Untitled-9Symbid works alongside various global business partners in order to fund start-ups and small businesses in the most transparent and efficient way possible.

 

 

Credion is one of the leading Dutch independent consultancy firms for issues of corporate finance relating to entrepreneurs and SMEs. Founded in 2001 by a group of individuals with extensive experience in banking and finance, Credion now operates a wide network throughout the Netherlands including 25 offices and over 50 professional consultants. Essentially, Credion are independent specialists seeking to bring entrepreneurs and lenders together in a financial package which is optimal for both parties. As a “Financial Engineer”, Credion assists entrepreneurs in the financing of their projects whilst periodically informing lenders of the status of their investment. In this way, the company maintains a good relationship between entrepreneur and lender and promotes continued business financing.

With regards to Symbid, Credion ensures that entrepreneurs hoping to receive investment via crowdfunding are vetted before they are eligible for our platform. In this way, the financial underpinnings of all investment proposals on the Symbid platform are independently tested. This process contributes to the security and reliability of our crowdfunding ecosystem and is particularly useful for attracting larger investments between €1,000 and €10,000.


 

Established in early 2012 by Mark Beers and Frans Gunnink, two experienced senior professionals in the Benelux financial communications industry, Sharpe Financial specializes in the field of communications and media relations. By utilizing knowledge, experience and contacts accrued over several decades in the financial industry, Sharpe Financial provide financial companies with advice and support on effective corporate communications and media relations in order to strengthen their position in the market.

Sharpe Financial has been assisting Symbid Corporation with communications, press relations and investor relations since 2013. Their commitment to Symbid is founded on a belief that crowdfunding is changing the world of finance from within and below, and that the Symbid story is one which should be heard worldwide.

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EBAN is the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players. EBAN is the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community, gathering over 126 member organizations from 41 countries. Members include: Federations of Business Angel Networks; Business Angel Networks; Early Stage Venture Capital and Seed Funds; Electronic Funding Platforms and Business Angels; and other market stake holders.

EBAN is a non-profit association representing the interests of early stage investors across Europe. Established with the collaboration of the European Commission in 1999 by a group of pioneer BANs in Europe and EURADA (European Association of Development Agencies), today EBAN represents a growing sector worth 7,5 billion Euros (2013) of investment of which angel investment represents €5,5 billions. As a dedicated member of EBAN, Symbid maintains a strong network of connections within the European angel investor community.