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Visa Launches $50,000 Fintech Innovative Contest For Sub-Sahara Africa Startups

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Credit card giant Visa is set to launch a new $50,000 innovation contest in the fintech industry of Sub-Sahara Africa. This news comes just a few months after Visa announced the launch of its fintech bootcamps for African startups. The contest will run under the company’s… Read More

SoFi Seeks to Turn HQ Trivia Losers Into Winners With New “So Money” Sweepstakes

On Monday, online lending platform SoFi announced those who lost on the popular app and live trivia game show, HQ Trivia, now have an opportunity to win through its new “So Money” sweepstakes. SoFi reported that from now through February 16th it will award $25… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Reveals Crowdfunding Video Awards Second Round Winners

NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Thursday the second round winners of the Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs). This event provides campaign organizers new ways to promote crowdfunding campaigns and products to backers as well as potential investors. Season one of the CVAs kicked off on January 25th with a live… Read More

Fintech Startup AlphaStreet Announces Invest Like a Pro Virtual Stock Contest

Fintech startup AlphaStreet announced on Friday the launch of its ‘Invest Like A Pro’ virtual stock contest from now through April 28th. While sharing details about the new contest, Vishnu Beri, CEO of AlphaStreet, stated: “The mission of AlphaStreet is to make the investment process social,… Read More

Crowdcube Joins Forces With All Response Media For Startup Competition TV Star

On Thursday, Crowdcube announced it formed a partnership with UK’s customer acquisition media agency, All Response Media, to support competition for startups, TV Star.  According to Crowdcube, the two winners of the contest will receive a fully funded media and creative TV advertising campaign, which… Read More

Innovate Finance to Award Winner of Pitch360 With £10,000 Prize

Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global fintech community, announced on Thursday it would be giving Pitch360’s winner a £10,000 prize. The organization revealed that the fintech startup competition aims to strengthen the global FinTech community by showcasing the hottest innovations in financial services… Read More

India Fintech Firm FSS Announces Payments Productathon Contest

FSS, a payment and fintech firm that is based in India, announced on Monday the launch its Payments Productathon, an exclusive payment-focused contest. The event is set to be hosted by FSS, in association with NASSCOM along with TiE and Chennai. According to FSS, the contest is… Read More

Prosper Announces 2016 #MyProsperStory Contest Winners

On Thursday, marketplace lending platform Prosper announced the winners of the 2016 #MyProsperStory Contest, which was dedicated to individuals who have utilized their platform to regain control of their personal finances. As previously reported, participants of the contest simply emailed a photo with a brief explanation as… Read More

Bizfi Joins Forces With LendingTree For Small Business Grant Contest

Less than a week after LendingTree launched its $50,000 small business grant contest; Bizfi announced it has teamed up with the online lender for the contest. According to Bizfi, LendingTree is one of the 45 funding partners of its marketplace for small business finance. LendingTree stated… Read More

LendingTree Announces Small Business Grant Contest

LendingTree announced this week the launch of its new small business grant contest. The online lending platform revealed it is offering support in the form of a $50,000 grant to help one small business continue to grow. The platform stated it is looking for a small… Read More

Prosper Launches Annual #MyProsperStory Contest

Marketplace lending platform Prosper has launched their annual #MyProsperStory contest for individuals who have utilized their platform to regain control of their personal finances. All you have to do is email over a photo with a brief explanation as to how Prosper helped and you… Read More

StartEngine Announces Referral Contest: Winner to Receive Up to $40,000 in Cash & An Elio Car

StartEngine, one of the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the U.S., announced the launch of its innovative investor referral competition, Refer And Earn. Starting today (September 27th), the first person to refer the most investors who join the website by December 31st will win a grand… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Funded Alchemi Labs Named Winner of Pfizer’s Get Old Contest

On Thursday, Pfizer announced Arizona startup, Alchemi Labs, was dubbed winner of its Get Old contest. Earlier this summer, the pharmaceutical giant announced it was teaming up with Indiegogo to launch the initiative, which highlights innovations that can make life “better” as people age. The “best of the… Read More

Indiegogo Alum FirstBuild Announces Cold Brew Design Challenge; Seeks to Offer $30,000 in Prizes to Winners

Last week, GE’s FirstBuild announced, as part of the development of its new product Pique Coffee Brewer, it is launching the Cold Brew Challenge. This contest, which is looking to draw upon the power of crowdsourced design and the FirstBuild community, will offer an expected $30,000 in… Read More

Brief: Arizona State University Dubbed Winner of the Blue Mountain State Movie College Contest

Following the release of Blue Mountain State: the Rise of Thadland, creator Eric Falconer announced Arizona State University as winner of the film’s college contest. During its run on Kickstarter, BMS enlisted universities across the country to support their project (and more than a few from outside the… Read More

GoFundMe Launches Funding Contest to Help Provide Clean Drinking Water For Flint Residents

  On Friday, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has launched a crowdfunding contest to help funds for the Flint Water Crisis. For those who don’t know what has happened, Flint’s water system has been containment and research showed that lead poisoning was found and as… Read More

Prosper Announces Winners of the #MyProsperStory Contest

Last week, marketplace lending platform Prosper announced the winners of the #MyProsperStory contest. This was an opportunity for borrowers to have their loan paid in full free of charge. The contest was simple: Create a short video (3 minutes max) and tell your story. Email it off… Read More

Science Fiction/Fantasy-Themed Book Club Sword & Laser Set to Launch Sequel to Inkshares Publishing Contest

Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced after running an initial publishing contest in the spring of 2015 with Sword and Laser, an award-winning science fiction and fantasy-themed book club, video show, and podcast, the website will be running a sequel contest with Sword & Laser to… Read More

Prosper Launches #MyProsperStory for Chance to Have Your Loan Repaid in Full

Prosper is offering the opportunity for borrowers to have their loan paid in full free of charge once again.  The marketplace lending platform is launching their #MyProsperStory Video Contest to share your story as to how Prosper helped you to manage your finances more effectively…. Read More

Tilt Teams Up With The Chainsmokers For New #TILTTOUR

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced that it has joined forces with the music group, The Chainsmokers for the #TiltTour. Tilt shared: “The Chainsmokers wanted to create the first-ever fan-sourced tour and bring their music to where their fans are. College students across the nation… Read More

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