Tagged: robin slakhorst

Symbid Accounts for 27% of Investment Crowdfunding in the Netherlands During 2017

While the Netherlands market is small, equity crowdfunding platform Symbid is apparently having an important impact. Symbid has reported that in the first half of 2017 its platform accounted for 27% of all “venture capital” crowdfunding in the Netherlands.  Investment crowdfunding in first half of… Read More

Symbid Forms New Partnership With Knab Crowdfunding

On Tuesday, Symbid announced it formed a partnership with Knab Crowdfunding. This news comes just a few days after the crowdfunding platform revealed its collaboration with PortXL-World Port Accelerator. The Symbid team shared that both their platform and Knab Crowdfunding offer crowdfunding, both focus on… Read More

Symbid States Investors are Ignoring Risks. Lack of Transparency & High Interest Rates Creates Unsustainable Trajectory

Symbid [OTCQB:SBID], one of the world’s first investment crowdfunding platforms, is warning about industry risk.  The company is warning that “investors are too preoccupied by interest rates and ignoring the risks”. According to Symbid, this lack of awareness has compelled them to launch a media… Read More

Symbid Co-Founder & CEO Korstiaan Zandvliet: Commitment to Transparency Sets Platform Apart from Competitors

“The last three months have seen around $150 million provided to 144 small businesses within The Funding Network. We’re estimating our total funding volume in 2015 to be around $800 million. Beyond that, I see huge potential for Symbid if we can continue to expand… Read More

Symbid Takes Dutch FinTech Award for SME Finance. Has Raised $68.5 Million in First 2 Months of Funding Network

Symbid has morphed from an equity crowdfunding platform to a portfolio platform that provides a diverse group of services including debt, equity, back-office, investor services and more.  The company recently launched their new view on funding earlier this year, quickly generating financial success. Now the… Read More

Symbid to Broaden Beyond Equity Crowdfunding. Site Update & New Features Coming in February.

One of the very first equity crowdfunding platforms to go live on the internet, Symbid, has announced an evolutionary shift in a push to become a multi-faceted investment platform with a diverse portfolio of funding options. Launched in mid 2011, the funding portal was the… Read More

Symbid Founders Korstiaan Zandvliet & Robin Slakhorst Receive Distinguished Young Leader Award

Investment crowdfunding visionaries, Korstiaan Zandvliet and Robin Slakhorst, are joint candidates for Distinguished Young Leader Award 2014.  The recognition will be presented at Erasmus University as part of the Rotterdam School of Management’s (RSM) annual leadership summit in Rotterdam on October 3rd. The Distinguished Alumni… Read More

Symbid Partners with A-Film Benelux to Crowdfund Films

A-Film Benelux and Symbid have formed an agreement for cooperation for crowdfunding various movie titles. Dutch investment crowdfunding platform Symbid has already had several films such TRIPPEL trample funded, thus demonstrating that crowdfunding is a valuable addition in the film financing. Symbid will be exclusive… Read More

Symbid Equity Crowdfunding Platform Closes Private Placement, Positions Company for US Expansion

Symbid, a European investment crowdfunding platform based in the Netherlands, filed an extensive 8K with the Securities and Exchange Commission this past week.  The filing indicated a changing of their corporate structure and stating they had closed a Private Placement Offering (PPO). The private placement… Read More