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Digital Finance Platforms Kapilendo, Finnest, Consolidate Under Invesdor Brand

Three European digital investment platforms Kapilendo, Finnest, and Invesdor will now consolidate under the Invesdor brand. Finland-based Invesdor was originally launched as a securities crowdfunding platform. In 2019, Invesdor and Finnest completed a merger. When the two companies merged, Finnest was operating as an online… Read More

Falkensteiner Hotel Group Looks to Top Prior “Crowd Finance” Rounds on Finnest

The Falkensteiner hotel group and online capital formation platform Finnest are partnering once again to raise capital for the hotel chain. Finnest, based in Austria, is a debt and equity crowdfunding platform that claims to be the largest in the Nordic region following its merger… Read More

Finnest, Part of the Invesdor Group, Says 2020 Was a Good Year for Crowd Investing

Finnest, part of the Invesdor Group, says 2020 was a good year in spight of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Based in Austria, Finnest says some forms of financing were able to show their strengths during this period, including crowdinvesting from specialists in digital financing… Read More

Invesdor Reports €25.9 Million in Investments for 2020

Invesdor, first launched as a Nordic securities crowdfunding platform, is reporting 2020 numbers of €25.9 million in funding for the year from 6100 individual transactions. In mid-2019, Invesdor completed a merger with online debt platform Finnest – a Fintech based in Austria. The combination of… Read More

Invesdor Launches Updated Website, Looks to Target DACH Countries

Invesdor, an investment crowdfunding platform based in Finland, has relaunched its website and branding. In recent months, Invesdor has had a change in leadership as founder Lasse Mäkelä stepped down as CEO to be replaced by Günther Lindenlaub. Invesdor completed a significant merger with debt-based… Read More

Invesdor Completes First Austrian Securities Offering for Biogena

  Invesdor, an equity crowdfunding platform that merged with an Austrian debt-funding platform Finnest in 2019, has completed its first equity round in the DACH region (Germany-Austria-Switzerland). Biogena Group GmbH raised almost €2 million, according to reports by Invesdor. Biogena, founded by CEO Albert Schmidbauer,… Read More

Finnest Says Fintech Must Show Strength in Face of Coronavirus Pandemic

Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms via a crowdfunding platform is out with a note on the Coronavirus. The online lender says that now is the time for digital platforms to show strength during the COVID-19 induced… Read More

Invesdor Identifies New CEO

In a post on LinkedIn, Invesdor founder Lasse Mäkelä has announced the platform he launched has identified a new CEO. Mäkelä did not identify the name of the new executive. He stated: “As many of you also know, Invesdor has been in search of a… Read More

Invesdor Raises €1.86 Million, Plans European Expansion

Invesdor Ltd has revealed a new funding round that closed at the end of 2019. According to a blog post, Invesdor raised €1.86 million from a “selected group of large scale investors,” current shareholders and some employees.  Invesdor explained that a total of €1.6 million… Read More

Invesdor COO Günther Lindenlaub Shares Optimistic Note on 2020: The Year of Alternative Equity Solutions

Günther Lindenlaub, COO of the Invesdor Group – a combination of Invesdor (Finland) and Finnest (Austria), has distributed a positive note about the forthcoming year. Lindenlaub states: “alternative financing in the area of ​​equity could also be a possible trend for 2020 for German companies… Read More

Falkensteiner Hotel Group Claims Crowd Investing Record on Finnest, Raises Over €13 Million

Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences has raised approximately €13.2 million via Finnest, according to a release. Falkensteiner is claiming the amount as a record. The FMTG Group or, “Falkensteiner Michaeler Tourism Group,” is a leading Central European provider and developer of tourism products and services. The… Read More

Invesdor Seeks New CEO as founder Lasse Mäkelä Announces Transition

European crowdfunding platform and digital investment bank Invesdor is looking for a new CEO. The news was revealed in a post to shareholders by founder and current CEO Lasse Mäkelä who said after 8 years at the helm it is time to find someone with… Read More

Update: Invesdor Completes Merger With Finnest

Nordic crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced on Thursday it has completed its merger with Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms. According to Invesdor, the companies now form Invesdor Group, which is described as a pan-European digital investment and… Read More

Big Fast Food Franchisee TQSR Raises Capital on Finnest Instead of Traditional Finance

The TQSR Group, Austria’s master franchisee of Burger King is raising capital via online marketplace Finnest as opposed to working with traditional banks. Finnest is a crowdfunding platform operating in the DACH region. Not too long ago, Finnest and Invesdor, a leading Nordic crowdfunding platform,… Read More

Big News: Finnest and Invesdor Merge to Combine Debt and Equity Operations in Europe

Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms, has announced a planned merger with Finland based Invesdor Oy. The newly formed company will see the combination of a leading Nordic equity crowdfunding platform and a top online lender serving… Read More

Crowd Investing: Finnest Funds Falkensteiner Hotels with Record Making €8.5 Million

Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts and Finnest have closed on an €8.5 million funding round – one of the largest ever for a crowd finance platform. Finnest GmbH, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, is a Fintech providing crowdfunding services in the DACH region as well as Slovakia and Croatia…. Read More

Finnest Expands Online Financing to Larger Corporations, Adds Institutional Investors

Debt based crowdinvesting platform Finnest is expanding its offering to large corporates and institutional investors. Finnest is an interesting online lender operating in the DACH countries. The peer to peer platform was launched to provide SME funding supported by individual investors but the company is… Read More

Premium Hotel Group in Austria Leverages Alternative Finance with Finnest

Premium hotel group Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences is using an alternative finance platform to raise capital as part of an expansion plan. The Austrian company has listed an investment offer on Finnest.com to allow its guests to become investors. The award-winning hotel group operates 32… Read More

Finnest Lists Offer to Invest in Market Leading Green Energy Firm Polytechnik

Described as the next milestone for the alternative finance platform, Finnest, an SME online debt-based crowdfunding platform, has been selected by Polytechnic Luft- und Feuerungstechnik GmbH to provide growth funding. Investors may now invest in an internationally leading biomass, green energy firm; “We are very… Read More

Crowdfunding Lender Finnest Provides Second Round of Financing for Risus

Finnest continues to experience success with its debt-based “crowdinvesting” platform. The Austrian platform recently listed Risus, GmbH, a medium size health software provider, that is seeking growth capital for the second time on the platform. Founded in 2003, Risus has been experiencing solid growth. “We… Read More

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