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Overfunding: Smarterly Quickly Surpasses £2 Million Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Round

Just days after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK-based investment services Smarterly has successfully secured its initial £2 million funding target. The new funding round comes just a little over six months after Smarterly raised £1,638,150 through its previous Seedrs campaign. As… Read More

Investment Services Smarterly Returns to Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs; Now Seeking £2 Million in Funding

Less than a year after securing £1,638,150 through its previous Seedrs campaign, UK-based investment services Smarterly has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £2 million in funding. The company is now offering 10.68% in equity at a £16,723,855 pre-money valuation. As previously reported, Smarterly stated… Read More

Plaid Launches “Investment” Product that Enables Developers, Fintech Apps, & Financial Institutions to Create Detailed Views of Customer Investments

Plaid, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Thursday the launch of its new product, Investment, which enables developers, fintech apps, and financial institutions to create detailed views of customer investments. According to Plaid, Investments allows customers with financial data to inform a consumer’s understanding and… Read More

OurCrowd Partners With NOAH Advisors to Promote Startup Investments in Europe

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced on Monday it has joined forces with NOAH Advisors, a European corporate finance boutique and organizer of the NOAH Conferences, to jointly promote startup investments in Europe. Through the partnership, NOAH Advisors will support OurCrowd in expanding its European deal… Read More

Portag3 Ventures Announces Appointments of Six New Senior Advisors

Portag3 Ventures, the venture capital arm of multi-asset class alternative investment platform Sagard Holdings, recently announced it has appointed six new senior advisors. Founded in 2016, Portag3 claims to be an early-stage investor that’s dedicated to backing the new generation of innovative, global financial services… Read More

Millennium Trust Launches API to Increase Access to Investments Through SelfDirected IRAs

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Millennium Trust Company, a provider of alternative asset custody solutions to institutions, advisors, and individuals, announced on Monday the launch of a new digital Application Programming Interface (API) functionality, which enables investment platforms and advisor systems to seamlessly integrate with Millennium Trust’s custody services. Millennium… Read More

PeerStreet Update: Lowers Minimum to $100 & Adds New Investment Options to Automated Investing

Real estate investment platform PeerStreet announced on Monday it is updating its Automated Investing product functionality to make it even easier for investors to diversify on the funding portal. PeerStreet reported that it has lowered its minimum investment to just $100 for small balance reinvestments… Read More

ArborCrowd Unveils New Equity Offering For Multifamily Portfolio in Sioux Falls

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced on Thursday the launch of its new offering that allows investors to acquire equity interests in the Sioux Falls Multifamily Portfolio, a collection of class-B apartment communities located in Sioux Falls, S.D. According to ArborCrowd, the properties exhibit… Read More

How Much? Robo.Cash CEO Sergey Sedov Comments on New P2P Investor Research

The European P2P investment platform Robo.cash recently conducted a survey among P2P investors. According to its results, the popularity of P2P investments is on the rise: 69% of the respondents started investing over the last two years, and 35% of investors allocated more than €10,000… Read More

Update: Investment Services Smarterly Quickly Secure 1.3 Million in Funding Through Seedrs Campaign; Announces Partnership With Neyber

Just days after surpassing its £600,000 equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs, Smarterly, a UK-based platform that is seeing to help users save and invest directly from payroll, has successfully secured more than £1.3 million from nearly 430 investors. As previously reported, Smarterly stated it aims to turn the… Read More

Investment Services Smarterly Surpasses £600,000 Funding Target & Now Nearing £700,000 on Seedrs

Smarterly, a UK-based platform that is seeing to help users save and invest directly from payroll, has successfully secured its initial £600,000 Seedrs equity crowdfunding target and is now nearing £700,000 from more than 250 investors. Founded in 2014, Smarterly stated it aims to turn the UK into… Read More

Orange Digital Ventures Collaborates With Google For Startup Financing

Orange announced on Thursday it has partnered with Google through Orange Digital Ventures (ODV), the Group’s corporate venture fund, to join forces in financing the best start-ups. According to Orange, through this partnership, Google will leverage ODV’s sourcing of start-ups to explore opportunities for co-investments… Read More

Crowdcube Launches Flags Feature to Help Investors Identify Global Investment Opportunities

On Tuesday, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced it was introducing the feature “Flags” to help investors identify global investments opportunities that are live on its portal. Crowdcube reported that it wants investors to be able to diversify their portfolio geographically and the feature will… Read More

YieldStreet Launches Marine Finance As A New Asset Class

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Monday it is launching  Marine Finance as a new asset class. According to YieldStreet, Marine Finance focuses on financing vessel acquisitions for the spot market, time charters or bareboat charters, as well as the construction of… Read More

Mintos Marketplace Adds ID Finance Loans Issued in Kazakhstan

Mintos, an online marketplace that provides individuals with a simplified way to invest in loans originated by a variety of alternative lending companies, announced on Wednesday that fintech firm ID Finance has further diversified investment opportunities on the Mintos marketplace by launching personal loans listed in… Read More

Triodos Update: Crowdfunding Platform Raises More Than £7 Million For Five Organizations in Three Months

UK-based Triodos Bank announced on Monday five positive social and environmental impact organizations have raised more than £7 million through its crowdfunding platform in the three months since the portal’s debut. According to Triodos, the crowdfunding site opened to investors in January and the latest offer to… Read More

Financial Services Holding Company BB&T Seeks to Invest Up to $50 Million in Fintech Startups

On Tuesday, North Carolina-based financial services holding company BB&T announced it is set to invest up to $50 million in and/or acquire emerging fintech companies. According to the company, the investments will also secure a competitive advantage for it in the marketplace. While sharing details… Read More

Investment Platform InvestorConnect Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round on Invesdor

Investment platform InvestorConnected has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor, seeking to raise a maximum of £350,000. Founded in 2010, InvestorConnected describes itself as a website that provides a global platform where entrepreneurs are able to pitch their businesses or projects to a broad range of… Read More

Seedrs: Tennis Star Andy Murray Invests in GoodBox & ZoomDoc

On Wednesday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced that one of its advisors and famous British tennis player Andy Murray invested in two early-stage businesses, GoodBox and ZoomDoc. According to Seedrs, GoodBox is a company that is seeking to disrupt the charity sector. The funding portal… Read More

Users of Acorns May Now Use PayPal For Investment Accounts

On Monday, PayPal announced users may now use its payment processing to fund an investment account with Acorns. According to the company, over 2.3 million people around the U.S. are investing through Acorns to help save for long and short-term expenses. PayPal revealed that once they link… Read More

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