Tagged: equity investment

Digital Assets: Coinbase Plans to Invest in Circle, Will Shut Down Centre Consortium, Update USDC Stablecoin Services

USDC is launching on six new blockchains, and Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) says that it is increasing its support for stablecoins with an investment in Circle. Circle will reportedly “take full control over USDC issuance and governance.” Meanwhile, Coinbase and Circle will also “maintain a commercial relationship.”… Read More

Familiarity Breeds More Investment in UK Businesses: BBB Report

While more than 40 per cent of businesses in the United Kingdom have accessed external finance this year, the economic impact could be far greater, the British Business Bank’s first annual Regions and Nations Tracker reveals. The problems begin with a lack of local investors… Read More

San Francisco based Fintech Fundbox, a B2B Payment and Credit Network Provider, Receives Investment from Japan’s MUFG

Fundbox, a Fintech firm focused on “disrupting” the global $21 trillion B2B commerce ecosystem with its payment and credit network for B2B transactions, confirmed on May 26, 2020, that it received a fresh equity investment from MUFG Innovation Partners Co., Ltd., the corporate VC division… Read More

Australian SME Challenger Bank Judo Raises $400 Million Through latest Equity Raising

Judo Bank (formerly Judo Capital), an Australian SME challenger bank, announced last week it has finalized its second-round equity raising at $400 million, which is double the initial target of $200 million. This latest equity raise combines follow-on investment from Judo Bank’s existing shareholders, including… Read More

PwC’s SME Equity Financing Atlas: There is an Investment Boom in SMEs

PwC’s Accelerator has published the first edition of their SME Equity Financing Atlas.  According to their data, equity investments in SMEs have been growing steadily over the last years. The main drivers are the accumulation of capital in investor’s hand, new technologies and low-interest rates…. Read More

Brief: Beauhurst Dubs Crowdcube As Top Equity Investor

On Thursday, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced that research firm Beauhurst has dubbed it top equity investor. The UK platform stated: “In their review of equity investment in the third quarter of 2015, Beauhurst, the provider of deep data on growing companies, have declared Crowdcube… Read More

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