfunding

Today TD Economics released a special report on crowdfunding that was championed by Senior Economist Sonya Gulati. The report is a deep, all-encompassing dive into funding for small and medium enterprises from a decidedly Canadian perspective, but the core message is clear and crosses borders:… Read More

IBISWorld Report: P2P Lending Revenues Grew 27.6% in 2013, Dwarf Other Crowdfunding Models

Market research firm IBISWorld has released a report on the P2P lending industry and there is – as expected – some pretty staggering growth in the space. The breakdown comes via 54 companies the firm tracks as being active in P2P lending. Since 2008, revenues have… Read More

Crowd Valley Publishes Crowdfunding Market Report

Crowd Valley has posted a report based on data collected from their operation as a crowdfunding technology provider. It provides insight into crowdfunding models, asset types, demographics and more. Crowd Valley COO Paul Higgins had the following to say about the report: “Having been operating… Read More

It’s Here: The World Bank Report On Crowdfunding

For the better part of a year we’ve been anticipating a report that was to be the product of a joint venture by thought leaders and researchers in the crowdfunding space, distributed and supported by The World Bank. That report, entitled “Crowdfunding’s Potential for the… Read More

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