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Stifel Takes Minority Stake in Global Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd, Plans Strategic Partnership

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) has taken a minority stake in global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Details on the investment were not provided. The Israel based investment marketplace is the largest of its kind in the world having received over $1.28 billion of investment commitments while… Read More

OurCrowd Boosts Presence with New Office in São Paulo, Holds Major Event in Brazil

Leading online investment platform OurCrowd has announced that it will open its 13th global office in São Paulo, Brazil. OurCrowd sees the  region as a key location for innovation. OurCrowd announced the news during OurCrowd Sync: São Paulo 2019, the company’s first major event in… Read More

The Largest Equity Crowdfunding Event in the World: OurCrowd Plans Global Investor Summit

Leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has had a stellar year. Multiple portfolio companies have IPOed’ or been acquired providing positive outcomes for platform investors. As Crowdfund Insider reported earlier this year, OurCrowd has topped USD $ 1 billion in committed capital making perhaps making it… Read More

OurCrowd Provides Perspective on Portfolio Performance: 35 Exits Since 2013

Securities crowdfunding has been touted as the future of capital formation on this site and the pages of many other newspapers. The traditional venture capital industry has effectively fueled innovative young firms for decades but, too frequently, smaller investors are being cut out of the… Read More

OurCrowd and Partners Win Tender to Operate Israeli Foodtech Incubator

Following the outsized success of BeyondMeat’s (NASDAQ:BYND) initial public offering, OurCrowd and its partners have received government approval to operate Israel’s Foodtech incubator. OurCrowd, along with Finistere Ventures, a global agrifood investment leader, Tnuva, Israel’s food manufacturer, and Tempo Beverages, the leading Israeli beverage company,… Read More

OurCrowd Appoints Former Jefferies Vice Chairman Alec Ellison as Chairman of US Operations

Leading investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has announced that Alec Ellison, former Vice Chairman of Jefferies, LLC, and former Chairman of Jefferies’ Technology Investment Banking group, as well as the Founder of Outvest Capital, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of OurCrowd Management for the… Read More

OurCrowd Joins Finistere Ventures In $100 Million Partnership to Invest in Foodtech & Agtech Innovation

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has partnered with Finistere Ventures, along with food manufacturer Tnuva and Tempo Beverages, in a new partnership to invest $100 million in Foodtech and Agtech innovation. Finistere Ventures is a global agrifood investment firm. Tnuva is Israel’s largest food manufacturer and… Read More

As Good as it Gets: OurCrowd Investors Benefit from Two IPOs in Just One Week as Uber & Beyond Meat Go Public

What do Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, ‘Jay Z’, Jeff Bezos, Softbank, Tencent, Axel Springer, and OurCrowd all have in common? They all invested in Uber before it went public today (May 10, 2019). Where OurCrowd stands out from the pack is the fact that OurCrowd… Read More

Unicorn Beyond Meat IPO’ed Raising $240 Million But OurCrowd Investors Had Chance to Invest Before NASDAQ Listing

BeyondMeat

Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND), completed an initial public offering (IPO) last week raising approximately $240 million on a valuation of $1.5 billion at $25/share. Once listed on NASDAQ, Beyond Meat jumped far beyond its initial pricing quickly rising in value topping $3.8 billion at over… Read More

OurCrowd Recognized as Most Active Venture Investor in Israel for 2nd Year

For the second year in a row, investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has been recognized as the most active venture investor in Israel. The ranking was provided by venture data tracking company Pitchbook.. OurCrowd recently held its annual investor summit which drew over 18,000 registrations as… Read More

OurCrowd Leads When it Comes to Online Capital Formation for Promising Young Firms

OurCrowd is the largest securities crowdfunding platform for early-stage firms in the world. Last week, OurCrowd held its annual Summit in Israel. The Summit was host to over 18,000 participants, from 187 different countries, making it the largest event of its kind in the world…. Read More

OurCrowd Offers New $50 Million Medtech Fund for Investors

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world, has announced the launch of the OurCrowd Medtech Fund joining their existing portfolio of 18 funds. The $50 million fund will focus exclusively on investing in disruptive medical technology – a fast-growing sector of healthcare. This… Read More

OurCrowd Launches $30 Million Impact Fund in Partnership with Social Finance Israel

During the opening of their annual summit with over 17,000 participants, global investment platform OurCrowd announced the launch of a new Impact Fund in partnership with Social Finance Israel – the Israeli impact advisory leader. The new fund is looking to raise $30 million and… Read More

Global Investment Platform OurCrowd Tops $1 Billion Raised, Reports 29 Exits

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world, has topped $1 billion in funding raised. The online investment platform has provided growth capital to 170 individual firms and 18 different funds in the six years since the platform launch. Alongside the milestone funding amount,… Read More

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit Highlights Impact of Startup Technology

OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform and Israel’s most active venture investor, has posted the agenda for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit scheduled for this coming March in Jerusalem, Israel.  The Summit theme is “Startups: Making a Global Impact.” The OurCrowd investment community currently consists… Read More

OurCrowd Targets Emerging Cannabis Industry with 7thirty Opportunity Fund

Leading investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is jumping into the hot cannabis sector. OurCrowd has launched a $30 million cannabis tech fund called 7thirty Opportunity Fund. OurCrowd said it will build the “world’s leading global cannabis technology venture capital fund.” The new fund is said to… Read More

OurCrowd Signs Partnership Agreement with South Korea’s Hana Bank to Support Innovation Ecosystem

The global leader in equity crowdfunding, OurCrowd, has signed a new investment partnership agreement with South Korea’s KEB Hana Bank. The move by OurCrowd is further indication of its growing relationship with institutional investors and its significant foothold in Asia. In a release, OurCrowd said… Read More

Crowdfunding Standout OurCrowd to Highlight 14 Portfolio Companies at CES: See Before You Invest

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world and Israel’s most active venture investor, says it will showcase several portfolio companies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES.) OurCrowd, while based in Israel, has taken a very global approach in providing access to capital… Read More

Fintech in 2019? Predictions for Crowdfunding, Open Banking, SMEs, Regulations & More….

‘Tis the season for decking halls, lighting candles, spending time with family and friends, reflecting on 2018 and thinking ahead to 2019 and new trends in the global Fintech market. Crowdfund Insider reached out to the Fintech community members to look into their crystal balls… Read More

Let Me Read! Fintech Leaders Share Book Recommendations

During the new few weeks, readers will hopefully have some more time to not only catch up on their own reading but also time to explore some new books. Need some fintech, fiction, or non-fiction recommendations? Not sure how to explain crypto and blockchain in… Read More

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