Tagged: boston

Fintech Firm FinMason Names David Remstein As First President & COO

On Thursday, Boston-based fintech FinMason announced it has appointed David Remstein as its first president and COO. According to FinMason, Remstein will be responsible for driving planning and managing the growth of the company in terms of personnel, clients, products, and geographies. The new president/COO… Read More

Coinsource Branches Out into Massachusetts, Little Rhody & New Hampshire: Wicked Awesome

Coinsource, reportedly the world’s largest Bitcoin ATM network, has expanded its services to the Northeast, unveiling 10 new machines in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.  The introduction, due to increasingly high-demand from Bitcoin users, comes two weeks after Coinsource made the pivot from using… Read More

Accenture Opens New Innovation Hub in Boston

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has opened its new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay as part of its accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The company revealed it plans to add 400 technology jobs in the city by the end of 2020. It… Read More

Boston Fintech Bison Completes New Investment Round Led By FINTOP Capital

Bison, a Boston-based fintech company focused on developing innovative software solutions for the private markets, has closed a funding round led by FINTOP Capital with participating from existing investors, including Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) and GrandBanks Capital. Along with the investment, Bison also announced Rick Kushel, General Partner… Read More

GSVLabs Launches Boston Hub & Announces Winners of the Boston Startup Challenge

California-based startups innovation hub GSVlabs announced on Thursday the launch of its new Boston platform. This news comes just a few months after the hub sought growth funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo/Microventures. As previously reported, GSVlabs was founded in 2012 and engages with startups, corporations, international… Read More

City of Boston Forms New Partnership with Crowdfunding Platform iFundWomen

Just a couple months after iFundWomen announced its expansion into Maryland, the City of Boston revealed on Monday it is teaming up with the crowdfunding platform women. As previously reported, iFundWomen is on a mission to help drive funding towards female entrepreneurs and close the gender… Read More

RealtyShares Reports: $10.3 Million Raised for Industrial Real Estate Deals in San Francisco and Boston MSA

Online real estate marketplace RealtyShares announced on Tuesday the closing of two industrial real estate financing transactions in San Francisco and Boston MSA. The amount raised between the deals was $10.3 million. RealtyShares stated it secured  $8.7 million industrial debt loan for a San Francisco… Read More

Boston’s DCU FinTech Innovation Center Announces June 2017 Cohort

DCU FinTech Innovation Center, a nonprofit innovation center that fosters seed-stage fintech startups and promotes fintech in Boston, announced on Wednesday its list of cohorts for June 2017.  The center states it helps companies establish product/market fit by working collaboratively across the fintech ecosystem. Companies… Read More

Boston Fintech Startup FinMason Continues to Grow Staff By Appointing New Leadership in Sales, Marketing, & Data Science

FinMason, a Boston-based fintech and investment analytics firm, announced on Tuesday it appointed three new staff members to its growing staff. The appointees were added to the data science, marketing, and sales departments. According to FinMason, Mark Carroll was appointed as director of data science, Bob Leaper… Read More

FinTech Sandbox Announces Demo Day 4.0 in Boston

FinTech Sandbox, a Boston-based nonprofit providing fintech startups free access to data and infrastructure to accelerate product development, announced on Wednesday details about Demo Day 4.0, which is described as a series of events highlighting innovative solutions built by Sandbox participants. The event will take… Read More

Fintech Firm InvestCloud Forms Partnership With the City of Boston for Family Savings Program

Global fintech firm InvestCloud announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with the City of Boston and Boston Mayor, Martin J. Walsh, to launch a new family savings program, which creates savings plans for children’s education. According to InvestCloud, the Boston Saves allows families… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Preps For PAX East 2016 Gaming Convention in Boston

This week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced details about its “Game Dungeon” at the PAX East 2016 gaming convention in Boston April 22nd-24th. The show is considered one of the largest gaming events in North America. While discussing the event, the Kickstarter crew stated: “Publishers, developers, and… Read More

Brief: Boston University Launches Campus-Wide Crowdfunding Platform

On Tuesday, Boston University announced it has recently launched its very own crowdfunding platform for campus-based projects. According to BU Today, the university has developed the portal to help academic departments, student groups, and other members of the BU community raise funds for research, service trips, projects, events,… Read More

FinTech Sandbox Partners with The Associated Press: Facilitates Access to Financial Data, Infrastructure & Breaking News

FinTech Sandbox, a nonprofit that helps FinTech startups access data and build great products, today announced a new data sourcing agreement with the global news company, The Associated Press. The AP will provide FinTech Sandbox residents with access to AP’s financial, business and political news… Read More

Sensory Perspective Seeks £1.55M on Invesdor For Finance Growth & International Expansion

Sensory Perspective Ltd, UK-based company that develops and manufactures devices that detect and protect individuals from electromagnetic radiation (EMR), is seeking to secure £750,000 on Invesdor to acquire the assets of a profitable Boston, Massachusetts-based manufacturer of radon measurement devices.  The company previously turned to Crowdcube… Read More

Boston Startup Barkly Receives $12.5M During Series A Financing Round For Endpoint Security

Boston-based endpoint security startup, Barkly, announced that it has closed a $12.5 million Series A financing round, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and including Sigma Prime Ventures. Barkly has now raised a total of $17 million since the company was co-founded in 2013 by CEO Mike… Read More

Boston Man Launches $300M GoFundMe Project to Help Modernize The City’s Bus System

Seeking to make changes to the old, unsafe, rather scary Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s subway system, a Boston area resident has launched a $300M crowdfunding initiative on GoFundMe to help bring the transit into the 21st century. Explaining the situation (jokingly), campaign organizer, Janssen McCormick writes,”The… Read More

ShoeBuy Acquires Minority Stake in Kickstarter’s Boston Boot Company

ShoeBuy, a leading global online retailer of shoes and clothing for shoppers seeking the best variety and brands, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. The acquisition marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for… Read More

Acquire Launches New Commercial Real Estate Investing Platform

Acquire Real Estate has launched a crowdfunding platform that is said to open up a new world of commercial real estate investments to accredited investors, allowing them access to institutional-quality deals that didn’t exist until now. The firm has joined the growing momentum behind crowd… Read More

Massachusetts College Startup Indico Announces $3 million in Funding

Olin College startup indico announced $3 million in initial funding as part of Boston’s Techstars annual Demo Day. The event, held at the House of Blues, featured 12 groups of entrepreneurs who participated in the three-month Techstars Boston accelerator program. Olin College student and induce… Read More