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Alumni of the 500 Startups Global Seed Accelerator Launch 22X Fund for Diversified Investment into Promising ICOs

A group of 500 Startups Global Seed Accelerator alumni have launched a new token offering designed to help individuals get exposure into promising initial coin offerings (ICOs). 22X Fund claims the title of the first-ever token offering backed by real equity. The token pre-sales begin on… Read More

Danish Fintech Cardlay Secures $5 Million Investment from SEB & SEED For Global Expansion

On Thursday, Danish fintech Cardlay announced it secured a $5 million investment from SEB and SEED as it prepares to expand globally. Founded in 2016, Cardlay describes itself as a single software platform that issues, loads, and manages cards and expenses globally. The company noted it… Read More

Mission Possible: Mission Box Takes on Deliveroo & Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube Spain 

Currently operating in Granada, Sevilla, Córdoba, Jaén, Huelva, Badajoz, Alicante and Mérida, Mission Box is looking to expand into twenty additional cities by early 2018. The Spanish startup has linked with Crowdcube Spain to make this expansion possible, aiming to secure 230,000€. To date, numbers… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Teams Up With Propel By Deloitte For New Support Exporting Businesses Initiative

On Monday, Crowdfunder UK announced it has teamed up with Propel by Deloitte for a new initiative that supports exporting businesses. The crowdfunding platform revealed that it and Propel are looking to offer five businesses that are currently exporting, or looking to do so in the future, the chance to… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform FundedByMe Tops 100,000 Registered Global Investors

FundedbyMe, a Sweden-based investment crowdfunding platform, has announced that is of this were it had topped 100,000 global registered investors. While based in Sweden, FundedByMe operates in multiple European countries and in Asia and has 6 different physical locations. FundedByMe said surpassing 100,000 investors was… Read More

FundedByMe Self Crowdfunding Campaign is Live. Early Investors Quickly Commit $1 Million

FundedByMe announced another self-crowdfunding round last month to fuel platform growth in advance of a possible listing on an exchange. The crowdfunding platform is seeking  SEK 5 to 20 million (approximately €500,000 to €1.1 million) and launched live yesterday.  It appears that FundedByMe will have to raise… Read More

Accenture To Launch Connected Digital Hackathon With Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, announced on Friday it was challenging participants from 11 cities around the world to develop prototypes of human-centered digital solutions that help improve the quality of urban living through its first global digital hackathon. Accenture reported that… Read More

Largest Equity Crowdfunding Round in the MENA Region: Enerwhere Lists on Eureeca

Enerwhere, the “world’s first” distributed solar utility company, has become the region’s largest equity crowdfunding round. Listed on Eureeca, Enerwhere has already seen almost $700,000 committed. Eureeca is the first multi-regulated global Equity Crowdfunding platform based in MENA. Chris Thomas, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Eureeca, commented; “The… Read More

VirTra Plans NASDAQ Listing Following Flashfunders Reg A+ Crowdfunding Round

VirtTra, a global provider of training simulators for law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets, is gearing up for a Reg A+ crowdfunding round. The offer is poised to list on Boustead Securities / Flashfunders platform. Boustead acquired Flashfunders, a FINRA approved Reg CF funding portal, earlier… Read More

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council CEO Karen Kerrigan Receives Crowdfundie Award at Global Crowdfunding Convention

Karen Kerrigan, the CEO and President of the Small Business Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has received a “Crowdfundie Award” at the 6th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) held in Las Vegas this week. Kerrigan attended GCC speaking on the topic of taking equity crowdfunding to… Read More

FundedByMe Launches New Self-Crowdfunding Round to Fuel Ongoing Global Expansion

Investment crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has announced a new self-crowdfunding round to pave the way for further global expansion. FundedByMe, based in Sweden, currently is represented in 6 different countries. Launched in 2012, FundedByMe says it is preparing for an Initial Public Offering in 2018 with… Read More

Green Light! Seed&Spark’s Hometown Heroes Crowdfunding Rally Presents Finalists

Fifteen filmmakers advanced today to the finals of Seed&Spark’s Hometown Heroes Crowdfunding Rally, moving on to pitch their local feature film to Mark and Jay Duplass, who will executive produce up to five of the movies as well as provide up to $25,000 in no-interest… Read More

DOV-E Named Winner of BBVA’s Open Talent Global Trends Fintech Competition

Earlier this week, BBVA named DOV-E the winner of its Open Talent FinTech for Companies Challenge. As previously reported, the company revealed that it launched the “fintech games” in order to find the most innovative startups across the world to provide opportunities for. Based in Israel, DOV-E provides… Read More

Ethique Preps for Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on PledgeMe

New Zealand based social enterprise Ethique is preparing to launch their second equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to raise growth capital to fuel their global expansion. Founded by CEO Brianne West, Ethique was an early adopter of equity crowdfunding having raised capital on PledgeMe back… Read More

Women Entrepreneurs, Crowdfunding, and Access to Capital

Last month PwC and the Crowdfunding Center partnered on a report regarding women and crowdfunding. Referencing data collected by the Crowdfunding Center that analyzed 450,000 rewards based crowdfunding campaigns, the document entitled “Women Unbound: Crowdfunding – Unleashing Female Entrepreneurial Potential,” showed that women-led campaigns reached their… Read More

TAB, BBD and AIF Launch Crowdfunding & Marketplace Finance Index

Data intelligence firm TAB (previously named Crowdsurfer) has launched the an index designed to indicate the health of the global online crowdfunding and marketplace finance industry. The Crowdfunding and Marketplace Finance Index (CAMFI) has been created in partnership with China big data firm BBD, Hangzhou Ling… Read More

Raisin, A Global Open Banking Forerunner

Pan-European marketplace for savings products, Raisin has become the poster child of Fintech disruption as it managed to convince 75,000 investors to put more than €3 billion into savings accounts held at foreign banks. We spoke with Tamaz Georgadze, co-founder and CEO, who explained to… Read More

Update: Santamanía Raises Over £500,000 on Crowdcube & Appoints New UK Director/Export Controller

Santamanía‘s equity crowdfunding success on Crowdcube continues. The Spanish “urban craft distillery” has successfully surpassed £500,000 from more than 580 investors and still has over two weeks to go until the initiative closes. Santamanía’s spirits are notably sold throughout Spain and in 19 other countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific… Read More

VentureCrowd: Crowdfunding Will Be Part of Every Startups Capital Raising Stack

VentureCrowd is a multi-asset crowdfunding platform providing early stage, property and “crowd credit” funding in Australia. Currently, VentureCrowd only caters to sophisticated or high net worth individuals.  Each early stage investment listed on its platform has already secured a professional lead investor thus allowing a smaller… Read More

Prodigy Finance: a Global Online Lending Platform for Premium Higher Education

Where do you apply for a student loan if, like 29-year old Amit, you are an Indian engineer in his first job in London who has just been accepted at a business school in France? With no credit history, no local co-signer and no knowledge… Read More

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