Tagged: crowdfunding

UK Fintech Freetrade to Return to Crowdfunding on Crowdcube on May 14, 2020

  UK-based Freetrade, a Fintech firm that offers a free-to-use investment app that makes it simpler to invest, has revealed that it will again be seeking additional capital via crowdfunding, beginning on May 14, 2020. In 2019, The Freetrade community reportedly invested a record £1… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform For Women of Black Origin “BuildHer” Launches

  BuildHer, a UK-based crowdfunding platform for women of black origin, has officially launched its service. Founded in 2018, BuildHer claims it equips disadvantaged young women in Kenya with accredited construction skills, leading to greater financial prosperity, changing male attitudes, and promoting gender equality within… Read More

Wefunder Announces Crowdfunded Small Business & Startup Accelerator to Help Founders Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Leading Reg CF crowdfunding platform Wefunder announced earlier this week a new loan product to help small businesses struggling with the economic impact of coronavirus. According to WeFunder, the Coronavirus Crisis Loan, is available now to any small business, enables businesses to crowdfund a loan… Read More

Alex Tinsman: President at NEM Foundation Discusses LuxTag’s Use of XEM Tokens for its Crowdfunding Campaign in Malaysia

Equity crowdfunding continues to fill the gap for startups looking to raise capital. Malaysia-based LuxTag, an anti-counterfeit, track and trace, and anti-theft solution provider, recently secured $360,000 in funding, with 51% of the capital denominated in Bitcoin (BTC) and NEM blockchain project’s native token, XEM. … Read More

Recent Research From CapTable Reveals Brazilian Crowdfunding Platforms Raised $18.6 Million in 2019

CapTable, a crowdfunding platform registered with the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), recently reported that equity crowdfunding in Brazil has jumped from BRL 8.4 million in contributions in 2016 to BRL 79 million ($18.6 million) in 2019. According to Latin America Business Stories (LABS),… Read More

Online Private Market Ratings & Analytics Provider KingsCrowd Announces Acquisition of Newchip’s Aggregator Platform

KingsCrowd, a ratings and analytics provider for the online private markets sector, as well as the “Morningstar of equity crowdfunding,” announced on Tuesday it has purchased Newchip’s aggregator app and platform technology. As previously reported, KingsCrowd wants to provide the first viable research and analytics… Read More

London Stock Exchange Partners with PrimaryBid to Give Retail Investors Access to Share Offerings on Same Terms As Institutional Clients

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has partnered with Fintech PrimaryBid, an internet-based investment platform, in order to give retail investors the opportunity to access to share offerings currently unavailable. PrimaryBid’s solution is said to digitally connect retail investors to quoted company offerings at the same… Read More

Online Lending Platform October Celebrates One-Year Anniversary in the Netherlands

October Nederland, a financing platform for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe, celebrated its one-year anniversary on October 31, 2019. The firm’s application to operate as a Netherlands-based lending platform was approved last year by the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets. October (formerly… Read More

Shojin Property Partners’ Latest Research Reveals: Increasing Numbers of Millennials Are Investing in Property Crowdfunding

Young property crowdfunding platform, Shojin Property Partners, announced on Tuesday that its latest research revealed an increasing number of millennials are turning to property crowdfunding, as they struggle to get on the property ladder. According to the funding portal, 23% of its investor network are under the… Read More

New Crowdfunder PatrocinaM Partners with Crowdcube Spain: Supporting the Arts

PatrocinaM, a Barcelona-based crowdfunding platform which connects cultural projects seeking funding to individuals and companies ready to fund them, has partnered with Crowdcube Spain to take its platform to the next level, nationally and internationally. The platform has already raised more than half its €100,000… Read More

seriesOne Appoints Former Deputy Director of South Korean Financial Services Commission to Leadership Team

Last week, fintech startup seriesOne announced it has appointed Kaine B. Kim, the former Deputy Director of South Korea’s Financial Commission, as Head of Legal & International Development. According to seriesOne, Kim will assist clients and stakeholders in accessing the South Korean and other Asian… Read More

CEO Daniel Oliver Opines: Spanish Biotech Platform Capital Cell’s Crowdfunding Round & Blockchain Opportunities

Capital Cell recently launched a new self-funding fundraising round to create the first ICO marketplace for health via Blockchain. Seeking to raise €700,000, the Barcelona-based platform has already secured over €882,400 from more than 178 investors. The platform was pre-valued at €5,550,000. “We launched the funding round… Read More

OurCrowd Celebrates Two More Portfolio Exits: Nike Nabs Invertex & Uber Aquires JUMP

It’s raining exits for leading global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. The Israeli platform two celebrated two portfolio in the last twenty four hours: Invertex will be acquired by Nike and JUMP is to be acquired by Uber. These two exits now the total of OurCrowd portfolio companies… Read More

Suffolk University Student Entrepreneur Launch New Round of Ventures Through Crowdfunding Course

  On Wednesday, Suffolk University announced that some of its students have launched some ventures through its crowdfunding course. The ventures made their debut on December 6th, with two dedicated to the people of Haiti. The University stated that is Sawyer Business School introduced the… Read More

Reg A+ Crowdfunding Conference – Los Angeles

Postponed Financial Research Associates, is happy to announce the all-new Reg A+ Crowdfunding Conference (July 19-20 2017 at The Los Angeles Athletic Club in LA). This first of its kind event will provide an actionable strategy for raising $50 million in capital plus share key… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding & Credit Unions Go Hand-in-Hand Developing Communities

Equity crowdfunding and credit unions are a match made in heaven, according to a recent article on Business News Daily. At the heart of equity crowdfunding is the goal of democratizing capital formation; allowing companies to raise money from online communities of investors who campaign on… Read More

Ready & Waiting: NCFA Canada Opens 2017 Alternative Finance Industry Survey

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada has announced the launch of its third Alternative Finance Crowdfunding Survey in Canada for platforms, investors and companies as part of its annual exercise in providing Canadian benchmarks on market size, volume, market activity, platform characteristics, jobs, and key… Read More

IMF & Dubai to Host FinTech Seminar at World Government Summit

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is partnering with Dubai’s Ministry of Finance to co-host a fintech seminar during the 5th World Government Summit that will take place in Dubai between February 12-14, 2017.  Blockchain technology will be a key discussion point during this panel —… Read More

FTC FinTech Forum Agenda to Spotlight P2P Payments & Crowdfunding

The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for its upcoming FinTech forum examining peer-to-peer payments and crowdfunding. The forum, which is the second in an ongoing event series, will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on 26 October at the Constitution Center auditorium, located at… Read More

Singapore’s Crowdo Receives CMS License for P2P Lending & Equity Crowdfunding from MAS

Singapore-based crowdfunding platform Crowdo received its full Capital Market Services (CMS) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for securities crowdfunding (SCF) to deliver P2P lending and equity crowdfunding, according to the platform’s blog, reportedly making Crowdo the first and only regional operator that can undertake licensed… Read More

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