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French Wine Company Madison Seeks to Buy $30 Million Stake in Japanese Crypto Trading Platform BitOcean

Madison Holdings Group (HKSE: GEM), a French wine company, is looking to purchase a $30 million stake in Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform, BitOcean. According to South China Morning Post, Madison Lab, a subsidiary of Madison Holdings, is to acquire 6percentcent of BitOcean from independent third parties… Read More

Lendix Appoints Luuc Mannaerts As New CEO of Lender Nederland

Earlier this week, France-based online lending platform Lendix announced it has appointed Luuc Mannaerts as the new CEO of Lender Nederland, Lendix’s Dutch subsidiary. According to the online lender, Mannaerts has more than 20 years of experience in the Dutch and European banking sector. Prior to… Read More

French Fintech Lydia Secures €13 Million in Latest Funding Round to Accelerate Cashless Payment Growth in Europe

Lydia, the French mobile payments firm, announced this week it has raised €13 million through its latest funding round, which was led by CNP Assurances with participation from XAnge, New Alpha AM, Oddo BHF and Groupe Duval. The company reported it plans to use the latest funds… Read More

Digital Media Platform French Morning Launches Equity Offering on Indiegogo/MicroVentures

French Morning, a digital media platform for French expats and Francophiles, has launched an offering on Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ equity crowdfunding platform. Founded in 2009, French Morning states that it provides an outlet dedicated to French politics, current events, and culture for the French speaking community. It… Read More

Small Business Loan Platform Lendix Appoints Former AXA Banque Executive & eBay Europe Director of Strategy to Team

Lendix, a France-based small business loans platform, is gearing up for its international expansion by appointing new members to its growing team. Former Head of Daily Banking and Savings at online bank AXA Banque Pascal Ouvrard joins the company as International Development Director, reporting to… Read More

Crowdfunding With A Mobile Twist: One Of Africa’s First Mobile Crowdfunding Platforms, Orange Collecte, Launches In Ivory Coast

Orange Collecte, a service to enable private individuals and charities to finance their projects, has added a mobile twist to crowdfunding by launching one of Africa’s first mobile crowdfunding platforms. Launched in Côte d’Ivoire last week in partnership with French charity-giving site HelloAsso, Orange Collecte is linked to Orange’s existing… Read More

Kickstarter Alum nutpods Brings Almond-and-Coconut-Based Dairy-Free Creamer to Seattle

Green Grass Foods Inc. has chosen Seattle for its limited test market launch of nutpods, a dairy-free creamer made from almonds and coconuts. The product, in 300ml Tetra Paks, will be on shelves in 10 PCC markets in the Seattle area in mid-May. Since its Kickstarter campaign was launched in October… Read More

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