Tagged: iot

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Recommends Allocating $1.14 Billion to Boost Nation’s Fintech Economy, with Investments in AI, Machine Learning

The Indian government recently revealed its Union budget for the FY 2021. Following the announcement, it appears that the nation’s Fintech industry has been given special attention, as Indian finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed on February 1 to introduce a policy for creating data center… Read More

Wirecard Teams Up With Sprint to Drive New Innovation in IoT & Unified Commerce

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Wednesday it is teaming up with Sprint to integrate its unified commerce solutions into Sprint’s Curiosity Internet of Things (IoT) platform to deliver the “Internet of Payments.” The two companies, which were brought together… Read More

Insurtech: Boston-based Corvus Insurance Secures $31 Million According to SEC Filing

Boston-headquartered Corvus Insurance, a company that offers artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced cyber insurance policies for firms, has sold shares worth around $31 million in a $33 million investment round, a US Securities and Exchange (SEC) filing confirmed. Corvus Insurance, which is notably one of BostInno’s 50… Read More

Japanese Business to Business Payments Firm JCB Partners Blockchain Developer Keychain to Deploy DLT Payments Solutions

Japan-based JCB, an established business to business (B2B) payments company, is teaming up with the Singapore blockchain tech solution developer Keychain, in order to deploy DLT-based platforms in the country’s payments industry. According to a press release, Keychain is creating a new data security framework… Read More

CIMB Bank Berhad’s Singapore Branch Conducts Blockchain-based Structured Trade Finance Transaction on iTrust’s Platform

The Singapore division of CIMB Bank Berhad carried out a structured trade finance transaction on a blockchain-based and internet of things (IoT) platform, developed by iTrust. The transaction reportedly involved the financing of Chinese imported dairy products and may generate yearly transaction flows of approximately… Read More

P2P Networking Platform For IoT Devices Helium Secures $15 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Union Square Ventures & Multicoin Capital

Helium, a P2P networking platform for IoT, has reportedly secured $15 million through its Series C funding round, which was co-led by Union Square Ventures and Multicoin Capital, with participation from existing backers Khosla Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), FirstMark, and Munich Re Ventures. Founded… Read More

JAWOHLLLL! Ameria Crushes Goal, Secures €5.5M on Third Companisto Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

The German IoT platform Ameria successfully closed its €5.5M Companisto Series C/Growth Capital campaign at midnight, raising  the full €5,500,000 from 770 investors. Funding will be utilized to further develop the company’s existing CX Ecosystem and ensure innovation leadership. Investors include CEMA AG CEO Thomas Steckenborn, Carlos Dennis and Süddeutsche Privatkapital AG… Read More

Where Will Crypto be in 2019? Crypto Experts Share their Predictions

As the year comes to a close, let’s get the scoop on Cryptocurrency predictions for 2019! Crowdfund Insider reached out to the Fintech and crypto community for its thoughts on how the sector will change during the next year. What disruptions, innovations, regulation, and partnerships can… Read More

German IoT Maverick Ameria Nears €5M Crowdfunding Milestone

The German IoT platform Ameria has secured over 85% of its €5.5M Companisto Series C/Growth Capital goal, raising more than €4,753,990 from over 535 investors. Funding will be utilized to further develop the company’s existing CX Ecosystem and ensure innovation leadership. Pre-Valued at €50,000,000, Ameria plans to… Read More

German IoT Startup Ameria Nears €4M Crowdfunding Milestone on Companisto

The German IoT platform Ameria has returned to Companisto for its third crowdfunding raise and this run is surely the most successful to date.  Having already raised €3,941,900+ from more than 127 investors toward its €5.5M goal, Ameria provides Connected Experience®, a worldwide unique, highly scalable cloud platform… Read More

P2P Lender Lendable Receives Dutch Development Bank FMO Convertible Grant

Kenyan-based Fintech platform Lendable has been extended a convertible grant from Dutch Development Bank FMO to provide a “first loss” backstop.  The $450K convertible grant, provided by the Dutch government’s FMO managed MASSIF fund, aims to reach targeted end-beneficiaries through financing local financial intermediaries and institutions that… Read More

OurCrowd Launches “Cognitiv” – a $100 Million Fund Targeting Early Stage Companies in AI, Robotics, IoT & More

OurCrowd, one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the world, has launched a new $100 million global fund labeled “Cognitiv.” This specialized fund will focus on early-stage companies that leverage AI, IoT, robotics, digital manufacturing and more. Cognitiv is on a mission to fund tomorrow’s category… Read More

Yeti Spotting! Netbeast’s SmartHome Tech Campaign Goes Untamed on Crowdcube Spain

A yeti has been spotted… but with a tech twist. Fear not! Yeti SmartHome from Netbeast is set to take control of your home, if you let it. By connecting the devices in users’ homes through wireless technologies, Yeti allows users to control all the… Read More

Meeting at the Intersection of Blockchain and IoT: Rivitz Joins the Trusted IoT Alliance

Rivetz Corp., a platform focused on solving problems associated with consumer and machine-to-machine digital transactions, has joined the Trusted IoT Alliance, an open-source software foundation supporting a secure, scalable, interoperable, and trusted IoT ecosystem. As a member of the Trusted IoT Alliance, Rivetz will collaborate with… Read More

Blockchain Solutions Company Chronicled Adds Ajit Kulkarni and Abhishek Gutgutia to Team

Chronicled, the blockchain-based smart supply chain solutions company, recently announced Ajit Kulkarni and Abhishek Gutgutia as its new Vice Presidents of Product. Kulkarni and Gutgutia are set to fill two essential roles as Chronicled continues to expand upon its client offerings and technological capabilities in… Read More

LATTICE80, World’s Largest Fintech Hub, Partners with Germany’s IOTA on New Innovation Lab

LATTICE80, a Singapore based Fintech hub that is the largest of its kind, has partnered with IOTA Foundation to open up a new innovation lab in Singapore. IOTA Foundation, based in Germany, holds a mission to support the development and standardization of distributed ledger technologies (DLT… Read More

Your Furry Pals’ Ultimate IoT System: Scollar Unleashes Campaign on SeedInvest

Scollar is offering securities under both Reg D and Reg CF on SeedInvest, seeking to raise $1M for its seed round. With the minimum investment set at $500, the modular smart collar for pets company has already exceeded $125K since launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on 13… Read More

Blockchain for the People: Russian Crowdfunder Waves Now Available on Microsoft Azure Blockchain

Waves Platform, a decentralized crowdfunding platform developed in Russia, is now available in the Microsoft Azure Blockchain as a Service cloud (BaaS). With Waves integrated in BaaS, developers are getting vast opportunities for offering a wide range of blockchain solutions. “We welcome the integration of… Read More

WISeKey Plans for New Crypto Valley IoT Blockchain Center of Excellence Center

  WISeKey International Holding Ltd (WIHN.SW), a leading Swiss cybersecurity and Blockchain IoT company announced today its intention to establish an IoT Blockchain Center of Excellence Center in the Canton of Zug aiming to deploy a Trusted Blockchain as a Service platform. The Center will… Read More

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