Tagged: events

Third Annual Crowd Invest Summit West Set to Take Place in May 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

On Monday, organizers of the third annual Crowd Invest Summit West announced the Summit is set to take place on May 1st through the 2nd at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The summit will feature an agenda of events that are equity crowdfunding themes including investment… Read More

LendIt Debuts New Blockchain For Financial Services Event BlockFin Summit

LendIt, one of the world’s largest fintech event companies, announced its upcoming event called the BlockFin Summit, which is described as a blockchain conference for the Financial Services sector with coverage of the Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Tokens. While sharing details about the event, Jason Jones, Co-Founder… Read More

Quesnay Announces Inaugural Female Founders in Tech Competition: Seeks to Recognize Female-Led Fintech & Insurtech Startups

Startup consulting firm Quesnay announced on Monday the launch of its inaugural Female Founders in Tech competition, which aims to address the gap in female leaders by recognizing and supporting female-founded startups that impact the financial services and/or insurance technology industries. Jennifer Byrne, president of Quesnay,… Read More

StartEngine to Host StartEngine ICO 2.0 Summit in Santa Monica in November 2017

Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine announced on Tuesday it is set to hosting the StartEngine ICO 2.0 Summit in Santa Monica on November 10th. According to the funding portal, the event will bring together industry leaders, former SEC attorneys, and companies planning to launch Initial Coin Offerings… Read More

One Spark Announces Second Creator Application Deadline Extension

One Spark announced on Wednesday it has extended its creator application deadline once again after the devastating Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida and the Carribean last week. The Creator application deadline until midnight, September 16th. Innovators and entrepreneurs may apply for the 2017 Innovation Festival… Read More

In Preparation for Hurricane Irma: One Spark Extends Creator Application Deadline

One Spark announced on Thursday it is extending the Creator application deadline until midnight on next Wednesday (September 13), to give potential Creators in high-risk areas time to prepare for the threat posed by Hurricane Irma. Innovators and entrepreneurs who wish to apply for the 2017… Read More

Dash Set to Host Its First Ever Global Conference in London

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Tuesday it will host its first-ever conference, the Dash Conference, set for September 24th at the Oval Space in London, UK. According to Dash, the conference will serve as the precursor to the highly anticipated World Blockchain Forum… Read More

Techstar Alum PlanSnap Secures £250,000 Investment Goal on Crowdcube

With less than two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, Techstars alum and social planning app, PlanSnap, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 investment target from more than 400 investors.  As previously reported, PlanSnap describes itself as a frictionless social planning app… Read More

Upcoming Sixth Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention Set to Educate Entrepreneurs on Raising Capital

The Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), an annual event where people gather to network and learn about #crowdfunding, announced that its sixth annual event, which is being sponsored by Microsoft, will be held October 23-24, 2017  at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event’s description… Read More

SeedInvest Announces First Digital Demo Day

SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, announced on Thursday it was hosting its first digital demo day this upcoming Monday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. PST. According to SeedInvest, those who attend the event will have the opportunity to hear directly from 16 founders… Read More

PledgeMusic Receives Nomination for 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in Independent Champion Category

Crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, recently announced it received a nomination for the 2017 A2IM Libera Awards in the Independent Champion Category. According to the event’s organizers, the A2IM Libera Awards celebrates the successes of the independent music community. The funding portal shared: “As a… Read More

Insurtech, Fintech, & Big Data Trends To Be Addressed At FutureTech Congress in Warsaw Next Month

Business summit FutureTech Congress is set to be held on May 24th and 25th in the city of Warsaw. According to its organizers, the event is set to address various trends in the insurtech, fintech, and big data industries, along with host experts from all over… Read More

Innovate Finance News: Members to Join UK RegTech Mission to NYC This Week

Innovate Finance announced on Monday its members will be joining a RegTech delegation to New York City this week, which is being organized by the Department for International Trade (DIT). According to the organization, this is DIT’s first RegTech mission to America and will be part of… Read More

Finnovation Africa Uganda 2017 Opens: Over 300 Fintech Leaders Come Together to Drive Banking & Financial Services Transformation

On Friday, Finnovation Africa: Uganda 2017 opened in Kampala and brought together more than 300 fintech leaders that are seeking to drive the constructive transformation of banking and financial services across Africa.  According to the organizers, the conference opened with a keynote session featuring international fintech… Read More

Wefunder To Host 12-City Tour For Live, In-Person Funding Events for Small Businesses

Crowdfunding platform Wefunder announced on Thursday it is set to host a 12-city tour of live, in-person funding events for small businesses. The funding portal noted that the events are much like demo days that are hosted by accelerators. According to Wefunder, the 12-city events’… Read More

FinTech Australia: Cast Your Votes For the Inaugural Finnie Awards

FinTech Australia announced the upcoming inaugural Finnie Awards, which is set to honor the leading achievements of the Australian fintech sector over the past twelve months. It is supported by Jobs for NSW.  “FinTech Australia plays a very active role in engaging the FinTech Community across… Read More

Indiegogo is Heading to SXSW 2017: Announces Hosted Crowdfunding Events

Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on Thursday it is making its way to the 2017 SXSW festival, which kicked off on Friday and will run until March 19th in Austin, Texas. “Every year, some of the coolest people doing the coolest things descend on Austin… Read More

Invesdor Teams Up With Mesenaatti & the Nordic Crowdfunding Alliance to Bring the Biggest Crowdfunding Event of the Year to Finland

Invesdor announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Mesenaatti and the Nordic Crowdfunding Alliance to bring the biggest crowdfunding event of the year to Finland. According to the crowdfunding platform, the event’s speeches will focus on such topics as the different forms of crowdfunding, its rapid… Read More

LendIt Launches New Media Brand LendIt News

Lendit announced on Monday that it is launching its new media brand, Lendit News, that is being described as a financial technology ‘fintech’ resource dedicated to providing curated content and analysis of the most up-to-date industry news from around the globe. This announcement comes on the… Read More

China Rapid Finance CEO Zane Wang to Deliver Keynote Speech at LendIt USA 2017

Marketplace lending platform, China Rapid Finance, announced on Wednesday its CEO, Dr. Zhengyu (Zane) Wang will deliver a keynote speech at LendIt USA 2017. The event will take place on March 6th and 7th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. China Rapid Finance noted that… Read More