‘Crowdfunding Is a Race to Win:’ How the French are Using Regulation to Boost Their National Crowdfunding Platforms



Editor s Note: The following is a guest post from Karsten Wenzlaff, coordinator of the German Crowdfunding Network and a member of the European Crowdfunding Stakeholder Forum. Wenzlaff provides a report from the recent Convention of the European Crowdfunding Network, examining how Europe s countries differ in their crowdfunding regulation, and focusing on France as an example of appropriate regulation. You can read his previous piece on proposed German crowdfunding regulation here. As always, guest contributors opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Crowdsourcing.org. In December 2014, crowdfunding has reached the center of the financial power. BPI France, the Public Investment Bank of the French state, hosted the Convention of the European Crowdfunding Network in its stately palace on Boulevard Haussmann at the center of France s biggest city. Under palm trees and white marble of the elegant conference center, the European crowdfunding industry gathered…

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