Canaan Partners, one of the Sandhill Road posse in Silicon Valley, is a VC firm that has moved big into the alternative finance space. With over $4.2 billion under management they have the fire power, and the tool kit, to move quickly into promising, early stage… Read More
VPC Speciality Lending Investments (LSE:VSL) has published a brief comment stating they have added investments in several direct lenders including OnDeck Capital, Funding Circle (USA), Upstart Network, Borro and Kreditech. VPC has also provided a balance sheet loan to Applied Data Finance. The company acquired… Read More
OurCrowd is a global investment crowdfunding platform that is one of the leaders in the sector today having raised over $100 million for SME’s. While its headquarters are nominally in Israel, the platform has taken a truly cosmopolitan approach. Led by visionary founder and industry champion,… Read More
Global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, has announced that it led a $19.5M Series E funding round for Borro, the UK-NY based, asset-backed online lender. Borro launched in 2009 in the UK, and has gone on to open offices in New York and Los Angeles. It is a leading… Read More
A “last-minute business opportunity” is why an 18-karat white gold bracelet, diamond weight approximately 19 carats, was taken off its owner’s wrist and housed in a highly secure vault or with Citibank or Malca-Amit—temporarily. But jewelry and diamonds are only one type of high-class goods… Read More
OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, reported significant growth and expansion during 2014. Yesterday the company posted achievements on its blog, today more highlights were shared in a yearend summary. In under two years, OurCrowd has established itself as a major international… Read More
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