Investment Platforms and Marketplaces

Online investment marketplaces including peer to peer lending, investment crowdfunding, security token platforms and more.

CrowdProperty Announces Lending Product For New Construction Methods

Peer to peer property lender CrowdProperty has unveiled a new lending product specially for new construction methods.  According to P2PFinanceNews, the lending platform is offering a new product, Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Finance, which will cover building with alternative materials including modular, structural insulated… Read More

Lendio Contributes More Than 10,000 Kiva Loans to Fuel Women-Owned Businesses Worldwide

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has provided more than 10,000 Kiva micro-loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world through Lendio Gives. Lendio reported that its Lendio Gives is an employee donation and employer matching program focused on facilitating global entrepreneurship. To… Read More

Stifel Takes Minority Stake in Global Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd, Plans Strategic Partnership

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) has taken a minority stake in global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Details on the investment were not provided. The Israel based investment marketplace is the largest of its kind in the world having received over $1.28 billion of investment commitments while… Read More

Thameside Investment Group Purchases 20% of Institutional P2P Debt Trading Platform ASMX at £5 Million Valuation

Thameside Investment Group has purchased 20% of peer to peer debt trading platform ASMX, according to a note from the company. ASMX was valued at £5 million. Thameside is a UK-based multi-asset investor that currently holds two portfolio companies. ASMX is a secondary market designed… Read More

ArborCrowd Announces New Offering For Miami’s Biscayne 112 Property

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced last week a new offering today that allows investors to acquire equity interests in Biscayne 112, a Class-A, ground-up development located at 11200 Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami. According to ArborCrowd, the offering presents an opportunity for investors… Read More

tZero Partner Box Exchange Moves Closer to Regulatory Approval for Boston Security Token Exchange

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a notice regarding Box Exchange, a partner of tZero, pertaining to the launch of the Boston Securities and Token Exchange (BSTX) which is seeking regulatory approval to offer publicly traded security tokens. tZero is a subsidiary of… Read More

SEC Slams the Brakes on Telegram’s $1.7 Billion Digital Token Offering in an Emergency Action

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed an emergency action and obtained a temporary restraining order against Telegram. The SEC targeted two offshore entities conducting an alleged unregistered, ongoing digital token offering in the U.S. and overseas that has raised more than $1.7 billion… Read More

Three Existing Shareholders Add Capital to Bloomio in Advance of Series A

Swiss crowdfunding platform Bloomio has received a CHF 800,000 capital injection from three existing shareholders according to a company release. The blockchain-based marketplace called that added capital a big step forward as the company plans for a forthcoming Series A funding round. Capital invested to… Read More

UK based Smartlands Signs Agreement with US based Broker Dealer IIP

Smartlands, “a digital platform for crowdfunding investments via the issuance of digital shares in the form of security tokens,” has signed a “Cooperative Agreement with IIP Securities – a US-based broker-dealer, according to a company release. Smartlands states that the agreement will enable it to… Read More

BIS, “Central Bank of Central Banks,” Exploring Interbank Digital Asset Settlement and Central Bank Digital Currency at Switzerland Innovation Hub

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), popularly known as the “central bank of central banks,” will be engaging in two projects at the BIS’s newly-established Innovation Hub in Switzerland, one of which involves, “examin(ing) the integration of digital central bank money into a distributed ledger technology… Read More

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Announces Final Results of Repurchase Offer

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation, an established and currently operating as a closed-end interval fund dedicated to the marketplace lending asset class, announced on Thursday the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 349,075 of its outstanding common shares. RiverNorth reported that… Read More

Current Media to Trade Security Token on OpenFinance plus International Partner Network

OpenFinance, an Alternative Trading System (ATS), will be listing Current Media’s security token ($CRNC) on its secondary marketplace. According to a release, beginning at some point in Q4 $CRNC will commence trading. This will be the first media focused security token as well as the… Read More

Crowdcube Shares Top Line Results: Record Growth in Q3

The UK’s largest investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has shared their top-line results for Q3. According to the platform, Crowdcube has achieved record revenue. Revenue is up 38%, reaching £2.2 million, totaling £58.7 million of pledged investment. During the quarter, a record ​62,000 in pledged investments… Read More

LendingClub Launches Digital Loan Transaction Platform “LCX,” Provides Improved Liquidity & Same Day Settlement

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), the leading marketplace for loans in the US, has launched a “first of its kind” online marketplace designed to connect institutional investors to loans called LCX. The new marketplace provides same-day settlement of fully funded loans. LendingClub said in a release that… Read More

P2P Lender RateSetter Reports “Significant Reduction in Losses,” Profitability Nears

Peer to peer lender RateSetter has reported that for the year March 2019 losses have dropped from £27.5 million in the previous year to £4.2 million. The company claims it has taken a “big step towards profitability. Topline revenue was reported at £33 million with… Read More

FundedByMe Poland Reports Super Fast Crowdfunding Round as Offering Closes “Within Minutes”

FundedByMe Poland is reporting a securities offering that closed almost immediately. Iron Wolf Studio raised over €350,000 from more than 60 investors “within minutes” of the offering going live. Iron Wolf Studio is a gaming company comprised of veteran devs and designers from Iron Wolf… Read More

Seedrs is Crowdfunding. Should You Invest?

Seedrs, a leading UK based crowdfunding platform, has launched its anticipated investment crowdfunding campaign. The offering, now open to all investors, is part of a larger £4.5 million funding round backed by institutions. Seedrs, the first approved crowdfunding platform to launch in the UK, has… Read More

Fellow Finance Boosts Presence in Sweden. Offers Business Loans and Invoice Financing to SMEs

Crowdfunding platform Fellow Finance has opened its doors to businesses in need of debt capital in Sweden, according to a note from the company. As of today, SMEs in Sweden may now apply for crowdfunding on the Fellow Finance platform. The company will offer business… Read More

Crowdfunding on Wefunder, SubverseNews Tops $1 Million in 22 Hours

SubverseNews, a company that raised capital on Wefunder, raised $1 million in just 22 hours, according to a release. According to the offering page, 3679 investors backed the company. The digital news service launched on July 31, 2019 and hit $1.3 million in 24 hours… Read More

Germany: Huge Real Estate Developer Bauwens Group Invests in Security Token Issuance Platform Fundament Group

Huge German real estate developer, Bauwens Group, has invested in security token issuance platform Fundament Group ostensibly with the intent of issuing digital assets backed by real estate. Details on the investment were not disclosed. Bauwans Group has an estimated €6.7 billion in managed project… Read More

Send this to a friend