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Mr. Wonderful Says Big Name Hotel to Launch $400 Million Initial Coin Offering (Video)

Kevin O’Leary, one of the sharks on Sharktank who calls himself Mr. Wonderful, was visiting with the team at CNBC Squawk Box yesterday when he discussed a forthcoming initial coin offering for a “very prestigious hotel brand” with the security being offered to global investors. … Read More

2017 Benzinga Fintech Award Winners

Last week, Benzinga held its annual Fintech Awards event in Manhattan. The proceedings prior to the actual award presentations included some well known names from both traditional and alternative finance alongside a series of three minute pitch sessions. At the event, representatives from a wide range… Read More

Shark Tank Star Kevin O’Leary Loves Fintech. Will Deliver Keynote at Benzinga Fintech Awards

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, also known as “Mr. Wonderful” to some, is a fan of Fintech. O’Leary is sharing the love by delivering the Keynote address at the upcoming Benzinga Fintech Awards scheduled to take place this coming Thursday in New York City (May… Read More

Kickstarter Success Trunkster Gets Big Shark Tank Valuation at $28 Million

Highest Valuation Ever on Shark Tank. Trunkster, the “most crowdfunded travel campaign ever”, killed it on Shark Tank last week receiving a $28 million valuation from the typically miserly Sharks.  Trunkster recently ran a rewards-based crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter proving their product by raising almost… Read More

Featured on ‘Shark Tank,’ Honeyfund Helps Couples Crowdfund Their Dream Honeymoon–For Free

Judging by the photos of newly bejeweled fingers on my social media feeds, and the abundance of bridesmaid dresses in the “special occasions” section of local department stores, it’s time to cue the music (Canon in D): Wedding season is now. And Honeyfund, a free honeymoon… Read More

SharkTank Hammers Aspiring Real Estate Crowdfunding Site. Kevin O’Leary Says “I Smell Jail Time” (Video)

Tycoon, a new real estate crowdfunding platform, hit the studios of SharkTank to pitch the young platform to the “Sharks”.  The entrepreneur may regret this decision as Mark Cuban declared “I am out” in less than 60 seconds.  Cuban goes on to call it a “rip… Read More

Shark Tank Failure? See What The Show Did For The DoorBot’s Sales

Jamie Siminoff is the definition of “serial entrepreneur.” He has six startups to his name including a successfully funded (and eventually refunded) Kickstarter campaign. He launched a crowdfunding platform called Christie Street that is currently dormant, but before it went dormant he also crowdfunded a second product… Read More

DoorBot Turns Down Offer From Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary (Video)

Jamie Siminoff, inventor of the DoorBot and founder of crowdfunding platform Christie Street, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank over the weekend. In the end only one shark was interested in providing capital for Siminoff and his product, which is set to appear in Staples stores… Read More

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