The failure to mention crowdfunding as a core component for the European Commission’s € 315 billion Investment plan is an oversight, but it can, and should be remedied, and here’s how. On Tuesday Jean-Claude Junker President of the European Commission announced a € 315 billion Investment PlanRead more →
The European Commission is very supportive of the idea of Open Innovation. Our chapter co written with Dan Marrom in their Open Innovation Handbook introduces the crowdasset frameworkRead more →
One of the great challenges with the pace of development in technology and the innovations that emerge from it allowing us to do things differently, faster and cheaper is that the regulations that have traditionally governed these transactions lag far behind. This is largely because the processes that create these rules, laws and standards have not accelerated or become more inclusive.
The result? Industrial age laws irrelevant, ill suited or obsolete in the digital world.Read more →
It might seem that a longer campaign is a better idea as it gives more opportunity for funding but this is very rarely the case. A sense of urgency and time pressure is generally helpful for all concerned. The principle of “the burning platform” works well inRead more →
In our continuing series of advisory blogs on how to run a good Crowdfunding campaign we address three key activities in any campaign – Monitoring, Responding and Updating Monitor It is important to understand what is going on in your campaign so that you can amplify theRead more →