Kuflink Reports £50 Million in Bridge & Development Loans

Peer to peer lender Kuflink has reported surpassing £50 million worth of bridging and development loans. Kuflink is a UK based P2P lender serving the property market. All loans are said to be secured by UK property. According to the website, investors may earn up… Read More

Wirecard Enables E-Commerce Channel For IKEA Thailand’s Online Store

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced this week it is now enabling the e-commerce channel for the IKEA Thailand’s online store. Wirecard reported that through the partnership, it ensures “smooth” digital payment transactions for IKEA Thailand and enables customers to conveniently… Read More

Synthetic Commodity: Ampleforth IEO Claims $5 Million Raised in Just 11 Seconds

Ampleforth (AMPL) reports that its initial exchange offering (IEO) raised a solid $5 million in just 11 seconds. The IEO was completed via BitFinex and Ethfinex’s Tokinex platform. Tokinex is Bitfinex’s IEO platform. AMPL tokens are expected to be distributed to holders within the next… Read More

Dash Forms New Partnership With Cryptocurrency Augmented Reality App Aircoins

Digital currency for payments and e-commerce platform Dash announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with cryptocurrency augmented reality (AR) mobile app, Aircoins. Dash reported that through the partnership, Aircoin users may hunt, collect, and send Dash cryptocurrency worldwide alongside other Aircoins users… Read More

Report: Facebook’s Stablecoin Libra to Launch Next Week, Big Backers Queue Up to Help

Facebook’s long-anticipated cryptocurrency, labeled “Libra,” will finally make an appearance next week according to a report in WSJ.com. Libra is expected to be a stablecoin which will be a bespoke currency that is pegged to a bundle of fiat currencies. Stablecoins are typically pegged to… Read More

Fintech App Emma Crosses the Pond: Money Management App Now Available in the US and Canada

Money management app Emma has launched in the United States and Canada crossing the Atlantic to offer its services to a far wider audience. The UK based Fintech said the launch comes after partnering with Plaid, an account aggregation platform. Emma is an app that… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Linked Finance Tops €100 Million in Lending

Linked Finance, an Ireland based peer to peer lender serving SMEs, has topped €100 million in lending, according to a note from the company. Management states that this milestone indicates that P2P lending is a proven funding option which is being recognized by Irish SMEs…. Read More

Fullgreen Launches New Crowdcube Round to Raise £600,000 in Funding

Just a little over two years after raising £1.4 million through its fourth equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Cauli Rice, under its brand name Fullgreen, has returned to the funding portal to raise a minimum of £600,000. The company is offering 2.78% equity, with a… Read More

Crowdcube Success Glint Completes £5 Million Private Placement; Names Sprott as Strategic Investor

Glint, a UK-based fintech that enables physical gold to make instant payments using a debit Mastercard, announce on Thursday it completes £5 million private placement. The private placement comes nearly one year after Glint raised more than £2.1 million through its Crowdcube funding round. As… Read More

State of Delaware Pumps Fintech Chops. Report Asks Fintech Firms to Choose Delaware

The state of Deleware is burnishing its Fintech credibility with a new report. Produced by the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, the First State Fintech Lab, and the University of Delaware’s Institute for Public Administration, the document tells you why Delaware is the place to be when… Read More


AlphaPoint Opens Office in Switzerland to Expand Tokenization Services

AlphaPoint has opened up an office in Switzerland to take advantage of the robust tokenization market. AlphaPoint is a global provider of tokenization/digital asset services. AlphaPoint said that it is positioning itself in the Swiss capital to service a growing list of European clients. As… Read More

Curve Launches Instant Cashback Scheme That Offers Unlimited 1% on All Purchases At Various Brands & Retailers

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Thursday the launch of its instant cashback scheme offering 1% on all purchases at some brands and retailers. According to Curve, the new program, which… Read More

N26 Now Offering Banking Services to 3.5 Million Customers; Announces U.S. Launch Plans

Germany-based challenger bank N26 announced on Wednesday it is now offering its banking service to 3.5 million customers worldwide. The company also revealed that it is a global employer with more than 1300 employees across 60 nationalities. “As well as headquarters in Berlin, offices in New… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Monzo Launches in US, Partners with Licensed Bank to Provide Services

Digital challenger bank Monzo has crossed the Atlantic and entered the US marketplace. On the same day competitor Revolut announced an expansion into Australia, Monzo announced banking services in the US in a release and a blog post. A signup form is available on the… Read More

Blockchain-Based Platform Developer Spring Labs Raises $23 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By GreatPoint Ventures

 Spring Labs, the company developing a blockchain-based platform designed to transform how information and data are shared globally, announced last week it raised $23 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by GreatPoint Ventures with participation from existing investors, including August Capital,… Read More

P2P Networking Platform For IoT Devices Helium Secures $15 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Union Square Ventures & Multicoin Capital

Helium, a P2P networking platform for IoT, has reportedly secured $15 million through its Series C funding round, which was co-led by Union Square Ventures and Multicoin Capital, with participation from existing backers Khosla Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), FirstMark, and Munich Re Ventures. Founded… Read More

Tron Crypto Platform Founder: Convincing Warren Buffet to Embrace Crypto “Might Be Unrealistic”

The “cryptosphere” has been aflutter over news that Tron cryptocurrency network co-founder Justin Sun successfully bid $4.56 million USD in a charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffet. Buffet, 88, billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is vociferous crypto-detractor who has often taken to the… Read More

B2B Payments Processor Comdata Joins Billtrust’s Business Payments Network

Billtrust, a fintech firm focused on B2B payment cycle management, announced on Wednesday that B2B payments processor and commercial card issuer, Comdata, has joined Business Payments Network (BPN), enabling their 30,000 buyer customers to send payments to suppliers on BPN. Billtrust reported that through the… Read More

Down Under: Digital Bank Revolut Launches in Australia as Expansion Outside of Europe Starts

Digital bank Revolut has traveled half-way around the world to set up operations in Australia with an office in Melbourne. This is the first step by Revolut to provide banking services beyond European borders. According to a release from Revolut, the digital bank is operating… Read More

CIX100: Reuters, Bloomberg, and TradingView Sign Up to Use CryptoIndex

In what is being described as a shift to mainstream financial services, Reuters, Bloomberg, and TradingView have each enlisted CryptoIndex to provide information on the 100 best-performing digital tokens and cryptocurrencies. Over half a million traders will now gain access to the crypto focused index,… Read More

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