Tagged: event

North American Bitcoin Conference Pledges to Do Better Following Diversity Fail

Last week, on LinkedIn, I called out the North American Bitcoin Conference for having merely 1 female speaker, out of 85 male speakers, and for having their afterparty at what essentially is a strip club. All that, accompanied by event photos from last year’s conference,… Read More

Blockchain Leaders Schedule 2018 Digital Assets Investment Forum

FinTech4Good, Alternative Assets, Asia Finance Association, and the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, have joined together to create the 2018 Digital Assets Investment Forum (DAIF) scheduled for January 16th, 2018 in New York. This is a one day seminar covering all things blockchain including the fast evolving… Read More

HM Treasury Confirms International Fintech Conference for March 2018

HM Treasury will host their second International Fintech Conference following the success of the inaugural event in 2017. Scheduled to be held in London on March 22, 2018, the event will highlight the UKs standout Fintech innovators as well as up and coming Fintech firms… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd to Hold Largest Investment Summit Ever as 10,000 People Expected to Attend

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, says registration numbers have rocketed for its upcoming Global Investor Summit taking place on February 1st. OurCrowd reports that more than 10,000 individuals have registered for the event with participation from 80 different countries.  Participants also include over… Read More

SEC Blockchain Panel at Berkeley: Still Plenty of Work as Regulators Figure Things Out

This past week, Blockchain at Berkeley was the host to an ICO Financing Conference. Participating at the event were representatives from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Blockchain at Berkeley is a student run, independent organization dedicated to the crypto and distributed ledger space. The… Read More

First Regulated Initial Coin Offering Conference ICO 2.0 Summit Dives Deep into ICO Legal, Regulatory & Economic Implications

On Friday, November 10, 2017, StartEngine, a Regulation Crowdfunding platform based in Los Angeles, California organized ICO 2.0 Summit, the first regulated ICO conference – or at least the first that I’ve seen. While there seem to be an explosion of ICO and Blockchain-related conferences… Read More

Securities Commission Malaysia: Equity Crowdfunding, P2P Lending & DLT Gaining Traction as it Embraces Digital Innovation

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) says it continues to lead digital innovation in finance with significant progress reported on major Fintech markets initiatives. At its flagship Fintech event, SCxSC Digital Finance Conference 2017, SC Chairman Tan Sri Ranjit Ajit Singh in his speech delivered to attendees… Read More

Sober Enthusiasm for Blockchain While ICOs Create a Crypto Bubble

  Sober enthusiasm is the way I would describe a recent LAT Blockchain Economic Forum I attended in New York City. Most speakers at the event noted that we are in a crypto bubble referencing the gold rush mentality embracing the Initial Coin Offering (ICO)… Read More

RegTech Rising – London

  RegTech Rising is the first large scale event in Europe dedicated to RegTech. We will bring together the entire ecosystem – regulators, financial institutions, RegTech providers, industry advisers – to debate how to accelerate innovation and capture the RegTech opportunity. On 31 October our… Read More

FinTech Abu Dhabi Includes Major Announcements Designed to Shape Regional Fintech Development

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi conference ended with several key initiatives designed to boost the Fintech sector in the region. The two-day event, which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive… Read More

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council CEO Karen Kerrigan Receives Crowdfundie Award at Global Crowdfunding Convention

Karen Kerrigan, the CEO and President of the Small Business Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has received a “Crowdfundie Award” at the 6th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) held in Las Vegas this week. Kerrigan attended GCC speaking on the topic of taking equity crowdfunding to… Read More

ECN Convention Debates Technology & Cross-border Future in EU Alternative Finance & Crowdfunding

Two main topics of the 6th Annual Convention of the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) on October 19th and 20th were technology innovation and cross-border finance. The discussions showed that alternative finance has only scratched the surface of its technological innovation’s potential ‒ the potential to… Read More

National Australia Bank Backs Fintech Hackathon at Intersekt

One of the four largest banks in Australia, National Australia Bank (NAB), has partnered on the upcoming Fintech hackathon taking place during Australia’s first Fintech festival – Intersekt. The hackathon expects to find new ways for businesses to benefit from improved and smarter access to… Read More

First FinTech Abu Dhabi Set to Kick Off

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi event will kick-off tomorrow (October 22nd) with a group of regional and international leaders from the global Fintech community. The creation of the event is in recognition of the growing importance of Fintech for financial centers and the financial services… Read More

Applications Now Open for Innovate Finance’s Pitch360 Competition

Innovate Finance has announced that applications are now open for its Fintech pitch contest Pitch360 which will take place in London on March 20th, 2018. The deadline for applications is December 31st. Fintech firms that would like to compete stand a chance to win £10,000, a… Read More

LendIt Europe 2017 – London

LendIt Europe is Europe’s largest global Fintech and lending conference, and returns to London on October 9-10, 2017. This year’s conference is expanding with the industry to cover the hottest topics in Fintech including digital wealth, blockchain, insurtech, digital banking, and much more. Nowhere else… Read More

Swedish Success: Invesdor’s First Crowdfunding Offer from Sweden Tops Goal

Stockholm based Sharpfin AB has topped its funding goal of SEK 1.65 million holding at SEK 2.3 million on Invesdor. This marks the first successful Swedish offer listed on Invesdor which is based in Finland. The company has extended the subscription period of its equity… Read More

PitchIt Competition Finalists Announced for LendIt Europe

LendIt Europe, the event series specializing in Fintech and online lending, has announced the finalists for its 2017 PitchIt competition taking place at the O2 in London on the 9th & 10th of October. This year, LendIt’s PitchIt competition is hosted and co-organized by Startupbootcamp FinTech…. Read More

FinTech Abu Dhabi Scheduled for October

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has scheduled a Fintech conference to engage Fintech thought leaders, financial regulators and platforms at the upcoming FinTech Abu Dhabi in October 2017.  The event highlights the growing interest in the potential for… Read More