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Fintech Insights Report for Q1 from FT Partners Says It’s Set to be Another Record Year for Fintechs

FT Partners recently shared their Q1 2022 Fintech Insights Report. As noted in the update from FT Partners, it has been a record year for financing in Fintech. The firm is internationally known for its expertise in the Fintech industry. FT Partners has associations with… Read More

Marcus New: CEO at Pre-IPO Marketplace InvestX Reveals Why Many Private Companies Are Avoiding Going Public

We recently caught up with Marcus New, CEO and Founder of pre-IPO marketplace InvestX. InvestX delivers access, liquidity, and innovation to the private equity asset class via investments in late-stage private equity on a  trading platform, InvestX GEM. InvestX aims to empower broker-dealers and advisors… Read More

London Stock Exchange (LSE) to Establish New Trading Platform for Private Firms

Given its established history, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) was due for a major update. The LSE was established back in 1698 as simply a list of prices posted to the wall of a back-alley coffee house. Then about 100 years later, it began hosting… Read More

SaaS Platform ScribeStar, which Streamlines Securities Issuance Process, Secures £587K via Crowdcube

ScribeStar, an SaaS platform that streamlines and automates the “complex and inefficient processes of issuing securities (eg IPOs, bonds) and ongoing reporting in capital markets,” has acquired 106% (£587,395) of its £550,000 target via Crowdcube from 222 investors (at the time of writing) with 18… Read More

London Fintech PrimaryBid Secures $190M via the Softbank Vision Fund 2

PrimaryBid, a SoftBank-backed Fintech assisting retail investors with getting early access to IPOs, has secured $190 million in capital via the SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with the participation from Molten Ventures and others. The London-based Fintech firm is focused on helping retail clients get improved… Read More

Pitchbook Researchers Say We’re at Potential Inflection Point in VC and Financial Markets, as Rising Interest Rates Continue

The early stage continues to resemble the “late stage of years past.” Last year, the median early-stage valuation surged 50% YoY to $45.0 million. This value represents a greater median than the late stage only a few years ago “and illustrates the tsunami of capital… Read More

DelfinGroup, a Non-Bank Consumer Lender in Latvia, Launches its IPO on Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange

DelfinGroup launched its initial public offering (IPO) of 8 395 000 new shares on the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange this past Tuesday (September 28, 2021), and the public offer prospectus has been released. DelfinGroup’s management noted that the offering is currently available to retail investors… Read More

Euronext Partners Early Metrics, a Provider of Startup Ratings, Valuations, Analysis of Technology Trends

Euronext reveals that it has teamed up with Early Metrics, an established provider of independent start-up ratings, valuations and analysis of key technology trends. Through the partnership, the organizations will offer free-of-cost automated analytical reports about SMEs operating in the technology sector that are also… Read More

Hong Kong’s ZA International Introduces IPOGo, Allowing Clients to Benefit from Booming IPO Markets

ZA International has introduced a new integrated financial brand, called ZA One, which provides the IPOGo service, allowing people to take advantage of lucrative investment opportunities in initial public offerings (IPOs) space. IPOGo mainly focuses on capturing the significant growth of IPOs of Hong Kong-listed… Read More

India’s Paytm Payments Bank Approved for @Paytm UPI Handle by SEBI to Enable Seamless Payment Mandates for IPO Applications

Indian digital payments giant Paytm recently confirmed that its pleased to share that Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) has been given approval for its @Paytm UPI handle from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to “enable fast and seamless payment mandates for IPO… Read More

Stock Trading in Hong Kong has Increased Significantly Compared to Volumes Reported Recently by London Stock Exchange

Stock trading volumes in Hong Kong have reportedly increased by as much as 4x compared to those on London’s main stock exchange, as large tech stocks continue to attract investors from other jurisdictions. Some have referred to Hong Kong’s stock trading as the “Nasdaq of… Read More

SPACs: US Fintech Payoneer Set to Go Public via a Special Purpose Acquisition Company led by Bancorp’s Betsy Cohen

Nearly 300 SPACs are currently seeking deals with $90 billion in available cash. Fintech firm Payoneer is also planning to go public through a SPAC that will reportedly be led by Bancorp founder Betsy Cohen. Payoneer’s management noted that they intend to merge with a… Read More

SPACs: Nearly 300 Special Purpose Acquisition Companies are Currently Seeking Deals with $90B in Available Cash

The hottest or most trendy thing right now in the world of finance are SPACs or special purpose acquisition companies. Former NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal reportedly has one now, and so does former House Speaker Paul Ryan, and hedge-fund billionaire William Ackman. SPACs have become… Read More

Publicly Listed Indian Fintech 5paisa Confirms Great Year for Indian IPOs in 2020, Projects Solid 2021 As Well

Mumbai-based 5paisa, a one-stop shop for quality research and low-cost and “cutting-edge” trading platforms, notes that last year, there were relatively few IPO listings, but there was still a lot of participation on Dalal Street (which is the address of the Bombay Stock Exchange and… Read More

IPO Fail: It’s Better to Invest Early in Private Markets as Public Offerings are Too Often Just an Exit for Big Money

For years, there has been a discussion regarding the initial public offering (IPO) conundrum. Back in the day, smaller investors could join alongside institutional money to capture wealth in an IPO. Today, too frequently, that is simply not the case. The big money has been… Read More

Diminishing IPOs in US Depriving Average Investors

The President of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, Paul Smith, has taken to the media to call out shrinking IPO markets in the US and call for the restoration of fair and secure investment opportunities for retirement savers. Smith points at “alarming changes” in US… Read More

“Cost of Going Public is Onerous”: Presentation Deals with Declining IPO Market (Deck)

At the SEC’s meeting of the Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC), a presentation was delivered on the slowdown in US IPOs and what could possibly be done to increase the moribund IPO market. In the past ten years, the number of public… Read More

EY: Public Listings Have Declined by More than 50% Since 1996 Peak (Deck)

As part of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies meeting last week, there were two presentations on the decline of IPOs in the US. The first was provided by the law firm Goodwin was shared earlier on Crowdfund Insider. Also in attendance… Read More

Forthcoming ACSEC Meeting to Tackle Several Important Issues: Secondary Markets & Dearth of IPOs

The SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) is scheduled to meet in Washington, DC next week at SEC HQ.  On the Committee’s agenda are two important issues: Secondary market liquidity for Regulation A Tier 2 and non-exchange listed companies and why companies are… Read More

Mark Elenowitz of TriPoint Global: Reg A+ is the Future of IPOs

There has been a lot of buzz within the investment community regarding the updated exemption created under Title IV of the JOBS Act.  Regulation A+, or just Reg A+, was crafted by the SEC and Congress to allow issuers to raise up to $50 million… Read More

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