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Bitcoin IRA Milestone: Clients Invest More Than $100 Million into Interesting Earning Program in 30 Days

      Bitcoin IRA, a company that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrency, recently announced that clients have invested more than $100 million into its new interest-earning program, IRA Earn, in just 30 days. According to Bitcoin IRA, the program offers interest rates up to 6%… Read More

UK Fintech Quva Unveils Alternative Investment Platform

Quva, a UK-based fintech that specializes in alternative investments, announced on Monday it has launched its platform with a mission to digitally transfer the way private equity firms, venture capital funds, and angel investment networks currently manage the end-to-end investment process. Founded in 2020, Quva… Read More

Pakistan’s Central Depository Company Introduces Fintech Platform for Comparing and Investing in Mutual Funds

Pakistan’s Central Depository Company (CDC) has introduced the first Fintech platform in the country that will allow people to compare and invest in different mutual funds with the goal of increasing the share of the mutual fund asset class from 1.6% of the GDP to… Read More

Wealth Management Firm Addepar Reveals that Investors turned Bearish on Equities for Record 7 Consecutive Months from April to Oct 2020

Wealth management tech platform Addepar notes that the broader financial industry had to deal with “extraordinary challenges.” The Fintech firm pointed out that local economies and communities have been “deeply affected by the fallout from this global pandemic.” The Addepar team now believes that it’s… Read More

Robocash Claims P2P Lending Market Is an Attractive Investment Diversification Option, but Sector has Struggled due to COVID

Robo.cash, a peer to peer (P2P) lending marketplace, recently discussed which investments may be “advantageous” during the COVID-19 pandemic. The P2P lender noted in a blog post that COVID, which began spreading in Europe in March and April 2020, led to “unrest” among P2P investors…. 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

Digital Wealth Manager SIMON Adds New ETFs to Platform, Launches New Marketplace

SIMON has expanded its digital wealth management platform to include exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The company has also launched a new marketplace with Innovator’s Capital Management’s Defined Outcome ETFs – which includes their Buffer ETFs. These products are currently available on SIMON’s centralized platform for “risk-managed… Read More

Raisin Announces New Partnership With Financial Resource Platform Finect

Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin announced on Monday it has joined forces with interactive financial resource platform Finect on competitive savings to help Spanish depositors beat low-interest rates. Raisin reported that by integrating its offers, Finect connects users to a wide range of banking… Read More

Crowdcube: Equity Crowdfunding Platform Saw £21 Million Raised, 27,000 Investments, & 16 Businesses Secure Funding in August 2020

Crowdcube, the largest crowdfunding platform by volume in the UK, reportedly saw some exception numbers of companies using its funding portal in August. Co-Founder and CMO of Crowdcube, Luke Lang, announced the platform saw £21 million raised, 27,000 investments, and 16 businesses secure funding during… Read More

Fintech Revenues Projected to Increase from $150 Billion in 2018 to $500 Billion in 2030: Report

Revenues from Fintech are expected to increase from $150 billion in 2018 to $500 billion by 2030 at an average annual growth rate that’s about 3x faster than the larger financial industry’s projected revenue growth, according to a recent report from UBS. The report notes… Read More

Fintech Projects Across the Globe Secured a Total of $137.5 Billion in Investments in 2019: Report

Europe has had a solid year in terms of total Fintech funding as it secured $58.1 billion in capital last year, which is significantly greater than the $43.4 billion the industry acquired back in 2018 – according to a recent report from Big Four auditing… Read More

Update: Smarterly Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £2.575 Million in Funding

UK-based investment services Smarterly completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a total of £2,575,103 secured. The funding round was launched earlier this summer, originally seeking £2 million. Smarterly is on a mission to turn the UK into a nation of investors, by promoting the… Read More

Accion Venture Lab Announces New Fund For Inclusive Fintech Startups

Accion Venture Lab, a seed-stage investment initiative of global nonprofit Accion, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new fund that is for inclusive fintech startups.  The organization reported that it is adding $33 million to its initial capital pool, with the launch of the… Read More

Update: Smarterly’s Seedrs Round Now Nearing £2.3 Million in Funding

UK-based investment services Smarterly has successfully secured nearly £2.3 million in funding through its equity crowdfunding round in Seedrs. The funding round, which has attracted close to 500 investors so far, was launched earlier this month and quickly surpassed its initial £2 million. As previously… Read More

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

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