Crowdfunding: which framework(s) should be set up at the European level in order to embrace its potential while minimising the risks?

Diagram showing how individuals are financing a person and get positive output in return

“It is too early to know whether crowdfunding is going to revolutionise finance, and even if it is going to continue to exist in its current form. Only one thing is for sure: if this encouraging phenomenon keeps its promises, Europe cannot afford to miss out”. Speech by Commissionner Barnier at the workshop on crowdfunding.