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Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU
Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU
Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU
Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU
Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU
Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU
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Grow VC Group European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in the EU

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Crowd Valley has been invited to advise the European Commission on a regulatory policy and a framework for stimulating growth in the small- to medium-sized enterprise sector (SMEs). Markus from the …

Crowd Valley has been invited to advise the European Commission on a regulatory policy and a framework for stimulating growth in the small- to medium-sized enterprise sector (SMEs). Markus from the Crowd Valley team will appear before the European Commission on Monday in Brussels to share his views on the need for a uniform market in Europe and how to improve conditions for SME-led innovation, growth and resourcing.

In many important respects, particularly with regard to securities regulation in relation to crowdfunding, Europe remains highly fragmented. Even with our experience, it remains extremely difficult to navigate the various regulatory regimes in Europe; we suspect that, for an SME, doing so might be nearly impossible. Unification of the crowdfunding market across Europe could create one of the world’s largest markets and help leverage the power of the Internet to move capital and create jobs.

See more: http://www.crowdvalley.com/2013/06/03/european-crowdfunding-market-growth-and-obstacles/

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  • 1. European Commission: Growth of Crowdfunding in Europe Markus Lampinen / June 3, 2013 Grow VC Group ++ www.growvcgroup.com ++ @growvcgroup ++ Innovating Investing ++ Copyrights © Grow VC Group 2013
  • 2. Finance and Services Infrastructure Investment Portfolio Copyrights © Grow VC Group 2013 Core Businesses 2013 ++
  • 3. Grow VC Group Strategic partnerships and group investment portfolio management www.growvcgroup.com Grow Advisors Consulting and investment bank type services for crowdfunding ecosystem www.growadvisors.com Mutual Seed Fund Crowdfunding co-investment fund, works with many crowdfunding services www.mutualseedfund.com Crowd Valley Turn key solution to start crowdfunding for any assets, equity or lending www.crowdvalley.com growvc.com Startup ecosystem platform and leading global marketplace to invest money or work in early phase startups www.growvc.com ChangeLab23 Design & build digital product, where customer experience is at the heart www.changelab23.com Copyrights © Grow VC Group 2013 Core Businesses 2013 ++
  • 4. •  It is important to get different funding models to work together o  Transparent models, fair agreements and opportunities. o  ‘Market value’ and market dynamics. o  Continuity for future funding rounds. •  Different models suitable for different endeavors o  Non-securities models. o  Equity financing. o  Debt models. •  Co-operation with traditional investor market, VC, PE and funds –  Early stage increasingly difficult. The crowd can bring information. –  There can be several co-investment models; passive or active. Different Models in the Funding Ecosystem ++ Copyrights © Grow VC Group 2013
  • 5. •  Increasing demand to access the right ventures –  Impact investments, cross border transactions. •  Crowdfunding is inherently cross border –  Transparency and distribution via effective, online models. –  An efficient framework is needed to ensure efficient and suitable models to interact in the EU as a single market. •  The impact on growth and job creation with crowdfunding could be phenomenal, if a unified European framework is created. –  Benchmark in Passporting of Prospectuses? Effective Framework and Ecosystem ++ Copyrights © Grow VC Group 2013
  • 6. Markus Lampinen markus@growvc.com +1 646 801 4054 (US) Grow VC Group ++ www.growvcgroup.com ++ @growvcgroup ++ Slideshare: Grow VC

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