- Duration3 weeks
- Weekly study10 hours
Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Lending
We discuss the factors that have facilitated the growth observed in such markets, while we examine the platform based business models deployed in the finance context. We consider these new forms of finance relative to traditional channels of funding from the perspective of the platform, funder and beneficiary. We consider the role of information and disclosure in informing funding decisions and managing successful funding campaigns. Regulatory issues and approaches from across the globe are critiqued. We end with a discussion of future trends in crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending.
Who is the course for?
This microcredential is designed for professionals working in the financial sector and postgraduate students transitioning into a fintech role or looking for further career development in a current role.