Membership

You should consider joining the European Crowdfunding Network if you wish to:

POLICY – Give your ideas a stronger voice with ECN:

– Help develop industry self-regulation and governance issues
– Contribute to the voice of fintech, alternative finance and crowdfunding in policy discussion and public opinion building
– Access inside industry knowledge and exchange information with peers and stakeholders
– Reinforce and leverage your professional image

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES – Enjoy the advantages of ECN Members’ exclusive position:

– Benefit from increased networking by actively participating to our international events (i.e. ECN Convention, ECN CrowdCamp, CrowdTuesday) and through peer-to-peer interaction
– Become co-organiser and promoter of CrowdTuesdays in your area
– Gain Access to speaking and training opportunities in ECN’s own and partners’ events
– Gain visibility as speaker at ECN events and webinars, through our publications or in our policy work

CAPACITY BUILDING – Learn all there is to know about crowdfunding in your area:

– Participate in ECN’s Working Groups or non-Executive Board of Directors
– Receive information on European and national industry trends
– Become a partner in specific initiatives through ECN’s EU-funded projects
– Enjoy the possibility of creating business opportunities with public organisations

Our platform members must comply with our Code of Conduct and are expected to publish the Networks Key Performance Indicators to ECN and on their website. ECN is not validating if Platform Members comply with its professional standards, but will award Gold Status to those Platforms that do and promote these as professional and transparent to relevant stakeholders. The relevant annual fees are needed to ensure the success and longevity of the Network. We also encourage our members to support the organisation with their unique expertise as contributors in policy debates, surveys, reviewing our publications and in order to build our expertise. You can cancel your commitment at any time, but paid contributions will not be reimbursed. You will receive an invoice for the relevant amount.

The European Crowdfunding Network AISBL accepts applications for four forms of associate Membership, the Platform Member, the Strategic Member, the Premium Member and the Supporting Member. Each membership runs for a maximum of one calendar year, ending on 31 December.

Membership Type Who can apply Benefits Fee
Platform Member European Crowdfunding Platforms

(P2P, debt, securities, reward, donations)

 

 

 

 

 

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Platform Members that show compliance with ECN Code of Conduct and transparency according to ECN Key Performance Indicators

§  Listing in ECN Membership online directory

§  ECN Platform Member badge

§  Free access to all ECN events for up to 3 person

§  Speaking opportunities at ECN events, webinars and other activities

§ Join the yearly Assembly of Members

§  Vote on the ECN Board of non-Executive Directors, which helps define the strategy and actions of the association.

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$  Gold Platform Member’s Badge

§  Stand for the ECN Board of non-Executive Directors

§  Act as Spokesperson on specific issues as part of the Board of non-Executive Directors or specific Work Groups.

€1000
Strategic Member Public and private organisations, such as National, Regional and Local Authorities, Municipalities, Managing Authorities, Development Agencies, Development Banks, Research Institutes, Universities, Foundations, Associations §  Listing in ECN Membership online directory

§  ECN Strategic Member badge

§  Free access to all ECN events for up to 3 person

§  Speaking opportunities at ECN events, webinars and other activities

§  Referral to local platforms by ECN

§  Access to capacity building/training on Crowdfunding and how to best use it

§  Discounted provision of access to finance (crowdfunding) training for citizens and local stakeholders

§  Partner search for consortium building phase for EU projects

€1000
Premium Member Any stakeholder, company or individual §  Listing in ECN Membership online directory

§  ECN Premium Member badge

§  Free access to all ECN events for up to 2 person

§ Speaking opportunities at ECN events, webinars and other activities

€750
Supporting Member Any stakeholder, company or individual §  Listing in ECN Membership online directory

§  ECN Supporting Member badge

§  Free access to all ECN events for 1 person

€450