Oliver Gajda of the European Crowdfunding Network Updates on EC Fintech Plan, European Regulatory Approach for Crowdfunding

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The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) is the leading independent advocate for Fintech innovation, including crowdfunding, in Europe. The ECN has earned a reputation of engaging with a broad group of industry participants, thought leaders and public officials to help guide the evolution of new forms… Read More

Korean Fintech Viva Republica Secures $40 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By GIC & Sequoia China

Viva Republica, Korea’s foremost fintech startup and creator of financial services app Toss, announced on Monday it has secured $40 million during its latest funding round, which was led by GIC and Sequoia China, bringing its total amount of funding raised to $116 million. Founded in 2011, Viva Republica stated that Toss “completely… Read More

Blockchain Program “Chain Accelerator” Launches in Europe

Chain Accelerator, a European accelerator that’s dedicated to supporting blockchain startups, opened its doors at Paris’ Station F. Founded earlier this year, Chain Accelerator describes itself s a global blockchain technology accelerator that focuses on companies that are trying to make the world a more… Read More

iDisclose Forms New Partnership With iDisclose Law to Support Legal Needs Of Users

iDisclose, a Legaltech firm that facilitates Reg D and Reg CF filings for issuers in a highly automated process, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with iDisclose Law to support the legal needs of its users. The company reported that this partnership will pair… Read More

Finastra Announces Acquisition of Malauzai

Finastra announced on Monday it has acquired Malauzai, a Texas-based provider of mobile and Internet banking solutions for community financial institutions. The company reported that this new deal reflects its commitment to the U.S. retail and business banking sectors by further enabling digital transformation for… Read More

Board Members Resign as Ranger Direct Lending Fund Preps for Wind Down

Ranger Direct Lending Fund is preparing to wind down operations due to struggling returns and a dust up with a large shareholder. In an announcement today, Christopher Waldron, Chairman, and Director Matthew Mulford have both confirmed that they will resign immediately, both citing the fact the… Read More

Crypto Fund AG Receives Swiss FINMA Approval

Crypto Finance has received regulatory approval from Swiss regulators. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has reportedly given its seal of approval for the Crypto Fund AG – the first in Switzerland. The creation of the Fund was announced earlier this year. It is a… Read More

Walmart Patents Blockchain System for Accessing Emergency Medical Records. Is Blockchain Required?

Walmart has successfully obtained a patent on a compelling system for storing medical records on blockchain that can be accessed in emergency situations, CCN reports. But is a blockchain really required? The proposed system would allow first responders on the scene of an emergency to… Read More

Dollar Bank Partners With Fintech Firm Fiserv to Launch New Digital Banking Experience

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced on Monday it has teamed up with Dollar Bank to launch the bank’s new digital banking and payment capabilities with a focus on the customer experience. According to Fiserv, Dollar Bank will build on its… Read More

Report: Crypto Hedge Fund Performance Tanks

  A report in the FT is pointing to the fact that cryptocurrency / blockchain hedge fund returns have dropped dramatically in recent month as volatile markets impacted the price of Bitcoin and other alt coins. Bitcoin began the year trading far higher. On January… Read More

Online Lending Platform Fellow Finance Announces Sweden Expansion

Finnish crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platform Fellow Finance announced on Monday it has expanded in Sweden. The company reported it launched a new channel for personal financing for Swedish customers and thus simultaneously created an opportunity for its investors to start investing in Swedish consumer loans…. Read More


StartEngine Hits $5 Million Crowdfunding Goal, Announces $10 Million Initial Coin Offering

StartEngine, a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US, has just closed its self-crowdfunding round hitting its goal of $5 million backed by 3400+ investors. The Reg A+ offer was first filed in September of 2017 as the platform sought to raise growth capital. In… Read More

Revolut App Update: Announces New Accounts, Analytics, & Payment Screens

UK-based fintech Revolut announced last week a new update with its mobile app, which recently relaunched with a new look. The company debuted new Accounts, Analytics, and Payment Screens.  “Our product designers and engineers have been hard at work building a new Accounts screen from the ground up. They’ve… Read More

Tweets by “Blockchain Lawyer” Indicate Reserve Bank of India Decided to Restrict Banking Services to Blockchain Companies with Little Research

In April of this year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) commented on the status of cryptocurrencies. The RBI stated “we have decided to ring fence the RBI regulated entities from the risk of dealing with entities associated with virtual currencies. They are required to… Read More

Accounting Cloud Platform Senta Returns to Seedrs & Secures £390,000 Funding Target

Less than three years after raising £139,828 through its first Seedrs campaign, Senta, a cloud-based application that aids accounting firms, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and already securing its initial £390,000 funding target from more than 100 investors. Founded in 2014, The Senta platform is described as a service that… Read More

Stryking is Giving Away 1000 STRYKZ Tokens for Predicting Correct Scores of World Cup Games

German Fantasy Sports company Stryking Entertainment is rewarding people with STRYKZ tokens for predicting the right scores of a variety of World Cup games.  All fans have to do is to join the STRYKZ telegram group and post their predictions ahead of selected games. The winner will… Read More

KoreConX Adds David Weild to Board of Advisors, Announces New Partnerships in Era of Blockchain Powered Securities

KoreConX has landed a high profile advisor. David Weild, former Vice-Chairman of NASDAQ, CEO of Weild & Company, and JOBS Act proponent, has joined the Fintech firms advisory board. KoreConX is a digital investor relations platform that aids in the capital raising process and shareholder… Read More

Steve Bannon Considering Own Cryptocurrency

  Fresh on the heels of news that Bitcoin-sustained Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been receiving visits from far-right activists comes a story that the “crypto space,” that haven for problem children, has yet another strange bedfellow. Political strategist and alt-right leader Steve… Read More

WiSEED and Neoen Partner on Crowdfunding for Renewable Energy Projects in France

Neoen, an independent green energy producer, and WiSEED, a European crowdfunding platform, have  inked an agreement to partner on funding of renewable energy projects in France. The very first offering is to raise money for a solar energy project located at a former coal mining… Read More