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Imagine if the going rate for your iPad 2 was $100 trillion. Apart from costing five times the GDP of the United States, such a device would be almost impossible to manufacture in a sustainable manner. In the 1940s, however, the technology needed to power… Read More

FinTech Australia Reveals Initial Speaker Line Up for Inaugural Fintech Fest

  FinTech Australia and Next Money, along with the State Government of Victoria, a gearing up for their inaugural week long Fintech event –  Intersekt. The Fintech festival will be taking place in Melbourne, Australia from October 27 to November 3rd if you happen to… Read More

Former Acquire Real Estate CEO: “When We Decided to Sell the Company, it Became Apparent that RealtyShares Was the Right Choice”

Last month, Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced it acquired technology-first, marketplace platform Acquire Real Estate. The funding portal described Acquire as an innovative rival that has set a bar for product development within the industry. The company focused on developing industry-first products to serve its commercial sponsors and investors, keeping the platform… Read More

Zopa Reports Diminishing Loss as Revenues Rise for 2016

Zopa, the first peer to peer lender to set up shop in the UK, has filed its annual accounts for 2016, and according to their numbers business is looking better. Top line revenue improved by 61% jumping to £33.2 million for 2016. The operating loss… Read More

Former CIA Operations Officer Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Do Away With President Trump’s Twitter Account

Valerie Plame Wilson, a former undercover CIA operations agent, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to purchase Twitter for $1 billion in order to get President Trump off the social media platform. The initiative debuted last week. Plame tweeted: If @Twitter executives won’t shut… Read More

SME Platform Grafter Quickly Overfunds on Crowdcube

Grafter, a platform that connects SMEs with local rated labor, successfully secured its initial £150,000 funding target just days after launching its equity offering on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Launched in June 2017 by co-founders Tom Cape and Richard Knight, Grafter manages the search process through booking… Read More

Biz2Credit Teams Up With Columbus Business School to Host Frontiers of Digital Finance Conference

On Wednesday, Biz2Credit announced it has teamed up with the Columbus Business School to host the Frontiers of Digital Finance in New York on October 2nd-3rd. According to the duo, the conference will drive a discussion among those in the industry as well as policy makers… Read More

Now In Development: Dark Screen Games Closes Successful Fig Campaign For “Bounty Battle”

Indie video game developer Dark Screen Games closed its crowdfunding campaign on Fig after securing nearly $40,000 for the upcoming game, Bounty Battle. As previously reported, The video game features over 20 indie characters and 10 Bounty Battle fighters to choose from. Its description reads: “A violent brilliance crossed the skies…… Read More

Overfunding: Portugal’s Corkbrick Europe Surpasses €150,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Portugal-based startup, Corkbrick Europe, has successfully secured its initial €150,000 funding target through its Seedrs campaign. The company launched the initiative last month, seeking the funds for its “Lego-like” like system where users can build any structure, wall, or furniture without any tools, screws, or glue. As previously… Read More

GoFundMe Reveals: Crowdfunding Community Raises Over $375,000 to Erase School Lunch Debt

On Tuesday, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced its community has raised more than $375,000 to eliminate school lunch debt. According to the funding portal, its users have started these campaigns to pay off the accounts of children whose families couldn’t afford them. It was noted… Read More

The Filecoin ICO Has Raised Over $200 Million. How Much Higher Can it Go?

The FileCoin Initial Coin Offering, listed on Coinlist, now stands at over $200 million invested. FileCoin is already one of the largest ICO’s ever having quickly raised this incredible sum. After a temporary pause and a bumpy start on Coinlist caused by excess demand, Filecoin… Read More


FinTech Australia & EY Launch Census on Fintech Growth

FinTech Australia has announced that the EY FinTech Australia Census 2017 is underway to help create a more vibrant Fintech industry down under. The two groups are asking that all industry participants complete the questionnaire before September 3rd. So you better hurry. This years survey… Read More

Credo ICO is at $8.3 Million, Organizers want to top $10 Million

The Credo Initial Coin Offering (ICO), listed on Bitbounce, is in full swing having currently raised over $8 million.  But Credo organizers want more. In less than 3 5 days, Credo wants to push that number to over $10 million. According to a note distributed by… Read More

PawnHero Announces Partnership With PLDT Fintech Arm FINTQ

PawnHero, Southeast Asia’s first online pawn shop, has reportedly formed a partnership with the fintech arm of PLDT, FINTQ. This news comes just after the platform announced it secured $9.7 million through a financing deal with a Philippine investment bank. According to DealStreetAsia, FINTQ runs… Read More

Hive Project Raises $8.95 Million Through Token Sale to Build Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform

The Hive Project announced on Tuesday it has secured $8.95 million (BTC 2,087) from 2,234 participants through its ICO to build its own blockchain-based invoice finance platform. As previously reported, the company boasts itself as the first cryptocurrency invoice financing platform. It notably provides new financial liquidity… Read More

OFF3R Launches SIPPs Channel

UK based aggregator of alternative investments OFF3R announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) channel, which will feature pension products from some of the leading providers in the market. The company described A SIPP as a tax wrapper that holds your chosen investments… Read More

Merger Ahead: BTCS Signs LOI with Blockchain Global Limited

BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS), a blockchain technology focused company, has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge with Blockchain Global Limited (formally Bitcoin Group), an Australian blockchain company, subject to a number of conditions . “As early movers in a rapidly developing industry, we’ve assembled… Read More

German Fintecher Cringle Returns to Companisto for Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Cringle has returned to Companisto for its second equity crowdfunding round, aiming to raise 600,000€ for 9.09% equity offered.  The campaign has quickly raised over 61,000€ from more than 83 investors in the first day of its campaign for the company now valued at 6M€…. Read More

Update: Knightscope Becomes First Company To Surpass $10 Million on SeedInvest

Silicon Valley-based Knightscope has reportedly secured $10 million through its “mini-IPO” Reg A+ equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest. The initiative was launched earlier this year and is seeking $20 million as part of its Series M efforts. It has now been dubbed the most successful campaign… Read More

UAE Fintech NOW Money Receives $700,000 Investment From Accion Venture Lab & Newid Capital

UAE-based fintech startup NOW Money announced on Tuesday it secured an investment of $700,000 from venture capital investors Accion Venture Lab and Newid Capital. NOW Money claims to be the first fintech in the Gulf region to use mobile banking technology to provide accounts, financial inclusion and a range of… Read More