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  • David Drake

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Alternative Finance Update: Key Crowdfunding Trends. David Drake, October 16, 2015, Opinion. "Alternative Finance is on the rise, and it is set to conquer a 3.3 trillion market opportunity. It includes crowdfunding, peer to peer lending, equity crowdfunding, financial technologies, or fintech, invoice trading and more.  The rapid evolution of regulations, associated technologies and support structures that were ruled out in the past for alternative finance are now currently possible. Thus, Crowdfunding is increasingly gaining traction in the space. The scope for investment and access to private equity is growing by leaps and bounds..." Link