Tagged: 2017

Tabb Group Announces Upcoming Fintech Festival in New York

Tabb Group, an international research and consulting firm that’s focused exclusively on capital markets, announced on Monday it will be hosting the 2017 Tabb Group Fintech Festival on November 2nd at the New York Hilton Hotel. While sharing details about the upcoming event, Anthony Perrotta,… Read More

Seedrs, GrowthDeck, & Syndicate Room Named Growth Investor Awards 2017 Finalists

On Friday organizers of the Growth Investor Awards announced Seedrs and Syndicate Room two of the finalists for the upcoming 2017 event. As previously reported, the Growth Investor Awards notably celebrates the role of the UK SME fund management community in both job and wealth creation. It also recognizes… Read More

Crowdcube Success Monzo Releases 2017 Annual Report

This week, Crowdcube success and challenger bank, Monzo, released it’s 2017 Annual Report, which was sent to Companies House, with the year ending on February 28, 2017.  According to the company, every company throughout the UK submits their yearly financial accounts to Companies House and consists… Read More

Biz2Credit Reports: Loan Approval Rates Drop at Banks & Alternative Lenders in May 2017

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest Small Business Lending Index that revealed loan approval rates at big banks, small banks, alternative lenders, and credit unions took a slight dip in May 2017. According to the lending platform, small business loan approval rates at big banks… Read More

Kickstarter Set to Bring More Than 100 Funded Projects to the 2017 Bay Area Maker Faire

On Friday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced it is set to bring over 100 funded projects to the 2017 Maker Faire, which will be held May 19th through the 21st in San Mateo, California. Maker Faire describes itself as a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and… Read More

Biz2Credit’s Latest Small Business Lending Index Reports: Big Bank Loan Approvals Rates Improves Following Setback Month

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index which revealed loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) rebounded in April 2017 after a setback month. The company reported that small business loan approval rates at big banks increased by two-tenths of… Read More

LendingTree Announces Top Customer-Rated Lenders by Loan Product for 2017’s First Quarter

Online loan marketplace, LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE), announced on Friday the top customer-rated lenders by loan product for 2017’s first quarter. According to the platform, the list features top lenders in multiple loan product categories, which includes mortgages, personal loans, business loans, and auto loans. Speaking… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Teams Up With Virgin Media Business For #Voom2017

On Tuesday, Crowdfunder UK announced it was teaming up with Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Media Business for this year’s Voom Pitch, the UK and Ireland’s biggest pitching competition. The trio revealed that for the first time since the competition’s launch in 2011, it will take… Read More

PledgeMusic Receives Nomination for 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in Independent Champion Category

Crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, recently announced it received a nomination for the 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in the Independent Champion Category. According to the event’s organizers, the A2IM Libera Awards celebrates the successes of the independent music community. The funding portal shared: “As a… Read More

Indiegogo Announces Most Popular Perks of 2017 (So Far)

Indiegogo announced on Tuesday 2017’s most popular crowdfunding campaign perks so far. The funding portal revealed: “2017 has been a good year so far. It seems like every week, there’s a new electronic gadget, a well designed life-hack or a trendy hoodie that a clever entrepreneur thought… Read More

Crowdcube Releases First Quarter 2017 Results (Infographic)

UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced on Thursday its 2017 first quarter results. The infographic released shows key stats from the funding portal, which includes its top sectors to raise finance for, the gender split, most popular business locations, and Funded Club milestones. The release of… Read More

Latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index February 2017 Reports: Small Biz Lending Approval Rates Surge at Big Banks, Institutional Investors

On Wednesday, Biz2Credit announced its latest small business lending index revealed that loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) improved to new post-recession highs in February 2017. The index also reported small banks and institutional investors also experienced an uptick in their loan approval… Read More

SXSW Announces Winners for 2017 Accelerator Pitch Event

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced on Monday the winners for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, which took place March 11th-12th during the SXSW Startup Village Track at the Hilton Downtown Austin. The event’s judges include Phil Libin of General Catalyst, Sherwin Pishevar… Read More

Lights, Camera, SXSW!: Here’s the List of Indiegogo-Funded Films Premiering at the Annual Event

On Monday, Indiegogo announced seven films that were funded through its crowdfunding platform will be premiere at the 2017 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The event kicked off last weekend. “Every year, thousands of people flock to Austin to network, enjoy the BBQ and watch some of… Read More

Eleven Kickstarter-Funded Films to be Presented at SXSW 2017

On Thursday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced eleven films that were funded through its funding portal will be presented at this year’s SXSW, which is currently being held in Austin, Texas. The Kickstarter team shared: “Starting this weekend, eleven Kickstarter-funded films are set to play SXSW 2017…. Read More

Indiegogo is Heading to SXSW 2017: Announces Hosted Crowdfunding Events

Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on Thursday it is making its way to the 2017 SXSW festival, which kicked off on Friday and will run until March 19th in Austin, Texas. “Every year, some of the coolest people doing the coolest things descend on Austin… Read More

Zopa, Funding Circle UK, Lemonade Among Winners of the 2017 LendIt Awards

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, held its first annual awards on Tuesday in New York City. As previously reported, The organization stated out of hundreds of applicants worldwide; the selected finalists were placed in 18 categories, which notably celebrate fintech market leaders, emerging… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Game Roster For the 2017 PAX East

On Tuesday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced the games that are participating in its Game Castle at this year’s PAX East, which will take place on March 10th-12th in Boston. The funding portal revealed: “Featured tabletop games include Elan Lee’s Kickstarter record-smashing Exploding Kittens — which raised… Read More

China Rapid Finance CEO Reports: China Consumer Finance Challenge Needs High-Tech Solution

Dr. Zhengyu (Zane) Wang, founder, chairman and CEO of China Rapid Finance Limited, revealed at the 2017 LendIt USA 2017 conference the challenges to expanding consumer finance in China’s population. According to Wang, the country has emerged from being a market that in 2000 featured… Read More

Envestnet | Yodlee Releases Risk Insight Suite At 2017 LendIt USA Conference

Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE: ENV), a data aggregation and analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services,  released its risk insight suite at the 2017 LendIt USA Conference, which is currently being held in New York City.  According to the company, the next… Read More

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