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Global Europe 05-05-2020

Vaccine telethon raises billions as Europe eases virus lockdown

Hopes rose in the fight against the coronavirus on Monday (4 May) as world leaders pledged billions of euros for a vaccine in a special telethon and European countries edged out of lockdown.
Banking union 29-04-2020

Commission explores EU-wide crowdfunding project to finance recovery

The European Commission has held initial talks with various platforms involved in crowdfunding and proposed to lead a joint EU-wide crowdfunding campaign to help some of the most affected groups by the coronavirus pandemic, according to an internal document seen by EURACTIV.

Basic income: the meaning of unpaid work

The German crowdfunding project "Mein Grundeinkommen” (my basic income) has already funded 300 people who have benefitted from a monthly income of €1,000 for a year and 13 Departments in France are eager to introduce such a financial subsidy. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 03-11-2016

UK fintech finds EU barriers emerging after Brexit vote

Fallout from the vote to leave the European Union is already threatening the growth of financial technology firms in Britain, industry officials said on Wednesday (2 November).
Brexit 04-10-2016

Brits turn to crowdfunding to prosecute Brexit ‘liars’

A British man has launched a crowdfunding operation to prosecute the politicians that lied during the Brexit referendum campaign. While his chances of success may be small, he has no shortage of popular support. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.
Trade & Society 09-09-2013

France to support private ‘crowdfunding’

France is drafting a new law that aims to make the practice of pooling resources to fund private ventures easier and more competitive, but the lack of rules governing so-called 'crowdfunding' has prompted the European Commission to announce new legislation for "early next year".
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