Tagged: crowdfunding

UK’s CarCloud, which Aims to Provide Lowest Monthly Car Costs, Secures Funding via Seedrs

CarCloud, which claims to be on a mission to achieve the lowest possible monthly car costs for the United Kingdom’s 33.5 million drivers, has secured 115% of its £325,000 target from 119 investors (at the time of writing) via Seedrs with 16 days left in… Read More

UK’s Digital Commerce Firm Collagerie Secures Over £672K via Crowdcube

Collagerie says that it is the modern shopping platform, driving customers through targeted e-commerce and inspirational content. Collagerie says it is “curating the best of fashion, lifestyle and beauty across all price points” Collagerie explains that it creates “an individual shopping journey for everyone.” Based… Read More

Spain’s DynamEat Acquires Over €169K via Seedrs

DynamEat explains that it helps restaurants boost their profit by applying dynamic pricing and smart menu strategies. DynamEat has so far raised 62% (€169,481 from 38 investors) of its fundraising €270,005 target with 27 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Seedrs…. Read More

European Single Access Point  for Information on Financial Services to Enter into Force in Jan 2024

On 20 December 2023 the legislative acts on the European Single Access Point (ESAP) for information on financial services, capital markets sustainability and diversity were published in the Official Journal of the EU. Eurocrowd notes in a blog post that the ESAP is “expected to provide the… Read More

Philippines Startups Raise $36m from Crowdfunding in 3 Years

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has successfully driven the growth of the country’s crowdfunding sector, with funds raised approaching P2 billion (about $36 million) in the last three years. This surge in crowdfunding activity is a direct outcome of the SEC’s nationwide campaign,… Read More

Bowen Fintech Agrees to Acquire Japanese Crowdfunding Platform MOH

London-listed Bowen Fintech has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Minnadeooyasan-Hanbai Co Ltd (MOH), a Japanese firm specializing in real estate crowdfunding services, according to reports. The acquisition involves Bowen Fintech purchasing 93.5% of MOH’s shares for £34.5 million. This transaction will be entirely… Read More

Saudi Arabia: Debt Crowdfunding Marketplace Lendo Scores $28m in Series B Funding

Lendo, a Saudi Arabia-based Shariah-compliant debt crowdfunding marketplace, has announced raising about $28 million in its Series B funding round anchored by Public Investment Fund (PIF)’s Sanabil Investments. The round also saw participation from Shorooq Partners, AB Ventures, and other investors, according to the announcement…. Read More

Horiz.io, an SaaS Platform Streamlining Real Estate Investment, Secures €196K+ via Crowdcube

Horiz.io, an SaaS platform aiming to simplify real estate investment for property search, yield calculation & rental management, has secured over €200,000 from more than 210 investors at the time of writing via its crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Crowdcube with currently less than two… Read More

INTELLITHING, which Develops Customized Apps of Generative AI with No Code, Raises £265K+ via Seedrs

INTELLITHING, which aims to develop customized applications of Generative AI With no code, has raised 132% (£265,325) of its £200,000 target from 116 investors (at the time of writing) via its crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Seedrs with 12 days left in the offering. Located… Read More

Italy: Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Walliance Acquires Lymo Finance

Lymo Finance, the world’s first real estate crowdfunding platform, is now owned by Walliance, another real estate crowdfunding platform based in Italy, according to an announcement. Walliance said the acquisition is part of its expansion plans in the European market. Lymo, which has an investment… Read More

UK Payments Fintech PonchoPay Secures £393K+ in Funding via Seedrs

PonchoPay says it is on a mission to streamline payments in the childcare ecosystem. PonchoPay has raised 98% (£393,383) of its £400,012 target from 86 investors with 26 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Seedrs. Based in London, United Kingdom, Ponchopay… Read More

HAATCH SEIS Fund, which Focuses on B2B SaaS Firms, Raises £377K+ via Crowdcube

HAATCH SEIS Fund is an SEIS fund focused “on accelerating Pre-Seed B2B SaaS companies to their first £1m ARR and building the infrastructure to get to £10m+.” HAATCH SEIS Fund has raised £377,873 in capital via Crowdcube from 121 investors (at the time of writing) with… Read More

Saudi Arabia: Lending Platform Dnaneer Gets Crowdfunding License

Lending platform Dnaneer Financing Co, has reportedly received authorization from the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) to operate a crowdfunding platform in Saudi Arabia. The authorization gives the company the go signal to offer debt-based crowdfunding solutions in the Kingdom, making it the eight fintech firm… Read More

Philippines: SEC Empowers Crowdfunding Platforms as Official Registrars

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now allows crowdfunding platforms to register as official gatekeepers of qualified institutional and individual investors, a move that forms part of the government’s efforts to bolster the capital market. This development stems from the SEC’s latest issuance, Memorandum… Read More

London’s Spendology, a Fintech Licensing a Digital-First SaaS-based Travel Money Platform, Raises £351,210 via Seedrs

Spendology,  a Fintech licensing a digital-first SaaS-based travel money platform to retailers worldwide, has raised 117% (£351,210) of its £300,000 target (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Seedrs, with contributions from 199 investors. Located in London, Spendology operates in the… Read More

Bahrain: Labour Fund Partners with Safaghat to Support mSMEs through Crowdfunding

Bahrain’s Labour Fund (Tamkeen) has recently partnered with Safaghat, a crowdfunding investment platform licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain, to offer alternative financing options to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (mSMEs) in the country. This strategic collaboration aims to empower Bahraini enterprises, particularly those… Read More

Cambodia Unveils Comprehensive Policy on Crowdfunding, P2P Lending

Cambodia has recently taken a significant step forward in the financial technology sector with the unveiling of the Fintech Policy directive for 2023-2028. This strategic move is poised to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), propelling the nation into the forefront of the rapidly evolving fintech… Read More

Japan Aims to Boost Startup Crowdfunding Limits: Report

In a bid to augment the funding pool for burgeoning growth sectors, Japan’s financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), intends to amplify the amount retail investors can allocate to unlisted startups, as reported by Nikkei Asia. The current regulation allows retail investors to contribute… Read More

Oru Space, a Firm Focused on Supporting Coworking and Wellbeing, Secures £454K+ via Seedrs

Oru Space, a firm which focuses on supporting coworking, wellbeing, food and events, while nurturing an ecosystem of inclusive, vibrant community, across multi-faceted, accessible and dynamic spaces, has raised £454,849 of its £450,000 target from 161 investors (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding… Read More

Qatar Central Bank Issues Loan-Based Crowdfunding Regulation

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has issued the Loan-Based Crowdfunding Regulation for the purpose of licensing and regulating loan-based crowdfunding activities and services in Qatar. The move forms part of QCB’s permanent endeavor to regulate and develop the financial sector in the country and is line… Read More

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