Academic Track

In collaboration with the Alternative Finance Center of the University of Cambridge, the European Alternative Finance Research Network of the University of Utrecht, the University of Agder, the University of Hamburg, and the University of Osnabrück the InnoFinance Summit will host a meeting of Academics and Researchers in the field of Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance:

  • 10.30 am: Collaboration in Alternative Finance Research – Introduction of the COST Network(Prof. Dr. Friedeman Polzin, European Alternative Finance Research Network, University of Utrecht)
  • 10.45am: Trust in Platforms (Prof. Dr. Piet Hausberg, University of Osnabrück)
  • 11.00 am: UK, Nordics, Central Europe – How regions are developing in Alternative Finance
    • Keynote by Tania Ziegler presenting the Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report of the University of Cambridge
    • Keynote by Prof Dr. Rotem Shneor: Crowdfunding in the Nordics
    • Panel Discussion: Representatives of the CrowdFundPort Project
  • 12.00pm: Lunch Break
  • 2.00pm: Alternative Finance and Blockchain Education Workshop