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Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference


5 November 2015, London

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Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference


5 November 2015, London

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding: from “hype’’ to “here to stay”

Join the first and the only Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference in the world (2nd edition). 



Why attend?

  • Network with 150+ attendees: investors, financiers, project developers, crowdfunding platforms and solar stakeholders
  • Meet C-level execs and decision makers from 20 countries in the world
  • Learn from international speakers and industry experts, such as Julia Groves (Trillion Fund), Bruce Davis (Abundance), Kelly Angood (Indiegogo) and many more
  • Hot topics this year: legal framework and due diligence issues, emerging markets, lessons learnt from key industry players

 

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Attendees


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2015 Attendees - Position

 

2015 Attendees - Industry

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Programme


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Programme


Session I: Status and updates

  • From “hype’’ to “here to stay”
  • Year in review (panel discussion)
  • How does Europe see crowdfunding? (panel discussion)

Session II: RE crowdfunding investment framework

  • Legal and regulatory framework
  • The importance of transparency in crowdfunding
  • How disruptive can crowdfunding be? (panel discussion)
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Session III: Exploring the opportunities

  • What happens when project owners move towards democratic financing?
  • Creating benefits for the community
  • The potential of crowdfunding for emerging markets (panel discussion)

Session IV: What’s next for Crowdfunding?

  • Presenting the future of RE crowdfunding (platform pitches)
  • What can renewable energy crowdfunding learn from Indiegogo?
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Speakers


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Speakers


BRUCE DAVIS
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// ABUNDANCE
JULIA GROVES
FOUNDING CHAIR /// UK CROWDFUNDING ASSOCIATION
KELLY ANGOOD
UK MANAGER TECH, DESIGN & HARDWARE /// INDIEGOGO
LARS KROIJER
FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR /// ALLIEDCROWDS.COM
MATTHIAS KLAES
PROFESSOR OF COMMERCE /// UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
MARK AUGUSTENBORG ØDUM
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// BETTER ENERGY INVEST
THOMAS MAIDONIS
PROJECT MANAGER /// WIP RENEWABLE ENERGIES
MARTIN BAART
CO-FOUNDER /// ECOLIGO
MARK HENDERSON
DIRECTOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEBT /// TEMPORIS CAPITAL
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Overview 2014 Edition


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Overview 2014 Edition


The Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference 2014 was the

FIRST & Largest
Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference
Worldwide!

  • 150+ attendees
  • > 45% Executive (CEO/Founder/C-level/Partner)
  • 20+ Crowdfunding platforms
  • 15+ Investors & financiers
  • 25+ Project developers
  • 20+ Countries represented

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Key Numbers

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Sponsors & Partners


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Sponsors & Partners


NETWORKING SPONSOR /// RAMPARTS

Ramparts is a European law firm based in Gibraltar and in the UK. 
Our team is qualified to provide legal advice on English, Gibraltar and European law - we support clients in the e-commerce and financial services sectors on a wide range of multi-national legal and corporate issues. 
We bring an international perspective and a multi-disciplinary approach to the services we provide - having particular expertise in the applicable laws and appropriate structures for cross-border activities. Our practice is to ensure that the solutions we provide are as innovative as necessary to meet the objectives whilst being as simple as the commercial objectives permit. 

Ramparts Website

NETWORKING SPONSOR /// EVERSHEDS

Eversheds operates at the leading edge of business. Recognised by Acritas as a Global Elite Law Firm, the firm regularly advises on billion dollar deals and high profile cases on behalf of the world’s most powerful corporations and financial institutions. The firm is unique in its multi-jurisdictional project management approach and commitment to seamless service delivery across its 50+ offices. Evershed’s lawyers provide top quality legal advice whether they are operating locally or across borders from our bases in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Eversheds Website

 

BRANDING SPONSOR /// BENOOLEND

Benoolend is a firm based in France offering alternative finance solutions. They are dedicated to access to energy projects in developing countries with a focus in rural electrification. To be close to funders and project owners, Benoolend combines a crowdfunding platform to a cloud banking technology. Benoolend goal through is crowdfunding platform is to bring together firms, institutions and individuals to co-invest in off-grid renewable energy projects with a measurable socioeconomic impact while providing an acceptable financial return.Through their cloud banking solution their aim is to facilitate processes with underbanked project owners and provide qualitative data to funders.

Benoolend Website



Community Partner

CMNTY Corporation develops software and best practices for community research and community engagement. Our customers are mostly market research agencies, branding agencies and customer engagement firms. These companies choose to focus on their own strengths and leave the development of high-end community tools to an experienced technology partner.  With over 8 years of experience in building community platforms and training corporate teams, CMNTY Corporation is a trusted partner to many firms all over the world.

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Supporting Partners


Media Partners

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Venue


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Grand Connaught Rooms

The 2nd edition of the Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference will take place at
the Grand Connaught Rooms.



With its unrivalled central London location in Covent Gardens, just a five minute walk from Covent Garden and Holborn Underground stations, 15 minutes from Kings Cross, Euston and St Pancras Train Stations and accessible to all London’s international airports, the Grand Connaught Rooms is first choice for business events from executive board meetings to large scale branded events.

 

GRAND CONNAUGHT ROOMS

61 - 65 GREAT QUEEN STREET

LONDON, WC2B 5DA

020 7405 7811



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About Solarplaza


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About Solarplaza


"Empowering professionals in solar business development by building the most valuable solar PV network"

This mission lies at the core of Solarplaza, a private company based in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) that aims to inspire, connect and activate the global solar PV industry. 

Solarplaza was founded in 2004 by Edwin Koot, a senior PV expert working in photovoltaic solar energy since 1994. Over the course of ten years, Solarplaza has built a network of trusted friends and personal contacts all over the world. 

Solarplaza organizes international high-level conferences and exploratory trade missions in both established and emerging markets across the globe. With a track-record spanning five continents, twenty-four countries, thirty-seven cities and a total of over seventy  events Solarplaza is a pioneering industry inspirer. 

The company’s home base, Solarplaza.com, is an independent platform for knowledge, insights and networking, supported by the (free) daily solar industry newsletter, SUN.

 

Established in 2004


70+ events


20+ countries

from Chile to China


50.000 + 

PV professionals in our network



Contact Solarplaza

Project 
Manager

Danai Giannopoulou
Tel: +31 10 280 9198
Mail: danai at solarplaza.com

Project 
Manager

Paul van der Linden
Tel: +31 10 280 9198
Mail: paul at solarplaza.com

Account 
Manager

Hugo Uijlenbroek
Tel: +31 10 280 9198
Mail: hugo at solarplaza.com

Marketing 
Manager

Riccardo Maistrello
Tel: +31 10 280 9198
Mail: riccardo at solarplaza.com


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