The European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF) is a research centre within Utrecht University. It has a central role in guiding the international research agenda on alternative finance, supporting financial inclusion and access to finance. ECAF is a joint initiative of Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.), CrowdfundingHub and Sustainable Finance Lab.

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Microfoon.
28 November 2018
Researchers, practioners and policymakers met in Utrecht for the second edition of the European Alternative Finance Research Conference. Keynote by Nir Vulkan.
Adam Smith Hall
11 April 2018
Ronald Kleverlaan, founding director of ECAF supports this collaboration, financed by the Dutch ministry of Economic Affairs.
11 April 2018
The grant allows the group to establish a pan-European research consortium around the dynamics of crowdfunding.
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17 September 2019 09:00 - 18:00
On 17 September 2019 the European Alternative Finance Research Conference 2019 will be held at Utrecht University.
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