Entries by Yunuo Zhao

Netherlands | First Diplomas of Certified Financing Advisor for SMEs Awarded by State Secretary Mona Keijzer

On June 10th 2021, State Secretary Mona Keijzer awarded the first certificates of Certified Financing Adviser for SMEs. This is an important moment for SME entrepreneurs in general and financing advisors in particular. Kevin van Kempen and Tom Baerends were the first two to receive the sought-after diplomas. By obtaining this diploma, consisting of a […]

ENTRANCE Webinar | Funding Mechanisms For Providers of Sustainable Transport & Mobility Solutions

Do you have innovative solutions in the sector of sustainable transport and mobility? Are you looking for funding sources that allow you to launch your projects? Do you want to know how European Investment Bank (EIB) helps innovators and private investors with funding mechanisms?   The ENTRANCE project aims to offer a legitimate European Matchmaking […]

Financial Innovations in Sports | As a Club, Also Look for New Money Flows

Many Dutch clubs are seeing declining membership numbers. This also reduced the club’s income, with all that entails. Sometimes a crowdfunding campaign can help. More is possible, says Ronald Kleverlaan, specialist in alternative finance and community finance, especially when you look at it from a more business-like perspective. Traditionally, sports clubs had a lot of […]

CrowdInvest Summit 2021 | Engage Leading Experts and Crowdfunding Success Strategies

CrowdInvest Summit 2021 Convened by Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), an organization that represents the interests of worldwide stakeholders in the crowdfunding community, the 2021 CrowdInvest Summit will take place on 17th May 2021, from 11 A.M. to 5 P.M. (UTC -5:00). The Summit aims to engage leading experts in crowdfunding industry, learn about the latest […]

IFAMA Conference 2021 | How Can New Financial Models Help Agri-Business And Food Industry

IFAMA – A global food system network IFAMA is a vibrant global association with members in more than 80 countries. For over 30 years IFAMA has served worldwide networking organization acting as a bridge between the agribusiness industry, researchers, educators, government, consumer groups and non-governmental organizations. At the same time, IFAMA convenes experts from industry, […]

CrowdThermal Presentation | A Vision for Citizens’ Empowerment in Geothermal Projects

CROWDTHERMAL supports the European Green Deal aiming at reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. To reach this goal the involvement of society is needed. Geothermal energy is green, available 24 hours a day. CROWTHERMAL contributes to decrease dependency on fossil fuels in Europe by empowering local communities to directly participate in the development of geothermal projects […]

ENTRANCE | Mobilising Financial Resources to Accelerate the Scale-up of Sustainable Transport Solutions

The ENTRANCE project aims to offer a legitimate European matchmaking platform and complementary off-line services designed to mobilise financial resources to accelerate the market access and scale-up of sustainable and zero emission transport solutions. ENTRANCE:  A unique EU online Matchmaking platform for the mobility sector ENTRANCE has created a unique EU online Matchmaking platform for […]

Report | Make Employee Ownership Work in Startups and SMEs

Employee ownership offers opportunities for a more equal distribution of assets, higher investments and more growth-oriented entrepreneurship. If employees can also become co-owners, this can yield individual, company-level and broad social benefits. Also, employee ownership is an incentive for entrepreneurship and higher morale. The benefits of employee ownership are proven evident in the report Making […]

CrowdThermal Webinar | Targeting Accessibility and Co-ownership for Geothermal Projects

CrowdThermal project aims to empower the European public to directly participate in the development of geothermal projects with the help of alternative financing schemes (crowdfunding). It is funded by EU Horizon 2020. One of European Union’s challenges is to increase the use of renewable energy to 32% by the year of 2030, and become energy […]

Italy | Crowdfunding Report 2020

Introduction Every year, Starteed realizes the Report on Crowdfunding in Italy. The research activity, born as a mapping of the main trends of the sector in Italy, over time has become a point of reference for the analysis of the health of the entire sector. Only Italian platforms in the Donation & Reward, Equity and […]

Employee Ownership | What Opportunities Will It Bring ?

Employee ownership is the process whereby employees are more involved in decision making processes – it is one of the means of employee empowerment. Individual employees show more mental and emotional involvement, their motivation is also improved because employees feel committed and responsible for organisational tasks. Employee ownership can lead to individual, corporate and economic […]