Become a Member
EUROCROWD promotes and supports the entirety of the crowdfunding sector in Europe. By joining EUROCROWD, you will be part of an ecosystem that facilitates access to knowledge, peer-to-peer exchange, networking opportunities and close cooperation. We “inspire tomorrow’s finance” by:
– Creating opportunities to meet and exchange with peers
– Sharing knowledge and information about the crowdfunding sector
– Promoting the crowdfunding ecosystem and the opportunities it brings among a wide variety of stakeholders
EUROCROWD offers associate membership to a range of organisations within the European crowdfunding ecosystem:
These are companies or organizations that operate crowdfunding platforms under ECSPR, as well as under national regulations governing donation and reward-based crowdfunding. Crowdfunding Service Providers are preferred partners in developing industry best practices and knowledge sharing. For 2023, we will also welcome crowdfunding platforms that are transitioning towards ECSPR.
These are companies or organizations that provide services to crowdfunding platforms, such as payment service providers, white label software providers, consulting firms, law firms, and accounting firms. Professional service providers are key in supporting the professional development of the sector and are preferred partners in developing professional market intelligence and supporting solutions.
These are public or private organisations or departments that regulate, support, or shape the industry, such as regional governments, regional development agencies, research institutes, universities, corporates but also non-profit organizations working on topics interconnected with crowdfunding on European or national level. Strategic members are preferred partners in our national expansion into EU markets, such as in Italy and Spain.
Direct Membership Benefits
High-level and professional networking at the European Crowdfunding Convention CrowdCon. Running since 2013, the reference event of the European crowdfunding ecosystem. Members benefit from two free tickets per event.
Exclusive learning and peer-to-peer exchange opportunities through online professional workshops
Listing in our public Member Directory to facilitate networking and business development
Visibility through promotion with external stakeholders
Affiliation membership badge for use on the web, in social media or print
Indirect Membership Benefits
Networking events: Workshops, and seminars to meet and share ideas and best practices.
Educational resources: webinars and online courses on topics relevant to the industry, such as new regulations, industry trends, and best practices, as well as the application of crowdfunding into other sectors and markets.
Vocational training: delivery of a detailed training programme on crowdfunding, encompassing aspects of fundraising, complementarity with other financing sources, financial literacy, customer protection and platform management.
Research reports: conduct and publish research on the industry, including market trends and regulatory issues.
Advocacy: represent the interests of the industry to government agencies and other stakeholders, such as by participating in rule-making processes and providing input on proposed legislation.
Discounts: negotiate discounts on products and services that are commonly used by industry members.
Legal and compliance resources: provide access to legal and compliance resources to help members navigate the complex European regulatory environment.
Procurement: provide opportunities for members to engage in bespoke involvement in Government tenders related to crowdfunding.