the crowdfunding market



The crowdfunding (or participatory financing) refers to all financial transaction tools and methods used by individuals to finance a project. Crowdfunding is a financing method that does not involve traditional bank credit actors as it is disintermediated. The emergence of the Internet and social networks has enabled the development of participatory financing, which is now possible on the Facebook social network in a few clicks

Crowdfunding includes different segments such as gift the reward , the loans to companies and individuals and the private equity . The opportunities and fields of application of crowdfunding are diverse: the sectors of solidarity, local development, ecological transition, culture and entertainment (cinema, music, etc.), real estate but also innovation and entrepreneurship.

In France, participatory financing is very controlled This may slow down the development of the sector in the coming years. The financing being a department in line circumvention is frequent among private individuals. However, companies see it as a way to be surrounded and supported through fundraising events strategic for the development of certain startups. Companies see the advantage of this as the fact that financial transactions are carried out between individuals, unlike traditional bank loans. Platforms that have realized market potential have emerged online to connect lenders and creditors: their business model is based on a commission system more or less important depending on the actors.

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