Lawfirm Calls Bancor ICO Interesting, Cautions Investors Participating in ICOs

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Earlier this month, Bancor Foundation raised more than $153 million in a “crowdsale” in what may be considered the largest crowdfunding campaign in history. This “Token Generation Event” or TGE saw 10,855 buyers step in for a total of 79,323,978 Bancor network tokens (BNTs) created with… Read More

Upcoming Sixth Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention Set to Educate Entrepreneurs on Raising Capital

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), an annual event where people gather to network and learn about #crowdfunding, announced that its sixth annual event, which is being sponsored by Microsoft, will be held October 23-24, 2017  at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event’s description… Read More

Visa Hiring Ethereum Engineer to Continue Work on its Blockchain Technology

Last week, Visa posted a new job opening for an Ethereum engineer to continue work on the company’s growing blockchain technology products. The company had previously launched an international B2B payment solution that utilized blockchain technology last year. Ethereum Developer Wanted The job posting describes Visa’s… Read More

Trulioo Expands: Extends AML/KYC Identity Verification Global Footprint into Thailand

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, announced on Tuesday it has extended its AML/KYC identity verification global footprint into Thailand. This news comes just a few months after the company expanded its solution into Korea. According to Trulioo, the extended coverage will also help… Read More

Plans For the Future: Digital Currency Dash Unveils Evolution Roadmap & Three-Year Plan

  Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Tuesday its roadmap for Evolution, as well as ambitious plans for 2017 through to 2020 and beyond. According to Dash, the eight-page roadmap is now publicly available on its website and details a phased launch of its landmark product, a decentralized… Read More

Crowdcube Announces New Partnership With Level39

Just one day after announcing its partnerships with Global Invest Her and Central Research Laboratory, Crowdcube revealed its new collaboration with Level39. The partnership will provide a platform for startups and entrepreneurs within Level39 to access knowledge, coaching, and venture opportunities. “As a leader in… Read More

Electric Scooter & Bicycle Brand Mute International Surpasses £800,000 Funding Target Following Crowdcube Extension

Electric scooter and bicycle brand, Mute International, has successfully secured its initial £800,000 funding target on Crowdcube after announcing the equity crowdfunding campaign’s extension. Founded in 2016, the company already operates in China, Indonesia, and Australia. It wants to make electric scooters and bicycles immediately available… Read More

Bluesmart Returns to Indiegogo: Seeks Funding For Second Generation Suitcases

Less than three years after successfully securing $2 million through its first crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, New York-based startup Bluesmart has returned to the funding portal to raise funds for its Series 2: Smart Luggage System. The line includes a carry-on luggage, a checked bag,… Read More

AlphaStreet Becomes the First Start-Up Accepted Into FinMason’s FinTech Accelerator Program

Boston-based fintech and investment analytics firm, FinMason, announced on Tuesday it has signed AlphaStreet as its first startup to its newly launched FinSpring Program. According to FinMason, AlphaStreet will be the first to leverage the program’s free access to FinRiver, a set of flexible and… Read More

Tidal Power! Atlantis Ocean Energy Links with Abundance for New Campaign

P2P investment platform Abundance launched a unique opportunity for “ordinary people” to invest as little as £5 directly in Atlantis Ocean Energy tidal power and earn 8% p.a. for 5 years, as this innovative renewable energy technology comes of age. The investment is eligible for inclusion in… Read More

LENDonate Enables Nonprofits to Source Loans & Donations Simultaneously

LENDonate, an Oakland-based fintech company, launched a hybrid online lending platform for 501(c)(3) nonprofits. The hybrid platform enables nonprofits to source loans and donations simultaneously. LENDonate aims to unite nonprofits with lenders, including financial institutions, philanthropic organizations, and accredited investors for quick funding of high-quality, low… Read More


dLocal Debuts Marketplace Payments for Emerging Markets & Enable Growth of Global Ecommerce

dLocal, an award-winning fintech company that specializes in cross-border payments for emerging markets, announced on Tuesday it launched Marketplace Payments, a new payments product designed specifically for marketplaces whose buyers or sellers are based in emerging markets. With dLocal’s Marketplace Payments, companies can easily enable… Read More

Capital Cell Shortlisted for UK Business Angels Association Investment Award

Capital Cell, reportedly Europe’s first equity crowdfunding platform specializing in life science, has been shortlisted for the Best International Growth Business award at the UK Business Angels Association Investment Awards 2017. Capital Cell has been trading in Spain for just over 2 years, successfully closing 14 life… Read More

DCM Ventures Leads $10 Million Investment in Chinese Crowdfunding Platform Duocaitou

DCM Ventures, a global VC firm with offices in Silicon Valley, China and Japan, has taken a stake in Chinese crowdfunding platform Duocaitou, according to a report in ChinaMoneyNetwork. DCM led the $10 million Series A round in the platform that focuses on real estate… Read More

FinTech Australia Says Australia is Ahead of Other Advanced Markets Like US & Singapore in Fintech Adoption

Pointing to the recently published EY Fintech Adoption Index, Australia is doing a bit of chest pounding as their prominence in the Fintech sector rises. In a public release, FinTech Australia says Australia is now a world leader in Fintech adoption jumping ahead of other… Read More

OurCrowd Creates Unique Collaboration with LetsVenture, India’s Largest Marketplace for Startup Funding

OurCrowd, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with LetsVenture, India’s largest marketplace for startup funding. The agreement means that OurCrowd will offer deals to Indian investor syndicates managed by LetsVenture. Simultaneously, OurCrowd will showcase Indian startups on its crowdfunding platform… Read More

TransferMoney to Work with Accuity to Streamline Payments

TransferMoney Latvia, a fast growing European cloud payment institution, has signed up with Accuity to streamline its account and payments screening processes. TransferMoney says the move is to help better identify financial crime risk and flag potentially high-risk customers – always a concern in the… Read More

dLocal Adds WeChat Pay, AliPay & Union Pay To Portfolio of Emerging Market Payments

dLocal, a fintech company specializing in cross-border payments for emerging markets, announced on Monday it has integrated WeChat Pay, AliPay, and UnionPay to its payment platform. According to dLocal, the three providers have collectively captured over 70 percent of the Chinese market, which notably translated into 2.9… Read More

Crowdcube Teams Up With Hardware Tech Hub Central Research Laboratory

On Monday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced it has formed a new partnership with hardware tech hub, Central Research Lab (CRL). Crowdcube revealed that through the partnership its Equity Coaches will “plug into” CRL’s learning program, with hands-on workshops, venture labs, pitch events, and founder talks…. Read More