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New York State Department of Financial Services Authorize Gemini Trust Company to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products & Services

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on Monday the New York State Department of Financial Services has authorized Gemini Trust Company, LLC to offer the custody services and trading of Zcash, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash, emerging cryptocurrencies, on its virtual currency exchange, which is… Read More

New York Fintech Quovo Debuts New Personal Finance Management Modules

Quovo, a fintech company that leverages data to provide insights alongside connectivity for financial accounts, announced on Wednesday it has launched Personal Finance Management (PFM) modules for financial institutions and enterprises. The modules notably allow end-users to measure their net worth over time, view a personal… Read More

Fintech Collaboration Platform B-Hive Launches Hub in New York City

Fintech collaboration platform B-Hive recently announced the launch of its hub in New York City. According to B-Hive, the new hub aims to build a bridge between Europe and the Americas. Working with American-based players as well as EU-based participants makes our partners and members… Read More

PledgeMusic Expands: Appoints Kevin Kiernan & Nate Baker to New York Team

Earlier this month, PledgeMusic announced it has appointed Kevin Kiernan as Head of Artist Solution and Nate Baker as Artist and Label Relations Manager. According to the crowdfunding platform for music, both Kieran and Baker are seasoned music industry professionals that will be instrumental in… Read More

Biz2Credit Teams Up With Columbus Business School to Host Frontiers of Digital Finance Conference

On Wednesday, Biz2Credit announced it has teamed up with the Columbus Business School to host the Frontiers of Digital Finance in New York on October 2nd-3rd. According to the duo, the conference will drive a discussion among those in the industry as well as policy makers… Read More

Synechron Opens New York Office & Fintech Lab

Synechron, global financial services consulting and technology services provider, announced the opening of its New York City office and fintech lab, also known as Financial Innovation Labs (FinLabs). According to Synechron, FinLabs act as an innovation showcase to enable businesses to touch, feel and experience first-hand the latest… Read More

EY Launches New York-Based Financial Services Innovation Center

Ernst & Young LLP (EY) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Union Square Innovation Center in New York City. According to the company, the center will focus on financial services and is a flagship location for EY wavespace, its global growth an innovation… Read More

Biz2Credit Names New York City The 2017 Best Small Business City in America

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it named New York City the 2017 Best Small Business City in America. According to the company, this vote was based on a weighted average that includes annual revenue, credit score, age of business (in months), and a BizAnalyzer score that factors in cash… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Collaboration With New Museum By Announcing Latest Collection Projects

On Monday, Kickstarter announced an ongoing collaboration with New Museum, which is located in New York City. The crowdfunding platform stated: “Today, we’re pleased to announce an ongoing collaboration with the New Museum in New York City, showcasing an array of inventive projects that got started… Read More

Kickstarter At Tribeca: 14 Funded Films to Make Appearance at 2017 Film Festival

With the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival set to kick off next week in New York City, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced the funded film projects that are making their way to this year’s event. According to the funding portal, fourteen Kickstarter-funded films will debut at the… Read More

Biz2Credit & Columbia Business School to Host Frontiers of Digital Finance Conference in New York City

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Columbia Business School to host the inaugural conference of Frontiers of Digital Finance on May 31st at Lerner Hall of Columbia University’s campus in New York City.  According to Biz2Credit and Columbia Business School, the conference will… Read More

Deutsche Bank Opens Fintech Innovation Lab in New York City

Deutsche Bank announced on Tuesday the opening of its Fintech innovation lab in New York City. This is the bank’s fourth global lab and it is located in Lower Manhattan’s Fulton Center. The lab will explore new technologies focused in various industries, including artificial intelligence,… Read More

Zopa, Funding Circle UK, Lemonade Among Winners of the 2017 LendIt Awards

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, held its first annual awards on Tuesday in New York City. As previously reported, The organization stated out of hundreds of applicants worldwide; the selected finalists were placed in 18 categories, which notably celebrate fintech market leaders, emerging… Read More

The Jewish Museum Launches Kickstarter For New Art Exhibition “Take Me (I’m Yours)”

On Tuesday, New York City-based Jewish Museum launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $30,000 for its upcoming art exhibition, Take Me (I’m Yours). Set to open on September 16th, the exhibit will feature art by 40 artists that work in various media industries including sculpture, paper,… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Shows Off Pictures From 2016 Summer Festival in Brooklyn

Over the weekend, Kickstarter hosted its 2016 Summer Festival in Brooklyn’s Greene Park. The free event celebrated creativity and featured art, food, games and more from the Kickstarter community, including: A life-sized game of Exploding Kittens  Guided virtual reality meditation on Oculus Rift Royal Palms Shuffleboard fun… Read More

Kickstarter Success Lowline Receives Approval From NYC’s City Hall to Build Underground Park

This week, Kickstarter alum Lowline officially received approval from New York City’s City Hall to build an underground park. Last year, Lowline captured $223,506 from 2,564 through Kickstarter and was dubbed one of the most-funded public art projects on the crowdfunding platform. The project’s description… Read More

Indiegogo Teams Up With Heineken For “The Cities Project”

On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced it has joined forces with Dutch brewing company, Heineken, for a new project known as The Cities Project. The global crowdfunding platform stated residents in New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Honolulu are invited to submit projects they care about through Heineken’s Facebook page…. Read More

RealtyMogul.com Investors Help Finance Acquisition of NYC Suburb Multifamily Property

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyMogul.com announced on Tuesday it has closed an $860,000 equity investment for a 23-unit multifamily property in Plainfield, New Jersey, which is located just 25 miles outside of New York City. According to the website, the property is 100 percent-occupied apartment building and is… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo to Host Crowdfunding Filmmaker Event in New York City

Next Tuesday, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo will present 12 Things Crowdfunding Filmmakers Need For A Successful Campaign in New York City.  The funding portal stated: “Millions of creators have turned to crowdfunding over the last few years to bring their scripts to screens. Join Indiegogo’s Head… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Teams Up With The Brooklyn Comedy Festival to Present “SHORTS”

On Monday, popular reward-based crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, announced it has formed a partnership with the Brooklyn Comedy Festival to present its first-ever comedy short film festival, Shorts. The event will take place at the Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg on August 27th-28th.  Starting this Sunday (May 8th), Kickstarter… Read More

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