Sowefund, a France based investment crowdfunding platform, has purchased the assets of defunct platform SmartAngels, according to Sowefund’s website. SmartAngels ceased its crowdfunding activity at the end of 2018. The SmartAngels URL now redirects to Sowefunds with a “welcome” post for visitors: “The SmartAngels investment… Read More
Individual Fintech startups can’t disrupt financial services. It takes an ecosystem to do so. We spoke in Paris with Anaïs Raoux, the Managing Director of the industry association France Fintech about how the association helps build an effective ecosystem for French Fintechs ‒ tackling issues… Read More
French equity crowdfunding platform SmartAngels and the French arm of global insurer Allianz announced today the launch of a crowdfunding investment fund. Allianz’s customers will be able to use SmartAngels’ crowdfunding platform to invest in startups and high-growth companies. Allianz France will co-invest in the… Read More
Last February Europe, Fleur Pellerin, the former minister of SME’s & Digital Economy, introduced a first draft that outlines a separate legal status for crowdfunding platforms in France. Though France was and still is lagging within the crowdfunding industry in terms of volume and entrepreneurial… Read More
Organized by Loft Solutions, European Business Angel Network (EBAN) and the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) , La finance participative or “crowdfunding” will be discussed by industry authorities at an event to be held at the Intercontinental, Paris on November 19th. The gathering is specifically to… Read More
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