The Growth of Alternative Finance

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C5 Communications are proud to announce the launch of the inaugural Social Lending Awards 2015, an occasion which will bring together the social lending community from across the globe to recognize and celebrate the very best initiatives and excellence in performance demonstrated by teams and individuals in the social lending space.

With the significant growth of alternative finance, crowdfunding and peer-to- peer lending have rapidly established themselves as the driving force behind raising capital to meet the financial needs of individuals, businesses and investors.

In fact, recent industry stats, pointed out at Kickercon, further confirm the growth of the space:

  • Investment crowdfunding will grow to $93 billion by 2025


  • Potential could be as much as $300 billion, if you roll in the institutions

Furthermore, if Title III rules are released soon, as promised by the Securities and Exchange Commission and as encouraged by a new movement called #VoteOnCrowdfunding, even more jobs and capital will be available to startups and entrepreneurs.

Entry is now open (until 10/3), and the awards are free to enter. Shortlisted candidates will be announced in October, with the winners revealed at a gala dinner and ceremony on 1/22/2015 in London. For more information, follow @SL_Awards and #SLA!