Investment Platforms and Marketplaces

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

Binance Launches Innovation Zone where Certain Traders will be Allowed to Trade Risky Cryptocurrencies including DeFi Tokens

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has launched what it calls the “Innovation Zone,” which will permit certain users to trade newer cryptocurrency token offerings directly from their Binance account, while protecting “less suited” traders from being exposed to the potential risks that come… Read More

CrowdStreet Provides Unique Perspective into Real Estate Crowdfunding: We feel that we are experiencing our “Zoom” moment

CrowdStreet: COVID Will Accelerate Trends Already in Place Real estate investing has been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis – as it has many other industries. In the online investing sector, many platforms have reported a rapid decline in activity during the early days… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company BioCatch Works With Experian to Boost Fraud Detection by 73%

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BioCatch, a behavioral biometrics firm that seeks to uncover attempts at fraud, has partnered with Experian on fraud detection. According to a release, the two companies combined proved that layering multiple identity and fraud detection capabilities can help authenticate legitimate customers, improve their experience, and… Read More

P2P Lender MarketFinance Reveals that Many Small Businesses in the UK Could Run Out of Cash Soon

MarketFinance, one of the world’s largest peer-to-peer (P2P) invoice finance platforms, has cautioned that many UK-based SMEs could soon run out of cash. This, as the government-backed funding schemes are scheduled to end soon. The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) will end on September… Read More

Triterras, a Blockchain based Fintech for Trade Finance, Reports $5 Billion in Transaction Volume on its Kratos Platform during H1 2020

Triterras, a blockchain-based Fintech solution provider for trade finance, has revealed that its Kratos marketplace has handled approximately $5 billion of trade finance volume during the past six months ending on August 31, 2020. Kratos is a large commodity trading and trade finance platform that… Read More

Cadre Cash: Real Estate Investment Platform Offers Cash Savings Account with 3% Reward

Real estate investment platform Cadre has announced the launch of “Cadre Cash,” a cash savings account with an annualized reward of 3%, according to a note from the company. Beginning today, qualified individuals who invest in Cadre’s real estate offerings may earn an annualized reward… Read More

Authorities Order Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer to Stop Issuing Statements About Its Business, After it Paused Activity in April due to COVID

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer noted on August 31, 2020, that it had provided an update regarding the current status with the repayments and debt collection processes on its platform. The Grupeer team had confirmed that, as its clients already know, since April… Read More

Ethis Group Launches First Fully Shariah-Compliant Equity Crowdfunding Platform in Malaysia

Ethis Group has launched the first fully Shariah-compliant equity crowdfunding platform in Malaysia, according to a note from the company. Ethis already operates in Indonesia with another platform planned to commence soon in Dubai. The announcement of the launch was made during Islamic Fintech Week… Read More

Online Lender October Financed 100 Projects during July and August 2020, On Track to Finance 1000th Project by Next Month

October, a leading European online lender, notes that in the past 5 years, it has issued over 450 million euros in loans to different companies. The marketplace lender reveals that 100 projects, or 10% of all projects that have received loans through its platform, were… Read More

Fundnel Supported Private Securities Marketplace HG Exchange Commences Trading. Will Include Digital Assets Too

Hg Exchange (HGX), Southeast Asia’s first private securities exchange, has kicked off trading. Founding members of the exchange include PhillipCapital, Prime Partners, and Fundnel – a leading securities crowdfunding platform serving sophisticated investors across Asia. Richard Teng, formerly an executive at the Monetary Authority of… Read More

Ocean Protocol Developers to Build Bridge between their Marketplace and Energy Web Decentralized Operating System

The developers of Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, will be creating a “bridge” between the Energy Web Decentralized Operating System (EW-DOS) and Ocean’s data marketplaces. As mentioned in a… Read More

SBA Approved Non-Bank Lender ACAP Signs Deal With Biz2Credit For License PPP Forgiveness Platform

ACAP, an SBA-approved non-bank lender and national loan aggregator of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, announced on Wednesday it has signed a new deal with Biz2Credit to utilize the Biz2X PPP Forgiveness Platform. ACAP reputed that it and its servicing team The Loan Source will… Read More

INX Digital Security Offering Hits First Hurdle, in the US Currently Investors in 14 States May Participate but Must Adhere to Suitability Rules

Last week in a release, INX Limited said it had topped its $7.5 million offering hurdle for the initial public offering of its digital security. INX added that it is now accepting payments in Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and USD Coin (USDC) as of this… Read More

tZERO Reports Rising Volume in Digital Securities Trading

tZERO, a digital asset focused subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), has reported on August 2020 trading regsults in digital securities. According to tZERO, the marketplace recorded its strongest month ever in August 2020. tZERO states that it traded over 2.3 million digital securities, a 21x increase… Read More

BitTorrent (BTT), Elrond (ELGD), ICON (ICX), Sola (SOL) Perpetual Contracts to be Offered via Binance Futures

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, will be offering cryptocurrency futures contracts for Elrond (EGLD), the native token of a “highly” scalable, fast and secure blockchain platform for creating distributed apps; and Sola (SOL), the native digital currency of a “decentralized” social platform developed… Read More

Jonah Schulman, the Head of Marketing at Security Token Market, Explains why Blockchain based Security Tokens are Performing Well

Jonah Schulman, head of marketing at Security Token Market, notes that every month, he helps the research team with putting together the security token trading and data analysis report. As covered, security token trading volume reached almost $22 million in August, which is significantly more… Read More

Diplomatic Thaw: As Arab Countries Open Relations with Israel, OurCrowd Sees Opportunity

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OurCrowd, a leading global investment crowdfunding platform that is based in Israel, is well-positioned to take advantage of the improving relations in the middle east. Last month, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the normalization of diplomatic relations. The official signing of the… Read More

UK based Minted, a Shariah-Compliant Gold Trading Platform, Is Planning to Launch Services this Month

UK-based Minted, a Shariah-compliant platform for trading gold, is planning to launch its services this month. Gold has served as a safe haven asset during times of economic uncertainty, but mostly wealthy people have invested in the precious metal. Minted aims to change this trend… Read More

Raisin Announces New Partnership With Financial Resource Platform Finect

Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin announced on Monday it has joined forces with interactive financial resource platform Finect on competitive savings to help Spanish depositors beat low-interest rates. Raisin reported that by integrating its offers, Finect connects users to a wide range of banking… Read More

BitMEX Traded $72.5 Billion in Crypto Derivatives in August 2020, while Huobi Led with $208.5 Billion: Report

Cryptocurrency spot volumes surged during August 2020, with the top tier exchanges dominating the volatile digital asset markets, according to a report from the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX). The leading digital currency derivatives trading platform noted that in August 2020, the trading volumes on top-tier… Read More

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