Tagged: investment

China Rapid Finance Announces Partnership with Tencent Licaitong For Investment Products

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Marketplace lending platform, China Rapid Finance, announced on Sunday it has teamed up with Tencent’s wealth management platform, Licaitong, to provide new investment products for individual investors. The online lender stated that with it as the screening party for the underlying assets, the first-phase products on… Read More

Crowdcube Announcement: Over £15 Million Invested Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform in December 2016

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Crowdcube announced on Tuesday that more than £15 million was invested through its equity crowdfunding platform during December 2016. The UK-based funding portal shared on Twitter: Over £15 million invested through @Crowdcube in December. Fantastic end to 2016 🙂 — Crowdcube (@Crowdcube) January 3, 2017 Recently, Crowdcube… Read More

Seedrs Alum Tandem to Receive £35 million Investment from House of Fraser

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British department store group House of Fraser recently announced it is planning to invest £35 million in digital-only bank, Tandem. This news comes less than a year after Tandem secured over £2 million through equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs. As previously reported, Tandem seeks to provide… Read More

Lending Club Announces Bonus Incentive for New IRA Investments

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Lending Club (NYSE:LC) recently announced it is now offering a bonus incentive for IRA investments. From now through April 30, 2017, investors that open an IRA investment will receive a bonus of up to 3% of their investment. According to Lending Club, the IRA investment offer is… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender Mintos Debuts Multi-Currency Investment Opportunities

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Peer -to-peer lending marketplace Mintos announced on Thursday it is now offering multi-currency investment opportunities. Investors on the platform may now have the opportunity to invest in loans denominated in Czech koruna and the lender stated that by facilitating investments in multiple currencies, it is… Read More

Santander InnoVentures Invests in Commerce & Supply Chain Finance Platform Tradeshift

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Santander InnoVentures, the fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, recently announced its latest portfolio investment was made in Tradeshift, a business commerce and supply chain finance platform. According to Santander InnoVentures, Tradeshift is used by a range of Fortune 500 companies, which includes  DHL and… Read More

Senjō Group Invests in Singapore’s B2B Service Tjaar

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Senjō Group, a global payments operator and fintech investment firm, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership and invested $1.2 million in Singapore-based B2B service, Tjaara Pte. Ltd.   Tjaara, or “Marketplace” in Arabic, reportedly acts as a global purchaser to numerous unaligned wholesalers and businesses… Read More

PrimaryBid Confirms: Users Contributed to An Oversubscribed Fundraising for Mobile Streams

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PrimaryBid, an online funding platform that enables investors to gain access to placings of AIM-listed companies, announced on Friday users of its platform contributed to an oversubscribed fundraising for Mobile Streams. According to PrimaryBid, Mobile Streams has conditionally raised gross proceeds of £2.2 million through… Read More

CapitalRise Announces Third Deal: Offers Investors A Chance to Invest in Luxury £106M Knightbridge Development

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CapitalRise, a London-based property investment platform, is launching its third deal with the chance for everyday savers to invest in a development of five townhouses and four apartments in Knightsbridge worth £106 million. The website has reportedly raised £1million for each of its first two offerings on… Read More

Connecticut Innovations Invests $1.5M in Fintech Company Dream Payments

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Connecticut Innovations (CI) announced on Thursday it invested $1.5 million in Dream Payments, a fintech company that provides a cloud-based mobile payment platform for merchants and financial institutions. CI stated that the $1.5 million investment will help to further fuel the growth of Dream’s market share… Read More

Finstar Invests in Mobile Marketing Tech Company Rocket10

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Finstar Financial Group, a fintech-focused international private equity group, announced on Wednesday it invested $3 million in Rocket10, a mobile marketing agency. Finstar also secured the right to further increase its equity stake in Rocket10. Finstar revealed it would utilize Rocket10’s mobile marketing technology across the Group’s portfolio… Read More

Fintech Startup investFeed Raises More Than Half of Its $1M Funding Target on Crowdfunder

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investFeed, a fintech startup that provides a transparent social investment network, has successfully secured more than half of its $1 million funding target through Crowdfunder. The company launched the campaign at the end of September and is seeking the funds to expand and add more key features,… Read More

SyndicateRoom Launches New Product “The WatchList” For AIM Investments

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SyndicateRoom announced on Wednesday the launch of its new product, The WatchList, which reportedly gives its online investment platform users the opportunity to invest funds in a curated list of AIM-listed companies at a discount to their share price. The funding portal revealed it created the WatchList… Read More

Brief: AlphaCrowd Secures $800,000 from Chinese Investor Fang Liu

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New Zealand crowdfunding platform AlphaCrowd announced on Friday it has secured $800,000 for a new investor in China. The website revealed it received $380,000 from Beijing-based Fang Liu and is expected to receive the additional $420,000 after Lai is granted a work visa from New… Read More

Alibaba’s Financial Affiliate Ant Financial Invests In & Forms Partnership With Thailand’s Ascend Money (Video)

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Alibaba’s financial affiliate Ant Financial has reportedly invested in and has formed a strategic partnership with Thailand-based fintech company, Ascend Money. This news comes just a few months after the company previously planned to acquire 20% in Ascend Money. According to CNBC, the companies revealed that… Read More

StartEngine Alum Elio Motors Engages Oppenheimer & Northland Capital for Investment Banking Services

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On Wednesday, Elio Motors, Inc. (OTCQX: ELIO) announced it has engaged Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Northland Capital Markets for investment banking services, which includes strategic advisory, financing, and capital markets strategies. Sharing details about the new collaboration, Paul Elio, founder and CEO of Elio Motors, stated: “Elio Motors continues… Read More

UK Angels Business Angels Association Announces 2016 Awards Shortlists

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This week, UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) announced the shortlists for its self-titled awards. This event honors the impact of the UK Angel investment communities and features the 14 categories that award achievement in early stage growth and investment. The Gala Awards Dinner will take… Read More

Madison’s 12|12 Looks to Raise $100,000 on SeedUps Canada For Inglewood Neighborhood Restaurant Location

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Madison’s 12|12, a soon to debut restaurant that will be located in the Inglewood neighborhood of Calgary, Alberta, has recently launched an investment round on SeedUps Canada. This establishment has been considered the “first restaurant” to be funded by the Canadian funding portal.  The restaurant, which… Read More

Former Epic Games Developer & Boss Key Productions Founder Cliff Bleszinksi Invests in Fig

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On Tuesday, CEO of Fig, Justin Bailey, announced that former Epic games developer and Boss Key Productions founder, Cliff Bleszinksi, has invested in the crowdfunding platform. Bailey shared in a recent blog post: “Esteemed developer, industry supporter and all around great guy, Cliff Bleszinski has invested in… Read More

Five Online Investment Platforms to Join Millennium Trust Company’s Network

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On Tuesday, Millennium Trust Company announced it was expanding alternative investment access for advisors and individuals by adding five online investment platforms to its network, Millennium Alternative Investment Network (MAIN). Along with Lending Club, which joined late last month, these portals are EquityZen, iCapital Network, Prodigy Network, R.J. Oasis.  Millennium… Read More