Tagged: crowdfunding

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

Exclusive: Bioprognos CEO Sergio Calleja Discusses Crowdfunding with Spanish Platform Capital Cell

Bioprognos, a Barcelona-based biotech company that seeks to improve both clinical outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients ―as well as other diseases (cardiovascular, neurological or endocrine)― through the development of innovative tools for non-invasive, accurate detection from biomarkers found in a simple blood… Read More

Crowdfund Insider CEO Andrew Dix Receives New Capital Markets Leadership Award from CFIRA, SBE Council and CCA

During the inaugural Crowdfunding Technology Showcase and Celebration in Washington, D.C., CrowdFund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) presented Crowdfund Insider Co-founder and CEO Andrew Dix the “New Capital Markets Leadership Award” for Media. Crowdfund Insider, the leading… Read More

Indiegogo Adds Celery to Cart: Growth in Crowdfunding Market

Co-founded in 2012 by Wharton grads Chris Tsai and Brian Nguyen, Celery has sought to bring new products of all shapes and sizes to the marketplace.  Today the Y Combinator alum blogged that the platform has joined forces with Indiegogo, an “ideal” partner for Celery to accelerate the… Read More

Overfunding on Crowdcube: WiseAlpha CEO Ahmad Discusses Growth and Fintech Disruption

wiseAlpha, an online platform that allows people to invest in secured corporate loans of blue-chip British brand name companies such as Virgin Media, RAC, United Biscuits and Eddie Stobart, aims to give people the opportunity to earn a higher rate of interest and diversify their… Read More

CFA Institute: Crowdfunding & Data Standards Discussed at NYC FinTech Forum

XBRL US announced a free half-day FinTech forum for financial technologists, investors, analysts, regulators, investor relations professionals and data providers: Crowdfunding & Data Standards. The forum, hosted by Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business and sponsored by the CFA Institute, is designed to provide an introduction to… Read More

Update: Australia’s Estate Baron Lowers Minimum Investment to $2,000; No Limit On Number Of Participating Investors

Estate Baron, an Australian real estate crowdfunding platform, now has no limit on the number of investors that can participate, which has allowed the company to bring the minimum investment down to $2,000. Founder Moresh Kokane explains this means Estate Baron has made one of the first… Read More

Racefields Research New Service Investigates P2P & Crowdfunding Platforms

Racefields, an FCA authorized corporate finance house, today launched the Racefields Research Service, which will investigate businesses looking to raise finance on P2P and crowdfunding platforms. The independent service will provide over one hundred in-depth reports on individual businesses every year, which subscribers can access… Read More

Launched: Modalku, Indonesia’s New Marketplace For P2P Lending, To Help SMEs With Crowdfunded Loans

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, a new marketplace for peer-to-peer (P2P) lending officially launched today to give Indonesia’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) greater access to funding by means of loans pooled from crowdfunding, according to a story in the JakartaGlobe. Modalku offers companies quick access to non-collateral loans with interest rates between… Read More

Juniper Research: Crowdfunded Technology Investment to Exceed $8B by 2020

Juniper’s latest research, Crowdfunding: Strategies & Impacts for Technology Markets 2015-2020, estimates that investments made in technology via crowdfunding platforms are set to increase sevenfold from an estimated $1.1 billion in 2015 to $8.2 billion by 2020. New data from Juniper Research, has found that the… Read More

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