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Acorns, a Savings and Investing Fintech App, Announces Key Product Update

Acorns, the savings and investing app for everyday Americans, has announced a key product update. In a note shared with CI, Acorns mentioned that Later Match is “a recently launched feature that offers a 3% and 1% IRA match on new contributions for people using… Read More

Alpaca Introduces Instant Funding for Broker API, a Payments Feature Providing Buying Power to Streamline Trading

One of the key metrics for consumer investment apps is reducing the time to trade once an account is opened, according to an update from Alpaca. However, slow funding can be “a big friction for this engagement,” Alpaca noted in a blog post. To provide… Read More

European Investment Platform PeerBerry Reports Portfolio Increasing to €114.16 Million Last Month

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PeerBerry’s portfolio grew to €114.16 million last month (from €113.12 million at the end of May) further ensuring their investors a higher invested amount, a larger share of which was invested in longer-term loans. The loan supply on the PeerBerry platform was slightly “lower in… Read More

Robocash Reports Over €20 Million Invested, €755,000 Earned By Platform Investors in June

Investment platform Robo.cash reporting steady activity for the month of June. In a blog post, Robocash release the latest figures for the online investing platform. For the month of June 2024, Robocash reports over €20 million invested, more than 240 new investors joining the platform,… Read More

Estateguru Reports Decline in Repayments, Recoveries, and Funded Amounts Along with Positive Developments

Estateguru, which is currently facing significant operational challenges, has shared their latest loan portfolio overview for May 2024. In May, although Estateguru says it experienced “a temporary dip in repayments, recoveries, and funded amounts, there were several positive developments.” Estateguru reveals that they “secured a… Read More

UK’s Folk2Folk Reports Continued Growth and Positive Impact on Regional Economies

FOLK2FOLK has recently announced “record” turnover and investor returns. Folk2Folk is reporting continued growth and positive impact “on regional UK economies with £15m paid out in interest to investors.” FOLK2FOLK, the UK’s peer-to-peer lending platform for businesses, says that it “returned a record £15.78m in… Read More

WealthKernel Teams Up with Fint Invest, a Digital Wealth-Building Platform

WealthKernel, a digital investing infrastructure provider, announces a new partnership with Fint Invest, a digital wealth-building and educational platform catering to the next generation of investors. Fint, a digital solution powered by IronMarket Wealth, aims to “help young investors by offering them modern portfolios aligned… Read More

Papara/DriveWealth Partnership Gives Turks Real-Time U.S. Market Access

This week, Turkish Fintech Papara, announced a partnership with DriveWealth. The union allows Papara’s 20 million users to invest in real-time in U.S. stocks on the Nasdaq and NYSE starting in October. Since 2020, the number of retail investors in Turkey has surged from 1.2… Read More

Investment Platform PeerBerry Reports Portfolio Growth to €113.12M in Past Month

PeerBerry’s portfolio grew to €113.12 million last month (from €110.59 million at the end of April) further ensuring our investors a higher invested amount. As expected, the loan supply on the platform “was higher in May than in April.” PeerBerry investors have reportedly “funded €49.13… Read More

European Wealth Platform Lightyear Launches High Interest Vaults

Wealth platform Lightyear is announcing the launch of its high interest Vaults. These will reportedly be paying UK savers 5.19% AER – which is said to be “the highest rate currently available out of all flexible interest-earning products with no strings attached in the UK.”… Read More

Alto Marketplace to Provide Accredited Investors Access to Various Alternative Investments

Alto, an alternative asset platform that enables individuals to invest in alternative assets using both retirement and non-retirement funds, has launched Alto Marketplace, a new part of the Alto platform dedicated “to curating private alternative investment opportunities for eligible investors.” The offerings on Alto Marketplace… Read More

HeavyFinance Platform Reports Investors Allocating €963K Across 35 Projects

In April, investors allocated a total of €963K  across 35 agricultural projects via the HeavyFinance platform. As of the end of April 2024, a significant sum of €54.62 million was “issued in loans since the inception of the company.” A positive trend worthy of mentioning… Read More

France: Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) Reports Sharp Rise in Retail ETF Activity in Q1 2024

Retail investors have been active in the stock market. In fact, there’s been a sharp increase in retail ETF activity in Q1 2024, according to the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). Each quarter, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) in France “provides an overview of… Read More

Estateguru Has Reportedly Provided €800M in Funding via their Platform

Estateguru is pleased to announce that their investors have now provided €800,000,000 in funding through their platform. The projects they have funded are now said to be “a feature of the modern European landscape, and a testament to the constructive power of informed investment.” The… Read More

Brian D. Evans from BDE Ventures Shares Insights on Crypto’s Bull Run from a VC Perspective

As the bull market continues, VC Brian D. Evans shares insights on how projects and founders can best approach and take advantage of the current bull run. He also comments on the difference in approach between a bull market in traditional finance vs. the crypto… Read More

Maybank Goal-Based Investment Solution to Enable Clients in Malaysia to Growth their Wealth

Maybank announced the launch of Maybank Goal-Based Investment, a beginner-friendly digital retail investment tool that allows customers to kickstart their financial wealth journey easily and conveniently. Available on MAE App and Maybank2u Web, the latest investment feature empowers customers to “achieve their financial goals through… Read More

Investment Platform Bondora Reports Investors Adding Over €31M to Accounts in March

Investment platform Bondora has shared its latest performance and statistics for March 2024. The European investment platform has shared key insights into their ongoing growth and performance. In March 2024, Bondora claims that it welcomed 2,077 people who reportedly “created their investor accounts with them.”… Read More

eToro Adds New Altcoins to Platform As Digital Assets Bull Market Continues

eToro, a trading and investing platform, announced recently that it has added 12 new altcoins to its platform. Omri Ross, Chief Blockchain Scientist at eToro, said: “We are excited to enable our customers to access these new assets, covering a large range of new ideas… Read More

Euroclear and iCapital to Expand Offering in Alternative Investments

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Euroclear has announced an agreement with iCapital, an alternative investment marketplace for the wealth management industry. With this partnership, Euroclear’s clients “will gain enhanced access to a broader range of alternative investments, including private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, and hedge funds.” The iCapital… Read More

Yieldstreet and Wilshire to Enhance Investor Access to Alternative Investments

Yieldstreet, a private market online investing platform, and Wilshire Advisors LLC, a global advisor with more than $1 trillion in assets under advisement, announced a partnership that intends to enhance investor access to institutional-quality alternative investments. Yieldstreet caters mostly to Accredited Investors but non Accredited… Read More

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