Consultation on Crowdfunding in the EU – Exploring the added value of potential EU action

October 3, 2013

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


The European Commission is launching a consultation to explore the added value of potential EU action. The consultation covers all forms of crowdfunding, ranging from donations and rewards to financial investments. Everyone is invited to share their opinion and fill in the on-line questionnaire, including citizens who might contribute to crowdfunding campaigns and entrepreneurs who might launch such campaigns. National authorities and crowdfunding platforms are also particularly encouraged to reply. Stakeholders are invited to share their views about crowdfunding: its potential benefits, risks, and the design of an optimal policy framework to untap the potential of this new form of financing.