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BNPL: Airbnb, Klarna Introduce Pay Over Time to Provide More Flexible Payments for Guests

Airbnb and Klarna have joined forces to launch Pay Over Time with Klarna, which is described as being a new way for guests in the UK to spread the cost of their reservation. The launch is part of a phased global roll-out which “will see… Read More

Blackstone, Airbnb to Replace Lincoln National, Newell Brands as Part of Major Changes in S&P Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) announced several changes to its indices, including the S&P 500, S&P 100, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600, effective before the opening of trading on Monday, September 18, as part of its quarterly rebalance. These changes aim to… Read More

Fintech Firm Klarna, Airbnb Offer Flexible Payments for Guests

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping destination, has joined forces with Airbnb in a “first-of-its-kind” partnership to provide guests in the US and Canada with flexible payment options when booking their next stay. With Klarna’s seamless, sustainable and flexible payment solutions, “booking… Read More

Airbnb Partners with Fintech Stripe to Support Bank Payments

Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, recently announced that it is partnering with Airbnb in order “to power bank payments for Airbnb guests.” Airbnb guests can now use Stripe Financial Connections “to securely and instantly add their bank account as a payment method.” Once… Read More

Estonia based Fintech RAISON Acquires €125,000 in Capital to Further Develop its Investment App

Estonia-based Fintech firm RAISON has acquired €125,000 in capital in order to add new features to its investment app. Tallinn-headquartered RAISON is focused on creating a mobile application for investments in private firms. The Fintech company’s management confirmed that the recent investment was made by… Read More

Hosting Management Service Airsorted Raises More Than £2.1 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

UK-based hosting management service Airsorted successfully secured more than £2.1 million in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round raised its original £1 million target within just four days of its debut. With this additional funding, Airsorted’s Series A exceeds £7 million…. Read More

Airbnb Now Features RealtyShares as First Multifamily Financing Solution

  RealtyShares, a leading online marketplace for commercial real estate investing, today announced it is featured by Airbnb as a financing resource in its Multifamily Properties Toolkit, which is described as a website that gives owners, operators, and developers of multifamily buildings resources to support long-term… Read More

Quicken Loans Teams Up with Airbnb to Provide New Home Financing Options

On Thursday, mortgage giant Quicken Loans announced it has formed a partnership with Airbnb to provide new home financing options by enabling the property rental company’s hosts to use rental income on a primary residence to refinance their mortgages. Jay Farner, Quicken Loans CEO, stated;… Read More

Update: Airbnb For Cars RideLink Attracts Nearly 500 Investors Through Seedrs Campaign

RideLink (previously known as DriveJoy), an online community where car owners can safely rent their cars directly to drivers, has attracted nearly 500 investors through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Originally seeking £1 million, the investors have raised £1,148,206 through the funding round. RideLink, which was launched with an… Read More

OFIXU Completes Seedrs Funding Round With Over £150,000 in Funds

OFIXU, a company refers to itself the “Airbnb for workspaces,” has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company launched the initiative earlier this year, which not only surpassed its initial £75,000 funding target, it also achieved more than £150,000 at its closing. OFIXU, which… Read More

OFIXU Funding Success Continues: Nears £100,000 on Seedrs

OFIXU, which calls itself the “Airbnb for workspaces,” is now nearing £100,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. As previously reported, OFIXU, which was founded in 2014 by Dan Hinden, is seeking to challenge the WeWork model.  Rather than tie clients to a subscription, OFIXU says… Read More

Tilt Up for Sale. Crowdfunding Platform Said to be in Talks with AirBnB

While it should come as no surprise that Tilt (née CrowdTilt) is on the auction block the suitor sounds a bit odd. Tilt is reportedly in talks with AirBnb to be purchased by the iconic home-sharing platform. First reported by TheInformation, Tilt has been pegged at… Read More

Zopa CEO Jaidev Janardana on Partnerships, Banking Services & P2P Lending Trends

Online lending experienced a challenging year in 2016. Regardless of your base of operations, unexpected events created a bumpy ride for many platforms in this sector of finance. Crowdfund Insider last spoke to Zopa CEO Jaidev Janardana in mid-2016, just prior to the UK’s decision… Read More

OFIXU Hits £75,000 Fundraising Goal on Seedrs

OFIXU hit its fundraising goal on Seedrs with a goal of about £75,000 (just over $91,000) to build out its sales and marketing teams.  The campaign hit its mark well before its deadline around mid-February. OFIXU calls itself the “Airbnb for workspaces”, allowing commercial office renters to lease… Read More

Zopa Announces New Partnership With Airbnb to Help Customers Pay Back Home Loans

Earlier this week, peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa announced it has teamed up with Airbnb as a way to help UK customers pay back their home loans. The lender revealed borrowers just need to sign up to become an Airbnb host through a link on their Zopa dashboard…. Read More

Airbnb for Cars Hiya Car Returns to Seedrs

Hiya Car, which is formerly known as Ascendia Drive, launched a crowdfunding initiative on Seedrs to raise £100,000. The company previously secured £349,470 on the equity portal last summer. As previously reported, the company is described as a platform that matches car hirers to car owners, turning idle cars into income… Read More

Kickstarter Becomes One of Sixteen Companies to File Amicus Brief in Support of Apple’s Privacy Case

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it has filed an amicus brief with sixteen other companies to support Apple in its fight to protect the privacy and security of its millions of customers. Following the devastating shooting in San Bernardino last December, a federal court ordered the technology giant… Read More

London’s Workspace Startup Spacehop Seeks £120,000 on Crowdcube to Continue Expansion

Spacehop, a London-based startup that’s considered to be known as the “airbnb for workspace,” has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £120,000 goal in return for 10.71% equity. Spacehop provides a new and unique opportunity for people to share their homes or… Read More

Airbnb for Cars Ascendia Drive Successfully Secures Nearly £400,000 on Seedrs

Last month, Maidstone-based airbnb for cars Ascendia Drive launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise funds to disrupt the $60bn car hire industry. The company is described as a peer-to-peer car rental platform that allows users to “own their driving experience,” without owning the car. It helps drivers to find, review… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Announces Investment Offers from Venture Capital & Growth Equity Firms

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe confirmed that it has received some high-profile attention during its recent funding round. The website revealed: “Our mission at GoFundMe is to change the way the world gives. We’ve been thinking about how to best serve as many people as… Read More

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