European Crowdfunding Network Reports Two Estonian Crowdfunding Platforms to Enforcement Authorities as Questions Arise Regarding Withdrawal of Funds

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The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has reported two Estonian debt-based crowdfunding platforms to the relevant regulatory authorities in light of numerous complaints received by platform users. According to ECN,  Kuetzal and Envestio, both lending platforms, may be in trouble: “ECN has received a large number… Read More

WorldRemit Announces New Global Remittance Partnership With Alipay

WorldRemit, a UK based Fintech in the digital money transfer sector, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new global remittance partnership with Alipay. According to WorldRemit, the collaboration will enable consumers to use the WorldRemit app or website for cross-border remittances to the Alipay… Read More

Scott Purcell Slams the SECs Proposed Update to the Accredited Investor Rule: “it still remains policy that only rich people are permitted to get rich”

Outspoken entrepreneur and CEO of Prime Trust Scott Purcell has shared his thoughts on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposal to modernize the current definition of an accredited investor. At the moment, an accredited investor in the US is measured by a wealth metric…. Read More

AngelList Distributes 2019 Update: Almost $1.8 billion in Assets Under Management

AngelList, a platform that started as a VC hybrid platform for accredited investors but has since morphed into a broader startup community, has distributed an update on platform performance during 2019. According to AngelList, the platform currently has almost $1.8 billion in assets under management… Read More

Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs) Partners UNICEF by Providing $1 Million to its Innovation Fund to Support Social Impact Blockchain Projects

Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs) is teaming up with the United Nations’ Children Fund (UNICEF) Innovation Fund by providing $1 million to support various ongoing projects. According to a press release, ETC Labs said it will be allocating $750,000 to global startup graduates of UNICEF’s… Read More

New York-based Fintech AllocateRite’s Portfolio Management Strategies Now Available via iOS and Android Mobile App

New York-based AllocateRite, a Fintech and data science firm that offers exchange-traded-funds (ETF)-based dynamic asset allocation options and risk analytics services, recently confirmed that its portfolio management and asset allocation strategies will be available via iOS and Android mobile devices. AllocateRite’s mobile app will be… Read More

Security Token Issuance Platform Tokeny Forms Partnership with PwC

Digital asset primary issuance platform Tokeny has announced a new partnership with PwC. Tokeny is a Luxembourg based Fintech that enables companies, banks, funds, real estate assets and more to tokenize these securities using blockchain technology. Tokeny enables institutional grade, issuance, transfer and servicing management… Read More

N26 Milestone: Digital Bank Celebrates Five Million Customers in Five Years

Digital-only bank platform N26 announced on Wednesday it now has more than five million customers who are banking on its platform around the globe. The company stated: “As we enter a new decade, we’re delighted to share some more fantastic news. N26 has reached another… Read More

Bakkt’s New Consumer App will Look Like Traditional Fintech Apps, Will Support All Digital Assets, Not Just Crypto

Adam White, president at Bakkt, recently shared some details regarding a major development currently underway at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)-owned digital assets trading desk while attending a conference at Davos. White noted during a panel discussion held at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos,… Read More

UK: Revolut to Offer Savings Accounts with 1.35% Interest Rate

Digital challenger bank Revolut has announced a new savings accounts for users in the UK market. The bank says the savings accounts will be available to Revolut Metal customers and earn a 1.35% interest rate on deposits – one of the higher rates of returns… Read More

Australian Digital Brokerage Platform Stake Launches UK Beta

Australia-based digital brokerage platform Stake announced this week it has officially launched its UK beta operations.  Founded in 2017, Stake claims it democratizes global share markets to bring the “world’s largest and most dynamic” market to the rest of the world. “We believe brokerage is… Read More


UK Online Mortgage Broker Trussle Raises £7.5 Million Through Latest Round of Funding

UK-based online mortgage broker, Trussle, announced on Wednesday it has raised a further £7.5m in funding as it continues its technology expansion. Trussle revealed that the investment includes funding from a new investor, the Dutch-based Rabo Frontier Ventures (RFV), alongside existing investors, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking… Read More

Taiwanese Congressman Jason Hsu Lauds Swiss “OpenVASP” Initiative in Speech Delivered in Davos

Taiwanese Congressman and crypto advocate Jason Hsu delivered a speech on AML requirements at the EmTech Investment Meeting 2020 held at Davos this week.  Hsu is also the co-founder and APAC Spokesperson for the Global Blockchain Policy Council of Legislators. Hsu has been vocal on… Read More

CrowdStreet Reports Doubling Distributions in 2019 Topping $58 million

CrowdStreet, a real estate crowdfunding platform catering to accredited investors, has circulated an email stating that distributions doubled in 2019 alongside the size of its community. Launched in 2014, Crowdstreet claims more than $972 million has been raised and, since platform launch $99+ million in… Read More

Digital Asset Wallet Developer BRD to Branch Out into Enterprise Blockchain Market with new Project, “Blockset”

BRD, a digital currency wallet developer that has received investments from US-based Fintech Ripple and Japanese financial services company SBI Holdings, has branched out into the enterprise blockchain industry. BRD’s latest initiative, called “Blockset,” aims to provide services to traditional banks, financial services providers and… Read More

GreyP Completes Equity Token Offering on Neufund. Securities are Distributed as Investors Will Also Benefit from Neu Token Distributions & Payouts

GreyP Bikes (an e-bike company), one of the first “equity token offerings” or ETO to complete a primary issuance on the Neufund platform distributed the digital securities to investors last week. The security offering began last October with a pre-sale followed by a public sale… Read More

Finance Professional Bhavik Vasa Launches New Fintech Project GetVantage for India’s E-commerce Sector

Bhavik Vasa, an experienced Fintech entrepreneur and former CBO of the first online wallet ItzCash in India, has introduced a new financial technology project, called GetVantage, which is a revenue-based financing (RBF) platform for the e-commerce industry. GetVantage has acquired capital from several early-stage investment… Read More

Royal Bank of Scotland Debuts £7 Million Fund to Support Scottish Organizations & Communities

The Royal Bank of Scotland recently announced it has launched a new £7 million program to help support communities and organizations across Scotland. The banking group reported that the Royal Bank 300 Fund has been set up to mark the bank’s 300th anniversary in 2027… Read More

UK Working Capital Fintech Demica Raises $30 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Simcah Management

Demica, a UK-based company that provides working capital solutions to a wide range of major corporations and financial institutions, announced on Wednesday it secured $30 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Simcah Management LLC. Founded in 1992, Demica revealed it… Read More

DNA Extraction Kit Genobank.io Is Now Seeking Funding on Republic

Incognito and encrypted DNA extraction kit brand, Genobank.io, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Republic. The company successfully raised its minimum $100,000 funding target. Founded in 2014, Genobank.io’s kits notably enable users to establish ownership & control of their genomic data using a decentralized blockchain-based… Read More

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