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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

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

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