Tagged: crowdfunding

KingsCrowd, a Ratings and Analytics Firm for Private Securities Market, Releases New Regulation CF Report

KingsCrowd, the online private market’s data-driven ratings and analytics platform, announced on Tuesday (April 27, 2021) the publication and availability of the KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report. The KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report reportedly covers more than 150 Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) market… Read More

EquityNet Introduces New Crowdfunding Platform, with Guided Business Profling, Planning Software

EquityNet, the “pioneer” of business crowdfunding, revealed on Tuessday (April 27, 2021) that it’s introducing a new type of patented crowdfunding platform that “advances the state-of-the-art in the industry.” According to a release, the new platform technology offers “unique campaign promotion and communication abilities for… Read More

U.S. Fintech Janover Now Seeking Funds Through RegCF Campaign on StartEngine

Janover Inc., a U.S.-based fintech that specializes in access to commercial real estate and small business financing, is now seeking funds through its RegCF campaign on StartEngine. The latest funding round comes less than a year after Janover raised $714,052 through its Republic campaign. Founded… Read More

Morocco Is Now Home to Many Fintech Services, Crowdfunding, Lending, Advanced Data Analytics Platforms: Report

Morocco is reportedly one of the most prominent Fintech hubs in the MENA region, as it’s currently home to approximately 13% of around 400 regional Fintech businesses, according to research carried out by financial inclusion supporter Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP). The report,… Read More

Y Combinator Alum Pranos.ai Aims to Secure $600K via Wefunder, Company Focuses on Converting Car Windows to High-Def Displays

Pranos.ai, a Y Combinator alumni, aims to raise $600,000 via Wefunder, a leading funding portal in the Reg CF offering sector. Pranos.ai is focused on converting car windows into “high-definition displays.” David Valverde, Founder & CEO at Pranos and Founder of Community for Global Innovation… Read More

Cardano Smart Contracts Update to Allow Blockchain Devs to Work with Auctions, Collectibles, Crowdfunding Use-Cases

Alonzo will be developing on Cardano’s (ADA) token upgrades in order to give application developers the tools needed for creating business applications. IOHK, which supports Cardano development, notes in a blog post that at the beginning of March 2021, they implemented Mary ‒ which is… Read More

SeedInvest, Wefunder, and Other Funding Portals are Beneficiaries of Updated Crowdfunding Rules, but Private Funds with Security Token Capabilities May Also Benefit

Peter Gaffney from the Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on the emerging blockchain-based security token space, notes that the significantly outsized return potential of angel investing, venture capital, and private equity are “well-known” in the finance industry. Gaffney explains that traditionally, direct access… Read More

SPACs and Real Estate Crowdfunding: Berlin’s iFunded, Klickown are Partnering Investunity AG so they Can Soon be Listed

Crowdinvesting or crowdfunding for real estate has long been considered a major potential market. However, there are a number of platforms that have downsized during the past year, even some established players like Exporo. Notably, the first Germany-based firm that’s set to go public through… Read More

Overfunding: London Fintech Platform DMALINK Secures £146,252 (or 146% of its target) from 273 Investors, 16 Days Left Until Sale Ends

DMALINK, which develops technology for creating an open, transparent and accessible currency market for banks, funds, corporations, had planned to raise £100,013 via Seedrs. There are 16 days left to invest in DMALINK’s operations and the company has already secured £146,252 (or 146% of its… Read More

Overfunding: UK P2P Lender JustUs Secures Over £1.3M in Capital to Disrupt Lending with Better Crowdfunded Financial Products

UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lender JustUs says it aims to “disrupt” the lending landscape and become an established provider of crowdfunded financial products for consumers with the JustUs ISA. To undertake Peoples Mortgages, JustUs noted that it will be “required to gain regulatory approval which is… Read More

Zoe Adamovicz, CEO at Neufund, Reveals how Blockchain or DLT enabled Crowdfunding Platforms can Streamline Investment Process

Zoe Adamovicz, CEO and Co-founder of Neufund, recently explained how a blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-powered fundraising platform actually works. Neufnd was established in 2016 and its main value proposition involves democratizing access to funding for  entrepreneurs and also to make it more convenient… Read More

Implementation of Ideaology Crowdfunding Smart Contract Platform “Successfully” Audited by Cybersecurity Firm CertiK

The CertiK team, which audits blockchain-based smart contracts, have confirmed that the implementation of Ideaology’s crowdfunding smart-contract was successfully audited. The CertiK Professional Services Division regularly checks source code in order to identify any potential issues. The CertiK team has provided details regarding the scope… Read More

UK’s Wombat, a Fractional Investment Platform, Acquires $2M in Seed Funding via Round led by Fuel Ventures

UK-based Wombat, a fractional investment platform, has acquired $2 million in capital via a seed funding round that was led by Fuel Ventures. Established in 2019, Wombat claims around 62,000 users for its mobile trading platform, providing access to 31 popular stocks and 22 theme-based… Read More

Siam Validus, an SME Funding Platform, Acquires a Debenture Crowdfunding License from the SEC in Thailand

SME or small business crowdfunding platform Siam Validus has reportedly received a debenture crowdfunding license from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC). Siam Validus is a joint initiative between Singapore’s SME financing platform Validus and SCG Distribution, a Thailand-based firm that specializes in… Read More

Blockchain Powered Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Max Crowdfund Announces Expansion to New Zealand

Max Crowdfund, a blockchain-powered real estate crowdfunding platform, announced on Thursday it has expanded its services to New Zealand. The platform will launch in the country under Max Crowdfund NZ Agency Limited.  Max Crowdfund reported that the launch in New Zealand will allow investors to… Read More

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds Crowdfunding as a New Word

Squeezed somewhere between “cancel culture” and “gig worker” the term crowdfunding has been added to the august Merriam-Webster dictionary. Although crowdfunding has been in use for more than a decade (unlike cancel culture which is more recent), it appears that the etymologists at Merriam-Webster have… Read More

ShareIn, an Edinburgh based Fintech that Powers Online Capital Formation, to Offer New Crowdfunding Product

ShareIn, an Edinburgh based Fintech that powers online capital formation, will be providing a new crowdfunding product in response to growing demand from its clients, according to the company. This, as the white labelling platform begins to pivot away from its role of serving as… Read More

Netshares Scores Approval by FINRA to Operate as a Broker-Dealer and Crowdfunding Portal

Netshares Financial Services, a U.S.-based digital investment bank and regulation crowdfunding (Reg CF) platform, announced earlier this week that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has approved its New Membership Application to commence operations as a registered broker-dealer. Netshares revealed that it will bring offering… Read More

Embedded Fintech: Christine Loredo from Yodlee Explains how Financial Tech Is Integrated with Existing Businesses to Provide Seamless Services

An embedded Fintech is a non-financial firm providing its own financial technology products and services that aim to complement its existing business model, according to Christine Loredo, VP Fintech Evangelism and Innovation Programs at Yodlee. Loredo explains that embedded Fintech services allow big tech firms… Read More

AltoIRA, a Fintech that Enables Individuals to Use their IRA to Invest in Startups, Finalizes Crowdfunding Campaign on Republic

AltoIRA, a Fintech firm that enables individuals to use their IRA to make investments in startups, private real estate, crypto-assets, and art has finalized a “unique” $1 million crowdfunding campaign on Republic, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. As confirmed in a note shared with… Read More

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