Investment Platforms and Marketplaces

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

P2P Bitcoin Marketplace Paxful Reveals that Russians are Turning to Cash and BTC Due to Economic Uncertainty Resulting from COVID-19

Peer to peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful claims that there’s now a growing interest in the use of P2P Bitcoin (BTC) trading platforms in Russia. According to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, many Russians have been turning to cash and BTC during these times of… Read More

UK based P2P Lender, JustUs, Plans to Introduce its Small Business Interruption Loan Service by End of August 2020

JustUs, a UK-based peer to peer (P2P) lender, is planning to introduce its Small Business Interruption Loan Service (SBILS) by the end of next month and has asked the UK government to also take part in the program by lending alongside the crowd. The SBILS… Read More

Injective Protocol, a “Decentralized” Crypto Derivatives Exchange to Support Futures, Margin Trading when Launched

The developers of Injective Protocol, a “decentralized” derivatives exchange, have acquired $2.6 million through a seed funding round that was led by Pantera Capital. Injective Protocol has been incubated by Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange. Injective’s developers have also acquired investments from Axia8… Read More

tZERO Updates on Platform Progress

tZERO CEO Saum Noursalehi has published an update on progress pertaining to the digital security platform. tZERO is part of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), a company that has recently experienced a solid increase in its share price since the beginning of the year. Overstock is scheduled to… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lending Platform, Linked Finance, Asks Government to Extend Nation’s €2 Billion Credit Guarantee Scheme to Non-Bank Lenders

Ireland-based Linked Finance, a peer to peer (P2P) lender, has asked the Irish government to extend the nation’s €2 billion (appr. $2.35 billion) credit guarantee scheme to P2P and non-banking lending platforms. The UK has introduced the COVID-19 loan scheme, however, Ireland’s alternative lending solution… Read More

Moneybox Cruises to £4 Million in 4 hours Crowdfunding on Crowdcube

Moneybox, a UK based Fintech, has raised £4 million in just four hours crowdfunding on Crowdcube, according to a note from the company. According to the offering page, Moneybox has now raised £4.47 million from 11,012 investors at a pre-money valuation of £142.7 million. The… Read More

CapitalRise Returns to Seedrs & Quickly Raises Nearly £1.7 Million in Funding

Just a little over a year after raising £2,395,250 through its first Seedrs campaign, property crowdfunding platform CapitalRise has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and has successfully raised nearly £1.7 million from more than 300 Seedrs investors so far. The funding round’s co-investor is the… Read More

Blockchain Driven Social Trading Platform HedgeTrade to Synch with Cosmos and Tendermint powered Bluezelle for Better Trading Experience

Blockchain-driven, social trading platform HedgeTrade will reportedly be synching up with Bluzelle’s “decentralized” database network, in order to provide blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-interoperable trading tools and features to HedgeTrade’s consumer base. Traders that use HedgeTrade are able to post predictions into a smart… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Introduces Daily Options Trading for Cryptocurrencies, Adds Support for Synthetix (SNX), a DeFi Protocol

Crypto-asset exchange OKEx, which offers spot and derivatives trading with digital currencies, recently added three more expiration dates to its options trading. They include options trades that may be settled daily, after every two-day period, and monthly. OKEx had already been offering weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly… Read More

Bid – Ask: Seedrs Secondary Market Now Allows Variable Pricing for Listed Securities

Seedrs has long been an innovator in the secondary market for crowdfunded securities. Today, the leading UK based crowdfunding platform is announcing variable pricing for its secondary market. Launched in 2017, Seedrs Secondary Market has continued to iterate and add new features and functionality. Of… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitfinex Set to Launch Peer-to-Peer Lending Tool

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex announced on Monday it will be launching its peer-to-peer lending tool, Lending Pro, in the first week of August. According to Bitfinex, the new tool will be providing users with an advanced lending tool designed to automate lending in order to… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Tokeny Solutions to Provide Private Security Data to Invenium Capital Partners, Tokeny’s Real Estate Secondary Market Forthcoming

Tokeny Solutions, a digital asset platform facilitating primary issuance and management of security tokens, has partnered with Invenium Capital Partners to provide private security data. Invenium is described as a “Fintech SaaS” company with offices in New York City and Northville, Michigan. Founded in 2017,… Read More

David Bradley-Ward, CEO at UK’s Asset-backed Lender Ablrate, Says He “Sees Light at the End of the Tunnel” Despite COVID-19 related Problems

Peer to peer (P2P) lending platform managers have different predictions or expectations about how Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) inflows will perform during this tax year in the United Kingdom. David Bradley-Ward, CEO at Ablrate, an asset-backed lending platform, claims that net inflows on the platform… Read More

Digital Asset Derivatives Platform Delta Exchange Is Offering Interest Rate Swaps for MakerDAO’s Stablecoin Dai

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on July 24, 2020, that it has introduced interest rate swaps for MakerDAO‘s stablecoin, DAI. The DAI stablecoin savings rate contracts offer “up to 160x leverage” on the notional value and… Read More

Coinbase Now Claims 35 Million+ Customers, as New Fintech Players Enter the Digital Asset Brokerage Business

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly grown its customer base to over 35 million retail and institutional digital asset investors. The Coinbase team noted in their Crypto H1 2020 report that the digital asset investor market has been maturing and growing steadily with many… Read More

New Fintech Platforms and P2P Lenders are Creating Challenges for Regulators, as they Need to Develop Appropriate Guidelines: Report

The latest Fintech platforms and peer to peer (P2P) lenders are creating new challenges for regulatory authorities, because they have to figure out how to develop appropriate rules and guidelines for new types of products and services. A report from Oliver Wyman, an International Banking… Read More

Reg CF Funding Portal Netcapital Now Accepts Investments via Credit Card

Netcapital, a FINRA regulated funding portal offering securities under Reg CF, now accepts investments via an individual’s credit or debit card thus making it easier to participate in investment offerings on the platform. Previously, Netcapital accepted wires, ACH, and Netcapital wallet transfers but for any… Read More

CrowdProperty Milestone: Lends £80 Million to SME Developers & Funds Development of More Than 1,000 Homes Worth Over £170 Million

Property investment platform CrowdProperty announced earlier this week it has lent £80 million to SME  developers – funding the development of 1,000+ homes worth over £170 million. This news comes just a little over a month after CrowdProperty surpassed £75 million in lending.  Founded in… Read More

Birchal Publishes Update on Crowdfunding in Australia

Birchal, the top investment crowdfunding platform in Australia, has published a report updating on progress being made in Australia regarding “crowd sourced funding” (CSF) as it is called in Australia. According to Birchal, since the commencement of Australia’s CSF industry in 2018, over 80 Australian… Read More

NowRX Raised $20 Million on SeedInvest Making it the Largest Crowdfunded Offering on the Platform Ever

NowRX, a great business for the current COVID-19 infused world, raised $20 Million in Series B funding via securities listed on SeedInvest. The $20 million securities offering is the largest raise ever for SeedInvest, according to a note from NowRX. The securities are being issued… Read More

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