Tagged: event

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

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

Rapid Growth: Paris Fintech Forum Jumps in Size for 2017 Event

For its first edition, the Paris Fintech Forum gathered over 100 speakers and attracted 850 participants. This year, the event promises to be even more successful as it is stepping up with more than 200 speakers from over 30 countries. Organizers are estimating over 1500… Read More

Crowdfunding Beat Media Plans Multiple Events for 2017

Crowdfunding Beat Media has announced its intent to host multiple crowdfunding focused events during 2017.  Crowdfunding Beat will kick off with an event in New York City this coming January 24th with the “State of Investing and Risk Mitigation through Crowdfunding” and then continue with conferences… Read More

OurCrowd Plans Biggest Investor Event Ever in the Startup Nation

Global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is planning to hold the worlds largest equity crowdfunding event this coming February in Jerusalem.  The gathering is also being described as the biggest investor event ever in the Startup Nation. OurCrowd will showcase the evolving the face of investing… Read More

PwC & Crowdfunding Centre: Women Entrepreneurs Outperform Men – Given the Opportunity

PwC and the Crowdfunding Centre are prepping to jointly publish a report in early 2017 entitled “Women Unbound”.  Their initial feedback indicates that women led crowdfunding campaigns are significantly more successful than those led by men across most industries – and across the world. The… Read More

SEC Announces Agenda for Small Business Capital Formation Forum Scheduled for this Week

The SEC has had a busy week. First, the Commission held its first Fintech Forum, as suggested by Commissioner Piwowar, indicating its growing interest in financial technology disruption. This morning, SEC Chair Mary Jo White testified before the House Financial Services Committee regarding the SEC… Read More

Fintech Festival Kicks Off in Singapore with Backing from MAS and ABS

The very first Singapore Fintech Festival kicked off today with important support from the Singapore government. Both the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) partnered on launching the inaugural event.  The week long Fintech gathering expects to have… Read More

Vehicles & Cars will be Interesting Point of Discussion at Forthcoming Crowdfunding Conference

Investment crowdfunding offers for  young automotive companies like Elio Motors and Dubuc have generated significant investor interest.  Recognizing this phenomena, the Crowd Invest Summit has added three additional companies to its roster of participants at their forthcoming event being held on the Los Angeles Convention… Read More