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Crowdfunding enables SolarS3C to bring electricity to 80% of Africa!

Crowdfunding enables SolarS3C to bring electricity to 80% of Africa! | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
SolarS3C has only one goal: to provide the masses in Kenya and Ethiopia with clean tech and affordable electricity. An initiative gratefully welcomed by the people living without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa.
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The discount rate in the valuation of a startup - Symbid

The discount rate in the valuation of a startup - Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

This article provide an argument against excessive reduction in the valuation of startup when negotiating with investors. If you approach a VC or BA, you will probably hear that “I need to be compensated for the risk I'm taking” or “I want a larger return than that”. What does it mean? What’s the link between discount rate and required return and how it is related with the amount of equity you will have to grant them to seal the deal?

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The Soho Loft & Symbid – European Crowdfunding Policies/Strategies on Sep 4, Amsterdam « The Soho Loft

The Soho Loft & Symbid – European Crowdfunding Policies/Strategies on Sep 4, Amsterdam « The Soho Loft | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

The Soho Loft Capital Creation Events, the global event platform dedicated to the advancement of the dynamic and fast-evolving world of private company marketplace and investment-based crowd funding, collaborates with Symbid, the first online investment platform that enables individuals to directly invest in start-ups or existing ventures in exchange for equity, for a Symposium on European Crowd Funding Policies and Strategies on Sept 4, 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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The Startup Financing Cycle - Symbid

The Startup Financing Cycle - Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

This article is an introduction to the startup financing problem. It originated from a question we received from an entrepreneur asking what financial steps a startup faces. We aim to address this question from several perspectives but the basics remain very important and it’s those we will explore in the very first article of FinancialKickOff.

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Symbid and FEET supply secured online refunding for equity-based crowdfunding

Symbid and FEET supply secured online refunding  for equity-based crowdfunding | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Symbid, the equity-based crowdfunding platform from The Netherlands, has finalised a system upgrade using FEET´s banking software, making crowdfunding even more safe, secured and placing it under direct supervision of the European financial...
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Faveoly Project of the Day: Symbid - Perfect earth

Faveoly Project of the Day: Symbid - Perfect earth | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''Our mission is to make available fun and engaging concepts of play to create awareness for environmental and social issues amongst a maximum amount of children, and therewith gradually shift their collective behavior towards a more sustainable lifestyle.''


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Symbid - The Dutch Doing it Again!

Crowdfunding is a new massive CF opportunity globally and just like Spanish and the English led the way followed by the Dutch... the Dutch are jumping into crowdfunding in a BIG way! They are paving the new equity crowdfunding model.
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Sprout, a Dutch Magazine, has Nominated Martijn Arets the “Best Entrepreneur 2011.” | Daily Crowdsource

Sprout, a Dutch Magazine, has Nominated Martijn Arets the “Best Entrepreneur 2011.” | Daily Crowdsource | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
He wrote a book that chronicled his journey through the European brand countryside. Arets decided to have his book translated into English, and using the Symbid crowdfunding platform persuaded 171 national and international investors to acquire €20,000. Symbid is an equity-based crowdfunding platform, meaning Arets’s investors are equity shareholders and will share the profits generated by the book.
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Enviu breaks Dutch crowdfunding record

Enviu breaks Dutch crowdfunding record | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Enviu, a sustainable business developer from the Netherlands raised 100.000 Euro using equity-based crowdfunding platform Symbid. Enviu was able to attract 372 investors from all over the world and breaks the national record.
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WAKAWAKA is the coolest solar LED light

Fits on a bottle, powered by the sun, giving you 16 hrs reading light. A sustainable, social Adventure you wanna be part of!
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Why People Do Not Invest through Online Crowdfunding? Strengths and Weaknesses of the Online Equity-Based Model - Symbid

Why People Do Not Invest through Online Crowdfunding? Strengths and Weaknesses of the Online Equity-Based Model - Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

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)?

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Liquidation value, DCF and Multiples: Understand them - Symbid

Liquidation value, DCF and Multiples: Understand them - Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Throughout the whole website we talk about valuation. But what does that actually mean? How can you value a startup? How can you put a price on a company? This article introduces a framework for the valuation of a company and explains some key concepts that are necessary to understand both real world situations and following up articles.

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The Symbid Crowdfunding Campus is up and running - Symbid

The Symbid Crowdfunding Campus is up and running - Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

As an investor you might be wondering what entrepreneurs do behind the Symbid-screens to present you with an optimised version of the business plan you're investing in. Though the Campus is still under construction, we're happy to give you an update on what's happening right now!

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How to crowdfund your company on Symbid

How to crowdfund your company on Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Can you also crowdfund a business plan and share your profit with your investors? Some entrepreneurs from The Netherlands think so and they started Symbid, a platform for crowdfunding businesses. To find out whether this really works, I interviewed Aernoud Dekker, CEO of SellanApp, one of the first companies funded via Symbid.
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Crowdfunder Symbid Attracts Oil and Gas, Solar Firms to Investment Platform | Resource Investing News

Crowdfunder Symbid Attracts Oil and Gas, Solar Firms to Investment Platform | Resource Investing News | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Symbid, a Dutch crowdfunding firm – the first to offer investors a direct stake in the equity of a start-up or existing company – is slowly gaining the attention of entrepreneurs in the solar energy and oil and gas exploration sectors

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Symbid on a Roll... and Lessons Learned So Far

Symbid on a Roll... and Lessons Learned So Far | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Netherlands-based Crowdfunding site Symbid is continuing to build an early string of successes.
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SELLANAPP JUST GOT FUNDED!

SELLANAPP JUST GOT FUNDED! | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Dear followers, investors, supporters and enthusiasts.
Sunday 15th january at 6:30pm (Amsterdam local time) we reached our crowdfunding target. 18 hours before our deadline. And with that we really practiced what we’ve preached the last couple of months. It was a successful day for crowdfunding in The Netherlands, people noted that SellAnApp now holds the Dutch record for highest crowdfunding amount.
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Symbid - Icarezz, Adds the sense of touch to online communication

Symbid - Icarezz, Adds the sense of touch to online communication | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''A new computer accessory, enabling people to physically touch each other over the internet. Adds the sense of touch to online communication.''

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Crowdfund News: Best-selling author completes first global equity-based Crowdfunding campaign via Symbid

Crowdfund News: Best-selling author completes first global equity-based Crowdfunding campaign via Symbid | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Best-selling author completes first global equity-based Crowdfunding campaign via Symbid

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