Tagged: startnext

Germany: The Largest Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013

The list below represents the largest investment crowdfunding campaigns in Germany during 2013.  The compilation is courtesy of Crowdstreet.de and includes the largest equity campaigns from a variety of crowdfunding sites.  Klaus-Martin Meyer is the owner and operator of Crowdstreet.de, a blog that covers the German… Read More

Germany: Crowdfunding Helps Start-Ups

(Staff Translation) Crowdfunding can be an alternative to classic financing means for entrepreneurs   To date this form of financing has been deployed mostly to collect smaller sums for social projects.  Roughly 6.6 million Germans have already made online donations for social causes. That corresponds… Read More

For Disillusioned SMEs Hope Is Not Lost

2012 was a tough year for SMEs. The Eurozone crisis rumbled on, economies stagnated or contracted and the banks failed to lend the sums needed to help pull Europe out of the abyss. Government initiatives such as the Funding For Lending (FLS) scheme in the… Read More

College Library SLUB in Dresden celebrates Apocalypse according to Mayan Code

(Staff Translation) Concert, Lectures and Survival Party to celebrate Mayan transition on December 21st 2012 Dresden, November 19th 2012: Scientists, Librarians and Musicians want to wait for the Mayan apocalypse on December 21st 2012 inside the University Library SLUB in Dresden, together with 200 guests… Read More

5000 Euros in 5 days for a book on “Culture as Software”

(Staff Translation) The journalist Dirk von Gehlen was able to find 200 investors for a book project on “Culture as Software”. Together they paid within 5 days the target amount of 5000 Euros, now the project is featured on the crowdfunding platform Startnext with over 6000 Euros. Dirk von… Read More