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Brief: South African Crowdfunding Platform Thundafund Unveils New Website

On Tuesday, South African crowdfunding platform, Thundafund, announced the launch of its new website, which will debut on Wednesday April 6th. According to the funding portal, the new website was build in Africa for Africa and will be easy-to-use and 100% mobile-responsive. The new site offers… Read More

Massolution Posts Research Findings: Crowdfunding Market Grows 167% in 2014, Crowdfunding Platforms Raise $16.2 Billion

Report Forecasts Total Global Crowdfunding to Reach $34.4 Billion in 2015 North America Remaining the Largest Market and Asia, Outpacing Europe in 2014, in Second Place As crowdfunding accelerates at an unprecedented rate, its impacting government policy, informing enterprise innovation and changing the role of… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Will Top $2.5 Billion in 2015 as Sector Takes Off

One of the fastest segments of crowdfunding is the real estate sector. A perfect marriage of asset class with the convenience of online investing, real estate crowdfunding will completely alter the real estate finance industry.  Previously only an elite group of institutions and family offices… Read More

Crowdfund Investment & Alternative Finance Summit in NYC this Week

Coastal Shows has chosen New York City as the location for its next crowdfunding event, bringing industry experts and leaders together June 26 and 27 for the Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) Crowdfund Investment and Alternative Finance Summit. Many leading capital markets experts will focus on… Read More

AngelHub Founder Karen Contet Farzam: Hong Kong’s Startup Community is One of the Fastest Growing Ecosystems in the World

Hong Kong’s First Regulated Investment Crowdfunding Platform. In April of this year, AngelHub became the first investment crowdfunding platform to receive a license from a Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong. In the past couple of years, Hong Kong has moved quickly to… Read More

ConsenSys Said to Be Raising $200 Million at a $1 Billion Valuation. Is it worth it?

A report from last week in the Information states that ConsenSys is in the process of raising up to $200 million from outside investors. Apparently, ConsenSys is slapping a $1 billion valuation on the offering. So is it worth the money? It is too hard… Read More

Crowdfunding: Law Professor Rutherford Campbell, Jr. on Reg CF, “It’s Just Not Working”

The much heralded JOBS Act was signed into law in 2012 during a brief moment of bi-partisan cooperation. The objective was to drive economic growth, and job creation, via a series of regulatory updates including the legalization of investment crowdfunding. But has the JOBS Act… Read More

Creditease Subsidiary Involved in EB-5 Lawsuit Filed Against the US Government

A subsidiary of Fintech Creditease, Good Hope Investment Service, is providing “support and sponsored legal fees” to Chinese investors caught up in the EB-5 backlog. CreditEase started as a peer to peer lender but has since migrated into a plethora of Fintech services. EB-5 is… Read More

Swiss Fintech Avaloq Onboards Deutsche Bank Luxembourg

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday that Deutsche Bank Luxembourg has adopted its Avaloq Banking Suite. According to Avaloq, more than 150 customers and wealth managers manage $4 trillion in assets with Avaloq, helping everyone from… Read More

The Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2018

Last year, I boldly predicted 10 Fintech movements that will take place as Earth makes another perfect rotation around our Sun. It’s always fun to look back and see how wrong I was, so let’s stump the chump! Here are my original predictions. Let’s score… Read More

Digital Transformation and Financial Services: What to Expect in 2018

It would be nice if digital transformation were something that firms could buy, like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Unfortunately, there’s no one size fits all solution. What makes sense for one firm could be exactly wrong approach for another. But as we’re predicting that a lot of… Read More

Shut Down on Indiegogo, Pulled from StartEngine Only to Return. What Happened to the Aido Robot by InGen Dynamics?

  A couple of weeks back we received a tip from a CI reader informing us that the InGen Dynamics Aido Robot offer had been unceremoniously yanked from equity crowdfunding platform, StartEngine. Not a good sign. StartEngine is perhaps best known for crowdfunding Elio Motors… Read More

Three Crowdfunding Sectors to Watch in in the US in 2017

Since Title II of the JOBS Act went into effect September 23, 2013, crowdfunding has been gaining traction. With investors becoming increasingly more comfortable with new Fintech platforms, the amount of money invested in crowdfunding in the Americas jumped from $11.4 billion in 2014 to… Read More

China Issues Online Lending Rules: Panic Ensues

After nearly eight months since the original draft was first issued, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (“CBRC”) announced the official rules for the online lending industry on August 24, 2016. The unveiling came accompanied with a few policy curveballs that few industry participants were expecting…. Read More

OTC Markets Presents on Reg A+ at SEC ACSEC Meeting (Deck)

Daniel Zinn, General Counsel of OTC Markets, visited the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) today. He followed a presentation by Paul Elio of Elio Motors to continue a theme on Reg A+, providing liquidity and the future of venture markets. The… Read More

In or Out? It is ALL About the Brexit. Jeff Lynn of Seedrs Responds

      History will be made tomorrow (June 23, 2016) as the United Kingdom will decide whether to remain, or depart, the European Union. Popularly called the “Brexit” (or Bremain), if the UK departs the second largest market in the world will take an… Read More

PeerStreet Updates Platform Features

Real estate crowdfunding platform PeerStreet has updated its platform to “further improve the investing experience.” The feature enhancements include updates to the automated investing tool, instant account funding abilities, a new notification center, payment schedule and a streamlined investing program.  PeerStreet stated the improvements were… Read More

Marketplace Lender RateSetter Hires 2X Senior Ex Bankers

Marketplace lending platform RateSetter has hired two former bankers in a move to boost their executive bench. Paul Marston has taken the position of Head of SME Lending and Angela Yotov as Head of Legal. Marston was previously employed by Secure Trust Bank, a challenger… Read More

NonProfitEasy Announces Strategic Alliance with Points of Light Following Fundly Acquisition

NonProfitEasy (NPE) announced on Wednesday that it has formed a strategic alliance with Points of Light to offer their 250 Affiliates its latest cloud-based volunteer management system, Fundly Connect, formerly known as VolunteerEasy. This news comes just one week after the all-in-one data management software solution acquired the… Read More

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Launches Integrated Investing App. Funds, Money Management, Loans & More

China’s population lands somewhere around 1.4 billion. Within this group there are around 740 million mobile internet users.  In China, basically just about everything is happening on a mobile phone these days.  The internet moguls have quickly migrated from selling products to providing services and… Read More

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