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Security Token Academy Crosses the Atlantic with London Meetup

The Security Token Academy (STA), a company covering and facilitating the emerging security token industry, has crossed the Atlantic and landed in the UK with its first Security Token London Meetup Kickoff Event. The event is scheduled for June 12th in London. Aubrey Chernick, founder… Read More

The Monetary Authority of Singapore Partners with Central Bank of Kenya on “Afro-Asia Fintech Festival”

Following the success of the state-sponsored Singapore Fintech Festival, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has partnered with the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to launch a new event – the inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival. The conference will take place in Nairobi this coming July…. Read More

SEC Shares Agenda for May 31st Fintech Forum, Blockchain to be Hot Topic of Discussion

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has posted the agenda for the upcoming Fintech Forum scheduled to take place on May 31st. The event, entitled the 2019  Fintech Forum, will take place at SEC headquarters in Washington, DC. It will simultaneously be live-streamed on the… Read More

LendIt Fintech USA – Seven Years of Fintech Innovation

It’s hard to believe that the most attended Fintech conference LendIt Fintech USA had its 7th birthday in the Mecca of Fintech, San Francisco this past week. Thousands of attendees from all over the world descended into San Francisco’s Moscone Center for this once a… Read More

SEC and FINRA Schedule Broker Dealer “Outreach Program.” Will Discuss Digital Assets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) have scheduled their 2019 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers. The event, taking place in Chicago, is designed to provide an open forum for regulators and industry professionals to discuss topics such as… Read More

The European Centre for Alternative Finance Calls for Papers in Advance of its Annual Conference

The European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF) based at Utrecht University School of Economics, has announced the 3rd European Alternative Finance Research Conference scheduled to take place in October in the Netherlands. ECAF said this year’s keynote speaker is Armin Schwienbacher (SKEMA Business School), an… Read More

Crypto Valley Association Books Big Names for Annual Event, IBM, European Commission Representatives Plan Attendance

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), Switzerland’s advocacy group for the advancement of digital assets, has announced the speakers for this year’s Crypto Valley Conference. The Association reports that representatives from IBM, Dfinity, University College London, LiquidityNetwork, ConsenSys, NEO, R3, the European Commission, Swiss National Bank,… Read More

Super-Size: Hong Kong Fintech Week Plans Bigger Event for 2019

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Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) has announced a “significant expansion” of its annual Hong Kong Fintech Week. Hong Kong has emerged as a leading center for financial innovation. Supported by government officials, Fintech disruption has gained velocity.  Just recently, Hong Kong announced the approval of the… Read More

SEC Schedules Fintech Forum, Including Digital Assets, for May

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled a public forum focusing on distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) and digital assets (or crypto assets). Topics will include initial coin offerings (ICOs), digital asset platforms, DLT innovations, and how these impact investors and the markets…. Read More

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada Prepares for FFCON19 in April

The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA), the leading Fintech and crowdfunding advocacy group in Canada, has scheduled its annual event to take place this April in Toronto. The 5th Annual 2019 Fintech & Financing Conference, or FFCON19, will combine all aspects of… Read More

Europol Hosts 3rd Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies

Europol, Interpol and the Basel Institute on Governance will host the 3rd annual Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies in the Hague, Netherlands, March 6th and 7th. This year’s conference will be distinct from previous ones, says Europol, in that focus will be placed on… Read More

Community Capital: Raised from, by and for, the Community

Democratizing capital for small business and citizen investors The mission of NC3 is to help move a significant portion of the estimated $65+ trillion that Americans have in long-term savings from Wall Street to local and social entrepreneurs, and to inspire similar shifts worldwide. We are… Read More

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit Highlights Impact of Startup Technology

OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform and Israel’s most active venture investor, has posted the agenda for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit scheduled for this coming March in Jerusalem, Israel.  The Summit theme is “Startups: Making a Global Impact.” The OurCrowd investment community currently consists… Read More

Government of Ireland Hosts Blockchain Hackathon

The government of Ireland is showing their support for the emerging blockchain technology sector by hosting a hackathon called Blockathon Ireland. Hosted by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in association with The Department of Finance, the hackathon seeks to highlight real-life use-cases of Distributed… Read More

LendIt Fintech Europe: London is Open for Business

Last month, CI attended the annual LendIt Fintech Europe event which has taken place in London over the past few years – even while Brexit hangs like an ominous cloud over the European financial center. London, consistently described as the leading Fintech hub in the… Read More

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit Returns as Israel’s Largest Investor Event

Global investment platform OurCrowd has announced it will host its 5th annual Global Investor Summit this coming March in Jerusalem, Israel. The event expects attendee registration to top 15,000 making it the largest investment crowdfunding conference in the world. The theme for 2019 will be… Read More

MAS Reports that 45,000 Individuals Participated in this Year’s Singapore Fintech Festival

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a note stating this year’s annual Fintech Festival, which ended this past week, tallied approximately 45,000 participants from almost 130 different countries. MAS says this is the biggest Fintech event in the world. The Fintech Festival over… Read More

#CryptoInvestSummit : Crypto May Be Down, But Interest Increases in Digital Assets

Last week during LA Blockchain Week, the Crypto Invest Summit took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This event followed a successful Spring event where over 4500 individuals registered but organizers struggled to handle the sudden rush to attend the event. The Fall CIS… Read More

Australian Central Bank Assistant Governor Says Her Country Has No Need for a National Cryptocurrency

Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michelle Bullock told audiences at the Sibos Conference in Sydney this week that she does not believe Australia and other central banks have any reason to create a national digital currency settled on blockchain, Financial Review (FN) reports. Sibos is… Read More

Big Ten: The SEC Schedules Annual Government-Business Forum at Ohio State

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled the annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation for this coming December and this year they are taking the event to the Buckeye state. The SEC announced today the Forum will be held at the Ohio State… Read More

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