Tagged: fundraising

Real Assets Fundraising has been Lagging, but Digital Infrastructure Emerges as Red-Hot Sub Strategy: Report

Real asset fundraising figures have “lagged recently,” with fundraising during the past 4 quarters reaching its lowest levels since “late 2012,” according to a new report from Pitchbook. As noted in the report from Pitchbook, infrastructure has managed to continue attracting considerable funding, meanwhile, the… Read More

Bhavik Vasa: CEO at Asian Revenue-based Financing Fintech GetVantage Says Startups Should Focus on Sustainable Growth

We recently caught up with Bhavik Vasa, founder and CEO at GetVantage, which is India and Southeast Asia’s first revenue-based financing Fintech platform. Vasa talked about the different challenges entrepreneurs face as they work on developing new products and services. Vasa explained how GetVantage‘s unique… Read More

PlasmaFinance Shares Details About SpacePort, its Initial Decentralized Digital Asset Exchange or DEX Offering Launchpad

PlasmaFinance has shared the details of SpacePort, its IDO launchpad for emerging crypto-related initiatives. Unlike other token launchpads, SpacePort claims it’s “fully decentralized” with “no central points of control.” As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “A flexible token launch platform, SpacePort empowers startups… Read More

GoFundMe Joins Forces With Stripe to Enhance Fundraising Experience in North America

    Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has teamed up with Stripe. Stripe reported that through the partnership, it is deploying its technology to ensure those in need are able to receive donations from those able to support quickly and efficiently. Stripe further revealed it will help… Read More

Greek Payments Firm Viva Wallet Is Reportedly Planning to Secure €500 Million to Support Digital Banking Business

Greek payments firm Viva Wallet is reportedly planning to secure €500 million in capital to support its virtual banking business, according to Reuters which cited two sources familiar with the matter. As reported, Viva Wallet officially acquired the banking license of Praxia Bank after the… Read More

DeFi Project Orion Protocol Secures Over $3 Million in Capital via “Dynamic” Coin Offering or DYCO

During the past few years, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have raised billions of dollars in funding for various so-called “decentralized” blockchain initiatives. Most of these projects have been scams or have just been really bad ideas that never really materialized…. Read More

Celsius Network Reaches Extended Funding Goal of $17 Million Through Investment Round on BnkToTheFuture

  Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Wednesday it reached its extended fundraising goal of $17,000,000 in partnership with BnkToTheFuture. According to Celsius Network, more than 700 qualified investors from all over the world have already participated in the round since June…. Read More

Like ICOs, IEOs Were More About “Speculation and Trading” than Fundraising and Project Development: Blockchain Sector Report

New York-based SMC Capital, a VC firm focused on blockchain technology, and Estonia’s bigX, a Fintech firm that provides a crypto-fiat exchange, have co-published an extensive report on initial exchange offerings (IEOs). IEOs came after initial coin offerings (ICOs), which are a type of crowdfunding… Read More

KoreConX Announces New Global Direct Issuance Platform For Companies

KoreConX announced on Thursday the launch of the Direct Issuance Platform for use by companies for their capital raising around the world. The company reported that the platform provides companies an end to end solution to allow them to offer their securities to investors with… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Is Reportedly Holding Discussions with Investors about Raising up to £100 Million

Digital bank Monzo is reportedly holding discussions with various large investors about potentially raising additional funds. Following its upcoming investment round, the company might become one of the UK’s largest Fintech startups. According to sources on the matter, Monzo is in talks with investors, some… Read More

French Fintech Firms Secured $700 Million in Capital in 2019, According to a New Study

Fintech startups Spendesk, Wynd, and Lunchr conducted some of the largest fundraising rounds in France in 2019. A study by “Observatoire de la Fintech” reveals that these financial technology companies secured a total of $700 million (appr. €625 million) in capital. Mikaël Ptachek, head of… Read More

Turing Intelligence Technology Raises Over £1 Million for Expanding Company’s “Optimization Automation” Suite

Turing Intelligence Technology (TurinTech.ai), a research and innovation-driven artificial intelligence (AI) firm that focuses on automatic optimizations, has raised over £1 million through a seed funding round. Currently based in Cambridge, TurinTech.ai was established by four researchers at University College London (UCL). A resident at… Read More

Pledge It Introduces 0% Platform Fee For All Crowdfunding Campaign Organizers

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform Pledge It announced it was introducing 0% platform fees for all campaign organizers. The funding portal reported that it will no longer charge a platform fee based on the amount raised by a campaign and instead of charging organizers a fee,… Read More

GoFundMe Debuts Team Fundraising Feature

On Wednesday, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced its GoFundMe Team Fundraising, which is described as a new product providing groups of any size with the ability to collaborate and fundraise together for a personal or charitable cause. According to GoFundme, this new product brings the funding… Read More

Europe On Pace for Record Year in Fintech Deals

Despite a quiet start to Fintech deals on a global level this year, Europe looks like it’s on pace to break records, according to CB Insights’ recent Q1 report. CB Insights reported that European fintech firms raised over $667 million over the first three months of the year… Read More

MobileCause Announces Digital Marketing Services to Assist Nonprofits Achieve Fundraising Goals Quicker

Fundraising platform MobileCause announced on Wednesday the launch of its new digital marketing services, which will be used to help nonprofits achieve their funding targets faster. According to the funding portal, the new software solutions will manage nonprofit fundraising and communication. While sharing details about… Read More

MobileCause Announces First Quarter 2017 Product Features & Enhancements

Fundraising platform for nonprofits, MobileCause, announced on Wednesday enhancements and features launched with its first quarter 2017 product release, which are designed to help users raise more funds and simplifies fundraising processes for nonprofits. While sharing details about the features and enhancements, Sean MacNeill, MobileCause… Read More

Facebook Announces New Charitable & Personal Fundraising Feature (Video)

Social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday it is launching a new fundraising feature that will allow users to raise funds for six types of spending, which are education, medical, pet medical, crisis relief, personal emergency, and funeral and loss. The Facebook team revealed: “Personal fundraisers… Read More

New Fundraising Platform DonorSee Seeks to Improve the Charity Industry

DonorSee is described as a new fundraising platform specifically to improve the charity industry. Its goal is to change the way people support charities with complete transparency. Instead of giving to a large charity that may fall short of the mark or simply has huge… Read More

School Notices Secures Nearly £825,000 During the Final Hours on Crowdcube

With less than 24 hours until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, fundraising platform School Notices has successfully secured nearly £825,000 in funding thanks to 186 investors. The portal launched its initiative last month and was originally seeking £700,000. School Notices was founded in 2014 by… Read More

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