Richard Swart

Richard Swart

Chief Strategy Officer, NextGen Crowdfunding

Richard Swart is the Chief Strategy Officer of NextGen Crowdfunding. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, he also serves as a member of the University of Cambridge’s Alternative Financing Industry Board. Richard is also a founding board member of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) and the Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CIFRA). Additionally, he advises the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and works with several other prominent foundations, think tanks, funds and corporations.

What We Can Expect for Equity Crowdfunding in the Year Ahead
Equity Crowdfunding

What We Can Expect for Equity Crowdfunding in the Year Ahead

The final JOBS Act regulation went live in 2016, and now the market is learning how it works.
3 Essentials to Succeeding at Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

3 Essentials to Succeeding at Equity Crowdfunding

The new regulations grant access to vast new reservoirs of capital, but it's early days yet and the best strategies for tapping them are only now becoming discernible.
Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business
Equity Crowdfunding

Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business

Equity crowdfunding can supply needed capital for equipment, growth capital or for strategic hires.