September 19, 2018

Call for tighter legislation of crowdfunding platforms in Sweden

Swedish fundraising association FRII has called for donations-based crowdfunding platforms to be fully included in proposed legislation to regulate crowdfunding, in its response to a consultation on the […]
May 16, 2018

Scale of French generosity revealed in Fondation de France study

A total of €7.5 billion is donated annually in France, a study by Fondation de France has shown. Individuals are responsible for 60% of this total, according to […]
July 20, 2017

Blackbaud to acquire UK crowdfunding platform JustGiving

US-based digital fundraising and cloud software provider Blackbaud is to buy charity crowdfunding platform JustGiving. JustGiving launched in the UK in 2001 and has been used by people in 164 […]
June 7, 2017

Crowdfunding soars in Switzerland

Money raised through crowdfunding rose from 28 million Swiss francs (CHF) or €25.7 million euros to CHF 128 million (€117.5m) in Switzerland last year: a rise […]
June 15, 2016

Growth of crowdfunding in Switzerland

Crowdfunding saw significant growth in Switzerland last year but volumes of funding remain low, according to the annual Crowdfunding Monitoring Report, published by The Institute of Financial Services Zug […]