Tagged: event

Update: Financial Services Committee Hearing on JOBS Act Progress Moved to March 22nd

Originally scheduled to take place tomorrow (March 15, 2017), the Hearing entitled “The JOBS Act at Five: Examining Its Impact and Ensuring the Competitiveness of the U.S. Capital Markets”, hosted by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, part of the House Committee on Financial Services, has been… Read More

Republic Holds Crowdfunding Mixer in Partnership with iDisclose

Crowdfunding platform Republic hosted a “mixer” event to help educate companies considering raising capital online. The event included the participation of Georgia Quinn, a Senior Contributor to Crowdfund Insider, who is also the CEO and co-founder of iDisclose – an online tool designed to streamlined… Read More

Money20/20 Gears Up for Inaugural Fintech Event: Money20/20 Asia

Money20/20, one of the world’s largest Fintech events, is gearing up for the inaugural Money20/20 Asia.  At a recent press event, Philip Thomas, CEO, Ascential Events, outlined why Singapore had been selected as a host city for the first ever Money20/20 event. Thomas said that… Read More

The Stamina of Rocky Balboa: Prosper President Ron Suber Updates on Marketplace Lending Industry (Video)

Ron Suber, the President of Prosper and a perennial keynote speaker at the annual LendIt conference, delivered a rousing update on the status of marketplace lending.  Directly addressing the challenges that impacted all online lenders in the past year, Suber stated; “Success this past year required… Read More

LendIt USA 2017 – New York City

Since its founding, LendIt has hosted eight major events for the global lending community. Its mission: connect every major player, platform, investor and service provider in the space. In late 2012 Jason and Bo decided to launch a small gathering to meet other people in… Read More

France Fintech Announces Second Annual Fintech Revolution Event in Paris

France Fintech, the French Fintech association, announced it is set to host its second annual Fintech Revolution on March 28th. The event will be held at the la Gaîté Lyrique in Paris and will reportedly have over 1,000 participants. The organization revealed: “Having shown in 2016 the… Read More

SEC Schedules “Evidence Summit”: How Investors Think & Act

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled an “Evidence Summit” to be held at the SEC headquarters on F Street in Washington, DC on March 10th. Organized by the Office of Investor Advocate, the Summit will “discuss strategies for raising retail investors’ understanding of… Read More

StartEngine Launches Series of Crowdfunding Workshops: 1 Day to $100,000

Investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine has organized a series of events across the country to boost awareness and platform utilization. Beginning this Monday (February 28), StartEngine will host a day long event entitled “1 Day to $100,000” to educate companies about their online funding options. StartEngine… Read More

SEC is Hosting a “Crowdfunding Dialogue” on February 28th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has partnered with NYU’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions to host a symposium on the effects of investment crowdfunding on February 28th. The Commission’s Division of Economics and Risk Analysis (DERA) is leading the dialogue and… Read More

SeedInvest Partners with Jason Calacanis with Live Investing at Launch Festival

SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has revealed a new partnership with Jason Calacanis’ Launch Festival. Launch is said to be the largest startup event in the United States. Past headliners at Launch have included Mark Cuban, Paul Graham, Evan Williams, and Yves Behar. Calacanis is… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada to Hold 3rd Annual Event in Toronto

NCFA Canada Focuses on Innovation Finance and Fintech Trailblazers from Across the Country. The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) will be holding its third annual Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (CCS2017) in Toronto this month. The event opens on February 28th and continues for a… Read More

Ruth Hedges Adds Microsoft as Lead Sponsor for Annual GCC Event

Ruth Hedges, an early advocate of the potential of crowdfunding, has landed Microsoft as its lead sponsor for her annual Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC). Hedges commented on the addition of Microsoft to help with the event; “We are very excited to have Microsoft’s sponsorship for… Read More

The Securities & Exchange Commission and NYU Partner on Half Day Session on Investment Crowdfunding

The Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), the research arm of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has partnered with New York University’s Salomon Center on a half-day conference reviewing investment crowdfunding. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at… Read More

Finance Disrupted: Is London’s Fintech Crown Debatable?

The State of Fintech in the United Kingdom. Observers in London see a paradox at the heart of today’s financial technology sector. If Fintech is all about playing the cutting edge and disrupting the mainstream, how come so many Fintech players and commentators obsess so… Read More

French Finance Regulators Embrace Fintech

With more than 1700 participants from 35 countries, the recent Paris Fintech Forum demonstrated the strength of the French Fintech ecosystem and the attractiveness of Paris as a financial center. French officials and financial regulators participated in the event with a strong delegation and asserted… Read More

Largest Equity Crowdfunding Conference Ever: OurCrowd Delivers the Crowd with Forthcoming Jerusalem Event

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, is ready to host their Global Investor Summit this coming February. A quick review of the year prior OurCrowd event indicates very strong growth for this coming year. OurCrowd estimated participation at over 3,000 attendees in 2016.  For… Read More

The UK Government will Hold an International Fintech Investment Conference this Spring

The UK has been the reigning king of Fintech for several years now. But it is lonely at the top and several countries are seeking to usurp the UK’s Fintech dominance. Add Brexit fallout and the UK has a battle on its hands. Of course,… Read More

Seedrs & Interbridge Venture Capital to Host China Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Competition

Investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs has partnered with InteBridge Venture Capital to host the upcoming China Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition (IEIC). The two companies have joined to launch the UK division of the IEIC competition where £1 million of equity free capital will be awarded. The… Read More

The Economist Editor: The Legacy Challenges for Traditional Finance are Huge

The Economist has embarked on a series of events tackling the disruption occurring in finance today. Their forthcoming event in London on January 25th is ominously entitled Finance Disrupted: Collaborate or Die (Crowdfund Insider is a media partner for this event).  Corporate death for well… Read More