Tagged: london

Dash Grows in Accessibility: Lists on London’s Digital Asset Exchange & Broker CEX.IO

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Friday that it is now listed on the London-based cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO, and is available to buy and sell online using a linked bank account. According to Dash, the partnership means its accessibility is greatly enhanced for consumers with pre-established… Read More

Singapore Fintech Hub LATTICE80 Announces UK Expansion

LATTICE80, a fintech hub owned and operated by Singapore-based private investment firm Marvelstone Group, announced on Monday it is set to open a fintech hub in London as part of its global expansion. The organization revealed that as of August 2017, its UK entity has… Read More

Dash Set to Host Its First Ever Global Conference in London

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Tuesday it will host its first-ever conference, the Dash Conference, set for September 24th at the Oval Space in London, UK. According to Dash, the conference will serve as the precursor to the highly anticipated World Blockchain Forum… Read More

Crowdcube Teams Up With London’s New Sport Tech Hub

Crowdcube announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with London’s brand new Sport Tech Hub, a hub that creates a platform for both startups and entrepreneurs within the sports tech space. The equity crowdfunding platform stated it offers Sport Tech Hub member teams the… Read More

Hybrid Estate Agent Vesper Homes Seeks £100,000 Through Equity Offering on Seedrs

Hybrid estate agent, Vesper Homes, is currently seeking a minimum of £100,000 through its equity offering on crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company is currently offering 8% in equity, with a valuation of £1,150,800. The company stated that it offers users all of the same services… Read More

Curve Co-Founder Tom Foster-Carter Named COO of Monzo

Tom Foster-Carter, Co-Founder of fintech startup Curve, has joined challenger bank Monzo as its new Chief Operating Officer. Foster-Carter’s departure comes less than a month after the London-based company secured $10 million through its Series A funding round. According to TechCrunch, Curve shared details about Foster-Carter… Read More

ICONOMI Names Columbus Capital First Asset Management Partner

ICONOMI, the globally licensed and regulated bitcoin exchange, announced on Friday it has named London-based Columbus Capital its first asset management partner. According to the company, Columbus Capital has been selected to main and grow three funds, comprised entirely of blockchain-based assets. The company also revealed the… Read More

Spacehive Crowd Support Will Make the UK Camden Highline Happen: Build It & They Will Come

Camden Highline has raised £63,980K on Spacehive, almost double its initial target a month after beginning its crowdfunding campaign. The campaign benefitted from a wave of support from the Mayor of London Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Camden Market, who joined over 300 residents, community… Read More

Update: WIT Fitness to Complete Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

With its Crowdcube campaign set to close later this evening, sports retailing brand WIT Fitness has secured more than £1.25 million from over 400 investors. The initiative was launched earlier this month and raised its initial £840,000 funding target within a matter of days. As previously… Read More

Innovate Finance to Host Global Summit in London March 2018

Innovate Finance, the independent membership organization that represents the voice of Britain’s global fintech sector, is set to host its global summit in London on March 20th at the Guildhall. The event’s description reads: “Financial technology has evolved into a powerful global movement that has brought… Read More

Consumer Magazine Time Out Teams Up With GoFundMe to Launch “Make London Better” Challenge

London-based consumer magazine, Time Out, announced last week it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to launch its new “Make London Better” Challenge. Time Out revealed that the challenge was designed for two Londoners (or teams of Londoners) to turn their ideas to improve the… Read More

Update: Gym Retail WIT Fitness Captures £1.2 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Sports retailer, WIT Fitness has successfully surpassed £1.2 million during its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The initiative was launched earlier this month seeking £840,000 and quickly secured 1 million. As previously reported, WIT Fitness describes itself as a unique, multi-brand fitness concept store. Products are… Read More

Update: Leather Backpack Brand Beara Beara Extends Latest Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

London-based leather bag company, Beara Beara, announced over the weekend that it is extending its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The company launched the initiative less than three years after securing £203,000 through its first Crowdcube initiative. It is currently seeking £380,000 to open… Read More

London’s 8O8 Finishes Seedrs Run With More Than £700,000 in Funding

London-based whiskey brand 8O8 completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £700,000 in funding from nearly 300 investors. 8O8 was founded in 2014 by co-founders, Tommy Danvers and Paul Pullinger. The company describes itself as a fresh and modernized whiskey for the younger generation. It is… Read More

Success: Gym Retailer WIT Fitness Quickly Secures Over £1.1 Million on Crowdcube For London Gym Facility

Sports retailer, WIT Fitness, has not only secured its initial £840,000 funding target on Crowdcube, but it has also surpassed over £1.1 million thanks to more than 200 investors. The campaign is seeking to raise funds for the company’s new gym facility located in London. … Read More

Vegan Burger Bar The Vurger Co. Launches Crowdcube Campaign For New London Location

The Vurger Co., a new vegan burger restaurant, is currently seeking funds through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, as it prepares to open its new location in London. The company is currently on a mission to revolutionize fast food forever through the power of plants. It was… Read More

Barclays’ Rise Accelerator to Host Events During 2017 London Fintech Week

Rise London, a European fintech accelerator created by Barclays, is set to host numerous events during the 2017 London Fintech Week, which will take place July 10th-14th. Magdalena Kron, Head of Rise London, revealed on Wednesday: “We’re opening our doors to the community and squeezing nine FinTech… Read More

London Whiskey Brand 8O8 Set to Complete Seedrs Round With More Than £600,000 in Funding

London-based whiskey brand 8O8 is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £600,000 thanks to 275 investors. The initiative was launched in May and quickly secured its initial £300,000 in a matter of weeks. 8O8 was founded in 2014 by co-founders,… Read More

Lendy: Londoners Borrowed £17B in New Mortgages in 2016, Wimbledon & Wandsworth Top Borrowers

Londoners borrowed another £17 billion in new mortgages last year as the affluent southwest London neighbourhoods of Wimbledon and Wandsworth topped the borrowing league table and and 17 of the top 20 areas for new mortgage lending last year are in London, reported European P2P lending platform Lendy. “Lenders… Read More

InvestCloud Set to Launch London Fintech Incubator

InvestCloud Inc., a global fintech firm, announced on Wednesday that it is set to launch a financial technology incubator and accelerator at its European headquarters in Soho, London. The firm reported that its InvestCloud Innovation Center London will offer both new startups and established financial firms… Read More