Investment Platforms and Marketplaces

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

International Investment Marketplace BrikkApp Secures €500,000 in Seed Funding

BrikkApp, an international investment marketplace, announced on Thursday it has successfully raised more than €500,000 from a consortium of private investors through its seed funding round. The investment was led by František Novotný and Aleš Hudeček. Founded in 2018, BrikkApp claims it brings users trustworthy… Read More

OurCrowd Plans Retail Funds with Private Securities in Partnership with Stifel

In October 2019, OurCrowd, one of the leading securities crowdfunding platforms in the world, announced a new partnership with Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF). Simultaneously, it was announced that Stifel was taking a minority stake in the global investment platform. In its brief history, OurCrowd… Read More

KoreConX Debuts Regulation A+ All-In-One Investment Platform

KoreConX announced on Thursday the launch of its Regulation A+ all-in-one investment platform, which is providing companies with an all-in-one solution to manage their capital raise.  RegA+, which was notably introduced by the SEC in Title IV of the JOBS Act in 2015, outlines the… Read More

Leading Peer to Peer Bitcoin Marketplace Paxful Processed $1.6 Billion in Global BTC Trading Volume in 2019: Report

Paxful, a leading peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace, revealed that it processed more than $1.6 billion worth of global trading volume last year. India’s digital assets industry has been experiencing major challenges as the nation’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, has prohibited local banks… Read More

CrowdStreet Tops $1 Billion in Real Estate Crowdfunding

CrowdStreet, a top real estate investment marketplace, has topped $1 billion in direct equity investment from individual (accredited) investors. The company provides access to real estate investments in commercial property. CrowdStreet CEO Tore C. Steen called crossing the one billion mark a significant milestone for… Read More

Coinbase Becomes First Pure-Play Crypto Company to be Approved as a Visa Principal Member

Coinbase,  a leading digital asset marketplace, has become the “first pure-play crypto company to be approved as a Visa principal member,” according to a blog post. By becoming a principal member, Coinbase will be able to offer additional services. Principal members may also act as… Read More

Bitcoin Exchange Coinfloor Targets Retail Consumers in Push to Promote Crypto to Wider Audience

Coinfloor, the “UK’s longest-running Bitcoin exchange,” is targeting retail customers with a new push into consumer-focused trading and investing. In a release, the company said it wanted to make “Bitcoin buying boring” and banish the “Coin BS”. Coinfloor added that it will launch a range… Read More

A New Era in Fintech? LendingClub Reports Profitable Q4, Announces Acquisition of Digital Bank – Radius

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest online lending marketplace in the United States, has simultaneously announced a GAAP profitable Q4 while revealing it has purchased a federally chartered bank, Radius Bank, thus immediately vaulting the Fintech into the hot digital banking realm. According to a release distributed… Read More

Digital Securities Platform Equisafe Plans US Launch

Equisafe, a digital asset platform for the issuance and management of investments, appears poised to launch in the US. According to an email update circulated by the platform, Equisafe is planning a launch event in New York City in March. Equisafe, a Paris based Fintech,… Read More

Binance’s Singapore Division Applies for License Under Country’s New Payment Services Act

Malta-based digital asset exchange Binance’s Singapore division has applied for a new payments license under the city-state’s new Payment Services Act, which became effective on January 28, 2020. Changpeng Zhao, CEO at Binance, the world’s largest crypto-asset exchange in terms of adjusted trading volume, confirmed:… Read More

YieldStreet Partners with BlackRock on $1 Billion Fund for Retail Investors

YieldStreet, an alternative investment platform that largely caters to accredited investors under Reg D 506c, has announced a new partnership with BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) on a $1 billion fund that will target retail investors. Michael Weisz, founder and President of YieldStreet, hit the studios of CNBC… Read More

Oops. Data Error Causes Up to $125 Million Bitcoin Loss at FCoin Exchange

“The route to hell is paved with goodwill” starts the missive posted by FCoin (a crypto exchange) creator Zhang Jian who then goes on to reveal that “internal problems and technical difficulties” may mean a loss of between 7000 and 13,000 Bitcoin – or up… Read More

Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for Major Stablecoin Dai, Merchants May Accept Dai Payments

Coinbase Commerce has added major stablecoin DAI as a new payment option for its merchant client base. As mentioned in a press release from Coinbase’s management, merchants using the Coinbase Commerce platform will be able to take payments made in the DAI stablecoin. Vendors can… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen: “I am more excited about the potential of private investing for the crowd than 4 years ago”

Republic, an investment crowdfunding platform that is an offshoot of AngelList and affiliated with digital asset issuance platform CoinList, is one of the leading sites in the US providing access to equity capital for early-stage firms. It is also democratizing investment opportunities by allowing non-accredited… Read More

Robo.cash Milestone: European P2P Platform Has Attracted 10,000 Investors

European peer to peer lender Robo.cash announced on Monday it now has 10,000 investors on its platform. Founded in 2017, Robo.cash describes itself as a fully automated investment platform operating within an international financial group comprising loan originators from Spain, Russia, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and… Read More

PeerStreet Celebrates Being Named One of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies By Deloitte

PeerStreet, a leading platform for investing in real estate backed loans, announced on Monday it celebrated being named one of the top 25 fastest growing companies by Deloitte. The platform revealed the exciting news last fall the ranking is based on fiscal-year revenue growth over… Read More

UK P2P Platform Propifi Announces IFISA Eligible Investment Opportunity & Announces Upcoming Investment Round

Propifi, a UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform, announced on Monday the launch fo its new innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) eligible investment opportunity. Propifi revealed that this is the first investment opportunity launched through its P2P platform that is eligible for IFISA investment and will enable individuals… Read More

India-based Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Partners with Digital Asset Exchange OKEx to Offer Greater Liquidity to Indian Traders

India-based CoinDCX, a leading digital asset exchange and liquidity aggregator, recently confirmed that it has teamed up with major multinational crypto-asset trading platform for futures and derivatives, OKEx.  As noted in a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “With this partnership, OKEx will gain access… Read More

U.S. Fintech Numerate Announces Addition of Digital Account Opening, Credit Card Decision & More Features to Provide Banks With Digital Front End of Banking

Small business lending platform and fintech Numerated announced this week an expansion of its platform to support banks’ full suite of business banking products. The platform will now be offering pre-filled digital applications across business banking products, and a range of digital lending and account… Read More

Lendio Set to Host Inaugural Women in Business Empowerment Workshop in NYC

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Thursday it is set to host its inaugural Women in Business Empowerment Workshop. According to Lendio, the workshop designed to address the challenges faced by female entrepreneurs and will provide insight into what it takes to set up a… Read More

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