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  • Global Crowdfunding

    Global P2P Crowdfunding Market to Reach $34.4 Billion in 2015

    Report Forecasts Total Global Crowdfunding to Reach $34.4 Billion in 2015, With North America Remaining the Largest Market and Asia, Outpacing Europe in 2014, in Second Place. In just a matter of a few years, Crowdfunding has evolved from a small creative concept to a big industry that is influencing government policies and encouraging banking […] More

  • Dreamstarter ING Direct Taps Crowdfunding Social Change Projects CSR

    Dreamstarter: ING Direct Taps Crowdfunding for Social Change Projects [CSR]

    Social media banking. ING Direct Australia partnered with StartSomeGood to launch Dreamstarter, a P2P crowdfunding platform, to support social change projects (CSR). Dreamstarter, a new crowdfunding initiative, offers social entrepreneurs an online platform to raise funds towards diverse social change projects. Successful projects that capture the imagination and support of the community will receive additional funding from ING Direct, […] More

  • Volksbank Buhl German CooperativeBanks Regional Crowdfunding Platforms Banking Innovation

    1K German Cooperative Banks Can Now Launch Own Regional Crowdfunding Platforms

    Banking innovation. Volksbank Bühl, one of the 1,100 cooperative Raiffeisen banks,  became the first German bank to offer their customers a regional crowdfunding platform. Today, Monday 29th April 2013, Volksbank Bühl (@Volksbank_Buehl) became the first of the People’s cooperative banks to have access to its own crowdfunding platform to support online regional projects. This innovative platform, available at […] More

  • Credit Agricole Pelikam About Crowdfunding Gamification

    Le Crédit Agricole Innove Encore Avec Pelikam.com [Epargne Communautaire]

    Dans le cadre de son deuxième article sur Visible Banking, Jean PHILIPPE – Directeur Général du Crédit Agricole Pyrénées Gascogne – nous parle de la dernière ‘innovation sociale’ lancée officiellement par sa banque le 15 octobre 2012, ‘Pelikam.com’. Le 4 février 2012, nous avons célébré nos 5 ans à cette date, j’ai annoncé le lancement du programme […] More

  • PSBank Crowdsourcing Credit Cards Design

    PSBank Taps Crowdsourcing For Credit Card Design Contest With Financial Reward

    In his fifth guest article on Visible Banking, Daniel Gusev – (newly former) Head of Innovation at PSBank – talks us through the Russian bank’s launch of the self-proclaimed ‘word’s first crowdsourcing card store’. On 4th February 2012, we turned 5 on that date, I announced the launch of the ‘Visible Banking Stars‘ programme as well […] More