Crowdfunding, Blockchain and Alternative Finance

The InnoFinance Summit 2019 brings together Companies, Crowdfunding experts, Business development institutions and the Politics.

The InnoFinance Summit 2019 in cooperation with D/FIN.frankfurt aims to strengthen the supra-regional networking of start-ups, companies, banks and politicians and bring them together at one table in order to deal intensively with the political, legal and economic aspects of alternative financing options.


The program consists of discussions and workshops on crowdfunding, blockchain and alternative finance. Experts from Germany and Europe support your company in financing.


The InnoFinance Summit 2019 will be held under the patronage of Valentina Kerst, State Secretary at Thüringer Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Digitale Gesellschaft.

The organizers are the Institute for Communication in Social Media (ikosom), the project Crowd-Fund-Port(sponsored by Interreg Central Europe), the Bundesverband Crowdfunding eV. and the Thüringer Mikrofinanzagentur (funded by the European Social Fund, located in Thüringer Existenzgründerzentrum).

The local partners are the Thüringer Agentur für die Kreativwirtschaft, the Wirtschaftsjunioren Thüringen and the Thüringer Kompetenzzentrum Wirtschaft 4.0. The conference is also supported by RKW StartInno and the Thüringer Aufbaubank.

D/FIN.frankfurt is also co-organiser and cooperation partner. D/FIN.frankfurt is a full-day practical event focusing on developments in the field of digital financing. The series of events is offered by CrowdDesk in cooperation with the law firm GSK Stockmann .

Academic Partners are the Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge, the European Alternative Finance Research Network of the University of Utrecht, the University of Hamburg (Chair Digitale Markets) and the Center for Entrepreneurship of the University of Agder.