JOBS Act 4.0: Improving the Regulatory Environment for Entrepreneurial Capital Formation

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Passed with large bipartisan majorities and signed into law by President Obama, the 2012 JOBS Act was a bipartisan achievement of consequence. The JOBS Act substantially improved the laws governing entrepreneurial capital formation and has had a measurable positive impact on entrepreneurial capital formation. But… Read More

 


Netherlands: BNPL Provider in3 Raises $85.5 Million

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in3, a Netherlands-based buy now – pay later (BNPL) provider has raised $85.5 million in equity and debt funding. The Series B funding round was provided by British VC Force over Mass, U.S. institutional asset manager Waterfall Asset Management LLC and Dutch investor Finch Capital…. Read More

Accelerated Payments Update: €750 million to Global SMEs

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Accelerated Payments (AP), an invoice financing Fintech, is reporting that it has hurdled  €750 million worth of financing to SMEs across the UK, Europe and North America. The financing arrives as most companies emerge from post-covid lockdown only to get hammered by rapidly rising inflation…. Read More

Fintech Firm Jifiti Welcomes David Chubak, Ex- Citi Retail Banking CEO, to Board

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Global white-labeled BNPL facilitator, Jifiti recently announced that David Chubak, former CEO of Citi Retail Banking in the US, has joined the firm’s Board of Directors. Chubak is one of the nation’s “most senior” retail bankers, having overseen Citi’s retail division that “operated 78 million… Read More

Largest Campaign on SeedInvest Ever: NowRX Nears End of Securities Offering

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NowRX, the largest securities crowdfunding campaign ever on SeedInvest will close within a few days. As has been previously reported, NowRX is an emerging Medtech firm that may be described as the Uber for prescriptions as it provides same-day delivery for pharmaceuticals prescribed by doctors…. Read More

Matchmaking: Anchorage Now Offers Networking Platform for Crypto Firms, Financial Services

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Revealed last week,  Anchorage, the first digital asset bank with a national bank charter, has announced “Capital Strategy” designed to connect crypto firms and financial institutions. The new services are described as a unique path for networking between establishment finance and emerging digital asset firms…. Read More

Chairman Gary Gensler Tells Congressional Committee Crypto Exchanges Need to Register as Exchanges with SEC

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SEC Chairman Gary Gensler testified in front of the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, part of the House Appropriations Committee, to justify the agency’s budget request. As part of the questioning from various members, Gensler answered several questions which were crypto-related. Chairman Gensler… Read More

Blockchain Intelligence Group Appoints Kenneth A. Goodwin as Director of Regulatory, Institutional Affairs

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BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE:BIGG), owner of Blockchain Intelligence Group, a global cryptocurrency intelligence and compliance company, is pleased to announce “the appointment of Kenneth A. Goodwin, Jr. as the Director of Regulatory and Institutional Affairs.” Goodwin brings extensive experience in global banking and capital… Read More

Elwood Technologies Finalizes $70M Series A co-Led by Goldman Sachs, Dawn Capital

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Elwood Technologies, a platform providing “institutional-grade” access to digital asset markets and liquidity venues, recently announced it has “closed a $70 million Series A funding round.” The round was co-led by Europe‘s largest B2B investor Dawn Capital and global investment bank, Goldman Sachs. There was… Read More

After Big Series B, Talos Goes on Hiring Spree

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Institutional digital asset trading platform Talos is going on a hiring spree after raising a solid $105 million Series B funding round. Last week, Talos announced that it had raised capital at a unicorn valuation of $1.25 billion. Big-name investors participated in the round with… Read More

Blockchain Education Platform Encode Club Secures $5M to Support Growth of Web3 Dev Community

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Encode Club, a Web3 education community with focuses on blockchain education, talent sourcing and venture investing, has completed a $5 million funding round that was led by Lemniscap and Galaxy Digital (TSX: GLXY). The investment round included participation from Dragonfly Ventures, Folius Ventures, not3Lau Capital, Ascensive… Read More


Coinbase Pumps the Brakes on Hiring

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Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the largest digital asset marketplace in the US, has announced it will slow its hiring process due to the “current market downtown.” The news should come as no surprise for Coinbase watchers as the crypto focused firm experienced hyperbolic growth that inevitably had… Read More

GlobalBlock Says Money Moving Back Into Crypto

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After a painful drop where Bitcoin crashed below $30K and many other cryptocurrencies chased it down, GlobalBlock (TSXV:BLOK) sees light at the end of the tunnel – at least for now. Marcus Sotiriou, Analyst for GlobalBlock, operating in the UK has distributed a comment on… Read More

Edinburgh’s Payments Fintech Zumo Appoints Jonathan Sepulchre as Head of Growth

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Zumo, the Edinburgh-based crypto wallet and payments platform, recently appointed Jonathan Sepulchre to serve as Head of Growth, a newly-created function “to drive the next stage of the company’s development.” An experienced “growth leader” with a comprehensive background in digital marketing, Jonathan will work closely… Read More

Dublin based Regtech Fenergo Introduces Financial Crime Risk SaaS Solution

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Fenergo, the provider of digital solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC) and client lifecycle management (CLM), recently announced the launch of FinCrime Risk. This application programming interface (API)-first software as a service (SaaS) solution will “allow financial institutions to centralize and automate risk assessment processes… Read More

Venture Capital Funding to Irish Technology Firms Increased by 52% to Nearly €380M in Q1: Report

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Venture capital funding into Irish tech companies increased by 52% to €379.7 million in the first quarter of 2022, when compared to €249.4 million in same period last year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey published recently in association with William Fry…. Read More

Mercer Appoints Max Messervy as Head of Sustainable Investment, Americas

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Mercer, an international leader in “redefining” the world of work, “reshaping” retirement and investment outcomes, and “unlocking real health” and well-being, and a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), has “named Max Messervy Head of Sustainable Investment (SI), Americas.” Max will work across Mercer’s Investment… Read More

CBDCs: Nahmii to Work with Norges Bank on Central Bank Digital Currency Sandbox Project

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Nahmii AS are pleased to confirm that they have been chosen to work with Norges Bank (the central bank of Norway) on their upcoming experimental CBDC (central bank digital currency) sandbox project. This “prestigious” award confirms Nahmii AS’s position as “a global leader in the… Read More

Mindtree and Finastra to Provide Managed Services Payments Solutions in the Nordics, the UK, Ireland

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Mindtree (NSE: MINDTREE), a global tech services and digital transformation company, and Finastra, a financial technology provider, has announced a partnership to bring Finastra’s Fusion Payments To Go payments technology “to banks in the Nordics, the UK and Ireland, as a managed service.” As part… Read More

Payments Fintech Banking Circle Maintains Steady Growth Trajectory

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Banking Circle, the Payments Bank for the “new economy,” is reporting a “significant” uplift in its performance in 2021 as it continues “to help Payments businesses, Banks and Marketplaces access global cross-border payments, accounts and liquidity management that enables their business customers to transact more… Read More

Investor Platform Equito Introduces Crowdfunding Solution to Unlock Financing for SMEs

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Cryptix, the Fintech Web 3.0 venture builder, recently announced that it has received regulatory approval to launch Equito – which is described as “a fully regulated, all-in-one investor platform designed to unlock new financing channels for European start-ups and SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises).”… Read More

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