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China Takes Strict Control Over Consumer Credit, Forbidding it to Enter the Real Estate Market It is reported on September 20th that the Guangzhou branches of PBOC and CBRC have jointly issued a statement about consumer credit regulation, forbidding it to enter the real-estate market…. Read More

The Good Egg Returns to Crowdcube to Raise £500,000 For Second Restaurant Site

Less than three years after securing £253,540 from its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, The Good Egg has returned to the funding platform to raise £500,000 as it prepares to open second restaurant site. As previously reported, The Good Egg was inspired by Californian deli… Read More

SEC IAC Publishes Agenda for Next Meeting Including Blockchain Panel

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published the agenda for the upcoming Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting scheduled for October 12th. The meeting may be a bit more interesting as there is a panel scheduled to discuss Blockchain utilization or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)… Read More

Back in the Game: Flashfunders Sees First Reg CF Offer, Triumph Wines, Since Acquisition by Boustead

Ever since control of Flashfunders was migrated to Boustead Securities the platform has been rather quite in the crowdfunding space. An early FINRA approved Reg CF portal, Flashfunders helped Adomani become the first Reg A+ issuer to crowdfund and then successfully trade shares on NASDAQ. Following… Read More

Chicago Cubs Catcher Rene Rivera Launches Hurricane Maria Relief Campaign on GoFundMe

Following Hurricane Maria’s devastation on Puerto Rico, Chicago Cubs catcher and Puerto Rico native, Rene Rivera, and his wife have launched a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the relief efforts. The storm, which hit earlier this week, devastated Puerto Rico, with reports that at least six… Read More

UK Digital-Only Starling Bank Plans to Raise £40 Million In Preparation For Global Expansion

UK-based digital-bank startup Starling Bank has announced it plans to raise £40 million from investors as part of its global expansion. Starling Bank describes itself as a fintech business with a banking license, fully regulated by the FCA and PRA. We were granted a banking license… Read More

Premium Hotel Group in Austria Leverages Alternative Finance with Finnest

Premium hotel group Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences is using an alternative finance platform to raise capital as part of an expansion plan. The Austrian company has listed an investment offer on Finnest.com to allow its guests to become investors. The award-winning hotel group operates 32… Read More

Elevate Report: Too Many Gen-Xers Lack Financial Stability

Elevate (NYSE: ELVT) is out with a report stating that members of Generation-X, the rapidly aging population that followed the Boomers, born between 1965 and 1980, are facing economic challenges that constantly keep them off balance. Yes, Baby Boomers do suck. They Hoovered up all of… Read More

Black Riddles Studios Launches Fig Campaign For New Game “Crazy Justice”

Earlier this week, Black Riddles Studios launch a crowdfunding campaign on Fig seeking $30,000 for its new video game, Crazy Justice. According to the studio, Crazy Justice is a third-person multiplayer shooter in cel-shaded style with steampunk elements. “Play as a hero and save the world from… Read More

Fintech Firm eOriginal Appoints Michael Coluzzi As New CFO

Growing fintech firm eOriginal announced on Thursday it has appointed Michael Coluzzi as its new Chief Financial Officer. The company reported that Coluzzi is the third key additional to its leadership, with Brian Madocks named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Timothy Wall as Chief Revenue… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces Upcoming Intersekt Fintech Festival to Have World-First Gender Equality Commitment

Fintech Australia announced its upcoming Intersekt Fintech Festival is set to be a world-first gender equality target and is part of an ongoing campaign to drive increased levels of email participation in the country’s startup sector. The festival is set to be held in Melbourne from… Read More


Antony Jenkins’ 10x Future Technologies Raises £34 Million During Series A Funding Round Led By Ping An

European fintech firm 10x Future Technologies announced on Thursday it secured £34 million during its latest Series A funding round, which was led by China’s Ping An. Launched in October 2016 by formed Barclay’s CEO Antony Jenkins, 10x Future Technologies provides clients with a new digital platform helps financial service… Read More

Will HM Treasury “Clamp Down” on EIS & Undercut Investment in Early Stage Firms?

Earlier this week, the Sunday Times reported that the UK government was examining plans to “clamp down” on the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). This program is a tax exemption that seeks to incentivize investment in early stage companies – an intrinsically risky endeavor. By providing… Read More

Life Sciences Crowdfunding Platform Capital Cell Opens to UK Investors

Capital Cell, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to life sciences, announced this week it is officially opening its portal to UK investors. The first four investment opportunities now live on the platform. As previously reported, Capital Cell was founded by Daniel Oliver and based in Barcelona, is the first… Read More

Prosper Secures $50 Million Series G Investment

Prosper announced on Thursday it has secured a $50 million Series G investment from an investment fund co-managed by FinEX Asia. The online lender revealed that the investment brings its total equity raised to $410 million to date and it will be used to make strategic investments in… Read More

Knightscope Reports $15 Million in Reg A+ Crowdfunding on SeedInvest, Still Time to Invest

Knightscope, an autonomous security robot developer, has raised over $15 million to date in its Reg A+ crowdfunding offer on SeedInvest. This is according to a release from the company as it seeks to raise up to $20 million over the next couple weeks. So… Read More

StartEngine Launches Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

StartEngine, one of the most active investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has launched its anticipated secondary market for crowdfunded securities. The beta version exchange currently has listed several securities from companies that previously crowdfunded on the platform. As of this moment, offers stand to… Read More

Cypherium Announces a Scalable, Hybrid Blockchain Built for the Future

The development of efficient blockchains has come a long way since 2009 with just about every big financial institution working on incorporating the technology first utilized by the crypto crowd. Scalability continues to be a concern within blockchain world. While many companies are actively working… Read More

Clarity Money Milestone: Personal Finance App Attracts 500,000 Users

On Wednesday, personal finance app Clarity Money announced it has reached 500,000 users in less than seven months after launching on iOS. The app, which launched in January 2017, reportedly analyzed over $60 billion in transaction for customers and saved its users who interact with… Read More