Tagged: investing

Greenlight Financial Technology Introduces Investing For Parents, an Intuitive Way to Invest for Kids’ Futures

Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., the Fintech firm on a mission to “shine a light on the world of money for families,” has introduced Investing for Parents, which is described as a new educational investing platform “designed for parents.” As mentioned in a release, Investing for… Read More

Drunk Investing and Other Perils of Self-Managed Finance

If you’ve ever regretted an investment decision, don’t worry – you’re far from alone, the results of a survey of more than 1,100 investors by MagnifyMoney show. You’d think people would give big money decisions a sober second thought, but some don’t even give them… Read More

Update: Green Investor Mobile App Sugi Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £385,000

Sugi, a UK-based green investment mobile app, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £385,000 raised. The funding round, which originally sought to raise £350,000 has attracted 275 Crowdcube investors. Sugi is now offering 3.62% in equity at a £9.5 million… Read More

Mogo Announces Acquisition of Savings & Investing App Moka Financial

  Canadian fintech Mogo Inc. (TSX:MOGO) (NASDAQ:MOGO) announced on Tuesday it is set to acquire Moka Financial Technologies, a Canada-based saving and investing app, in an all-stock transaction.  Launched in 2017, Moka (originally Mylo) is on a mission to help its users achieve their financial… Read More

Assetz Capital Reveals that Women are Less Likely to Invest than Men, P2P Lender to “Challenge” Gender Investment Gap

Assetz Capital, a peer-to-peer lender that originates secured loans, asks why there are only 20% of women investing via online platforms. As mentioned in a blog post by Assetz Capital, there’s a “misconception” that investing is suitable or appropriate for only a “certain type” of… Read More

Overfunding: Green Investor Mobile App Sugi Quickly Surpasses £350,000 Crowdfunding Target on Crowdcube

  Sugi, a UK-based green investment mobile app, has successfully secured its initial £350,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The campaign, which recently made its debut, has already attracted more than 170 Crowdcube investors. Sugi describes itself as a new way for everyday… Read More

Overfunding: UK P2P Lender JustUs Secures Over £1.3M in Capital to Disrupt Lending with Better Crowdfunded Financial Products

UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lender JustUs says it aims to “disrupt” the lending landscape and become an established provider of crowdfunded financial products for consumers with the JustUs ISA. To undertake Peoples Mortgages, JustUs noted that it will be “required to gain regulatory approval which is… Read More

U.S. Fintech Finch Launches All-In-One Checking & Investing Platform

  Finch, a U.S.-based fintech startup that integrates the benefits of investing and the flexibility of checking into a seamless all-in-one account, announced on Tuesday it has launched its all-in-one checking and investing platform. The company reportedly it is backed by investors in fintech and global… Read More

UK Challenger Bank TSB Partners with Wealthify to Launch an Investment Program

UK-based challenger bank TSB will be teaming up with Robo-advisory firm Wealthify in order to launch its first investment program. TSB, which claims around 5 million customers, will allow users to follow a link within the TSB app or its Internet banking platform so that… Read More

Overfunding: Spanish Payment App Mitto Surpasses £500,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

Mitto, a Spain-based payments app, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The initiative recently launched and has already attracted 260 Crowdcube investors.  As previously reported, Mitto states it is an app linked to a card that… Read More

Spanish Payments App Mitto Now Seeking £500,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Mitto, a Spain-based payments app, is now seeking £500,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2019, Mitto states it is an app linked to a card that makes it easier for users to consume in a more conscious and sustainable way. “With… Read More

Financial Education App, Invstr, Offers an Alternative to Millennials who Might Not Want to Use Robo-Advisors

The COVID-19 pandemic has “completely disrupted” young Americans’ financial stability, according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. The economic uncertainty due to the Coronavirus crisis has forced Millennials (people born around 1980 to 1996) to rethink or re-evaluate their retirement strategies, if they even… Read More

Refinitiv Announces Launch of Lipper Fund ESG Scores For Sustainable Investing

Refinitiv, a provider of financial markets data and infrastructure that has served more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, announced on Tuesday it has launched Lipper Fund ESG Scores to facilitate industry transition to sustainable investing. Refinitiv reported that the Lipper Fund ESG Scores… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform EstateGuru Now Financing First Project in Germany

Pan-European marketplace for short-term SME property-backed loans EstateGuru announced on Thursday it has just approved and published the first German project on its funding portal. According to EstateGuru, the first German project is in Sindelfingen, which is close to Stuttgart, and the borrower is an… Read More

PeerStreet Appoints Ellen Coleman As New Chief Financial Officer

PeerStreet, a leading platform for investing in real estate backed loans, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Ellen Coleman as its new Chief Financial Officer. Coleman reportedly joined the PeerStreet team last year and was previously named  EVP of Finance. The platform noted that Coleman… Read More

SoFi CEO Antony Noto Talks Millennial Stock Investing Habits With CNBC’s Jim Cramer

On Thursday, CEO of fintech unicorn SoFi, Anthony Noto, sat down with CNBC’s Jim Cramer to share his insights on millennial stock investing habits. According to Noto, early investors tend to buy stocks that are less than $10 and they are buying recognizable brands such… Read More

U.S. Fintech Self Lender Secures $10 Million Through Series B Financing Round Led By Altos Ventures

Self Lender, a U.S.-based fintech startup that offers Americans a way to build their credit while also saving money, today announced a $10 million round of Series B financing, which was led by Altos Ventures with additional participation from Silverton Partners, Accion Venture Lab, and others. The company… Read More

Update: BrewDog Extends Latest Equity For Punks Investment Round; Pushes Closing Date to January 2019

Scottish brewery BrewDog announced earlier this week it is extending its latest Equity for Punks funding round to January 22, 2019. The campaign, which was originally set to close this October, originally sought to raise £10 million and has so far raised more than £19… Read More

Robo.cash CEO Sergey Sedov Explains New P2P Investor Studies (Infographic)

Last week Robo.cash surpassed a €4M investment milestone and briefly commented on new studies conducted by its analytical center.  Today the Latvian P2P lending platform Robo.cash tweeted a detailed infographic and Founder and CEO Sergey Sedov explained the findings on TechBullion: the younger generation of investors who consider P2P lending… Read More

Canadian Fintech Wealthsimple Raises £37 Million During Latest Funding Round

On Wednesday, Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service, WealthSimple, announced it has secured £37 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Power Financial. Founded in 2014, Wealthsimple describes itself as a new kind of financial advisor, which is one that is… Read More

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