Tagged: business

NYU Stern Secures $8 Million to Establish New Hub for Technology, Business, & Innovation

On Monday, New York University’s Stern School of Business announced it secured $8 million to establish The Fubon Center for Technology, Business, and Innovation. The funds were given by alumnus Richard Ming-Hsing Tsai (MBA ’81), Chairman and CEO of Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd. together with Fubon Financial Holding… Read More

Oxford University’s Saïd Business School Announces Online Short Course in Fintech

On Wednesday, Oxford University’s Saïd Business School announced it will launch an online short course that’s dedicated to fintech. The University launched the program with the educational technology firm, GetSmarter. The course’s description reads: “Industry experts believe that between 2 million and 6 million jobs… Read More

OnDeck Expands Lending Options for Small Businesses in Canada By Introducing New Line of Credit & Loan Terms

On Tuesday, Online lender to SMEs, OnDeck (NYSE:ONDK) announced it was expanding lending Canada’s small businesses by including a line of credit up to CAD$50,000 and loan term up to CAD$250,000 to help meet the growing needs of the country’s 1.1 million small businesses. In… Read More

Brief: Spotcap, German Fintech Startup, Locks In €31.5M To Support Its Online SMB Lending Platform

German online lending platform Spotcap has successfully closed its third financing round, according to the company’s recent press release. The Berlin-based financial technology company raised EUR 31.5 million in new funding led by international private equity firm, Finstar Financial Group, with participation from previous investor Holtzbrinck Ventures…. Read More

Round Two: AutoTrip Returns to Crowdcube & Seeks An Additional £350,000

Earlier this month, AutoTrip took to Crowdcube for the second time with a mission to raise an additional £350,000. AutoTrip, which is led by E-Car Club founder Andrew Wordsworth, captured £146,030 during its last Crowdcube round and is known to create a connected device which automates the recording… Read More

London’s The Clubhouse Launches Seedrs Initiative to Open Three New Locations

The Clubhouse, one of London’s business clubs, lounge and meeting spaces, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding initiative on Seedrs to raise £750,000 for location expansions.  With two locations in Mayfair, The Clubhouse is planning to open a network of Clubhouses across London and at the same… Read More

Seedrs Offers Up Six Reasons For Companies to Raise Equity Through Crowdfunding

Earlier this week, Seedrs unveiled a list of reasons why companies (both established and startups) should consider using equity crowdfunding as a way to receive funds from investors. Marketing Director of the crowdfunding platform, Alysia Wanczyk, shared: “There are so many different avenues for you to… Read More

Q&A: Stephen Sheinbaum, Founder Of Merchant Cash and Capital, Talks Bizfi And The Future of Banks (Hint: There Is One)

As the founder of Merchant Cash and Capital (MCC), a small business alternative lending company that has also worked with companies from UPS to Pita Pit, Stephen Sheinbaum oversees a company that is using leading technology to change the way small businesses get capital. Prior… Read More

CrowdfunderUK, Sir Richard Branson, The Cambridge Satchel Company, & Rapha Offer Up Top Tips For Growing Businesses

In an effort to help startups get off the ground, Rob Love of UK’s reward-based crowdfunding platform, CrowdfunderUK has teamed up with Virgin’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, Julie Deane of the Cambridge Satchel Company and Rapha’s Tom Wood to offer up tips on how to be successful in the business world…. Read More

Opportunities, Meet Investments: InvestDen Launches New UK Crowdfunding Platform For Businesses And Investors

Promising to be “more than just a crowdfunding platform,” but also “an engaging community,” a new UK crowdfunding platform for businesses and investors has just launched, according to a recent press release from London Stock Exchange’s RNS. InvestDen is disrupting traditional finance by providing a unique crowdfunding… Read More

Law Firm Stephens Scown Forms Partnership With Crowdfunder in Landmark Deal For Professional Sector

Legal firm, Stephens Scown, has partnered with Crowdfunder UK to become a sponsor of Crowdfunder Local in the South West covering the Crowdfund Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset regions. The rewards-based crowdfunding platform works with businesses, charities and community groups to help them raise funds from the… Read More

Richard Branson Talks Crowdfunding, Business, & Money Raising With Entrepreneur

Ready to share his advice on business success, founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson sat down with Entrepreneur to discuss key ways for readers to raise funds for their businesses. While sharing details about Virgin Group, Branson recalled, “My friends and I came up with… Read More

Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler Talks Crowdfunding Platform Success & South Park’s “Go Fund Yourself” Episode

Less than two weeks ago, Comedy Central’s South Park debuted its hilarious Kickstarter spoof episode titled, “Go Fund Yourself.” The show took aim at the crowdfunding giant, along with the funding method, the NFL, and of course controversial football team, the Washington Red Skins. Now, Kickstarter’s CEO, Yancey… Read More

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