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Report: Circle Internet Financial May Sell SeedInvest, its Crowdfunding Division

Circle Internet Financial is reportedly looking for a buyer for SeedInvest, its crowdfunding division, as the Boston-headquartered crypto firm aims to focus more on its stablecoin business, according to the Block. This is notably Circle’s latest downsizing move, which began in 2019 when the firm… Read More

Fidelity Digital Assets to Offer Custody Services for Bitcoin Held by UK’s Nickel Digital Asset Management

Fidelity Digital Assets, the crypto investment arm of Fidelity Investments, a Boston, Massachusetts-based multinational financial services corporation with over $2.4 trillion of assets under management, is planning to offer custody services for Bitcoin (BTC) held by UK-based cryptocurrency investment company Nickel Digital Asset Management. Established… Read More

Insurtech: Boston-based Corvus Insurance Secures $31 Million According to SEC Filing

Boston-headquartered Corvus Insurance, a company that offers artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced cyber insurance policies for firms, has sold shares worth around $31 million in a $33 million investment round, a US Securities and Exchange (SEC) filing confirmed. Corvus Insurance, which is notably one of BostInno’s 50… Read More

The 2019 New England Venture Summit – Boston

The 14th annual conference will showcase more than 100 of the hottest early-stage and emerging-growth technology, clean-tech, life sciences/healthcare, medical devices, fintech, healthcare IT, and mobile innovators. If you are a startup seeking capital and/or partnerships, submit your plan for the opportunity to present at… Read More

Hopsters Brewery’s Wicked Awesome Wefunder Crowdfunding Update

Something’s brewing in Boston… Just two years ago Hopsters Brewery celebrated investors pouring in $2 million in its first Wefunder crowdfunding campaign. Just a few weeks ago Hopsters Brewery initiated its second Wefunder Reg CF round, this time seeking $1,070,000 to scale up in a new… Read More

Boston Fintech Week 2018

VOL•A•TIL•I•TY TO CHANGE RAPIDLY & SOMETIMES, UNPREDICTABLY Fasten Your Seat Belts Volatility is back and we don’t just mean in the markets. Join us for an exciting week diving deep and interacting with experts working in and building great tech for financial services. Over 2,000… Read More

Boston’s DCU FinTech Innovation Center Announces Summer 2018 Cohort

The DCU FinTech Innovation Center, a program focused exclusively on fostering pre-seed and seed-stage financial technology companies in New England, announced on Thursday the ten new start-up ventures in its Summer 2018 cohort. As previously reported, the Center is fully funded by Digital Federal Credit Union and… Read More

MassChallenge Debuts New Fintech Accelerator in Boston

MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, announced on Tuesday it will launch its newest vertical accelerator to support and grow startups in the fintech industry. According to MassChallenge, the MassChallenge Fintech, which will be headquartered in Boston, will match later-stage fintech startups with… Read More

EY Americas Tax Innovative Foundry Set to Host FinTech Pitch Day in Boston

On Wednesday, the EY Americas Tax Innovation Foundry announced plans to host a FinTech Pitch Day on June 28th at District Hall in Boston. EY reported it is inviting fintech startups from around the globe to pitch disruptive technology solutions. Twelve applicants will be selected to present to EY… Read More

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

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