Tagged: event

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

GCC Gives Crowdfunding Visionary Award to former President Barack Obama

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) will be delivering their Crowdfunding Visionary Award to former President Barack Obama. The award is in recognition of his signing into law the bipartisan JOBS Act of 2012. This is the legislation that created the three different iterations of crowdfunding;… Read More

ComCap 2017: Local Crowdfunding is Hugely Important

Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider had the fortune to participate in ComCap 2017 in Monterey, California. The event focused on an incredibly important sector of alternative finance – local crowdfunding. Providing access to capital for local entrepreneurs while empowering communities to be able to fund… Read More

SuperCharger Launch Day Event in Kuala Lumpur Scheduled for September 26th

Following their expansion into Malaysia, SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator has scheduled its inaugural launch day event for September 26th in Kuala Lumpur. Organizers report that after reviewing over 100 applications, entries have been narrowed down to 10 promising Fintech startups. The event will see SuperCharger representatives… Read More

One Spark Postpones Innovation Festival to 2018 Following Hurricane Impact

  One Spark, along with Bold Events, has decided to postpone the One Spark 2017 Innovation Festival until 2018.  Originally scheduled to take place in Jacksonville, Florida this October, organizers have made the determination the impact of Irma was just too profound to move forward…. Read More

Lend360 Forms Small Business Lending Advisory Committee

LEND360, an online lending industry annual event, has formed a “Small Business Lending Advisory Committee” made of of industry participants. LEND360 organizers state that they have always had a strong focus on business lending, and the forming of this committee is a natural progression of… Read More