Investment Platforms and Marketplaces

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

Republic Plans Expansion in Middle East

Recently, global investment crowdfunding provider Republic partnered with Stake – a real estate investment platform based in Dubai. This was the first time Republic had announced a collaboration with a Middle East Fintech. Stake  reports over 475,000 registered users from 165+ countries. Apparently, Republic sees… Read More

Property Investment Platform CapitalRise Adds to Executive Bench

CapitalRise, an online investment platform for prime real estate, has added to its lending and origination teams with the addition of Business Development Director Imogen Willams and the promotion of Ed Groves to Associate. CapitalRise, which recently benefited from institutional funding commitments, said the new hire… Read More

Property Investment Platform Arrived Has Raised Over $37 Million, Retail Investors Can Access on Wefunder

  Arrived, an online investment platform enabling access to rental and vacation homes, is raising money on Wefunder. According to the offering page, Arrived raised over $37 million in a side-by-side offering. Smaller investors may participate in a Reg CF offering, and Accredited Investors may… Read More

Capital Ideas: DealMaker CEO and Co-Founder Rebecca Kacaba

Rebecca Kacaba, CEO and co-founder of DealMaker, a prominent capital-raising platform, was welcomed by Capital Ideas co-hosts Nick Morgan and Dara Albright.  With her extensive experience spanning over 25 years in the capital markets, Kacaba delved into the challenges faced by smaller issuers and investors in… Read More

eToro Adds New Altcoins to Platform As Digital Assets Bull Market Continues

eToro, a trading and investing platform, announced recently that it has added 12 new altcoins to its platform. Omri Ross, Chief Blockchain Scientist at eToro, said: “We are excited to enable our customers to access these new assets, covering a large range of new ideas… Read More

OpenYield Trading Allows Retail to Trade Bonds Just Like Stocks

OpenYield Trading LLC is now enabling retail investors to trade bonds just like stocks. OpenYield is a FINRA-registered broker-dealer and SEC-registered alternative trading system (ATS). According to a statement issued by the company, market makers Flow Traders and TD Securities Automated Trading are servicing the platform…. Read More

Diamond Standard Fund Tokenized by Oasis Pro, Listed on SEC-Registered ATS via Avalanche C-Chain

The Diamond Standard Fund, supported by Diamond Standard and Horizon Kinetics, has been tokenized by Oasis Pro and listed on Oasis Pro Market’s SEC-registered ATS, via the Avalanche C-Chain. The Fund provides investors access “to an approximately $1.2T natural resource through an asset-backed coin licensed… Read More

US Retail Investors Are Adjusting Investment Portfolios in Anticipation of Fed Slashing Interest Rates – Report

As speculation about rate cuts intensifies, investors are preparing their portfolios, according to an update from eToro. According to data from the Retail Investor Beat from trading and investment platform eToro, 55% of US retail investors are “adjusting their investment portfolio in anticipation of the… Read More

Art Investment Platform Artscapy Nears Funding Target on Seedrs

Artscapy, an art investment platform that reports £150 million in managed art, is nearing its initial funding target on Seedrs. According to the offering page, Artscapy has a funding target of £650,009 at a pre-money valuation of £12.9 million. The company is offering a 4.78%… Read More

Following Bank Funding Line of £250 Million, CapitalRise Closes on £4.9 Million Property Financing

CapitalRise, a marketplace that enables smaller investors to participate in prime UK property developments, is reporting a £4.9 million loan for a Chelsea property. The financing closed in just four weeks. The funding follows the announcement that CapitalRise has received the backing of an unnamed… Read More

Mintos Returns to Crowdcube to Raise Growth Capital

Mintos, a European marketplace for debt capital, is launching a securities offering on Crowdcube. Mintos, based in Latvia, previously pursued an online funding round back in 2020 when it topped a goal of €1 million in around 15 minutes, eventually raising €5.3 million within the… Read More

Euroclear and iCapital to Expand Offering in Alternative Investments

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Euroclear has announced an agreement with iCapital, an alternative investment marketplace for the wealth management industry. With this partnership, Euroclear’s clients “will gain enhanced access to a broader range of alternative investments, including private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, and hedge funds.” The iCapital… Read More

Zurich Insurance and Pemberton to Launch Private Debt ELTIF, Providing Clients with Access to Private Markets

Zurich Insurance Group has announced the launch of its first European Long-Term Investment Fund (ELTIF 2.01), aimed at providing individual investors and life insurance customers with access to opportunities in the asset class of private debt, “traditionally only available to professional investors.” The Fund is… Read More

Yieldstreet and Wilshire to Enhance Investor Access to Alternative Investments

Yieldstreet, a private market online investing platform, and Wilshire Advisors LLC, a global advisor with more than $1 trillion in assets under advisement, announced a partnership that intends to enhance investor access to institutional-quality alternative investments. Yieldstreet caters mostly to Accredited Investors but non Accredited… Read More

EstateGuru Highlights Best Project of 2023 Out of 430 Funded Firms

EstateGuru, an online investment platform providing debt capital, has issued a comment on the “Project of the Year 2023.” The marketplace shares that 430 issuers raised money on the platform from projects in Estonia, Finland, Latvia, and Lithuania. Almost €100 million was funded in 2023… Read More

Netcapital Reports Increase in Funding Portal Revenues Despite Decline in Number of Listed Issuers

Netcapital Inc. (Nasdaq: NCPL, NCPLW), a digital private capital markets ecosystem, announced select financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2024 ended January 31, 2024. Martin Kay, CEO of Netcapital Inc., said: “Despite the challenges faced by businesses seeking capital in the current… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Marketplace CapitalRise Boosts Funding Capacity

CapitalRise, an online investment platform focusing on Prime property in the UK, has boosted its funding ability by 50%, according to a statement issued by the firm. While not providing hard numbers, the institutional funding is from an unnamed UK investment manager and is an… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gate Group Registers as VASP in Italy

Gate Group has announced that has registered as a VASP, or virtual asset service provider, via the Organismo Agenti e Mediatori (OAM) in Italy. Launched in 2013 and based in Cayman, Gate.io is currently ranked as the 8th largest crypto exchange in the world, according… Read More

Figure Technologies Introduces Marketplace for Trading Blockchain-Native Assets and Stocks

Figure Technologies announces the launch of Figure Markets, the first step in a vision to create an “everything marketplace”– a single platform where investors can trade a range of blockchain-native assets from crypto to stocks to alternative investments. Figure Markets has secured over $60 million… Read More

Estateguru Reports €7.8M in Loan Repayments and €0.1M from Recovered Loans in February

Estateguru has shared its latest Loan Portfolio Overview for the month of February 2024. Estateguru says that they “saw €7.8M in loan repayments in February, with an additional €0.1M from recovered loans.” Estateguru further noted that they “saw €7.8M in loan repayments in February, with… Read More

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