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Previously Announced, Symbid Starts Offering Crowdfunded Loans Mid May

Diversified crowdfunding platform Symbid announced earlier this year their intent on offering loans, as part of a portfolio of financing options.  Now they have set a date. Symbid will start offering loans, crowdfunded on their platform, this month and they are promoting the service to both… Read More

Why I designed the Dutch Crowdfunding Awards and Why it’s a Success Already

Crowdfunding is coming of age. Crowdfunding is at turn point from being “alternative” towards being “normal”. This is a good development as it should unlock more funding as more people, who might still consider crowdfunding a bit exotic, will join. In addition, normalisation indicates that… 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 Announces The Funding Network Received $40M in Investments First Month

Symbid, an online funding platform for start-ups and small businesses, today announced its transaction volume since launching The Funding Network on March 4th. Over 50 companies were funded via The Funding Network™ for a total of $40.1 million in 22 days, creating the potential for future Symbid… Read More

Symbid Unveils Full Year 2014 Results

On Thursday, Symbid, one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms worldwide, announced its full year 2014 results. Korstiaan Zandvliet, co-founder and CEO of Symbid Corp, stated: “We are pleased to report continued exponential revenue growth ahead of average industry figures. Our results are a reflection of our… Read More

Symbid Announces New Partnership with EBU; Captures $1M in StartUp Loans From Regional Development Fund

Symbid, one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms worldwide and now The Funding Network, announced a strategic partnership with Economic Board Utrecht (EBU), a Dutch regional economic development group, to support small businesses with over $1 million of funding. The partnership will provide local, sustainable initiatives… Read More

Symbid & Gruppo Banca Sella Partner on Italian Investment Platform

Netherlands based Symbid has formed a partnership with Italian bank Gruppo Banca Sella to create an italian investment platform called Symbid Italia. Marco Bicocchi Pichi, Italian Business Angel of the Year 2014, has been appointed  to lead the new firm as Managing Director.  Symbid explains the… Read More

Symbid Announces the Funding Network Combining Traditional & New Forms of Finance

Symbid [OTCQB:SBID] has launched “The Funding Network” designed to combine both traditional and alternative forms of finance for startups and small businesses.  The new platform, and redesigned site, is described as representing the next phase in the evolution of the peer-to-peer model in the financial industry…. Read More

Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms Join Ben & Jerry’s Hunt for Entrepreneurs

Yesterday Crowdfund Insider announced that Symbid has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2015 competition.  Now several UK crowdfunding platforms have revealed a similar partnership in the hunt for the “brightest social entrepreneurs in Europe”. As noted on the Join Our Core page; Seedrs,… Read More

Ben & Jerry’s, Symbid Hook Up to “Milk the Crowd”

  Symbid, one of the very first investment crowdfunding platforms in the world, has partnered with Ben & Jerry’s with the Join Our Core 2015 competition. The international event is designed to discover the “brightest social entrepreneurs” who share Ben & Jerry’s values.  Symbid and… Read More

Symbid Announces New Products & Market Expansion to Shareholders

Symbid Corp. (OTCQB: SBID), a financial technology brand committed to building an online funding network based on investment crowdfunding and cloud-based monitoring technologies, has provided an update on the Company’s continued progress in the execution of its business strategy. Key developments include: Symbid Corp. will begin… Read More

Symbid Closes Private Placement Offering; Raises Capital at 100% Premium to U.S. Stock Price

Financial Technology Brand Closes Funding Round With Show of Investor Confidence in Growth Strategy Symbid Corp. (OTCQB: SBID), one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms worldwide, announced on Thursday (January 5th) the closing of its Private Placement Offering as one of a few companies to raise finance… Read More

One Month into 2015: Die, Survive or Thrive? What Platforms Will Be The Winners of 2015?

One month into 2015 and we’ve seen a lot of predictions being made.  But what is much harder to predict than exponential growth, is a selection of crowdfunding platforms that will be the winners of 2015! What are the platforms that we’ll have to watch… 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

Oscar-Winning Director Mike van Diem to Crowdfund New Film on Symbid

Symbid, one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms worldwide, has launched the campaign for Oscar-winning director Mike van Diem’s long-awaited film, The Surprise in association with A-Film Benelux. A romantic comedy focusing on assisted suicide, it is the first in a series of films to be… Read More

Rewards, Equity, and a Crowd in Between

“Let’s be clear… Reward- and investment-based crowdfunding are VERY different funding models. The underlying economics are simply too different to ignore, and we have to keep that in mind and be clear on what model we talk about when we discuss CROWDFUNDING.” A little while… Read More

Symbid Launches Niche Funding Platform for Agricultural Sector

Investment crowdfunding platform, Symbid, announced on Tuesday (January 6th) the launch of Farmers Funding, an online investment platform for the Dutch agricultural sector. Built in collaboration with two agricultural companies, the platform will connect to the Symbid Funding Network and adds to the diverse range… 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

Symbid & Credion Set to Create The “Largest” Dutch Crowdfunding Platform

Symbid Corp., an investment crowdfunding platform, and Credion, a financial advisory firm in the Dutch SME market, announced on Thursday (December 11th) a contract to digitalize SME financing in the Netherlands through a new, online funding platform. Credion will process the funding for its 1,200 clients… Read More

CrowdfundingHub Founder Ronald Kleverlaan: Dutch Thought Leader on Alternative Finance Benchmarking Research

As reported last week in Crowdfund Insider,  The University of Cambridge has teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. This is the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other… Read More

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