Symbid Blog

Symbid in The Economist: Filling the bank-shaped hole


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Europe’s banks are shrinking. What will take their place?



Of the things you expect to encounter in a financial firm nowadays, hope is not high on the list. Panoramic views, insincere receptionists, plates of uneaten biscuits, yes. Optimism, no. But this is a time of huge opportunity in finance—as long as you are something other than a bank.

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Posted over 5 years ago

Symbid's first infographic: find out everything about crowdfunding!


 

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Over 10.000 members, the US holds 44% of the total crowdfunding industry, four different crowfunding models exist and more information: find it in our amazing infographic!



 

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Posted almost 6 years ago

TEDxFullerton - Frank Peters - The Art Of Entrepreneurship


 

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"After only fifteen years", as Frank Peters says himself, became an overnight success. From Customer Resource Management to dance photography and TEDX speaker: Frank Peters has seen it all. Last week, he interviewed Korstiaan Zandvliet about the start and development of a crowdfunding platform.


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Posted almost 6 years ago

Free Download: Crowdfunding, Why People do Not Invest Online


 

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Last week's article was such a great success, we've decided to make it entirely available via download and for free. So go ahead and get your copy right now!


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Posted almost 6 years ago

Why People Do Not Invest through Online Crowdfunding? Strengths and Weaknesses of the Online Equity-Based Model

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Currently lots of hyped articles about crowdfunding can be found online. Is everything they describe nonsense? No, definitly not but they do need some backup for their claims and that's what this article provides: an approach on crowdfunding motivations from a scholarly perspective. So what are exactly the reasons for online equity investments or alternatively, ordering the product via perks- crowdfunding (or reward based crowdfunding)?



By Gianluca Valentini, Financial Engineer, Owner and Blogger of Equidam

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Posted almost 6 years ago