SOURCE: Symbid


September 08, 2015 09:15 ET

Symbid Adds New Partner DNOB to The Funding Network™

Hans Biesheuvel's New Initiative to Connect Entrepreneurs to The Funding Network™, Improving Access to Capital

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2015) -  Symbid Corp. (OTCQB: SBID)

Symbid -- the financial technology brand behind The Funding Network™ -- today announced a strategic partnership with DNOB, the new funding platform for entrepreneurs led by Hans Biesheuvel, former chairman of MKB Nederland (Dutch SME Trade Association) and a highly influential voice in Dutch economic affairs. DNOB will connect to The Funding Network™, operated by Symbid, which has to date guided over 400 small businesses to over $330 million in funding from both alternative and traditional sources, including equity and loan crowdfunding, bank loans, venture capital and angel investors.

Launching on September 9, DNOB will connect entrepreneurs to business financing. The cooperation with The Funding Network™ allows DNOB to provide entrepreneurs with access to over 50 professional financiers and 32,000 private investors. This extensive network, supported by proven financial technologies such as monitoring, makes The Funding Network™ the most efficient capital market for start-ups and small businesses.

"We're delighted to add DNOB to The Funding Network™ as a strategic partner. Founder Hans Biesheuvel, shares our vision of where small business financing is heading in the digital age. This partnership helps us to grow our monthly transaction volume -- now above $50 million -- and strengthens our position as the go-to funding platform for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands," said Korstiaan Zandvliet, co-founder and CEO of Symbid Corp. "By connecting DNOB to The Funding Network™ we can ultimately guide more entrepreneurs to the right type of funding, having already funded $330 million since our launch in March this year. Together with DNOB we're simplifying the way small businesses are funded, and helping to maximise the potential of Dutch entrepreneurs."

"The aim of DNOB is to bring entrepreneurs to the right type of funding with personalized service," said Hans Biesheuvel, founder of DNOB. "By cooperating with The Funding Network™ by Symbid we can significantly increase the chances of funding success for our entrepreneurs. DNOB will focus on ensuring that entrepreneurs are better prepared before facing the 50-plus financiers and 32,000 private investors."

This press release is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy securities of Symbid Corp. (the "Company") in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan or in any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

About Symbid Corp.
Founded in April 2011 as one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms worldwide, Symbid is The Funding Network™, where companies get funded and grow. As a leading online funding portal for small- and medium-sized enterprises, Symbid ( gives entrepreneurs direct access to traditional and alternative forms of finance, while offering investors full transparency on the potential risks and returns of their portfolio. Advanced investing, monitoring and data tools ensure companies connecting to The Funding Network™ are financed in the most efficient way possible. Built around cutting-edge technology and expert financial advice, The Funding Network™ by Symbid is the go-to platform for entrepreneurs in search of funding and investors in search of exciting opportunities. As of May 2015, The Funding Network™ has a monthly transaction volume of over $50 million with the potential for generating future revenue streams. With 50 funding partners already connected -- including banks, venture capital, angel investors and 30,000 private (crowdfunding) investors -- the total transaction volume of The Funding Network™ in 2015 is estimated at $800 million. Symbid Corp. is a U.S. publicly listed company (OTCQB: SBID). For investor relations, please visit

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